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Pope and The Kremlin / Biography #159643

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 03, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Bill Blakemore) Report in a new biography of Pope John Paul II on his influence in Eastern Europe and the efforts of the Kremlin to defeat him presented. [Papal biographer Tad SZULC - says Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev tried to keep the pope from visiting Poland.] [Kremlin archivist Dmitri VOLKOGONOV - (thru translator) recalls the propaganda campaign aimed at the pope.] The secret allegiance between the pope, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and Polish President Wojciech Jaruzelski to bring down the end of Communism in a peaceful manner noted.

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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