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Poland #69622

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 21, 1981
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(Studio) Suppression by Polish government reported on increase, with several priests jailed.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Situation in Poland noted worsening; British foreign security Lord Carrington quoted; details given. Industrial sabotage reported charged by mil.; curfew noted lengthened in several cities. Condition of Lech Walesa mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Frankfurt, Germany) Archbishop Jozef Glemp reported asking Poles to avoid bloodshed; papal message noted posted in churches. Scenes of military activity in streets shown. Food crisis reported easing with arrival of trucks from East Germany. Travelers leaving Poland give clearest picture of situation. [Anne KOWALSKI - describes military convoys.]
REPORTER: Walter Rodgers

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Rodgers, Walter

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