The Canadian Press

1984-06-29 | Polish-Protesters

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Three Polish hunger strikers ended a 39-day fast in Toronto June 29th. They staged the strike to persuade the Polish government to allow their families to migrate to Canada. Toronto Conservative MP Jessie Flis said she convinced the strikers to end their protest.

Date: 1984-06-29
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 30 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I've been on the phone since that ten this morning until five this afternoon between our external affairs department, the Polish ambassador ambassador to Thailand and the spokesman for the three hunger strikers pristine skiing and I managed to get a sort of, gentleman's agreement which convinced the three strikers that the should they can give up to strike >>

Clip ID: 19840629CPCN001