ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 14, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(DC) Key advisers noted meeting at White House with President Reagan; US intelligence reports mentioned. President Reagan reported calling Pope John Paul II; President quoted on screen. State Department reaction detailed; especially concerning food shipments to Poland. [Senator Charles PERCY - expresses concern that Polish government might not distribute food equitably.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) Secretary of State Alexander Haig reported canceling trip to Mideast and Asia to return to US. [HAIG - warns against external intervention.] United States warning to use economy and political leverage to force Polish government to restore reforms discussed.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
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