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Cardinal Mindszenty #460084

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 28, 1971
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(Studio) Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty ends 15 years of self-imposed refuge at US Budapest, Hungary, embassy by flying to Rome; has lived at embassy since 1956 Hungary uprising; gives in to Pope Paul's request to end exile.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rome, Italy) Mindszenty arrival culmination of negotiations between Vatican and Hungary; Mindszenty refused to leave until now because believed departure would be viewed as admission of guilt; Pope Paul greets Mindszenty at Vatican; Vatican trying to improve relations with Communist ntns.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) Mindszenty imprisoned for 7 years before 1956 by Hungarian government; Mindszenty removed from prison during 1956 uprising by Hungarians; film shows Mindszenty at United States embassy in 1956; in letter to Pope Paul, says accepts exile as heaviest burden of life.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Kiker, Douglas
Duration:
00:04:50

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