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Pope / New York City Visit / Crime and Traffic #501584

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 02, 1979
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(Studio) Concern over increase in crime and traffic jams during Pope John Paul II's visit due to number of police assigned to his security detail cited.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Traffic and crime situation in New York City during day examined [Police sergeant Joseph LACY - comments.] Only 2 banks said robbed today; security of pontiff said primary consideration. [Police security section Captain Don. MOSS - comments.] Police said seeking male and female possibly connected to assassination threat against Pope; FBI raid of couples home in New Jersey today and discovery of submachine gun and ammunition noted.
REPORTER: Lloyd Dobyns

(Studio) Tomorrow's papal schedule reported; coverage announced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Dobyns, Lloyd

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