Poland: Freedom--for the Children

It was with a touch of sadness that renowned Physicist Leopold Infeld, 63, a close collaborator of Albert Einstein, gave up his Canadian citizenship eleven years ago and returned home to Poland. After 17 years in the West, said Infeld at the time, "I have come to love and admire Canada's democratic spirit, its sense of fair play." Now chairman of Poland's Atomic Energy Commission, Infeld recalls these Western values—within the limits set by Poland's cultural commissars. In a semi-official magazine. Infeld dutifully asserts that freedom in the U.S. is diminishing, but adds: "We talk about competition with the West....

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