• Short Summary

    The Philippines parole board has recommended that Benjamin Mendoza, the Bolivian painter who attacked Pope Paul during his Eastern tour, be pardoned and sent back to his own country.

  • Description

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    GV Ermita Jail in Manila
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    2.
    Prisoners outside wing of jail
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    3.
    Mendoza painting in cell
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    4.
    Another prisoner watches
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    5.
    Mendoza sitting on bunk reading documents
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    Initials OS/1646 OS/1651



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Philippines parole board has recommended that Benjamin Mendoza, the Bolivian painter who attacked Pope Paul during his Eastern tour, be pardoned and sent back to his own country.

    But Mendoza, who is being held in a Manila jail, said that if the pardon was approved he would refuse it. He claims to have no desire to return to Bolivia.

    Mendoza spends most of his time painting and is said to be a model prisoner. Visnews cameraman Francisco Arcellana managed to film the jailed artist at work.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF59P47KCL15U3DIU0HMG8JK2Q
    Media URN:
    VLVAF59P47KCL15U3DIU0HMG8JK2Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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