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Poland / News Conference #69542

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 17, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan's remarks with regard to Poland and USSR involvement noted. [REAGAN - believes USSR supports action of Polish government]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Reports of violent confrontations in Poland said confirmed. Casualties and locations of strike areas listed on screen. Thousands said being put in internment camps. Polish television reports of armed workers noted. Tape shown. Rel. of Communist party and military considered.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Warsaw, Poland) Extent of military takeover reported Scenes shown. Cutting of communication lines noted. Rptd. landing of USSR planes in Warsaw discussed. Polish military takeover said confined to Polish military
REPORTER: Jerry King

(Studio) Polish radio reported saying USSR planes carried food.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry;
Koppel, Ted

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