• Short Summary

    FOLLOWING AN INCIDENT OCTOBER 26TH IN WHICH AN AMERICAN INTERPRETER WAS ESCORTED ACROSS THE BORDER INTO EAST BERLIN THROUGH CHECK POINT CHARLIE ON THE FRIEDRICHSTRASSE, AMERICAN TANKS AND JEEPS STOOD BY TO ESCORT AND OTHER CIVILIANS WHO WISHED TO ASSERT THE PRIVILEGE OF PASSING INTO THE EASTERN SECTOR WITHOUT SHOWING THEIR IDENTITY DOCUMENTS, PROVIDED THEY WERE IN AN OFFICIALLY REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLE.

  • Description

    FOLLOWING AN INCIDENT OCTOBER 26TH IN WHICH AN AMERICAN INTERPRETER WAS ESCORTED ACROSS THE BORDER INTO EAST BERLIN THROUGH CHECK POINT CHARLIE ON THE FRIEDRICHSTRASSE, AMERICAN TANKS AND JEEPS STOOD BY TO ESCORT AND OTHER CIVILIANS WHO WISHED TO ASSERT THE PRIVILEGE OF PASSING INTO THE EASTERN SECTOR WITHOUT SHOWING THEIR IDENTITY DOCUMENTS, PROVIDED THEY WERE IN AN OFFICIALLY REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLE.

    LATER IN THE DAY, THE AMERICANS ORDERED AN AMERICAN BUS THAT HAD UNSUCCESSFULLY ATTEMPTED TO PASS THROUGH THE CHECKPOINT TO ABANDON EHTHE EFFORT TO GO INTO EAST BERLIN.

    THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR HAS LODGED A PROTEST IN MOSCOW.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA6I2CW3DESTHDEQJ6R3C2G3I
    Media URN:
    VLVAA6I2CW3DESTHDEQJ6R3C2G3I
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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