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NBC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Strikes in Poland reported escalating. Report introduced.

(Warsaw, Poland: Paul Miller) Solidarity leader Lech Walesa shown urging workers to strike last Sunday in Gdansk, Poland. Workers at V.I. Lenin shipyard noted striking in response to Walesa's call. Solidarity's victories in 1980 recalled; details given, scenes shown. [BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) Polish Service spokesperson Christopher PSZENCKI - comments on situation.] Govt. noted arresting Solidarity leaders Bogdan Lis, Zbigniew Bujak and other executive committee members [Solidarity spokesperson Janusz ONYSZKIEWICZ - comments on situation.] Issue noted econ. as well as political

Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Paul

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