Lech Walesa

Communists destroyed Poland, but not Belarus / Komuniści zniszczyli Polskę, ale nie Białoruś Communists destroyed Poland, but not Belarus / Komuniści zniszczyli Polskę, ale nie Białoruś

When did you last get sick? You know that I’m very healthy. Thanks to this, you survived? Thanks to this I alive. And your peers, what percentage do live? 30 percent. The rest bites the ground. They could not stand it. They took their lives. A friend hanged herself and two colleagues. Three people were…

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Democracy in Central Europe After Thirty Years Wrap-Up Democracy in Central Europe After Thirty Years Wrap-Up

♪♪♪ Our purpose today is twofold. We want to celebrate the momentous breakthrough for democracy that occurred 30 years ago, and we also want to examine the present situation in Poland in Central Europe and the challenges that lie ahead. Mr. President, I’ll begin my remarks today with the same words that you used to…

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1989 30th Anniversary Tribute to Lech Wałęsa Wrap-Up 1989 30th Anniversary Tribute to Lech Wałęsa Wrap-Up

♪♪♪ Tonight we want to say thank you to Lech Walesa and to let him know that we have not forgotten the importance of that moment in 1980 when he jumped over that shipyard wall in Gdansk to join his fellows- He had been fired so he was rejoining them as colleagues. And to create…

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Solidarity of Polish Values [Kult America] Solidarity of Polish Values [Kult America]

It was here in the on assuming town of Świdnik, that the first cracks appeared in the dam of communism essentially factory workers unpresidentialy took a strike for four days showing the Communists that although you could defeat us with oppression you cannot defeat our spirit. The strike fell but years later the citizens of…

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Solidarity and the fall of communism in Poland Solidarity and the fall of communism in Poland

the Solidarity strike was born out of a unique alliance in a communist country between workers intellectuals and a Catholic Church that wasn't afraid to speak out holy Sh intellectuals never believed in communism their cooperation with the workers proved a powerful mix when the country hit its latest crisis in the summer of 1980…

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