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Poland / World War II / Massacre #570290

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 22, 1989
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) USSR reported maintaining that Polish officers were never massacred during World War II. Report introduced.

(Warsaw, Poland: Mike Boettcher) Massacre noted ordered by Joseph Stalin in 1940; details given, scenes shown from Katyn Forest, USSR . Polish children reported taught that Nazis killed their cntrymen.; people shown at massacre site demanding that truth be told. [Soviet tour GUIDE - (thru translator) describes how Stalin ordered massacre.] [WOMAN - (thru translator) comments on situation.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Williams, Mary Alice

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