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Nightline #873669

ABC Special for Wednesday, May 13, 1981

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  • ABC Nightline re: Pope John Paul II assassination attempt, an eyewitness account, an update on the Pope's condition, would-be assassin suspect Mehmet Ali Agca, the Pope's religious and political views, reaction in Chicago (Illinois) and Washington D.C., the Pope's visit to Washington D.C., reported by Ted Koppel, John Laurence, Bill Blakemore, Max Robinson, Bettina Gregory, Sam Donaldson.
  • Taped interviews with Lowell Newton, Henry Kissinger, John Wojtylo, Raymond Donovan, Romwald Spasowski, Ken Hudek, Diana Clark, and unidentified others.
  • Live interviews with Peter Bruno, Mustafa Gursel, Claire Sterling, Robert Lynch, Robert Drinan, Francis X Murphy, Terence Cardinal Cooke, George Bush.
  • Excerpt of mass led by James Hickey.
  • Excerpt of a speech by Pope John Paul II.
  • Reporter(s):
    Laurence, John;
    Walker, James;
    Blakemore, Bill;
    Robinson, Max;
    Gregory, Bettina

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