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April 9, 1963
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1 1-4,11110-1 Approved Fo elease 2001/03/06: CIA-RDPS"1022R000100180014-0 Skin Divers and Missionary Freed by Castro, Reach U.S. MIAMI, Fla., April 9 (AP) . Floyd C. Woodworth, was ac- -Nine American skin divers cused by Premier Castro in a and an American missionary midnight television speech of landed at Homestead Air Fore working for the United States Base today after serving tim Ce in Cuban jails. The Pan American Airline DC-3 that brought them from Havana also carried James Donovan, New York lawyer, who negotiated with Cuban . rime Minister Fidel Castro for their release. he missionary, the Ree Mr. oodworth's wife and two children flew in from Cuba about two weeks ago on a Red Cross ransom flight. She went to her home in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Woodworth's home is Ar- Pueblo, Colo. Mr. Donovan, who also ne- go"atEed release` of the Say of pigs- prisoners 'last 'YSecember, said Premier Castro agreed to Donovan prored them Innocent e' Iiad been held for seven D a ue ' In an open boat Feb- --XTter Two days at aae vifhnnt. fnnri a.nrl water. 'THE EVENING STAR A=3 Washington, D. C. **** Tuesday, April 9, 1963 was confirmed by a newsman who interviewed his father in Philadelphia. Mrs. Opal Ingrewson, Omaha, Nebr,., flew to the air base to greet her son, Steven V. Baade, also of Omaha. Alexandrian in Group The other skin divers Pre- viously had been identified as Robert C. Moran Lockport; N. Y.; Clifford G. Burnes, Lebanon, N. H.; John R. Klin- ner, Miami; James Brown, Chester, Pa., and Charley E. Bocher Alexandria, Va. Mr. Donovan talked earlier with newsmen in Havana,, "The government has ee and" a resident of N t i 4r ears The tan, strik~i~_.? bacliaired woman say e us arid was 46 yes ter ay anti that a welcome hpmc Party was planned. lli said the boat the_ Ameri- cis were in when it snk-was lipsb~nd s and was newly otltfitted. he boat 't`he Shrub, wa,? designed for fishing and lobstering, she said. It also r _ Approved For Release 2001/03/06 : CIA-RDP83-01022R000100180014-0