• Short Summary

    TWO DUTCH SEAMEN FLEW HOME TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AFTER BEING RELEASED FROM JAIL IN RUSSIA, WHERE THEY WERE SERVING 13-YEAR SENTENCES ON ESPIONAGE CHARGES.

  • Description

    TWO DUTCH SEAMEN FLEW HOME TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AFTER BEING RELEASED FROM JAIL IN RUSSIA, WHERE THEY WERE SERVING 13-YEAR SENTENCES ON ESPIONAGE CHARGES. THEY ARE EVERT REYDON, 32, A SHIP'S ENGINEER, AND LOUW DE JAGER, 27, A NAUTICAL TRAINEE.

    THEY ARRIVED AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT FROM MOSCOW. REYDON'S WIFE NELLY, CARRYING THEIR THREE-YEAR-OLD SON IN HER ARMS, WAS REUNITED WITH HER HUSBAND - AFTER OVER TWO YEARS' SEPARATION - IN THE AIRLINER ON ARRIVAL.

    AT AIRPORT PRESS CONFERENCE, REYDON AND DE JAGER ANSWERED QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED WHILE THEY WERE IN RUSSIA, BUT THEY DECLINED TO DISCUSS THE ESPIONAGE CHARGES LAID AGAINST THEM IN KIEV IN 1961 - OR THEIR ALLEGED CONFESSIONS TO SPYING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6XH3W1OOL6IQH1RBLRQ38M6B0
    Media URN:
    VLVA6XH3W1OOL6IQH1RBLRQ38M6B0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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