ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 04, 1980
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(Studio) Possibility of USSR military intervention in Poland said acknowledged by Polish government official.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Warsaw, Poland) Polish official Jozef Klasa quoted; remarks by other government officials outlined. Apparent discrepancy between these warnings and actual atmosphere within Poland discussed. [PEOPLE - comment.] Polish uprising and USSR invasion 36 years ago recalled; films shown. [Polish journalist Andrzej WROBLEWSKI - comments.]
REPORTER: John McKenzie
(DC) Efforts by national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski to dampen speculation that USSR is preparing for invasion reported [BRZEZINSKI - comments.] His remarks noted contrasting with statements issued by Carter administration in recent days; newspaper headlines shown, situation discussed. Today's remarks said aimed as much at Polish labor unions as at USSR . [Secretary of State Edmund MUSKIE - comments.] Today's shift in emphasis explained.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore