Shades of Former Glory

Shades of Fomer Glory

Once again workers were marching through the streets of Gdansk, shouting out the name of Solidarity and flourishing their familiar V signs, and once again Lech Walesa was walking at their head. As the passionate faithful, 3,000 strong, neared the town's 151-foot monument to workers slain in 1970, they were stopped by a cordon of security police. Walesa and his bodyguard were permitted to pass. Advancing to the monument, the stocky electrician knelt before its three towering steel crosses and gently laid at its base a bouquet of red and pink...

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