• Short Summary

    MRS BETTY AMBATIELOS CONTINUES HER LONG FIGHT FOR THE RELEASE OF HER HUSBAND, TONY, SERVING LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR HELPING COMMUNIST GUERRILLAS.

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    MRS BETTY AMBATIELOS CONTINUES HER LONG FIGHT FOR THE RELEASE OF HER HUSBAND, TONY, SERVING LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR HELPING COMMUNIST GUERRILLAS.YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) SHE VISITED HIM TWICE IN PRISON ON AEGINA ISLAND, SOUTH OF ANTHENS.

    MR.AMBATIELOS WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH IN 1947, BUT REPRIEVED IN 1952 AND GIVEN LIFE IMPRISONMENT.HE IS THE LEADER OF THE GREEK SEAMEN'S UNION.HIS BRITISH-BORN WIFE, A LONDON SCHOOLTEACHER, HAS DEVOTED MUCH OF HER SPARE TIME WORKING TO SECURE HIS RELEASE.

    YESTERDAY'S VISIT WAS THE FIRST TIME SHE HAD SEEN HIM SINCE JULY LAST YEAR.SHE SAW HIM FOR 40 MINUTES IN THE MORNING AND AN HOUR IN THE AFTERNOON.SHE SAID HER HUSBAND LOOKED "QUITE CHEERFUL AND HAPPY."
    HER NEXT MOVE, SHE SAID, WOULD BE TO CONSULT HER HUSBAND'S LAWYERS AND SEE MR.GEORGE PAPANDREOU, LEADER OF THE UNION OF CENTRE OPPOSITION PARTY, AND OTHER POLITICAL LEADERS.

    (MRS AMBATIELOS STAGED DEMONSTRATIONS IN LONDON EARLIER THIS YEARS DURING THE TWO VISITS OF QUEEN FREDERIKA - THE LAST VISIT ACCOMPANIED BY HER HUSBAND, KING PAUL OF THE HELLENES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAASKYST8S9NW3V7P36QZPXW8VP
    Media URN:
    VLVAASKYST8S9NW3V7P36QZPXW8VP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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