Poland Getting to Know You, Part 2

But how much should the U.S. pay for East bloc reform?

General Wojciech Jaruzelski was striding through a hallway in Warsaw's parliament building last week when he came across a man he had not met in more than seven years. "So, our roads have finally crossed," said the chief of Poland's Communist Party. Replied Lech Walesa, leader of the country's Solidarity trade union: "I hope they will not part again."

Both men have good reason to stay the course. Two weeks before the encounter, representatives of the government and Solidarity had signed an accord that paved the way for the legalization of the previously outlawed trade union and moved the country one...

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