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Lech Walesa – Getting the Communist Soviets out of Poland

On this day in 1990, trade-union activist, former political prisoner and shipyard electrician Lech Walesa is elected President of Poland. Defeating Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki…

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The Rosenbergs and the Bomb

On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed by electrocution under the Espionage Act of 1917 for sharing U.S. atomic warfare secrets…

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