Poland: A General Takes Charge

The new Premier may be Kania 's last chance to restore order peaceably

His green uniform gleaming with nine rows of ribbons on his chest and four silver stars on each epaulet, General Wojciech Jaruzelski strode to the rostrum of Warsaw's parliamentary chamber and formally took over as Poland's new Premier. In the clipped tones of a military commander, he addressed both a plea and a stern warning to the troubled nation. "I am appealing at this moment for three months of uninterrupted work, 90 days of calm," said the general. He went...

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