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Poland / Strikes #512244

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 29, 1980
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(Studio) Polish workers and government reported working on possible settlement of strike; Reuters, strike leader Lech Walesa quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Gdansk, Poland) Situation in Gdansk examined; Walesa quoted, film shown. Possible demand being pushed by workers outlined; impact of strike on Gdansk lifestyle detailed. Spread of strike to other areas of Polish industry outlined; poem, written by striking worker, quoted.
REPORTER: Gene Randall

(Studio) Strikes in Edward Gierek's home province of Poland reported; significance of strikes for Gierek noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Gierek's life and political background examined; films shown. Pope John Paul II's visit to Poland last year recalled; role of Gdansk in Gierek's life noted.

Chancellor, John;
Hart, John;
Randall, Gene

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