21 February 1997 FOR MANY WHO PARTICIPATED DIRECTLY IN the often heroic and certainly lonely dissident struggles against communism in Eastern Europe, the spoils of victory in 1989 have proved to be a mixed bag. Memories persist of the huge crowds that cheered the small bands of men and women who were so suddenly transformed […]

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