• Short Summary

    THE BODY OF GENERALISSIMO RAFAEL L. TRUJILLO, THE LATE DOMINICAN DICTATOR, ARRIVED AT ORLY AIRPORT,?

  • Description

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    GV ORLY AIRPORT, PARIS
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    2.
    GV MORGUE
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    3.
    SV ATTENDANT OPENS DOORS TRACK INTO COFFIN
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    4.
    SV COFFIN
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    5.
    CU COFFIN END
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    6.
    CU "CLIPPER CARGO" LABEL ON COFFIN
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    7.
    CU COFFIN
    0.37

    8.
    MV COFFIN
    0.43



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    Background: THE BODY OF GENERALISSIMO RAFAEL L. TRUJILLO, THE LATE DOMINICAN DICTATOR, ARRIVED AT ORLY AIRPORT, PARIS, FRANCE, DECEMBER 1, ABOARD A SPECIALLY CHARTERED CARGO PLANE FOR APPARENT REBURIAL IN FRANCE. BUT FRENCH OFFICIALS REFUSED TO RELEASE THE COFFIN AND PLACED IT IN THE AIRPORT MORGUE PENDING THE RECEIPT OF PROPER DOCUMENTS.

    THE BODY OF GEN. TRUJILLO - ASSASSINATED LAST MAY - ARRIVED FROM PUERTO RICO. THE COFFIN, CONTAINED IN A HUGE MAHOGANY BOX, WAS TAKEN TO THE MORGUE AT ORLY AIRPORT BECAUSE THE PROPER DOCUMENTS WERE LACKING. THESE PAPERS INCLUDED A DEATH CERTIFICATE, A CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING LACK OF CONTAGION AND AN AUTHORISATION FROM THE FRENCH EMBASSY IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

    GENERAL TRUJILLO'S FAMILY LIVE IN PARIS. IN AGREEMENT WITH THE NEW DOMINICAN AUTHORITIES, THE FAMILY ARRANGED TO SEND THE BODY TO FRANCE TO AVOID POSSIBLE HOSTILE DEMONSTRATIONS IN SANTO DOMINGO, THE CAPITAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2WT3NSP0M99BJYH2K3TOR4TB4
    Media URN:
    VLVA2WT3NSP0M99BJYH2K3TOR4TB4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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