CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1980
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(Studio) Polish radio's assessment of workers' strike quoted; government reported removing deputy premier and appting. another as chief negotiator with strikers. Details given, film shown.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt
(DC) State Department's public position on strike outlined. [Department spokesperson David PASSAGE - comments on arrest of dissidents.) Polish government said approached pvtly. by United States officials; details given. Passage's reference to USSR and their invasion of Czechoslovakia noted. [PASSAGE - comments on Helsinki act.] Carter administration's motive for publicly addressing issue considered.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
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