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Pope / Assassination Attempt #516716

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 13, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Reaction of President Reagan, still recovering from assassination attempt, reported, quoted on screen. [Vice President Geo BUSH - calls for international war on terrorism; notes UN's inability to discuss problem.]
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Reaction here to shooting featured; films shown. [Reverend James FERRIS, MAN - pray, comment.] [Terence Cardinal COOKE - notes Reagan's phone call to him about Pope.] Atmosphere in Massachusetts, New Jersey noted. [Friend of pontiff, NUN - praises John Paul.]
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier (WWLP-TV newstape)

(Chicago, Illinois) Atmosphere here examined; films shown. [PEOPLE - react to shooting.] [Pope's cousin Ted WOJTYLA - cites number of sick people in world.] Pontiff's visit to Iowa farm of Joe Hayes during his United States tour recalled; film shown. [HAYES - expresses shock.] Special Masses throughout region noted.
REPORTER: Jim Cummins (WHO-TV newstape)

(Los Angeles, California) Reaction here featured; films shown. [CHILDREN - comment.] [Timothy Cardinal MANNING - cites pontiff's courage.]
REPORTER: Heidi Schulman

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Warsaw, Poland) Response here to assassination attempt examined; films shown. [WOMAN - comments.] [Solidarity union spokesperson Janusz ONYSZKIEWICZ - noted United States experience with such situations.] [PRIEST - comments.] Pontiff's support for farmers' independent union recalled.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Reaction of Giscard d'Estaing, Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Schulman, Heidi;
Woodruff, Judy

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