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Poland / Pope's Visit #505048

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1979
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(Studio) Pope John Paul II's visit to Auschwitz and Wadowice rptd
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Auschwitz, Poland) Wadowice reception for pontiff contrasted with mood during visit to Auschwitz and Birkenau death camps. Films shown. Details given of camps, pontiff's visit. Polish martyr Father Maximilian Kolbe mentioned.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Poland) Background report on Auschwitz; films shown Father Kolbe's role detailed; sketches shown, courtesy "Victory in Death" E. J. Piszek Productions. [Prisoner saved by Father Kolbe, Franciszek GAJOWNICZEK - (thru interpreter) recalls incident.] Beatification of Father Kolbe by Pope Paul VI recalled
REPORTER: John Palmer

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Palmer, John

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