POLAND: Report from Warsaw

Homer Bigart of the New York Herald Tribune looked at Warsaw last week through U.S. eyes. He attended Polish National Council meetings, reported them a "sorry travesty on parliamentary democracy," with a show-of-hands voting procedure so informal that he could have voted on half a dozen bills without detection. Wrote Bigart:

"Perhaps it is unfair to judge this 'government of national unity' by Western standards. Since Poland lives under a continued threat of underground terror from the Right, it was inevitable that the government should impose a legalized terror from the Left....

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