• Short Summary

    RUDOLF HESS, HITLER'S FORMER DEPUTY -- NOW 75 -- WAS REUNITED WITH HIS WIFE AND SON YESTERDAY (24 DECEMBER) FOR THE FIRST TIME FOR 28 YEARS.

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    RUDOLF HESS, HITLER'S FORMER DEPUTY -- NOW 75 -- WAS REUNITED WITH HIS WIFE AND SON YESTERDAY (24 DECEMBER) FOR THE FIRST TIME FOR 28 YEARS.

    THE 30-MINUTE FAMILY REUNION TOOK PLACE IN THE PRIVACY OF A GUARDED ROOM IN THE BRITISH MILITARY HOSPITAL IN WEST BERLIN, WHERE HESS IS BEING TREATED FOR A STOMACH ULCER.

    HESS'S SON, WOLF-RUEDIGER HESS, WAS ONLY THREE WHEN HE WAS LAST WITH HIS FATHER.

    FRAU ILSE HESS, 70, BURIED HER FACE IN HER HANDS AS SHE CAME OUT OF THE BUILDING WITH HER SON. NEITHER MADE ANY COMMENT TO REPORTERS BEFORE THEY WERE DRIVEN OFF BY CAR.

    HESS WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL LAST MONTH FROM SPANDAU PRISON, WHERE HE HAD BEEN SINCE HE WAS JAILED FOR LIFE AT THE NUREMBERG WAR-CRIMES TRIBUNAL IN 1946.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9RX6WI5CP9ROCA2UKDSFQHX8A
    Media URN:
    VLVA9RX6WI5CP9ROCA2UKDSFQHX8A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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