• Short Summary

    MRS. GERALD BROOKE, THE WIFE OF THE BRITISH UNIVERSITY LECTURER SENTENCED IN JUNE LAST YEAR?

  • Description

    MRS. GERALD BROOKE, THE WIFE OF THE BRITISH UNIVERSITY LECTURER SENTENCED IN JUNE LAST YEAR TO FIVE YEARS' DETENTION IN THE SOVIET UNION FOR SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES, VISITED HER HUSBAND YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SIX MONTHS.

    GERALD BROOKE IS IMPRISONED AT VLADIMIR, SIXTY TWO MILES (100 KILOMETRES) FROM MOSCOW.

    MRS. BROOKE'S ARRIVAL IN MOSCOW COINCIDED WITH A VISIT BY THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR. WILSON. MR. WILSON IS REPORTED TO HAVE MADE A PERSONAL PLEA TO SOVIET LEADERS FOR BROOKE'S RELEASE, WHICH WAS REJECTED.

    BROOKE IS DUE SHORTLY TO LEAVE VLADIMIR PRISON TO COMPLETE HIS SENTENCE IN A LABOUR CAMP.

    MRS. BROOKE WAS INTERVIEWED IN MOSCOW BY AN INDEPENDENT TELEVISION NEWS REPORTER FROM LONDON ABOUT HER HUSBAND'S CONDITION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADC7CFN158FP2S2T7RSR0CAR8O
    Media URN:
    VLVADC7CFN158FP2S2T7RSR0CAR8O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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