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Pope John Paul II / Austria Visit / Assassination Plot #116433

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 27, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) 1981 assassination attempt by Mehmet Ali Agca against Pope recalled. Report introduced.

(Vienna, Austria: Jerry King) Uncovering of assassination plot to kill Pope John Paul II during his visit to Austria reported; scenes shown of construction site from which shots were to have been fired at Pope's motorcade. Gray Wolves, right-wing Turkish extremist group of which Agca was mbr., described, linked to plot.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry
Duration:
00:01:30

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