Poles View Obama Visit Through Lens of Generation


WARSAW - In this big and proud Central European country, whose inhabitants in the past sought refuge or economic opportunities in the United States, the view from the street is changing.
Along the sidewalks of Warsaw on Friday, as Poland prepared for a 24-hour visit by President Barack Obama, that change was most clearly seen in the divergent voices of the older and younger generations of Poles.
For the older generation - who lived through World War II, when the German and Soviet armies wrought destruction and violence on what was a major European cultural center, and who saw no respite as... read more

 
27 May 2011 in World News, Views:
 


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