645"Eye on Poland: Country at the Crossroads"
- Sep 2, 2008Eye on Poland: Country at the CrossroadsStory Highlights
CNN turns spotlight on Poland during week of special coverage
starting Oct. 6
"Eye on Poland" series examines one of Europe's most dynamic countries
Series focuses on business, politics, pop culture, sport, stag
CNN viewers encouraged to submit their views on what makes Poland
A nation with a proud past and promising future -- Poland's influence
on the global stage is growing. A driving force in the new Europe
with a skilled workforce spreading its influence beyond its borders
and an economy increasingly attractive to foreign investors -- Poland
is making its mark.
"Eye on Poland: Country at the Crossroads" is a week-long CNN
International series focusing on the color and contrast of one of
Europe's fastest developing nations; from business and politics to
pop culture. CNN offers a series of wide-ranging reports on this
complex country tackling a time of transition; from Warsaw to Sopot,
to Gdansk, Krakow and Lodz.
Solidarity Avenue, the Chopin Monument, and the Palace of Culture and
Science are just some of the backdrops for CNN's live broadcasts
during a week of programming hosted from Warsaw by Fionnuala Sweeney.
The week will include reports from around Poland by correspondents
Frederick Pleitgen, Diana Magnay, Phil Black and Zain Verjee.
European Political Editor Robin Oakley and U.S. Affairs correspondent
Jill Dougherty will also feature prominently in the coverage. CNN's
flagship business programme -- Business International -- will
concentrate each evening on the personalities and companies driving
the economy at home and abroad.
CNN is encouraging viewer participation -- on-air and online -- by
seeking people's thoughts from inside and outside Poland. Viewers and
users will be asked to send their videos, pictures and comments via
the Eye on Poland Web site on what makes Poland and its people