• Short Summary

    British Foreign Office Official Oliver Wright flew into Montevideo on Wednesday (January 13) for talks with the Uruguayan Government following the kidnapping of British Ambassador Geoffrey Jackson.

  • Description

    1.
    MV Oliver Wright off aircraft at Carraguo airport
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    2.
    SV Newsmen surrounding Wright
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    3.
    CU Wright
    0.24

    4.
    MV Into car
    0.30

    5.
    SV PAN..Car away
    0.37

    6.
    SV Armed soldier amidst traffic
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    MV PAN..more armed soldiers in street
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    8.
    SV Soldiers moves to check car
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    9.
    SV Soldiers PAN to car driver walking to pavement
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    10.
    CV Soldier checking driver
    1.00

    11.
    CU TILT..Wright speaking at press conference
    1.05

    12.
    CU PAN..newsmen
    1.10

    13.
    CU Wright with interpreter
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    14.
    GV TILT..DOWN EXTERIOR Uruguyan Foreign Office
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    15.
    CU Plaque
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    16.
    SV PAN..Wright leaves building with director of protocol to car
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    17.
    GV Street PAN TO car
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    18.
    CU Wright in car and away (2 shots)
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    Initials RJ/JF/PS/1323



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: British Foreign Office Official Oliver Wright flew into Montevideo on Wednesday (January 13) for talks with the Uruguayan Government following the kidnapping of British Ambassador Geoffrey Jackson.

    At a news conference on his arrival, Mr. Wright aid that the British Government held the Uruguayan Government responsible for the security of British diplomats. He also said that he didn't think there was any question of a ransom for the envoy's release.

    Later Mr. Wright had talks with the Uruguayan Foreign Minister, Jorge Peirano Facio and then he went to the British Embassy to talk with the staff.

    Mr. Jackson was kidnapped by members of the Tupamaros guerrilla group on January 8 while driving to the Embassy. More than 600 people said by the Government to be connected with the Tupamaros have been rounded up by troops during a massive sweep through Montevideo. So far there has been no lead to the whereabouts or fate of the kidnapped diplomat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4J75EV6HL2PTU2MRAJXKBO34M
    Media URN:
    VLVA4J75EV6HL2PTU2MRAJXKBO34M
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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