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Poland #69498

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 15, 1981
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(Studio) Reports introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Current situation in Poland described in detail as Polish authorities report the use of force to break several strikes; Polish TV film shown. Mil. noted convoying food.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Vienna, Austria) Description of passengers leaving Poland on Chopin Express given; films shown. [Margaret STIFTER - describes atmosphere in Poland.] [American student David HOSBEIN - comments.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

(Studio) News blackout noted. BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) reports of arrests of Solidarity members mentioned; films shown. Radio Free Europe noted shut down.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Ferry boat reported bringing out of Poland Solidarity appeal for moral support from West
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Situation in Polish ports reported; Polish seamen noted deserting ships in Sweden. [Catholic relief agency worker Anna TIMMERMAN - asks for prayers.] [American student Jerry REICH - tells of being jailed and questioned.]

(Studio) Whereabouts of Solidarity leader Lech Walesa reported in doubt; activities of Solidarity noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Dobbs, Greg;
Jennings, Peter;
Koppel, Ted;
Lee, Mike

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