Poland: Four Dissidents in Court

The official indictment charged the four men who went on trial in Warsaw last week with conspiring to overthrow the Communist system in Poland. That could mean only one thing: they had collaborated with the banned Solidarity movement. So when Intellectuals Jacek Kuron, Adam Michnik, Henryk Wujec and Zbigniew Romaszewski appeared before a military tribunal, former Solidarity Leader Lech Walesa broke off his summer vacation to travel to Warsaw. Although rows of police prevented Walesa from entering the military courthouse, his presence drew cheers and applause from the crowd that had gathered...

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