NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 09, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Pope John Paul II's remarks to Vatican audience as he leaves to begin United States tour featured; details given, scenes shown. [POPE - looks forward to trip.]
(Miami, Florida: Dennis Murphy) Preparations here for pontiff's arrival and mtg. with President Reagan featured; details given, scenes shown. [Cnty. manager Sergio PEREIRA -equates event with Super Bowl.] City's security measures described, shown. [Monsignor Jude O'DOHERTY - notes comparisons by some of US church to the Whitman sampler.] Religious and ethnic diversity facing John Paul here, include Jewish community's concern over his position on anti-Semitism, outlined. [Greater Miami Jewish Federal spokesperson Rabbi Solomon SCHIFF - fears Pope lacks full sensitivity to Holocaust's impact on Jews.] [WOMAN - comments.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Upcoming item announced.