Poland Friends Indeed

Hard-line triumph, for now

Only Poland could harbor the contrasting scenes that took place within miles of each other last week. In the cavernous Congress Hall of Warsaw's Palace of Culture, 1,776 delegates attending Poland's Tenth Communist Party Congress sang the Communist International. Then, as Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev settled into his chair, Polish Leader Wojciech Jaruzelski launched into a 4 1/2-hour report declaring that after the "tough ordeal" of the past five years, Poland's Communists are successfully pursuing the "line of socialist renewal."

That same evening three miles away, thousands of Poles congregated in a church courtyard. After saying Mass, Warsaw Bishop Jerzy...

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