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Pope / Recovery #71690

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 19, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) 1st photograph of Pope John Paul II since assassination attempt reported released today; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Rome, Italy) Pontiff's photos shown, examined; his continued recovery discussed. [Dr. Kevin CAHILL - praises care given pope.] Photo of shooting shown, discussed; arrival of Prime Min. Pierre Trudeau, personal envoy of Ayatollah Khomeini and Franciszek Cardinal Macharski of Kracow for visits reported Details given, films shown. Macharski said expected to succeed Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski in Warsaw; Solidarity union mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore Artist: Gerald Andrea

(Studio) Accused gunman Mehmet Ali Agca said allegedly claiming to have planned to kill Queen Elizabeth, United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim, and president of European Parliament; details given. His reason for not killing Queen Elizabeth noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:03:10

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