• Short Summary

    Three men were remanded in custody in Baltimore yesterday, 13th January, accused of conspiring with three other people to kidnap President Nixon's security adviser and blow up a heating tunnel in Washington.

  • Description

    Three men were remanded in custody in Baltimore yesterday, 13th January, accused of conspiring with three other people to kidnap President Nixon's security adviser and blow up a heating tunnel in Washington.

    The three men are Father Joseph Wenderoth and Father Neil McLaughlin, both Catholic priests, and a former priest, Anthony Scoblick. They were arrested on Tuesday, 12th January.

    Another man, Eqbal Ahmad, was due to be arraigned in Chicago
    Altogether six people are accused of the plot to Kidnap Henry Kissinger on George Washington's birthday 22nd February. They are the three men remanded in Baltimore, Wenderoth, McLaughlin and Scoblick Eqbal Ahmad who was to have been arraigned in Chicago; another Catholic priest, Father Philip Berrigan who is serving a prison sentence; and a nun, Sister Mary McAlister, who is detained in Hackensack, New Jersey.

    Seven other people were named as co-conspirators but have not bear indicted. They include Father Daniel Berrigan who is Father Philip Berrigan's brother, two other Catholic priests and three nuns.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAIPLRWQFQ7PYBNUSRYSXA07MS
    Media URN:
    VLVAIPLRWQFQ7PYBNUSRYSXA07MS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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