NBC Evening News for Friday, May 06, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Steelworkers in Krakow, Poland, reported remaining on strike. Govt. reported attempting to ban strikes and protests. Report introduced.
(Gdansk, Poland: Paul Miller) Gdansk shipyard workers' strike featured; details of food smuggling given, scenes shown. Govt. noted determined to end strike. Implementation of martial law in May 1983 recalled; scenes shown, government's stance given. USSR spokesperson quoted with regard to latitude given to Poland under reforms to solve problems peacefully. [Solidarity advisor Adam MICHNIK - (thru translator) comments on strike.] Solidarity noted demanding greater political freedom. [Econ. Jan WINIECKI - comments on situation.] Econ. reform noted difficult to achieve without economy changes. [Columbia Univ. professor Severyn BIALER - says situation volcanic.]