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Poland / Strikes #67215

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 26, 1980
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(Studio) Concern over possible USSR invasion of Poland due to continuing workers' strikes noted; Soviet takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1968 recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) USSR foreign ministry's 1st official statement on Polish situation reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Gdansk, Poland) Negotiations between government and striking workers discussed; chief government negotiator Mieczyslaw Jagielski said apparently ready to concede some demands of strike leader Lech Walesa. Details given. Films shown. Both sides said agreeing to meet again tomorrow.
REPORTER: Jacques Grenier

(Studio) Polish TV's coverage of Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski's appeal for calm outlined; film shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Deepening Polish unrest noted producing growing unity between US;and USSR ; details given. Soviet leadership said possibly supporting Polish government offers to strikers; Warsaw Pact maneuvers in East Germany noted long-scheduled.
REPORTER: John Scali

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Grenier, Jacques;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Scali, John

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