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Pope / Recovery #71746

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 21, 1981
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(Studio) Continued recovery of Pope John Paul II reported; his assailant Mehmet Ali Agca reported transferred to Italian prison today.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Rome, Italy) [AGCA - apologizes for shooting 2 tourist women, but not the Pope.] Lack of security during pre-announced transfer of Agca noted; his response to interrogation and imprisonment described. Agca said allegedly having telephone conversation with Turkish terrorist in Hanover, Germany, prior to assassination attempt; details given.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore Artist: Gerald Andrea

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:01:40

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