Cardinal Stanislaw DziWisz, interviewee on John Paul II: Liberating a Continent, the Fall of Communism

31 Oct Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz
Archbishop of Krakow

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz was a long-time and influential aide to Pope John Paul II. When Cardinal Wojtyła of Krakow was elected Pope in 1978 he appointed Msgr. Dziwisz as his personal secretary; a position he held until the death of the Pope in 2005. Dziwisz...

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Supreme Knight, Carl Anderson, interviewee on John Paul II: Liberating a Continent, the Fall of Communism.

31 Oct Carl Anderson
Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus

Carl A. Anderson is the chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the Knights of Columbus, the world’s largest organization of Catholic laymen with more than 1.9 million members. He was a close collaborator of St. John Paul II since the early 1980s. He...

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George Weigel, interviewee on John Paul II: Liberating a Continent, the Fall of Communism.

31 Oct George Weigel
Biographer of John Paul II

George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is a Catholic theologian and official biographer of John Paul II. He holds EPPC’s William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies. His work Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski interviewed about the fall of communism.

31 Oct Zbigniew Brzezinski
Carter National Security Adviser, 1977-1981

Polish-American political scientist and statesman who served as a United States National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981.Brzezinski is currently Robert E. Osgood Professor of American Foreign Policy at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, a scholar at the...

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Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, interviewee on John Paul 2: Liberating a Continent, the Fall of Communism.

31 Oct Cardinal Miloslav Vlk
Archbishop of Prague, 1991-2010

On 23 June 1968, during the 'Prague Spring', Vlk was ordained a priest. In 1978, the communist regime in Czechoslovakia revoked his state authorization to exercise his priestly ministry. Vlk was then forced to live underground, toiling for years as a window-cleaner in downtown Prague....

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