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Poland #89206

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 1984
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(Studio) Civil unrest in Poland following government `s recent ban on crucifixes in schools recalled.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Warsaw, Poland) Pol. factors contributing to increase strength of Poland's Catholic Church explained; films shown. Criticism of Cardinal Jozef Glemp's approach to dealing with government discussed. [Eastern European Studies, Keston College, director Alexander TOMSKI - feels USSR must be pleased with Glemp's behavior.] Poles' criticism of Glemp's exile of popular activist priest, his sluggish response to government's ban on crosses in schools detailed and lack of public support for Lech Walesa and Solidarity detailed. Focus of Glemp's defenders' argument outlined. Pope John Paul II and General Wojciech Jaruzelski mentioned.
REPORTER: David Ensor

Ensor, David;
Koppel, Ted

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