8 Apr 2012

Aleksander Kwasniewski - Revolution in Poland

From Sunday Morning, 8:35 am on 8 April 2012

Aleksander Kwasniewski was President of Poland between 1995 and 2005. He was a student in Gdansk during the rise of the Solidarity movement and he later beat Lech Walesa in presidential elections. He visited New Zealand recently and talks to Chris about the evolution of Communism and its eventual downfall; being part of the historical transition to democracy in Poland; Poland's place in Europe; and his role as Chairman of the European Council of Tolerance and Reconciliation.