48 – Gillian – A US Student visits Poland in 1989

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Gillian Cox visited Poland in October 1989.

In this episode you will hear her eyewitness of account of a country undergoing fundamental change.

The free trade union Solidarity has just won it’s first election, although at this point it has to power share with the communist party. The writing is on the wall for major changes.  


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Now back to today’s episode. We start with Gillian describing crossing the border from East Germany into Poland.

We welcome back Gillian Cox