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Pope in America #317937

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 09, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS News-"New York Times" poll indicating growing breach between United States Catholics and the church outlined on screen. Pope John Paul II's remarks on upcoming trip to United States quoted; scenes shown. [PONTIFF - anticipates visit during bicentennial of United States Constitution.]

(Miami, Florida: Bernard Goldberg) Entrepreneurs' effort to profit from John Paul's United States trip with "popepourri" examined; details given, scenes shown. [WORKER - notes ease in making item look like John Wayne rather than John Paul.] Clint Eastwood mentioned, shown. [PRIEST - notes tackiness of some items.] [CREATORS - explains their "Let United States Spray" lawn sprinkler.] [Gene GRAYTACK - explains his role as John Paul double at casino.] [Graytack's WIFE - describes her embarrassment.] [CREATORS - note ultimate praise of their creation.]

Reporter(s):
Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:10

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