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Poland / Strikes #67421

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 01, 1980
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(Studio) Agreement reported reached between Poland's Communist party and some striking workers.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Warsaw, Poland) Strikers' return to work in Gdansk examined; films shown. Strike leader Lech Walesa's opening of new union headquarters reported, shown; situation across Poland, include continued strike in Silesia, Edward Gierek's power base, examined. Release of dissident leader Jacek Kuron and others reported Details given.
REPORTER: Jacques Grenier

(Bonn, West Germany) East Germany's coverage of Polish strike settlement noted; Communist party leader Erich Honecker's rationale for covering strike outlined. Upcoming West German election noted making Polish situation campaign topic. For. minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher mentioned, shown; Hungary's invasion in 1956 and Czechoslovakia's in 1968 recalled.
REPORTER: Charles Bierbauer

Reporter(s):
Bierbauer, Charles;
Grenier, Jacques;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:30

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