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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 16, 1983
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(Studio) New government crackdown on Solidarity supporters in Poland described; Solidarity recalled issuing communique calling for major demonstrations May 1. Lech Walesa said leaving Gdansk to observe anniversary of Warsaw ghetto uprising.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Warsaw, Poland) Govt.'s official observance of ghetto uprising anniversary examined; films shown from World War II. Ghetto's history recalled; photos shown. 1968 government purge of Jews also recalled. Govt.'s efforts to alter Polish public's perception of Jews here discussed; ghetto uprising survivor Marek Edelman noted calling for boycott of anniversary ceremonies due to government `s hypocrisy. Disagreement among remaining Jewish community outlined.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Quint, Bert;
Schieffer, Bob

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