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Poland #73115

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 10, 1981
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(Studio) General concern over worsening Polish situation noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) United States intelligence analysts reported concerned over possibility of martial law in Poland; question cited of whether Polish government has made decision regarding use of this type of force internally. USSR troop maneuvers near Polish border and implications of incring. Soviet criticism of Polish leaders discussed. Hypothetical scenario involving imposition of martial law considered. Films shown.
REPORTER: John McWethy

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Reports of major food strikes and protests over food shortages noted; reopening of government-labor negotiations in Gdansk announced.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Gdansk, Poland) Lech Walesa's acknowledgement of union's loss during last week's confrontation with government mentioned; implications of current mtg. between union and government representatives examined. [Solidarity SPOKESPERSON - considers situation difficult, but not serious.] Conciliatory implications of government's response to situation noted; tomorrow's mtgs. discussed.
REPORTER: Jerry King

Jarriel, Tom;
King, Jerry;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Frank

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