NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 10, 1983
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(Studio) Uprising by Warsaw Jews 40 years ago recalled. Prime Min. Menahem Begin's participation in Jerusalem commemoration noted, shown.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
(Warsaw, Poland) Memorial services here and controversy surrounding them examined; films shown. Cardinal Jozef Glemp's praise of Jewish resistance against Nazis quoted; resistance to Communist government `s recognition of uprising by ghetto leader Marek Edelman discussed. Edelman's role in Warsaw resistance mvt. recalled. His criticism of Communist government's hypocrisy noted. Shimon Shermier's support for remembrance ceremonies mentioned; Shermier said helping Polish government organization ceremonies. Belief by many that Polish government's motive is that of improving its international image rather than paying tribute to slain Jews considered.
REPORTER: John Cochran