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Person of The Week (Phil Derea) #165744

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 12, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Roman Catholic priest Father Phil DeRea, who ministers to the Indianapolis race car circuit, profiled; scenes shown from the race track. [DeREA - talks about his mission.] [Driver's wife Debbie RAHAL, race drivers Bobby RAHAL, Mario ANDRETTI. Emerson FITTIPALDI, racing enthusiast Paul NEWMAN - praise "Father Phil."] DeRea's background reviewed; photos shown. His role as head of the Missionary Vehicle Association, which raises money to buy vehicles for hospitals in the developing world, noted.

Jennings, Peter

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