CBS Evening News for Friday, May 15, 1981
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(Studio) Pope John Paul II's continued recovery from attempted assassination reported; questions remaining unanswered with regard to his assailant outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Rome, Italy) Possibility of suspected gunman Mehmet Ali Agca recing. help examined; Italian police inspector named in report Agca's activities, possibly with ultra-rightist orgs., since escaping from Turkish prison and focus on pope discussed; Turkey noted informing Italian police several mos. ago of Agca's presence in Italy. Details given.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell
(Rome, Italy) Pontiff's continued recuperation discussed; films shown. Anticipated length of his hospitalization mentioned; incrd. security in Vatican City cited.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
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