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Poland / Nobel Peace Prize #527942

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 10, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Oslo, Norway) Danuta Walesa's acceptance of Nobel Peace Prize in awards ceremony here for husband Lech Walesa featured; films shown. Nobel committee chairperson's response to Polish government's criticism of award being given Walesa quoted. [Chairperson Egil AARVIK - (thru translator) praises Walesa's nonviolent approach.] Walesa said donating prize money to Polish farmers if approved by government [Danuta WALESA - (thru translator) wants peace, justice.] King Olav's apparent response to congratulating Walesa noted; criticism of Walesa's prize by Norwegian communist party mentioned. Pro-Walesa demonstrations here noted, shown.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Gdansk, Poland) Walesa's response to being unable to receive Nobel prize himself examined; films shown. Walesa and his intellectual adviser Father Henryk Jankowski noted listening to Nobel ceremonies illegally on Voice of America broadcast with church congregation.
REPORTER: Henry Champ

Reporter(s):
Champ, Henry;
Chung, Connie;
Cochran, John
Duration:
00:04:10

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