Familiar images, as always. With the Solidarity Movement in Poland considered a government overthrow, the move towards more severe repression was underway. This time the target for Jaruzelski's wrath was the Catholic Church, with news of priests
December 21, 2011

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Familiar images, as always.


With the Solidarity Movement in Poland considered a government overthrow, the move towards more severe repression was underway. This time the target for Jaruzelski's wrath was the Catholic Church, with news of priests being targeted for a particular form of Police repression and beatings of Catholic Priests despite repeated calls from the Vatican and Pope John Paul II to end the brutal repression.

The hunt for kidnapped Brigadier General James Dozier was underway in Italy. Dozier was kidnapped by terrorists several weeks prior. The worst was feared but the relentless pursuit of freeing the General with a minimum of bloodshed would yield results a month later.

On top of everything else - two liquor stores in Beverly Hills, California removed all bottles of Polish and Russian Vodka from their shelves.

All that via CBS News 5:00 am hourly news reports.

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