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Poland / Strikes #272450

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 26, 1980
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(Studio) Ldrs. of strike in Poland reported threatening ntnwide. general strike if their demands aren't met; negotiations said breaking off today with no new talks planned. Strike noted spreading to 3 new cities; map shown.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Gdansk, Poland) Negotiations between government negotiator Mieczyslaw Jagielski and strike leaders examined; films shown. Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski quoted; his remarks said effort to use church's authority to bridge gap between workers and state. Details given. Gdansk talks discussed; strike leader Lech Walesa mentioned, shown. General situation in Gdansk, Lodz outlined.
REPORTER: Gordon Joseloff

(Studio) Govt. response to demands quoted; possibility of USSR intervention considered.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Joseloff, Gordon;
Kuralt, Charles

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