NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 08, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.
(Warsaw, Poland: John Cochran) Pol. and economy transitions in the E. Europe that President Bush will see during his upcoming European visit featured; changes in Poland since Bush was last there examined; details given, scenes shown of changing political relationship between Communist party, represented by Wojciech Jaruzelski, and Solidarity labor union, represented by Lech Walesa. [BUSH - says he doubts 10 billion dollars in economic aid will be granted to Poland.] Econ. conds. in Poland noted. [Secretary of State James BAKER - says loans will not be made without economy reforms.] Recent political changes in Hungary reviewed; scenes shown from funeral for Hungarians executed by USSR after 1956 revolution; details given of opening of news bureau of American-sponsored Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. [BUSH - comments on Hungary.] Itinerary for Bush's 9-day tour of Europe reviewed.
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