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Poland #276893

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 1981
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(Studio) USSR reported ending Warsaw Pact maneuvers in and around Poland; apparent effort of President Leonid Brezhnev to dispel fears of Soviet invasion of Poland noted. State Department response to Brezhnev's remarks quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Prague, Czechoslovakia) Brezhnev's address to Communist party conference here as it relates to Poland examined; films shown. Czech leader Gustav Husak's remarks yesterday recalled; speech by Polish representative Stefan Olszowski discussed. Brezhnev itinerary while here mentioned; 1968 USSR invasion of Czechoslovakia and events immediately preceding it recalled. Polish Communist party leader Stanislaw Kania mentioned. Possible implications of Brezhnev's visit considered.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Warsaw, Poland) Polish television coverage of Brezhnev's speech and atmosphere here in general examined; Solidarity's call for end to confrontation with government noted. Efforts of government and Communist party to ease tension discussed; alleged link between end of Warsaw Pact maneuvers on same day Brezhnev spoke in Prague mentioned.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Moscow, USSR ) Ignorance here of West concern over heightened USSR military action concerning Poland noted; perception of situation by West analysts here examined. Films shown.
REPORTER: Gordon Joseloff

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Joseloff, Gordon;
Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug
Duration:
00:05:50

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