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Poland / Strike #512058

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1980
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(Studio) Workers' strike in Poland reported spreading; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Strikers' committee in Gdansk said calling for new demands; details given. Response by government spokesperson quoted. Strike reported spreading to Szczecin today; details given. [BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) spokesperson Tim SEBASTIAN - comments on use of force in situation; recalls 1970 strikes and riots.] Govt. plans for settlement outlined.

(Studio) Train collision northw. of Warsaw reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Details of collision given, films shown. Communist party leader Edward Gierek noted visiting site.
REPORTER: Dianne Wildman

Chancellor, John;
Hart, John;
Wildman, Dianne

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