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.
GV St. Stanislaus Kostka church, Warsaw
SCU ZOOM TO GV INTERIOR Map of Poland with internment camp names
SV Priest giving mass, as congregation listens (2 shots)
SCU Mrs. Marta Lipinska reading patriotic poem (Polish SOT)
SV Polish flag hanging in church
SV PULL BACK TO GV Congregation making peace sign and singing (5 shots)
SCU Woman crying as congregation continues singing
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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.