Search the Archive

Poland / Papal Visit #291062

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 20, 1983
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:04:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.