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    UNITED STATES JUDGE WILLIAM C. WALSH, 70-YEAR-OLD BROTHER OF BISHOP JAMES WALSH OF THE MARYKNOLL?

  • Description

    UNITED STATES JUDGE WILLIAM C. WALSH, 70-YEAR-OLD BROTHER OF BISHOP JAMES WALSH OF THE MARYKNOLL MISSION NOW IMPRISONED IN COMMUNIST CHINA, ARRIVED IN HONG KONG ON THURSDAY (28TH) ENROUTE TO CHINA.

    AT THE AIRPORT MR. AND MRS. WALSH WERE RECEIVED BY AMERICAN RED CROSS FIELD DIRECTOR JOSEPH CARNIGLIA AND MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CONSULATE.

    JUDGE WALSH SAID HE WAS GOING TO CHINA FOR THE SOLE REASON OF SEEING HIS BROTHER, WHO IS UNDER A 20-YEAR SENTENCE ALLEGED ESPIONAGE.

    JUDGE WALSH TOLD NEWSMEN THAT HIS BROTHER JAMES, NOW 69, HAD ALWAYS WANTED TO DO MISSIONARY WORK. "IT IS A GREAT CONSOLATION FOR ME AND MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY THAT I'M ABLE TO GO AND SEE HIM NOW," HE SAID.

    HIS VISIT TO CHINA WAS ARRANGED BY THE CHINESE RED CROSS AFTER JUDGE WALSH WROTE THEM SEEKING PERMISSION TO VISIT HIS BROTHER. HE HAS BEEN PERMITTED TO STAY TWO WEEKS IN CHINA.

    HE LEAVES HONG KONG FOR CHINA BY TRAIN ON MONDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6MOZT06UHW9JU0NCJRC3XMIVC
    Media URN:
    VLVA6MOZT06UHW9JU0NCJRC3XMIVC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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