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Poland #508720

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 09, 1980
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(Studio) US, in response to request of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) defense mins., reported sending 4 air surveillance planes to be stationed in West Germany with regard to Poland; AWACS described.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) East Germany and Czechoslovakia rptd putting their forces on alert; unconfirmed reports of imminent USSR troop movement into East Germany noted. [Secretary of State Edmund MUSKIE - comments.] Anticipated NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) warning to USSR mentioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Mil. activity in Czechoslovakia outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Warsaw, Poland) Polish government official Jozef Barecki's remarks on West reaction to situation, especially United States concern over Poland considering its complacency over Czechoslovakia and Afghanistan, invasions, reported; details given.

(Studio) Current status of Poland's farm unions outlined; independent trade union, Solidarity, mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hart, John;
Kalb, Marvin

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