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Pope / Recovery #71789

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 24, 1981
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(Studio) Pope John Paul II said possibly leaving hospital within 10 days; his activities today noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Rome, Italy) Pontiff's tape recorded message, played in Saint Peter's Square, outlined; Rose Hall, also wounded in shooting, reported visiting John Paul prior to leaving hospital. [Kenneth HALI - describes meeting with John Paul.] Photos examined by police here said disclosing known associate of Mehmet Ali Agca in crowd listening to pontiff 2 Suns. before the shooting; details given.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

Blakemore, Bill;
Donaldson, Sam

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