October 28, 1969
Telegram Number 2142-08, 'Conversation with the Deputy-Minister of Foreign Affairs (Europe)'
Luo Guibo is curious about developments in West German-Soviet relations and the Conference on European Security, while Etienne Manac’h inquires about China's appointment of ambassadors to Europe.
March 10, 1970
Memorandum for President Nixon from Kissinger, "The Current Status of Brandt's Ostpolitik"
A memorandum for President Nixon from National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger on the current status of West German Chancellor Willy Brandt's "Ostpolitik" or Eastern Policy, which sought to normalize relations between West Germany and the communist countries.
January 14, 1982
Letter by the Chairman of the SPD, Brandt, to the Chairman of the Military Council of the People’s Republic of Poland, Jaruzelski
This letter is Willy Brandt's reply to Chairman Jaruzelski, giving his opinions on the recent developments of Poland. Brandt's letter states German solidarity includes all of Poland and is very important to prevent future crisis.
November 09, 1989
Conversation between Chancellor Helmut Kohl and Solidarity Leader Lech Walesa
In this extraordinary conversation, Solidarity’s leader fears the collapse of the Wall would distract West Germany’s attention - and money - to the GDR, at the time when Poland, the trail-blazer to the post-communist era in Eastern Europe, desperately needed both. "Events are moving too fast," Walesa said, and only hours later, the Wall fell, and Kohl had to cut his Poland visit short to scramble back to Berlin, thus proving Walesa’s fear correct.