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Papal Assassination Plot Indictments #534132

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Italian judge Ilario Martella's conclusion that would-be papal assassin Mehmet Ali Agca was accompanied by second gunman Oral Celik in 1981 shooting of Pope John Paul II; films, photos shown. Investigation into alleged parallel plot to kill Lech Walesa said abandoned due to lack of evidence. Suspected roles of Bulgarians Sergei Antonov, Todor Aivazov and Zhelyo Vasilev considered. [Defense attorney Giuseppe CONSOLO - denies lack of evidence against clients.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Possible connection between Bulgarian conspirators and KGB discussed; political ramifications considered. John Paul's communications with late Leonid Brezhnev described.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin

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