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Poland #514516

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 14, 1981
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(Studio) Poland reported still under martial law. No general strike reported as yet, although scattered strikes noted throughout country. American correspondents reported not allowed to send out reports
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Current situation in Poland discussed concerning arrests and restrictions. [Solidarity SPOKESPERSON - lists demands.] Demonstrations noted in several European cities; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) Solidarity leader Lech Walesa reported in government guest house, but not under arrest. United States officials noted discussing situation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Senator Charles Percy reported announcing suspension of food shipments to Poland. [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - states food shipments under review; warns against external intervention.] Meeting between Haig, Caspar Weinberger, William Casey noted. President Reagan' remarks to Pope John Paul II quoted on screen. Admin. policy analyzed.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Tacit support of USSR for Polish government suggested.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Storms limiting satellite coverage mentioned. USSR and Polish troop strengths and disposition detailed; file film shown.

(Studio) United States government opinion discussed.

Bittermann, Jim;
Chancellor, John;
Mudd, Roger;
Palmer, John;
Pell, Gene

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