Poland: Firmness vs. Confusion

Jaruzelski cracks down in anticipation of the Pope's visit

It was a perfect day for fishing, so no one paid much attention when some of the faithful who crowded into St. John's Cathedral in Warsaw brought their rods, reels and tackle bags. As soon as the service was over, however, it became obvious that the worshipers were angling to annoy the government. From their satchels they produced large banners with the word SOLIDARITY stenciled in red paint, which they began to string from one fishing rod to another. As the banners appeared, hands...

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