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Poland / Walesa Visit #324591

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 13, 1989
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(Prague, Czechoslovakia: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Wyatt Andrews) Poland's Lech Walesa reported arriving in Washington, DC for mtgs. with President Bush; scenes shown. [BUSH - says the Iron Curtain has come down.] Bush shown awarding Walesa President Medal of Freedom. [WALESA - (thru translator) comments.] Question of United States economic aid to Poland reported unresolved.

(Gdansk, Poland: Bert Quint) Walesa's leadership of pro-demo. movement in E. Europe reviewed; details given, scenes shown. Poland's economy problems noted serious. Walesa reported encouraging foreign investment in Poland. Prime Min. Tadeusz Mazowiecki reported surpassing Walesa in public opinion polls. [PEOPLE - (thru translator) comment on Walesa.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Quint, Bert;
Rather, Dan

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