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Poland #512833

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 06, 1980
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(Studio) New Polish government said headed by Stanislaw Kania, who replaced Edward Gierek as head of Communist party
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Warsaw, Poland) Official announcement with regard to Gierek translated and tape of Polish television coverage shown. Problems between new party chief Kania and workers led by Lech Walesa considered.
REPORTER: Gene Randall

(Studio) Gierek reported suffering heart attack. Reality of illness said questioned by some diplomats. Biographical details of Kania given. Praise of Kania by Leonid Brezhnev cited.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Randall, Gene;
Savitch, Jessica

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