• Short Summary

    THE "HOT-LINE" TELEPRINTER SYSTEM BETWEEN THE KREMLIN AND THE WHITE HOUSE HAS BEEN PRONOUNCED IN WORKING ORDER.

  • Description

    THE "HOT-LINE" TELEPRINTER SYSTEM BETWEEN THE KREMLIN AND THE WHITE HOUSE HAS BEEN PRONOUNCED IN WORKING ORDER.ON MONDAY THE SPECIAL TELEPRINTERS WERE MOVED INTO THE PENTAGON OFFICE OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF AND TEST MESSAGES OF A TECHNICAL NATURE WERE EXCHANGED TO CHECK RECEPTION.THE LINE IS DUE TO BE INAUGURATED ON SUNDAY.

    THE 7,100 MILE (11,400 KILOMETRE) COMMUNICATIONS LINK BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND MOSCOW CAME AS A RESULT OF SEVEN-WEEK NEGOTIATIONS IN GENEVA LAST JUNE.FOR THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT, IT IS INTENDED TO HELP AVERT A NUCLEAR WAR.

    THE PRESENT WIRE CIRCUIT PASSES THROUGH HELSINKI, STOCKHOLM, COPENHAGEN, AND LONDON.AN ALTERNATE RADIO LINK THROUGH TANGIER WILL BE COMPLETED LATER THIS YEAR.

    MESSAGES ON THE CIRCUIT WILL BE TRANSLATED INTO A CODED FORM CHANGED AT FREQUENT INTERVALS TO ENSURE PRIVACY.IT WILL BE OPERATED BY PERSONNEL WHO HAVE RECEIVED SPECIAL TRAINING IN BILINGUAL TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS WORK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC0UI5YV64VAZ35DGWFMP0VRHX
    Media URN:
    VLVAC0UI5YV64VAZ35DGWFMP0VRHX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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