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Pope Paul's Death #500141

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 11, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's attendance at mass in Washington, DC for Pope Paul VI and Mrs. Carter's arrival in Rome for Pope's funeral on Saturday reported.

(Saint Peter's Square) Mrs. Carter's arrival in Rome as head of American delegation, also include New York Governor Hugh Carey and Senator Edward Kennedy, noted. [Mrs. CARTER - comments on Pope Paul.] Contd. crowds viewing remains in Saint Peter's Basilica reported Details given about Pope's will.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Rome, Italy) Report on preparation of papal garments already underway at Rome shop of Francesco Gammarelli, despite lack of knowledge as to identity of new pope. [GAMMARELLI - says family has always been right in guesswork about sizes for new pope.] History of family's commission to make new papal garments given. Mixup in sizes of clothing for Pope John XXIII, through mistake of Vatican aides, mentioned.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Hart, John;
Palmer, John;
Utley, Garrick

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