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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Warsaw, Poland: Anthony Mason) Possibility that Solidarity leader Lech Walesa will head new non-Communist coalition government in Poland examined; details given, scenes shown. [Solidarity MBR. - (thru translator) says country is close to economy disaster.] Prime Min. Czeslaw Kiszczak recalled unable to form government earlier this week [Warsaw Univ. professor Stanislaw GEBETHNER - comments.] Walesa reported meeting with President Wojciech Jaruzelski tomorrow.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer, Bert Quint) Walesa's role in recent political events discussed. Impact of situation upon Communist party predicted.

Mason, Anthony;
Schieffer, Bob

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