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Easter / Terrorism and Natural Disaster #498064

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 26, 1978
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(Studio) Reports on shadows cast over Easter celebrations by terrorism and natural disaster.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Rome, Italy) Pope Paul's delivery of Easter blessing in Saint Peter's Sq., despite remaining weakness from flu, reported Mood in Italy described, because of terrorist acts include Moro kidnapping.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

(Jerusalem, Israel) Easter services at Church of the Holy Sepulcher, which encloses accepted site of Christ's tomb. Stalled Israeli-Egyptian peace talks, preparations of Israeli troops to leave south Lebanon and quiet in Lebanese Christian villages stated.
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff

(Tyre, Lebanon) Attempts by Christians left in Tyre to hold Easter services and conditions in city in wake of Israeli attack described. Christians' reluctance to return to area because of Palestinian vow to continue war noted. United Nations peacekeeping troops' task outlined.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(No location given) [Armagh, North Ireland, Archbishop O'FIAICH - states reasons for celebrating Easter; recalls beginning of Lent.] Film shown.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Portsall, France) Report on effect of oil spill from wreck of tanker Amoco Cadiz off Brittany coast. Mood of coastal town of Portsall on Easter marred by pollution caused by oil noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Cochran, John;
Francis, Fred;
Palmer, John;
Savitch, Jessica;
Sternoff, Bill

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