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Pope / Assassination Attempt #277041

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 13, 1981
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(Studio) Reaction of Boston Cardinal Humberto Madeiros to attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) National reaction to shooting examined; films shown. [PEOPLE - comment, pray.] [Polish National Alliance spokesperson Aloysius MAZEWSKI - notes psychological impact of incident.] [Pontiff's cousin Ted WOJTYLA - comments.] Atmosphere in several cities across United States examined.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Warsaw, Poland) Reaction here to assassination attempt examined; films shown. News of shooting said being kept form ailing Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski; pontiff's relationship with him recalled.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) John Paul's opposition to security measures around him examined; films shown.
REPORTER: David Culhane

(Studio) Connecticut state senate noted passing previously defeated handgun legislature after hearing of attempt on pope's life; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Culhane, David;
Faw, Bob;
Quint, Bert;
Rather, Dan

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