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Wojciech Jaruzelski on talks with John Paul II

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Identification:
Reference code:
419/I_1_11_332
Owner signature:
W/332/09/MD/322
Title:
Wojciech Jaruzelski on talks with John Paul II
Date:
2009-09-24
Size and medium:
2,69 GB; MP4
Creator's name:
Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła II
Repository:
Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła II
Content:
FILMED AT:
Warszawa
RECORDING DURATION:
00:31:43
JOURNALIST:
Dynek Sławomir
CAMERAMAN:
Wolski Piotr
Short biographical note:
Wojciech Witold Jaruzelski (1923-2014) - politician, communist activist, general. As Chairman of the Military Council of National Salvation (1981-1983) responsible for the introduction of martial law in Poland; the last President of the People's Republic of Poland and the first President of the Third Republic of Poland.
He met John Paul II as a representative of the state during the Pope's pilgrimage to Poland. The meeting in 1983, when martial law was in force in Poland, was of particular importance.
Summary:
Description of conversations with John Paul II during his second pilgrimage to Poland in 1983 - atmosphere, subjects, circumstances, political background, personal impressions.
John Paul II's perception of his interlocutor.