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Nobel Peace Prize / Walesa #287287

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 05, 1983
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(Studio) Lech Walesa reported winning 1983 Nobel Peace Prize; implications for Polish government's efforts to discredit him noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Gdansk, Poland) Walesa's reaction to news noted; films shown. Prize money said being contributed to Catholic Church fund for agricultural development Walesa said considering having wife Danuta collect award and prize money out of fear that authorities would not allow him to return to Poland; government `s current efforts to discredit him mentioned. Implications of award for Solidarity movement considered.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Reporter(s):
Quint, Bert;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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