• Short Summary

    AT 1:50 TODAY PAN. AM. FLIGHT #422-DC 6 ARRIVED WITH 113 PASSENGERS FROM HAVANA. AMONG?

  • Description

    AT 1:50 TODAY PAN. AM. FLIGHT #422-DC 6 ARRIVED WITH 113 PASSENGERS FROM HAVANA. AMONG THE PASSENGERS WERE THREE NUNS, SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE U.S.

    SEVERAL YOUNG CHILDREN WERE REUNITED WITH PARENTS WHO HAD FLED CUBA EARLIER, NOTABLY OVIDIO HIDALGO-GATO-AGE 5 WHO WAS ENTRUSTED TO THE CARE OF STEWARDESS JOSIE MONTERESSI BY HIS MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER AT HAVANA, WHILE HIS MOTHER ANXIOUSLY WAITED FOR HIS ARRIVAL HERE. SOME DIFFICULTY ENSUED WHEN A DISTRAUGHT MOTHER THOUGHT THIS BOY WAS HER CHILD FROM A DISTANCE. OVIDIO WAS FINALLY REUNITED WITH HIS MOTHER AND FATHER. AND LEFT FOR THERE TEMPORARY HOME IN MIAMI.

    THE CUBAN NUNS WERE MET BY TWO AMERICAN NUNS BUT DECLINED TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AND CONSENT TO PHOTOS. THEY LEFT WITH CUBAN FRIENDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7J5CSDULDTZLG4GF65YQYKB42
    Media URN:
    VLVA7J5CSDULDTZLG4GF65YQYKB42
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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