ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 16, 1981
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(Studio) News blackout from Poland noted. Pope John Paul II's appeal for dialogue rather than violence reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Rome, Italy) Pilgrims from Poland reported given precedence at papal audience. Vatican noted receiving no direct contact from Poland, but sending broadcasts to Poland via Vatican radio. Pope reported delivering strongest remarks yet; films shown. Papal visit to Poland and its effect on Solidarity movement recalled.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore
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