Party, church, and union meet to unsnag Poland
Warsaw — Leaders of Poland's Communist Party, Roman Catholic Church, and Solidarity union met Wednesday night in a historic summit session. Solidarity leader Lech Walesa, Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, and Archbishop Jozef Glemp - chiefs of the country's three main forces - met in an effort to end the country's 16-month-old crisis.
The three have met separately before. But their round-table meeting appeared a landmark in the tumult in Poland that began in August 1980, when the Communist Party allowed the creation of the Soviet bloc's only free union movement.