• Short Summary

    MRS. SHEILA WYNNE, WIFE OF THE BRITISH BUSINESSMAN ACCUSED BY RUSSIA OF SPYING, WENT TO?

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    TRANSCRIPT: REPORTER: "DO YOU HOPE TO ACHIEVE ANYTHING BEYOND SEEING HIM?"



    MRS. WYNNE: "WELL, IF I HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DO SO, I WILL DO ANYTHING I CAN TO HELP."



    REPORTER: "WILL YOU TRY TO SEE MR. KHRUSHCHEV?"



    MRS WYNNE: "IF I AM INVITED TO DO SO, I WILL DO SO."



    REPORTER: "DO YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHERE YOUR HUSBAND IS?"



    MRS. WYNNE: "WELL, I'VE NEVER BEEN TOLD EXACTLY WHERE HE IS."



    REPORTER: "MRS. WYNNE, HE IS SAID TO HAVE PLEADED GUILTY TO SPYING . WHAT DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THAT?"



    MRS. WYNNE: "WELL, IT'S JUST IMPOSSIBLE AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED."



    REPORTER: "YOU ARE QUITE CERTAIN HE'S NOT A SPY?"



    MRS. WYNNE: "QUITE CERTAIN."



    REPORTER: "NATURALLY NOT ... NATURALLY NOT."



    REPORTER: "WILL YOU ATTEND THE TRIAL?"



    MRS. WYNNE: "YES, I SHALL DO SO."



    REPORTER: "HAVE YOU BEEN ON ANY OF THESE TRIPS WITH HIM BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN?"



    MRS. WYNNE "NO, NEVER."



    REPORTER: "ARE YOU TAKING ANYTHING OUT TO HIM AS CHRISTMAS PRESENTS?"



    MRS. WYNNE: "YES, I AM TAKING QUITE A LOT OF THINGS FOR HIM."



    REPORTER: "INCLUDING WARM CLOTHES?"



    MRS. WYNNE: "YES, WINTER CLOTHING EXACTLY."




    Initials EHR/V/JF/GH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MRS. SHEILA WYNNE, WIFE OF THE BRITISH BUSINESSMAN ACCUSED BY RUSSIA OF SPYING, WENT TO LONDON AIRPORT TODAY (FRIDAY) ON HER WAY TO MOSCOW. BUT HER FLIGHT - BY REGULAR JET - WAS POSTPONED. OFFICIALS SAID THE DELAY WAS DUE TO BAD WEATHER IN MOSCOW.

    SHE WAS INTERVIEWED BY NEWSMEN AT THE AIRPORT.....

    MRS. WYNNE EXPECTS TO FLY OUT TO MOSCOW TOMORROW. HER 42-YEAR-OLD HUSBAND - CHIEF OF A MOBILE EXHIBITION FIRM - WAS ARRESTED IN BUDAPEST ON NOVEMBER 2. HE WAS LATER EXTRADITED TO THE SOVIET UNION. ON NOVEMBER 27, THE SOVIET GOVERNMENT SAID HE HAD PLEADED GUILTY TO SPYING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4SVTF54A4BQKD2W4A2R06ARDY
    Media URN:
    VLVA4SVTF54A4BQKD2W4A2R06ARDY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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