• Short Summary

    A RED CROSS AIRCRAFT CARRYING 21 AMERICANS RELEASED FROM CUBAN JAIL LANDED AT HOMESTEAD AIR BASE, NEAR MIAMI, ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    A RED CROSS AIRCRAFT CARRYING 21 AMERICANS RELEASED FROM CUBAN JAIL LANDED AT HOMESTEAD AIR BASE, NEAR MIAMI, ON MONDAY.THEY WERE RELEASED AFTER EFFORTS BY MR.JAMES DONOVAN, A NEW YORK LAWYER, WHO HAS SUCCESSFULLY NEGOTIATED THE RELEASE OF A NUMBER OF PEOPLE HELD BY COMMUNIST COUNTRIES - AMONG THEM GARY POWERS, THE U-2 PILOT.

    MR.DONOVAN SAID THAT HE HAD COMPLETED HIS LAST "MISSION F MERCY" LAST CHRISTMAS HE ORGANIZED THE RELEASE OF 1,113 PRISONERS CAPTURED IN THE BAY OF PIGS LANDING.THE 21 AMERICANS WHOM MR.DONOVAN ACCOMPANIED ON THIS FLIGHT WERE THE LAST REMAINING AS PRISONERS OF THE CASTRO REGIME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6U7GEHI4QAFT0F76MVYMQKMNI
    Media URN:
    VLVA6U7GEHI4QAFT0F76MVYMQKMNI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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