CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 22, 1981
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(Studio) Report from Warsaw Radio quoted with regard to peace in Katowice province. Conflicting report said reaching CBS reporter in London. Reports said claiming troops from USSR and Czechoslovakia standing ready to aid Polish military in quelling resistance.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(London, England) Polish television scenes shown. Katowice, Silesia, Gdansk strikes reported Tragedy at Radom said feared. Prisoners, include priests, said being held in internment camps in E. Poland. Army and Wojciech Jaruzelski said possibly losing control. Solidarity said rpting. Czech and USSR troops standing by to aid Polish military [Solidarity spokesperson Jakub SWIECICKI - talks of possible action by these troops.] Photos of groups aiding those in internment camps shown. Lech Wales a said still not heard of. British travelers returning from Poland said rpting. Walesa hunger strike. Curfew said lifted on Christmas Eve to allow people to attend Mass.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
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