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Poland / Strikes #272564

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 31, 1980
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(Studio) Strikes in Poland said ended.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

(Warsaw, Poland) Ending of strikes in Gdansk shipyard reported Strikers shown singing national anthem, led by government negotiator Mieczyslaw Jagielski and strikers' negotiator Lech Walesa. Polish television coverage of signing negotiated agreement shown. Expectations with regard to other workers on strike in Poland stated. Pope John Paul II named.
REPORTER: Gordon Joseloff

(Studio) Polish government said beginning to release dissidents who supported striking workers.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

(Jersey City, New Jersey) Lech Walesa's role in strike described. [Thru interpreter, Lech WALESA - says he would like to visit his father in New Jersey.] Stanley Walesa of Jersey City, New Jersey, said father of Lech Walesa. [Interpreter for Stanley Walesa, Walter BROLEWICZ - is proud of his son.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) USSR newspaper Pranda said accusing Polish strike leaders of links with subversive elements abroad. CBS special report "Poland On A Tightrope" announced.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Joseloff, Gordon;
Osgood, Charles;
Wagner, Richard

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