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Pope / New York City Visit #56699

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 02, 1979
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(Studio) NYC's reception for Pope John Paul II said exemplifed by crowd outside Saint Patrick's Cathedral; film shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) John Paul's speech before United Nations General Assembly featured; films shown. [John PAUL - speaks on Mideast, Palestinians.] Pontiff noted also commenting on Jerusalem, Lebanon conflict, inequity between Third World poverty and wealthier ntns. [John PAUL - asks if children are to receive arms race from us.] Pol. aspect of Pope's personality considered.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Studio) John Paul said flying to New York City from Boston aboard Shepherd One; films shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Pontiff said met at La Guardia by Kurt Waldheim; papal activities for most of day noted devoted to ideals of UN. Details given, films shown. FBI reported seizing guns and ammunition in New Jersey house after receive threat of assassination.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

Blakemore, Bill;
Cioffi, Lou;
Reynolds, Frank

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