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    AMERICAN PROFESSOR FREDERICK C. BARGHOORN OF YALE UNIVERSITY FLEW INTO LONDON FROM MOSCOW TONIGHT (SATURDAY)?

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    AMERICAN PROFESSOR FREDERICK C. BARGHOORN OF YALE UNIVERSITY FLEW INTO LONDON FROM MOSCOW TONIGHT (SATURDAY) AFTER HIS DRAMATIC RELEASE FROM DETENTION ON CHARGES OF ALLEGED SPYING.

    THE 51-YEAR-OLD EXPERT ON SOVIET AFFAIRS - ARRESTED IN MOSCOW ON OCTOBER 31 DURING A TOUR OF RUSSIA - WAS PLACED UNDER A TIGHT SECURITY SCREEN AS SOON AS HE LANDED AT LONDON AIRPORT ABOARD A BRITISH AIRLINER FROM MOSCOW.

    AIRPORT POLICE HUSTLED HIM THROUGH A BIG CROWD OF NEWSMEN, TIED AND NERVOUS AND, AFTER GOING THROUGH CUSTOMS, HE WAS HURRIED AWAY IN A U.S. EMBASSY CAR. LATER, THE PROFESSOR SPENT THE NIGHT AT THE HOME OF AN AMERICAN EMBASSY OFFICIAL. HE'S EXPECTED TO FLY HOME TO AMERICA TOMORROW.

    THE SUDDEN RELEASE OF PROFESSOR BARGHOORN WAS CAUSED BY THE "SPECIAL CONCERN" OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY, ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT MADE TO THE U.S. EMBASSY IN MOSCOW BY THE SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. GROMYKO.

    BEFORE HIS ARREST, PROFESSOR BARGHOORN HAD VISITED CENTRAL ASIA AND THE CAUCASUS. NEWS OF HIS ARREST WAS RELEASED BY THE RUSSIANS ON NOVEMBER 12 AND WAS FOLLOWED BY STRONG U.S. GOVERNMENT PROTESTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACG2X2CP9P5F66H0V96KKY5SWS
    Media URN:
    VLVACG2X2CP9P5F66H0V96KKY5SWS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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