POLAND: Case History

How does an unprincipled politician get along in a Communist-dominated country? Should he join 'em or fight 'em? Poland's Edward Osubka-Morawski tried it both ways, lost both times. The Communists made him Premier of Poland and last week they forced him out of Polish politics. His is the case history of an opportunist.

When war began, Osubka-Morawski was a small-fry organizer in the left wing of Poland's Socialist Party. In the wartime underground he teamed with the Communists, went to Moscow, and returned as Socialist Premier in the Moscow-created provisional government. To repay the Reds he hatched an inept, ill-timed...

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