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Poland / Communications / Refugees #274851

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 16, 1981
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(Studio) Status of communications blackout with Poland noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Anza, California) Short-wave radio operator Dr. Seymour Lesonsky reported receiving message from Poland in morse code. [LESONSKY - reads message (shown on screen.)] State Department stated disagreeing with reports of Soviet tanks in Poland.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Bornholm, Denmark) Ham radio operators in Denmark reported losing contact with operators in Poland. Danish readiness to aid refugees detailed; films shown. [J. KORSHESS - states readiness.] Danish navy reported citing tightening of security in Polish waters.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Dow, David;
Kladstrup, Don;
Rather, Dan

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