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Pope's Death #785507

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 02, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The death of Pope John Paul II after health problems reported.

(Vatican: Keith Miller) The ritual surrounding the death of the pope reviewed; scenes shown of the people in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican when the announcement was made to the crowd; details recalled of his health problems. [Vatican VISITOR - comments.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Vatican: Anne Thompson) The emotional response of the people in the square featured; scenes shown of the crowd applauding, crying & singing at the death news. [Brother Tan Nguyen LUONG‡, American students Katie BRENNAN, Lauren GROSSMAN - react.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Krakow: Kelly O'Donnell) The reaction in Poland to the pope's death featured; scenes shown from Krakow, his boyhood home. [American tourists Mary Anne McMANUS, Pauline GAFFNEY, pope's friend Stanislaw JURA‡- expresses their feelings.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. {Note: temporary loss of picture for 17 seconds}

(Los Angeles: Ron Allen) The reaction of American Catholics to the pope's death featured; scenes shown from Los Angeles & New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral. [In Los Angeles, two PEOPLE - comment.]

Williams, Brian;
Miller, Keith;
Thompson, Anne;
O'Donnell, Kelly;
Allen, Ron

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