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.
REPORTER: John Hart
(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
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