Poland: An Unwinnable Game

Solidarity's protest fizzles, and Walesa is to be freed

To: General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Warsaw

It seems to me that the time has come to clear up certain issues and act toward a national agreement. Time was needed for many on both sides to understand what was possible and to what extent. I propose we meet and have a serious discussion of subjects of mutual interest. With good will we are bound to find a solution.

Corporal Lech Walesa Arlamowo, Nov. 8

The announcement came suddenly and without warning. At a hastily called press conference in...

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