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Poland Amnesty #538213

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 21, 1984
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(Studio) Amnesty granted many prisoners in Poland, in honor of its 40th anniversary, reported Apparent try to end west economy sanctions noted.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(No location given) Polish parliament's vote for amnesty detailed. Presence of USSR Prime Min. Nikolai Tikhonov noted. Remarks by Polish leader, General Wojciech Jaruzelski, quoted. Comments of Solidarity leader Lech Walesa quoted, as he spoke from Gdansk. Celebrations of Communist party takeover in 1944, held in Warsaw, described. Jaruzelski's remarks in letter to Soviet newspaper Pravda quoted. Hope that West will end economy sanctions with enactment of amnesty mentioned.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

(Studio) State Department reaction to Polish action noted.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Davis, Rick

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