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Poland / Strikes #272406

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 23, 1980
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(Studio) Polish government said agreeing to negotiate with strike leaders
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Warsaw, Poland) Strikers in Gdansk, Poland shown. Strike leader ` Lech Walesa named and said cautious with regard to current situation. USSR said not to be involved in strike talks.
REPORTER: Gordon Joseloff

(Studio) Demonstration outside Polish consulate in NYC, where USSR flag was burned in support of strikers in Poland, reported Tape shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Chicago, Illinois) Demonstration in support of Polish strike shown. [Polish National Alliance Aloysius MAZEWSKI - addresses crowd.] [Illinois Governor James THOMPSON - speaks in support of strikers.]
REPORTER: Don Webster

(Studio) Letter from Pope John Paul II to Roman Catholic hierarchy in Poland cited.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Joseloff, Gordon;
Schieffer, Bob;
Webster, Don

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