• Short Summary

    FRAU ELLEN ROMETSCH, A BEAUTIFUL WEST GERMAN WOMAN, DENIED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) BEING INVOLVED IN ANY SCANDAL WITH INFLUENTIAL AMERICAN POLITICAL FIGURES.

  • Description

    1.
    CU ROADSIGN PAN TO FARM HOUSE
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    2.
    GV PAN..FROM ROAD TO SIGN ON TREES "PRIVATE ROAD"
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    3.
    GV FARM HOUSE
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    4.
    GV PAN..FARM HOUSE AND HUT
    0.32

    5.
    LV HUT, BARBED WIRE FENCE
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    6.
    SV DITTO
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    7.
    SV INT..REPORTERS WITH SENATOR JORDAN
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    8.
    SCU SOF STARTS...
    1.21


    TRANSCRIPT: REPORTER: "...THE GERMAN GIRL WAS NOT BROUGHT UP BY THE COMMITTEE?"



    SENATOR: "THE GERMAN GIRL WAS NOT DISCUSSED OR BROUGHT UP WHATSOEVER."



    REPORTER: "DOES THAT LET THE GERMAN GIRL RIGHT OUT?"



    SENATOR: "WELL, I DON'T KNOW ABOUT THAT. IF IT'S SUBJECT TO THIS INFLUENCE SHE'S INVOLVED, WHY IT CERTAINLY WOULD BE CHECKED OUT."



    REPORTER: "WOULD THERE BE ANY POSSIBILITY OF SUBPOENA-ING OR INVITING HER TO... BRING HER OVER TO TESTIFY?"



    SENATOR: "WELL, I.. WE DID DISCUSS WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT THE INFORMATION THEY MIGHT HAVE. THEY CERTAINLY WOULD HAVE MORE INFORMATION ON IT THAN ANYBODY ELSE; WE THINK THEY DO. AND I UNDERSTAND, I MIGHT SAY FURTHER, THAT THE B.F.I. HAS DONE SOME WORK ON THAT AND THEY'RE GOING TO WORK ON IT."



    REPORTER: "WELL, IF THIS PROVES MATERIAL TO YOUR INVESTIGATION, WOULD YOU CONSIDER BRINGING HER TO THIS COUNTRY TO TESTIFY?"



    SENATOR: "I THINK WE WOULD."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FRAU ELLEN ROMETSCH, A BEAUTIFUL WEST GERMAN WOMAN, DENIED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) BEING INVOLVED IN ANY SCANDAL WITH INFLUENTIAL AMERICAN POLITICAL FIGURES.

    THE FORMER WIFE OF A GERMAN AIRFORCE SERGEANT STATIONED UNTIL RECENTLY IN WASHINGTON, HER NAME HAS BEEN LINKED IN UNITED STATES PRESS REPORTS WITH A FORMER SENATE STAFF MEMBER WHOSE PAST IS NOW BEING PROBED BY A CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATION TEAM.

    YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) THE TEAM OPENED AN ENQUIRY INTO WHETHER ROBERT.G.(BOLBY) BAKER USED HIS INFLUENTIAL POSITION AS DEMOCRATIC SECRETARY AS THE SPRINGBOARD FOR BUILDING A PRIVATE FINANCIAL EMPIRE.

    YESTERDAY SENATOR JORDAN, (DEMOCRAT, NORTH CAROLINA) CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE SPOKE IN WASHINGTON TO NEWSMEN AT THE END OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE BAKER HEARING...

    MEANWHILE, FRAU ROMETSCH WAS BEING GUARDED AT A SHABBY FARM HOUSE IN THE INDUSTRIAL RUHR, BUT I ATE ON MONDAY SHE LEFT WITH HER SON FOR AN UNKNOWN DESTINATION. THE GROUNDS OF HER FORMER HOME WERE PATROLLED BY AN ARMED GUARD WITH A DOG, WHO TURNED AWAY SIGHTSEERS AND NEWSMEN. HER FORMER HUSBAND NOW STATIONED AT A WEST GERMAN AIRBASE OBTAINED A DIVORCE IN SEPTEMBER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2OV9DJVMUX0EEEOL4C6TDVUAP
    Media URN:
    VLVA2OV9DJVMUX0EEEOL4C6TDVUAP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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