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Czechoslovakian:Refuges #454882

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 1971
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(Studio) In 1968, Frederick Gabriel and 2 children escaped from Czechoslovakia; Gabriel died in California later and children sent to foster homes; mother, in Czechoslovakia, asked for them back, but kids don't want to leave.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Yucaipa, California) Children, 7 and 8 years old, haven't seen mother in 4 years; lived with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith 2 years Mother takes action to get them back. Children's father's parents got threatening letter from mother. [Grandmother Mrs. Anna ROGGENDORFS - says mother said I should cooperate.] [Fritz GABRIEL - says don't want to go back; thinks bad people there; tells daddy arrested because he believed in God.] [Vlasda GABRIEL - says doesn't want to go; supposed to get pony and go to Disneyland.] Children supposed to fly back; in hiding with foster parents.
REPORTER: Tom Marshall

Chancellor, John;
Marshall, Tom

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