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Poland / Pope's Visit #264826

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 06, 1979
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(Studio) Polish government's response to Pope John Paul II's demands for religious freedom and to size of crowds turning out for pontiff detailed; incident in Czestochowa noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Krakow, Poland) Physical and emotional strain on pontiff from trip noted; activities of John Paul II outlined. Mass for coal miners from Silesia, home and political base of ldrs Edward Gierek, shown, detailed; government refusal of pope's request to go to Silesia cited. Pontiff's Krakow arrival and his background there reported Polish government's response to political content of many of John Paul II's statements given.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom
Duration:
00:02:20

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