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Pope / Assassination Attempt Aftermath #71647

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 15, 1981
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(Studio) Pope John Paul II's continued recovery from assassination attempt reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Continuing mystery surrounding accused gunman Mehmet Ali Agca noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Rome, Italy) Agca's activities since escaping from Turkish prison examined; map, films shown. Question of possible conspiracy discussed; arrests in Italy and Turkey of suspects, include Faruk Ozgun, whose name was on Agca's passport, noted.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(Studio) Pontiff's continued improvement reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Rome, Italy) John Paul's recuperation discussed; films, sketches shown. Pontiff's envoy said meeting with daughter of Ann Odre, also wounded in shooting; conditions of both Odre and Rose Hall, another victim, reported.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

(Studio) Special addition this Sunday of "Issues and Answers" and upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Salinger, Pierre

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