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  1. -04-10-10 President of Poland Dies in Plane Crash (CNN News)
      "Polish President Lech Kaczynski was killed early Saturday along with his wife, several top military officials, and the head of the national bank when their plane crashed at a western Russian airport, officials said." 04-10

  2. Poland - Travel Information by Location (
      Provides information on dining, where to stay, and interesting things to see. Search by city. 3-02

  3. Directory of Information on Poland By Topic (Yahoo)
      Provides sources of information by topic. 3-02

  4. Poland - Search Engines (
      Provides over a dozen search engines. Some search in English. Pologne, Polonia, Polska 3-02

  5. Languages of Poland (
      Provides facts about languages spoken in Poland. 3-05

  6. Poland (Library of Congress)
      Provides a history of the country, including culture, government, economy, and more. 3-02

  7. Poland (
      Provides a history of the country, including culture, government, economy, and more. 3-02

  8. Poland (U.S. State Department)
      Provides a history of the country, including culture, government, economy, and more. 3-02

  9. Poland

  10. Poland (
      Provides information on culture, history, government, economy, and more. 8-02

  11. News from Poland (The Warsaw Voice)
      Provides news in English. 02-06

  12. Crash May Strain Poland's Relations With Russia (New York Times)
      "A plane carrying the Polish president and dozens of the country’s top political and military leaders to the site of a Soviet massacre of Polish officers in World War II crashed in western Russia on Saturday, killing everyone on board." 04-10

  13. Pope John Paul II (PBS)
      Provides a detailed biography of the Pope, including his historical roots in Poland. The Pope was formerly known as Karol Wojtyla. 3-00

  14. Rulers by Country - P-R (Schulz)
      Provides a list of leaders by country and date. Palau, Panama, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation (USSR), and Rwanda. leaders, rulers, Presidents, and Prime Ministers 9-00

  15. Walesa, Lech (Time - Ash)
      Provides highlights of his achievements and a timeline of his life. "Poland's brash union organizer stood up to the Kremlin and dealt the Eastern bloc a fatal blow." He was the leader of the Solidarity movement and became President of Poland. 8-02

  16. Pope John Paul II (BBC News)
      "Marco Politi, one of Italy's best-known Vatican watchers, believes John Paul II will be remembered not only as a great pope, but also as a leading figure of the 20th Century."

      "Yet when he was elected in 1978, few outside Poland had heard of Karol Wojtyla, then the archbishop of Krakow."

      "The cardinals who chose him knew they could count on him to uphold traditional beliefs at a time when many Catholics were questioning the teachings of the Church." 10-03

  17. 02-06-04 Flu Research Breakthrough (CBS News)
      "The 1918 flu that killed 20 million people appears to be more birdlike than previously thought, according to findings by U.S. and British researchers that could help explain why it was the deadliest influenza strain ever recorded."

      "The research, conducted separately by scientists at the Scripps Institute in La Jolla, Calif., and at Britain's Medical Research Council, used lung samples preserved from victims of the 1918 flu to reconstruct a protein crucial to their infection."

      " 'These were not little steps but big strides toward understanding, at the structural and molecular level, what it is about these strains that make them dangerous,' said Dr. Gregory Poland, a flu specialist at the Mayo Clinic who reviewed the research."

      "Different influenza strains spread around the world annually. Every so often a strain tough enough to kill millions emerges, and experts believe the world is overdue for another pandemic. Unraveling what made the 1918 flu so vicious could help doctors better react if a similar strain returns."

      "Asia's current bird flu, a strain known as H5N1, clearly can jump directly from poultry to people - at least 16 people have died of it this winter. Most cases have been traced directly to contact with sick birds, although human-to-human transmission has not been ruled out in one instance." 2-04

  18. Pope John Paul II's Legacy (MSNBC News)
      "Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, dean of the College of Cardinals, a close confidant of John Paul and a possible successor, presided at the Mass and referred to him as our 'late beloved pope' in a homily that traced the pontiff’s life from his days as a factory worker in Nazi-occupied Poland to his final days as the head of the world’s 1 billion Catholics."

      " 'Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality — our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude,' Ratzinger said in heavily accented Italian." 4-05

  19. -11-09-05 European Union to Probe Reports of Secret U.S. Prisons (MSNBC News)
      "European Union officials said Thursday they would investigate a report that the CIA set up secret jails in Eastern Europe to interrogate top al-Qaida suspects. Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch in New York said it has evidence indicating the CIA transported suspected terrorists captured in Afghanistan to Poland and Romania." 11-05

  20. Campus Crusade for Christ (
      "Campus Crusade for Christ is a interdenominational Christian mission organization, focusing on evangelism and discipleship in over 190 countries around the world. Started in 1951 at the University of California, Los Angeles by Bill Bright, Campus Crusade has now branched out to many different universities and many other fields of ministry. Its mission is 'to seek to show people how to know and experience God's love and plan for their lives.' The parent organisation is known as Campus Crusade for Christ International, and the fields of ministry include the military, high schools, families, and athletes. In many parts of Europe it is known as Agape Europe. other countries the university ministry is known under different names. For example in Poland, New Zealand and Australia, the ministry is known as Student Life." 01-06

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