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Poland / Papal Visit #291062

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 20, 1983
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(Studio) Pope John Paul II, despite Polish government warnings, reported defending outlawed Solidarity union; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Katowice, Poland) Papal appearance here examined; films shown. His support of Solidarity movement outlined; pontiff's Poznan visit discussed. Concern of Vatican official over possible government crackdown after Pope leaves Poland due to public celebration of Solidarity during papal appearances noted.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Katowice, Poland) Underground Solidarity leader "David", recently released from prison, featured; films shown. Coal miners' strike in 1981 in support of Solidarity recalled; photos shown. ["DAVID" - (thru translator) recalls ordeal of prison, anticipates Poland's future; wants separation from USSR ; praises ideals of Solidarity.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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