• Short Summary

    THE AMERICAN-MANNED PEACE YACHT "PHOENIX" SAILED FROM HIROSHIMA ON WEDNESDAY (1 MARCH) WITH A CARGO OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES FOR NORTH VIETNAM.

  • Description

    THE AMERICAN-MANNED PEACE YACHT "PHOENIX" SAILED FROM HIROSHIMA ON WEDNESDAY (1 MARCH) WITH A CARGO OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES FOR NORTH VIETNAM. THE CREW HAS BEEN WARNED THAT ITS MISSION IS VIOLATING U.S. REGULATIONS.

    THE YACHT, CAPTAINED BY ANTHROPOLOGIST DR. EARLE REYNOLDS, IS HEADING FOR HAIPHONG, NORTH VIETNAM, VIA HONG KONG. IT PLANS TO OFF-LOAD ABOUT A TON OF MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES AT THE NORTH VIETNAMESE PORT, IN SPITE OF REPORTS THAT IT HAS BEEN ADVISED TO KEEP AWAY BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NORTH VIETNAMESE RED CROSS.

    DR. REYNOLDS AND HIS CREW, HIS JAPANESE WIFE AND FOUR AMERICAN QUAKERS, THEN INTEND TO TRAVEL ON TO HANOI TO HELP WITH REBUILDING WORK THERE.

    THE 50-FOOT, 30-TON KETCH IS EXPECTED TO REACH HONG KONG IN ABOUT TWO WEEKS' TIME. THERE, DR. REYNOLDS HOPES TO SUPPLEMENT THE 10,000-DOLLARS WORTH OF SUPPLIES HE IS ALREADY CARRYING WITH A FURTHER 10,000 DOLLARS' WORTH BEFORE LEAVING FOR NORTH VIETNAM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7UKFWCT4MUYODIZNFWMAIVEYY
    Media URN:
    VLVA7UKFWCT4MUYODIZNFWMAIVEYY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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