ABC Evening News for Friday, May 01, 1981
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(Studio) International observance of May Day today noted; senior diplomats of several non-Communist ntns. said boycotting Moscow festivities in protest of USSR invasion of Afghanistan.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Moscow, USSR ) Celebrations here, viewed by President Leonid Brezhnev and others, examined; films shown. Salyut 6 space station mentioned; film shown of cosmonauts.
REPORTER: John McKenzie
(Warsaw, Poland) May Day festivities here examined; films shown. Prime Min. Wojciech Jaruzelski, Communist party leader Stanislaw Kania incld. in report Rival celebration planned by Solidarity union discussed.
REPORTER: Jerry King
(Studio) Cuba's turnout for celebrations noted; Fidel Castro incld. in report
REPORTER: Max Robinson
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