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NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 05, 1980
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(Studio) Edward Gierek, chairperson of Poland's Communist party, reported hospitalized with heart attack.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Warsaw, Poland) Gierek's condition reported; government communique quoted. Possible impact of recent labor strikes on Gierek noted; today's parliament session reported considering prime minister Josef Pinkowski's economy reforms. Details given. Head of Polish state television said implicated in scandal; executive noted close associate of Gierek.
REPORTER: Gene Randall

(Studio) Polish television scandal explained.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Randall, Gene

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