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    AMERICAN MILLIONAIRE DR. HENRY ROSS PEROT WHO HOPED TO SEND A JET AIRCRAFT FULL OF?

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    AMERICAN MILLIONAIRE DR. HENRY ROSS PEROT WHO HOPED TO SEND A JET AIRCRAFT FULL OF GIFTS TO AMERICAN PRISONERS IN NORTH VIETNAM BY WAY OF MOSCOW, HAS WAD TO TURN BACK FROM COPENHAGEN. THE SOVIET UNION WOULD NOT GIVE PERMISSION FOR DR. PEROT'S CHARTERED AIRCRAFT TO LAND IN MOSCOW.

    DR. PEROT SAID IN COPENHAGEN ON NEW YEAR'S EVE THAT THE CHARTERED AIRCRAFT AND IT LOAD OF GIFTS HAD FLOWN 27-THOUSAND MILES (43-THOUSAND KMS) IN AN EFFORT TO GET THE GIFTS TO THE ESTIMATED 1-THOUSAND 4-HUNDRED AMERICAN PRISONERS.

    NORTH VIETNAMESE AUTHORITIES TOLD HIM THE PARCELS WOULD BE DELIVERED IF THEY REACHED SOVIET POSTAL AUTHORITIES BY NEW YEAR'S EVE.

    AFTER BEING TOLD THAT PERMISSION HAD BEEN REFUSED FOR A LANDING IN MOSCOW, DR. PEROT SAID THE PLANE WOULD RETURN TO THE U.S. BUT HE WOULD KEEP TRYING TO GET THE PARCELS TO THE PRISONERS. HE SAID THAT THE VALUE OF THE GIFTS AND THE COST OF THE TRIP AS FAR AS COPENHAGEN TOTALLED 2-HUNDRED AND 50-THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING (6-HUNDRED-THOUSAND US DOLLARS).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5PY5NZ7FK9YLDJ245UQSKEVHL
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PY5NZ7FK9YLDJ245UQSKEVHL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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