2549>by JAKUB KARPINSKI POLAND EDWARD GIEREK THEN: FIRST SECRETARY OF THE POLISH UNITED WORKERS’ PARTYNOW: BEST-SELLING AUTHOR Born in 1913 in Silesia, Edward Gierek emigrated to France as a child and became a member of the French Communist Party in 1931. He returned to Poland in 1948 and became active in the Polish United Workers’Party […]

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