• Short Summary

    CAPTAIN PETER WILL, THE SIXTH BRITON RELEASED RECENTLY FROM DETENTION IN CHINA, HAS ARRIVED IN HONG KONG WHERE REPORTERS INTERVIEWED HIM.

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    CAPT. WILL WALKS IN; SPEAKS TO REPORTERS (SOF)



    TRANSCRIPT: WILL: "WELL I WOULD LIKE TO EXPLAIN THAT.... YOU MUST UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE SUFFERED A TREMENDOUS LOSS... BY LOSS I MEAN GREAT FINANCIAL LOSS AND WOULD LIKE TO....I'LL BE STRAIGHT FORWARD, HONEST.... I WOULD LIKE JUST TO SAY THAT AT PRESENT I HAVE NO COMMENTS, BUT I WOULD CONSIDER OFFERS, SHALL WE SAY.



    REPORTER: WHEN I SPOKE TO YOU EARLIER I ASKED YOU HOW YOU FELT AFTER COMING OUT FROM CHINA AND YOU SAID YOU WOULD MENTION IT SOMETIME LATER, COULD I JUST ASK YOU DO YOU FEEL HAPPY.



    WILL: WELL, AS I SAID BEFORE I HAVE NO COMMENT. I THINK THAT IF I RECEIVE AN OFFER ALL THE COMMENTS SHOULD GO TO THE OFFER I ACCEPT.




    Initials JB/VS/BOB/PS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CAPTAIN PETER WILL, THE SIXTH BRITON RELEASED RECENTLY FROM DETENTION IN CHINA, HAS ARRIVED IN HONG KONG WHERE REPORTERS INTERVIEWED HIM.

    CAPTAIN WILL WAS DETAINED IN CHINA FOR 17 MONTHS FOR ALLEGEDLY INSULTING THE CHINESE LEADER MAO TSE-TUNG.

    THE 46 YEAR OLD CAPTAIN FROM BEITH IN SCOTLAND WAS TAKEN OFF HIS PASSENGER-CARGO SHIP KOTA YAYA AT THE PORT OF TAKU AND KEPT IN JAIL BUT WAS NOT ILLTREATED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9UZ1M0KKWNBAPMG38S73VTDDG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9UZ1M0KKWNBAPMG38S73VTDDG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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