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Old Documents Revive Poland's Debate over Walesa's Past

Allegations that former president Lech Walesa was a communist-era secret informer have resurfaced after prosecutors seized documents illegally held by a former official's family.    Nobel Peace laureate and Solidarity founder Walesa has repeatedly denied the allegations and was cleared by a special court in 2000.   Agnieszka Sopinska-Jaremczak, a spokeswoman for the state National Remembrance Institute, said Wednesday that its prosecutors seized documents from the...

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