The Polish authorities, who have held the former leader of the independent trade union Solidarity, Mr.
SV PULL BACK TO GV Crowd in church making V for victory sign and singing (2 shots)
GV AND SV PULL BACK TO GV PAN From Lech Walesa banner to crowd in church (2 shots)
GV Crowds march through streets chanting Lech's name
(NBC) GV Crowds chanting Lech's name (2 shots)
SV Mrs. Walesa, and child, talking
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Background: The Polish authorities, who have held the former leader of the independent trade union Solidarity, Mr. Lech Walesa, in detention since martial law was declared last December, announced on November 11 he would be freed. The next day they said the detention order on him had been lifted but there was still confusion about his whereabouts. At a Mass in Warsaw Cathedral on November 11 the congregation held up their hands in the V for victory gesture, and held banners saying "Lech Walesa freed". They left the church chanting pro-Solidarity and anti-government slogans and were dispersed by the police. In Gdansk, at the home of the Walesa, his wife Danuta said that she had not been told when and where her husband would be freed. Since June he has been held in a government hunting lodge at Arlamow in south-east Poland close to the Soviet frontier.