THE festering misery and hatred of the Polish people for what they have suffered under Communism broke dramatically into the light of day last week. Twelve young men, brought to trial for their part in the revolt of factory workers at Poznan (TIME, July 9, et seq.)poured forth a torrent of testimony against the secret police and the Communist system. From court, and prosecution as well, came verification that some of the testimony—of police brutality, of enforced hunger, of officially induced lying—was indeed true. Paradoxically, the evidence was made possible by the Polish Communist Party itself. With the relaxation of Russian...

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