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Poland / Unions / Government #268204

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 10, 1980
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(Studio) Poland's efforts to assure USSR that labor union Solidarity would not interefere in pols. said collapsing with union's recent demands that government free political prisoners. Further statements by union with regard to government oppression noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Warsaw, Poland) Position of military in Poland considered. Possibility of USSR officers already having positions in Polish military noted. Mil. newspaper's warning to trade unions to stay out of pols. reported Imp. of railroad cited. Possibility of military crackdown on unions noted. Mil. scenes shown.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) USSR said broadcasting message to Poland that West ntns. are trying to destabilize Poland, include direct intervention in Poland's affairs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert

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