• Short Summary

    Bishop James Edward Walsh,the 79-year-old former American Bishop of Shanghai who was released by the People's Republic of China after twelve years imprisonment last week, gave his first press conference on Thursday (July 16).

  • Description

    Bishop James Edward Walsh,the 79-year-old former American Bishop of Shanghai who was released by the People's Republic of China after twelve years imprisonment last week, gave his first press conference on Thursday (July 16). The Conference was held in the Maryknoll Hospital in Hong Kong where Bishop Walsh has been resting since his release.

    Bishop Walsh was arrested in 1958 and held incommunicado for 17 months before being charged with espionage and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. He has spent much of his life in China, going there first as a missionary in 1918.

    At the conference, the Bishop said:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7MX62WDJ4JZCH0UW09OA02FIS
    Media URN:
    VLVA7MX62WDJ4JZCH0UW09OA02FIS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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