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A Few Questions for… Translator Bill Johnston
2008 / Interviews

A Few Questions for… Translator Bill Johnston

There is little in life that is more pleasant than spending a chilly November evening in a pub nestled in the heart of Kraków’s Stare Miasto. Recently, I found myself in such a pub, seated across from one of the most remarkable people I’ve met – Dr. Bill Johnston. Over coffee, beer, and the ever-present cigarettes we spoke about his current work in Poland.

Philadelphia Celebrates Polish Coal Mining Heritage
2008 / Features

Philadelphia Celebrates Polish Coal Mining Heritage

October 5, 2008 marked the 75th annual Pulaski Day parade in Philadelphia and at the same time the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first Polish Americans with John Smith’s Jamestown settlement.

Stranger Facts, Moving Fictions: Eric Bednarski’s World Premiere
2008 / Films

Stranger Facts, Moving Fictions: Eric Bednarski’s World Premiere

The story of Joseph Rotblat, the history of nuclear weapons, and efforts to halt nuclear proliferation – in a new documentary directed by Eric Bednarski.

On Poles and Visas: Andrew Nagorski and Dominic Roszak
2008 / Interviews

On Poles and Visas: Andrew Nagorski and Dominic Roszak

CR asks Dominic Roszak to comment on Canada’s policy regarding visa-free travel from Poland, and Andrew Nagorski for some insights into the American policy.

Sleepless in the Rockies
2008 / Features

Sleepless in the Rockies

True friends are known in misfortune, author Adam Mickiewicz wrote. What about true Poles? They are often found far from their homeland, busy looking for their roots as exiles. And there is no better place to be an uprooted Pole (or polonophile) than at Poland in the Rockies, a biennial conference taking place in Canmore, Western Canada.