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Pope in America / New Orleans #558241

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 12, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Stan Bernard) Pope John Paul II's appearance here, aimed primarily at black Catholics, featured; details given, scenes shown. [Bishop Joseph Lawson HOWZE - feels racism is hindrance to full development of blacks in church leadership.] [POPE John Paul - considers issue an American problem.] Factors apparently underlying smaller than expected crowds for papal functions considered; San Francisco officials' criticism of security measures for papal visit mentioned as example

Reporter(s):
Bernard, Stan;
Chung, Connie
Duration:
00:02:40

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