• Short Summary

    American tourist Buel Ray Wortham left Moscow today (Tuesday) nearly six months after his arrest on charges of black marketeering and theft.

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    American tourist Buel Ray Wortham left Moscow today (Tuesday) nearly six months after his arrest on charges of black marketeering and theft. The 25-year old former United States Army Lieutenant flew to Vienna after paying a fine of 5,000 roubles (about GBP2,000 sterling) imposed by an appeal court on March II when a three-year labour camp sentence passed by a Leningrad court was quashed.

    Wortham, smartly dressed and accompanied by U.S. officials, said he would be going on to Germany from Vienna to arrange with the U.S. Army for transportation to America.

    He said he had been well treated, but refused to give many details. He said he would answer questions more fully when he got home to the United States.

    When he arrived at Vienna, Wortham was asked by newsmen:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7A2T59HD2KFPC1467QLFO0Z57
    Media URN:
    VLVA7A2T59HD2KFPC1467QLFO0Z57
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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