2 April 2005 - Saturday

Twenty-six years ago

AP correspondent Robert H. Reid was in Warsaw:

On an icy October night a quarter-century ago, a nervous-looking anchorman on Polish television stared at his notes as he blurted out the news: "A new pope has been elected." Pausing, he added: "It's Wojtyla," and then went on to report the rest of the day's news.
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