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Poland / Government Blackmail #520815

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 1982
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(Studio) Polish authorities reported attempting to blackmail Solidarity leader Lech Walesa.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) Govt.'s blackmail efforts described; possible motive of martial law regime considered. File films shown. Church officials' response to situation noted; Walesa and wife mentioned visiting archbishop of Gdansk yesterday. Films shown. Walesa's reaction quoted on screen; culpability of General Wojciech Jaruzelski said unknown at this time.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Church's perception of Jaruzelski's possible role and Church's possible strategy discussed; Walesa and Archbishop Jozef Glemp noted meeting next wk. Significance of blackmail efforts in this situation considered.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw, John Cochran

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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