NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 06, 1979
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(Studio) Reports with regard to visit of Pope John Paul II in Washington, DC introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(DC) Pope shown arriving at White House [President CARTER - welcomes Pope in Polish.] [POPE - addresses crowd.] Peace, human rts., poverty and hunger mentioned.
REPORTER: John Dancy
(DC) [Vice PresidentMONDALE - welcomes Pope to DC.] [POPE - is looking forward to mtg. leaders of US.] Vatican decision to have Pope in United States this year in order to avoid 1980 president elecs. noted. Gregory Peck, Coretta King and George Meany said among guests at reception for Pope. Papal plea to Organization of American States to do everything possible to end arms race reported Pope's schedule for remaining time in Washington, DC given.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann