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Easter and Passover #516297

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 19, 1981
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(Studio) Celebration of Easter and Passover today noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Vatican City, Italy) Pope John Paul II's observance of Easter Mass featured; films shown. His use of occasion to comment on abortion mentioned; number of languages he used to convey blessings noted. [POPE - calls for Easter celebration.] His address to Poland reported.
REPORTER: Keith Miller

(Jerusalem, Israel) Easter services at Church of the Holy Sepulcher examined; films shown. Latin Patriarch Monsignor Giacomo Giuseppi Beltritti's celebration of Mass of the Resurrection noted. Coinciding celebration of Passover discussed.
REPORTER: Vic Aicken

(San Salvador, El Salvador) Observance of Easter here, despite civil war, examined; films shown. Call for peace by Monsignor Arturo Rivera y Damas discussed.
REPORTER: Phil Bremen

(Atlanta, Georgia) Vols.' continued search for clues in murders of city black youths reported; atmosphere in city's churches today noted. [Mayor Maynard JACKSON - thinks solution is near.] Police said preparing to release composite drawing of man allegedly seen with missing Eddie "Bubba" Duncan; details given. Symbolic placement of crosses at locations where victims have been found so far explained.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez (WXIA-TV newstape)

Aicken, Vic;
Bremen, Phil;
Miller, Keith;
Savitch, Jessica

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