NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 25, 1978
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(Studio) Vatican featured.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Vatican City) Scenes shown. Vatican as smallest state in world described. Mussolini actions in making Vatican independent recalled. Vatican as state noted. Post office, radio station, bank, supermarket, railroad and gasoline station, and tennis court mentioned. Wealth noted. Art treasures shown. Govt. headquarters noted. Power of Vatican stated. ["America" editor, Reverend Joseph O'HARA - speaks of concentration of administration in Vatican.] Role of synods noted. [O'HARA - speaks of difficulty of changing Vatican's role.] Problems of deemphasizing Vatican noted.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
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