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Pope John Paul II assassination attempt...



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May 14, 1981

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1981

* Pope John Paul II
* Assassination attempt
* Mehmet Ali Ağca


The front page has a nice banner headline: "POPE IS SHOT IN CAR IN VATICAN SQUARE; SURGEONS TERM CONDITION 'GUARDED'; TURK, AN ESCAPED MURDERER, IS SEIZED" with subheads and 3 related photos. Much more on the following pages.
Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, a little residue and minor wear at the top left corner where a address label was removed, otherwise in very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century