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  • Following their presentation, another senior director at the NSC will join us and he'll brief you on the bilateral with Lech Walesa, which is ongoing.

    Background Briefing On Un Celebration Events

  • Among the passengers were also figures of historic significance, such as Ryszard Kaczorowski, the last president of Poland's anti-communist, London-based government-in-exile, and Anna Walentynowicz, not as well known as Lech Walesa but an equally important icon of the 1980s Solidarity movement.

    The Tech - MIT's Student Newspaper

  • My advice to Lech Walesa is to go right ahead to Venezuela and give his little talkie, even if they can't guarantee him the security he wants.

    Progressive Bloggers

  • Starting out as a journalist, I traveled to Poland in 1985 and met activists such as Lech Walesa and later Zbigniew Bujak, the head of Solidarity's Warsaw branch.

    Alex Storozynski: Gdansk, the Domino that Toppled the Berlin Wall

  • In country after country there, Communist leaders tried to keep abreast of change, only to be defeated in elections by avowed anti-Communists such as Lech Walesa in Poland or Vaclav Havel in Czechoslovakia.

    Look Who's Smiling Now

  • "In short, he is a kind of Lech Walesa character," Dell wrote of Tsvangirai, comparing him to the former leader of Poland's Solidarity movement, the first independent trade union in the

    latimes.com - News

  • The question looking ahead is whether Liu's status as a Nobel laureate will continue to grant him a continuing platform as a powerful symbol, as had been the case for earlier dissidents such as Lech Walesa of Poland and Andrei Sakharov of the old Soviet Union.

    NPR Topics: News

  • And when Kirkland was dying, it was the Endowment that brought together Lech Walesa and Henry Kissinger to give him the honors he was due.

    By Reaching Out to Union Workers, Palin Follows Reagan

  • Father Tadeusz Rydzyk, whose Radio Maryja station has been criticised by the Vatician, former Solidarity leader Lech Walesa and Jewish organisations for its extreme views, was invited to attend by Polish MEPs from the European Conservatives and Reformists ECR.

    Priest known for extreme views invited to European parliament by MEPs

  • They worked closely with Lech Walesa, Vaclav Havel and many others, and they strongly believed that political and economic freedom was a human right and a pillar of democracy, and that all citizens of the world aspired to it.

    Randi Weingarten: Standing Up for Economic Rights Is a Human Right

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