• Short Summary

    American astronaut Frank Borman who has recently visited several European countries in the hope of finding support for his plan to free imprisoned U.

  • Description

    American astronaut Frank Borman who has recently visited several European countries in the hope of finding support for his plan to free imprisoned U.S. airmen in North Vietnam, flew in to Algiers on Saturday afternoon (22 August).

    On his arrival the former Apollo VIII Commander was welcomed by M. Nouedine Djoudi, Chief Minister of Algeria'a Foreign Affairs Department, and other officials.

    During an airport press conference. Frank Borman told reporters that he was in the course of a humanitarian tour of several countries. For several months now he has been attempting to negotiate the release of American airmen held prisoner in North Vietnam. It's thought that, while in Algiers, he may seek out North Vietnamese officials who have been relaxing from Peace Talks in Paris, and discuss the situation with them.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6I445BL3AG384M2GN8EQDSKJ5
    Media URN:
    VLVA6I445BL3AG384M2GN8EQDSKJ5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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