POLAND: Election Postponed

The U.S. and Britain had recognized Poland's Warsaw Government. But of the Yalta agreement (to broaden that Government by the inclusion of democratic Poles, pending democratic national elections) little was left. The "broadened" Warsaw Government was still dominated by Russia through Polish Communists and fellow travelers. Last week the election promise was deferred. Premier Edward Osubka-Morawski announced that he, personally, would like to see an election soon, but "until harvesting, repatriation and resettlement are finished, we must not divert attention from these basic tasks." Since repatriation and resettlement involve several million people,...

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