• Short Summary

    The call "free Lech Walesa" drew loud applause and was followed by a pro-Solidarity chant at an officially-sponsored rally in the western Polish city of Poznan on June 27.

  • Description

    1.
    GV St. Stanislaus Kostka church, Warsaw
    0.03

    2.
    SCU ZOOM TO GV INTERIOR Map of Poland with internment camp names
    0.14

    3.
    SV Priest giving mass, as congregation listens (2 shots)
    0.34

    4.
    SCU Mrs. Marta Lipinska reading patriotic poem (Polish SOT)
    0.46

    5.
    SV Polish flag hanging in church
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    6.
    SV PULL BACK TO GV Congregation making peace sign and singing (5 shots)
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    7.
    SCU Woman crying as congregation continues singing
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The call "free Lech Walesa" drew loud applause and was followed by a pro-Solidarity chant at an officially-sponsored rally in the western Polish city of Poznan on June 27. Several hundred supporters of the suspended trade union took part in the protest for release of Solidarity's interned leader, at the commemoration of the 1956 anti-government riots. On the same day, a special mass was said for Poland's internees at Saint Stanislaus Kostka church in Warsaw. it is monthly occurrence and this time the congregation was joined by several actors from Warsaw theatres. One of the group, Mrs. marta Lipinska read a patriotic poem to the Solidarity supporters and relatives of internees attending the service. The congregation then joined in singing hymns while making the 'V' for victory sign. Several members were overcome by the of the occasion.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA64H8AZ4Z5M6BM4DJVWP6U0BT
    Media URN:
    VLVA64H8AZ4Z5M6BM4DJVWP6U0BT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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