Lech Wałęsa

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Name: Lech Wałęsa
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

San Francisco Renames Lech Walesa Street in Wake of Polish Leader's Anti-Gay Remarks

SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Board of Supervisors votedunanimously today to change the name of Lech Walesa Street to Dr.Tom Waddell Place.Supervisor Jane Kim proposed the name change earlier this yearafter Lech Walesa, a Polish politician who won ... [Published HighBeam Research - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

A Polish Treat for the City Film Buffs

KOCHI: Come August, film buffs in Kochi can enjoy a handful of Polish films that are known for both their stuff and style. The films are brought to Kochi audiences by Cochin Arts and Communications (CAC) club.The CAC will screen five Polish films on each ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Park it here

By Matt Potter, This spring, Duncan Solutions, a parking-meter provider from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, paid the CrisCom Company of Chatsworth, California, $5000 to lobby the City of San Diego regarding procurement of its wares. Earlier this year the city ... [Published San Diego Reader - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

San Francisco renames Lech Walesa Street in wake of Polish leader's anti-gay remarks

SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to change the name of Lech Walesa Street to Dr. Tom Waddell Place.Supervisor Jane Kim proposed the name change earlier this year after Lech Walesa, a Polish politician who ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

FAA Associate Administrator Angeles To Address Gdansk Conference

Eduardo Angeles, the new FAA associate administrator for airports, will address the 19th Annual Central Europe/North America Airport Issues Conference, scheduled for Oct. 27-29 in Gdansk, Poland. The conference is presented by AAAE, IAAE and Gdansk Lech ... [Published Aviation News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Zoe Saldana’s Growing Baby Bump Stops by Good Morning America (VIDEO)

Sign in to get points for watching videos you love.Credit:NDNZoe Saldana may not want to talk about her pregnancy in public — and obviously, that’s totally her choice — but we can’t help but marvel at her growing baby bump! This lady went from a toned ... [Published PB Pulse - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jacek Kuroń - hero of the Polish anti-communist resistance

The radical political ideas of Jacek Kuroń, the Polish opposition leader of the 1960s and 70s - without whom Lech Wałęsa’s Solidarity would never have come into being - have been relegated to the archives far too soon. It's time to revive them. Jacek ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Zoe Saldana slams media following pregnancy reports

'Avatar' star Zoe Saldana slammed media after reports about her pregnancy sparked.Saldana, 36, released her anger on Twitter on reports claimed that the actress was pregnant with twins, reported Ace Showbiz.The "Star Trek Into Darkness" actress first ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Liquidation of Russia in economic arena and military intervention of NATO

Polish information portal Onet advised what to do with Russia in light of its international terrorist activities. In an article, entitled "Lech Walesa: Putin has no chance of winning (Walesa: Putin nie ma szansy na zwycięstwo)", the portal writes:- Putin ... [Published Kavkaz-Center - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Prior to the Presidency

Share this:What were these world leaders doing before they became heads of state?Ronald Reagan(1911-2004), USIn 1926, Ronald Reagan began his stint as a lifeguard at the Lowell Park in Dixon, Illinois. In the seven summers he was a lifeguard, Reagan saved ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom Center to honor Mandela, Walesa as International Freedom Conductors

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) will honor former President Nelson Mandela of South Africa and former President Lech Walesa (Leck Vah-len-za) of Poland and with the 2014 International Freedom Conductor Award (IFCA) at a gala celebration ... [Published Cincinnati Herald - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

The story of Lech Walesa at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, with a special guest

Lech Walesa has attended a showing at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival of the biopic about his life, called ‘Walesa: Man of Hope’.The former Solidarnosc leader became well-known for his courageous leadership of the first independent trade union in Poland, ... [Published EuroNews - Jul 10 2014]

