• Short Summary

    WRITER CLIFFORD IRVING WAS RELEASED FROM FEDERAL PRISON ON FRIDAY AND TRANSFERRED TO A SO-CALLED HALFWAY HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY UNTIL HIS PAROLE BECOMES EFFECTIVE.

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    CLIFFORD CHECKING BACK IN A HALF-WAY HOUSE AND TALKING WITH LADY WARDEN, SIGNING BOOK, THEN INTO HIS SMALL ROOM HANGING UP COAT, PAN SHOT OF ROOM SHOWING BED? ETC, THEN IRVING SPEAKING TO REPORTERS, SAYING HE WAS TOLD AT 8: 30 A.M. LAST FRIDAY THAT HE WAS LEAVING AT 9:30 A.M. THAT DAY, FEELS TOTALLY DISORIENTATED NOW, IT WAS TOTALLY UPSETTING TO GET SUCH SHORT NOTICE..WALKED AROUND CITY IN A DAZE SAYS HE IS BROKE, NEEDS A JOB..IN THE SENSE F A PUBLISHER, NEEDS PLACE TO LIVE FOR HIMSELF XND HIS FAMILY..AND FEELS HE IS EMINENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR TREATMENT CENTRE (WHICH CHARGES ONLY A VERY SMALL AMOUNT TO HOUSE RESIDENTS) ASKED WHAT DOES HE SAY TO CHARGES THAT HE ISN'T AS BROKE AS HE CLAIMS (AND DOES NOT QUALITXXX QUALIFY FOR TREATMENT CENTRXXX CENTRE HOUSING). IRVING SAYS THAT IS NOT THE CENTRE OF HIS PROBLEM AND HE DOESN'T WORRY ABOUT IT.




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    Background: WRITER CLIFFORD IRVING WAS RELEASED FROM FEDERAL PRISON ON FRIDAY AND TRANSFERRED TO A SO-CALLED HALFWAY HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY UNTIL HIS PAROLE BECOMES EFFECTIVE. THE HALF-WAY HOUSE IS REALLY A FEDERAL COMMUNITY CENTRE FOR THE REHABILITATION OF FORMER PRISONERS. CLIFFORD, WHO WAS ALLOWED TO VISIT FRIENDS OVER THE WEEKEND, CHECKED BACK INTO TXE HALF-WAY HOUSE MORNING AND TALED TO REPORTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCQQQF5BQEJOGZCOE01SRW2NQ
    Media URN:
    VLVACCQQQF5BQEJOGZCOE01SRW2NQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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