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NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 07, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Agreement by shipyard management to meet with Solidarity strikers in Gdansk, Poland, reported Dep. Secretary of State John Whitehead reported accusing Poland of jeopardizing United States support for aid. Report introduced.

(Gdansk, Poland: John Miller) Current status of shipyard strike reported; details given, scenes shown. [At Saint Brigida's Church, wife of striker, Bogamila SZBIGLAK - (thru translator) fears strike will end up like one in Nowa Huta.] Breaking of steel mill strike by police recalled; scenes shown. [WORKERS - (thru translator) describe police raid on steel plant.] [In Gdansk, Father Henryk JANKOWSKI - (thru translator) says bishop intervened to get negotiations started.] Demands of strikers reviewed.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Opposition by Pope John Paul II to use of force against strikes in Poland reported [POPE - says it's a question of self- determination.]

Chung, Connie;
Miller, John

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