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An eminent distortion of history [Published Catholic Chronicle - 21 mins ago]
The 40th World Scout Conference in Ljubljana [Published Travel and Tour World - 8 hours ago]
San Francisco Renames Lech Walesa Street in Wak... [Published HighBeam Research - 10 hours ago]
Political Notebook:Gay sports legend receives S... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 21 hours ago]
A Polish Treat for the City Film Buffs [Published New Indian Express - Jul 31 2014]
Park it here [Published San Diego Reader - Jul 31 2014]
San Francisco renames Lech Walesa Street in wak... [Published Inside Bay Area - Jul 30 2014]
FAA Associate Administrator Angeles To Address ... [Published Aviation News - Jul 30 2014]
If Nana - then no vote! [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 30 2014]
Zoe Saldana’s Growing Baby Bump Stops by Good M... [Published PB Pulse - Jul 29 2014]
Jacek Kuroń - hero of the Polish anti-communist... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 28 2014]
Zoe Saldana slams media following pregnancy rep... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 26 2014]
Zoe Saldana Snaps Over Media Announcing Her Pre... [Published Michigan Chronicle - Jul 26 2014]
Mommy tweets: JWoww's baby, Anna Paquin, Zoe Sa... [Published She Knows - Jul 25 2014]
Liquidation of Russia in economic arena and mil... [Published Kavkaz-Center - Jul 25 2014]
Zoe Zaldana Unhappy with Rumored Twin Pregnancy [Published Philippine News - Jul 25 2014]
The stories that connect us [Published Idaho Mountain Express - Jul 25 2014]
Never Be Average - How Dad's Advice Spurred Ann... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 25 2014]
Zoe Saldana Curses Out Media Following Reports ... [Published PB Pulse - Jul 24 2014]
Prior to the Presidency [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 24 2014]
My love for that heroic country Poland [Published Spectator - Jul 24 2014]
Poland's media compared Russian terrorist attac... [Published Kavkaz-Center - Jul 21 2014]
THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Can the masses help conjure... [Published Minda News - Jul 20 2014]
Polish MEP uses N word in parliament and calls ... [Published Politics.ie - Jul 19 2014]
Mandela Day: Here's why Nelson Mandela is calle... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Jul 18 2014]
Freedom Center to honor Mandela, Walesa as Inte... [Published Cincinnati Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Father Raymond J. de Souza: From Gdansk, Europe... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 17 2014]
Backgrounder: The Students for Justice in Pales... [Published Frontpagemag.com - Jul 17 2014]
European Film Festival hits Cine Magaly [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 16 2014]
An eminent distortion of history [Published Boston Pilot - Jul 16 2014]
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Father Raymond J. de Souza: From Gdansk, Europe... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 17 2014]
Gdansk, Poland — The former president of Poland and leader of the world’s largest trade union, Solidarity, is rather confident about a resolution to the turmoil next door in Ukraine. Not because he has any illusions about Russia’s Vladimir Putin, but ...
Independents After Hours on crazy university be... [Published FOX Business - Video - Jul 02 2014]
The Independents After Hours is all about the drama over Lech Walesa Hall. ...
Kelly McParland: Ukraine president’s courage in... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 27 2014]
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may bear little resemblance to Lech Walesa, the Polish shipyard worker who confronted Soviet power at the Gdansk shipyard in 1980 and changed the future of his country. But in signing a mammoth trade pact with the ...
Football and Peace [Published Kottke.org Blog - Jun 23 2014]
For a Visa commercial, Errol Morris gathers a number of Nobel Peace Prize winners and nominees (including Lech Walesa) to talk about how important it is for their countries to beat the crap out of the other countries in the World Cup. Two quotes in ...
Vme Entrevista Presents Nobel Peace Prize Recip... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jun 17 2014]
MIAMI, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vme TV, the first and only Spanish-language public television network in the United States, brings viewers a special program, "Vme Entrevista: Lech Walesa," sharing the innermost thoughts of Lech Walesa, a well-respected ...
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Varsovie, capitale mondiale de la paix [Published PR Newswire - Oct 18 2013]
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