• Short Summary

    AMERICAN SWIMMER GRETA ANDERSON WAS FORCED EARLY TODAY (MONDAY) TO ABANDON HER ATTEMPT TO BE THE FIRST WOMAN TO SWIM THE CHANNEL BOTH WAYS NON-STOP.

  • Description

    AMERICAN SWIMMER GRETA ANDERSON WAS FORCED EARLY TODAY (MONDAY) TO ABANDON HER ATTEMPT TO BE THE FIRST WOMAN TO SWIM THE CHANNEL BOTH WAYS NON-STOP. JUST AFTER THREE O'CLOCK SHE WAS TAKEN FROM THE WATER WITH CRAMP IN THE ARMS.

    SHE BEGAN HER ATTEMPT AT SHAKESPEARE BAY, DOVER, AT ABOUT NINE LAST NIGHT. BEFORE SHE LEFT, SHE SAID SHE KNEW SHE WAS TAKING A FIFTY-FIFTY CHANCE -- WINDS OF TWENTY-FIVE MILES-AN-HOUR WERE FORECAST.

    MISS ANDERSON HOLDS THE WOMAN'S SPEED RECORD IN EACH DIRECTION ACROSS THE CHANNEL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8IAXLPRHGEKSIINQ3NS2DUJ66
    Media URN:
    VLVA8IAXLPRHGEKSIINQ3NS2DUJ66
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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