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Pope / Latin American Visit #501188

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 26, 1979
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(Studio) Pope's visit to Santo Domingo and concern for poor reported Ongoing tour to Mexico, earthquake there, noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Santo Domingo, Dominican Republican) Pope's visit to poor section in Santo Domingo filmed. [POPE - speaks to crowd in Spanish.] Serenade of pope in Polish, by crowd, noted.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Mexico City, Mexico) Pope's arrival in Mexico filmed. Lopez Portillo meeting of Pope noted. Large crowds, tight security reported Relations between Mexico and Vatican discussed. Waiving of rules with regard to public religious observances noted. Significance of visit assessed.
REPORTER: George Lewis

Brinkley, David;
Lewis, George;
McCarthy, Lee

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