CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 09, 1980
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(Studio) USSR reported further reinforcing military units in East Germany and Czechoslovakia in past 24 hrs. along border with Poland; pentagon noted sending 4 AWACS (radar surveillance planes) to West Germany in response. (Video of Levi's Action Suit commercial shown with Cronkite overvoice re: Poland) USSR officers reported also taking over daily operation of defense ministry in Warsaw, Poland; Polish farmers noted threatening to strike unless they're granted an independent union.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Warsaw, Poland) Concern over possible food riots due to mass shortages and other economy problems suffered by Poland examined in light of possible USSR invasion; films shown.
REPORTER: Bert Quint
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