• Short Summary

    THE "HOT-LINE" BETWEEN MOSCOW AND WASHINGTON WAS CUT NEAR HELSINKI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WHEN A ROAD CONSTRUCTION WORKER DROVE AN EXCAVATOR THROUGH THE CABLE.

  • Description

    THE "HOT-LINE" BETWEEN MOSCOW AND WASHINGTON WAS CUT NEAR HELSINKI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WHEN A ROAD CONSTRUCTION WORKER DROVE AN EXCAVATOR THROUGH THE CABLE.

    IT WAS WHILE CLEARING GROUND FOR A HIGHWAY ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE FINNISH CAPITAL THAT THE EXCAVATOR'S GRAB SLICED THE THICK CABLE.THE LINE, WHICH CARRIES BOTH TELEPHONE AND TELEPRINTER CONNECTIONS, WAS REPAIRED IN ABOUT FOUR HOURS.

    NEXT MONTH IS THE DATE SCHEDULED FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE "HOT LINE" AFTER WORK IS FINISHED IN MOSCOW.IT WILL SERVE AS AN EMERGENCY LINK BETWEEN MOSCOW AND WASHINGTON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA376QIJ8MWNYS4P0ZEWZ9ODSN
    Media URN:
    VLVAA376QIJ8MWNYS4P0ZEWZ9ODSN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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