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ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 19, 1989
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Warsaw, Poland: Jim Hickey) President Wojciech Jaruzelski reported formally nom. Tadeusz Mazowiecki as prime minister [On Polish TV, Krzysztof BATRNICKI - (thru translator) reviews news of nomination] [MAZOWIECKI - (thru translator) discusses coalition government and economy problems.] Communist party's concern over Solidarity's rise to power reviewed; scenes shown from Solidarity meeting in Gdansk, Poland.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Pope John Paul II's reaction to developments in Poland quoted. Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Chris Bury) Reaction of Polish-Americans to dramatic events in Poland featured; scenes shown from Polish community in Chicago. [WOMAN, Anna HEBAL - comment.] ["Polish Nation" editor Edward DYKLA - says regime will blame Solidarity for anything that goes wrong.] [WOMAN - comments.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Discussion of events in Poland on "This Wk." noted.

Reporter(s):
Bury, Chris;
Hickey, Jim;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:04:30

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