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Christmas / Rome / Train Bombing #88339

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 25, 1984
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(Studio) Christmas said dominating news. Item with regard to Pope John Paul II's Christmas message introduced
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Rome, Italy) Scenes of Pope's annual Christmas appearance shown. Pope said expressing "Merry Christmas" in 45 different languages "Solidarity" with poor, unemployed, hunger, said themes of Pope's message. Protesters against famine noted releasing symbolic blue balloons. Bombing of train near Bologna, Italy, recalled. [POPE - speaks about bombing.] Sketch of bombing suspect shown; Vernio, Italy, scenes shown. Right-wing urban guerrillas said thought to be behind bombing. Hospitalized wounded shown at Christmas service in Bologna.
REPORTER: Mike McCourt

(Studio) Upcoming items.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

McCourt, Mike;
Threlkeld, Richard

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