NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 17, 1981
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(Studio) Vatican radio reported asking release of Lech Walesa.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Warsaw, Poland) Police and `nil. action reported breaking up strikes and gatherings in Warsaw. Pope John Paul II's visit to Poland recalled. General atmosphere described; films shown. Polish government official quoted stating if government had not intervened, USSR would have. Lech Walesa's position discussed. Possible internment figs. given; reports of incoming Soviet flights noted.
REPORTER: John Cochran
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