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Prime Minister Jan Olszewski about St. John Paul II

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Identification:
Reference code:
419/I_1_11_323
Owner signature:
W/323/09/MD/309-310
Title:
Prime Minister Jan Olszewski about St. John Paul II
Date:
2009-05-29
Size and medium:
1,83 GB; MP4
Creator's name:
Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła II
Repository:
Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła II
Content:
FILMED AT:
bd
RECORDING DURATION:
00:40:20
JOURNALIST:
Sławomir Dynek
Short biographical note:
Jan Olszewski (1930-2019) - a politician, barrister and publicist. Prime Minister of Poland in 1991-1992. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle. Activist of the democratic opposition and defender in political trials during the People's Republic of Poland, member of the Seym in the first, third and fourth term, founder and chairman of the Movement for the Republic of Poland and the Movement for the Reconstruction of Poland, member of the State Tribunal, advisor to the late President of Poland Lech Kaczyński.
Summary:
Reflections on the influence of the Polish Pope on political changes in Poland and on world history. The election of John Paul II and pilgrimages to Poland from the perspective of the man involved in anti-communist activities. A comparison of the atmosphere of greetings in Warsaw of two people important for the history of Poland: Stanisław Mikołajczyk in 1945 and John Paul II in 1979.
The visit of Jan Olszewski's government to the Vatican in February 1992. ( the first foreign visit), an hour-long conversation with Pope John Paul II.