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Poland / Pope's Visit #264861

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1979
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(Studio) Pope John Paul II's visit to hometown of Wadowice and later to Auschwitz reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland) John Paul's reception at Wadowice reported; pontiff quoted. Films shown. The pope's later visit to Auschwitz and Birkenau death camps detailed. Polish priest Maximillian Kolby mentioned. Crowd at Birkenau noted as same number killed by Nazis in normal 2-mo. time span. John Paul quoted.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Special report on pope's trip to Poland announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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