Polish Film Chronicle 70/51B - Restricted

Szczecin during the events of December 1970. The army on the streets; passers-by have to show their ID cards; broken windows in buildings. Edward Gierek, the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Polish United Workers' Party, says: ‘These deeds were fraught with a great danger for the country, although we understand that the motives for such behavior were in most cases fair.’