Pope John Paul II visits NYC in 1979: Street vendors sell pricey pope souvenirs (10/2/79)

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With sainthood declared for the late Pope John Paul II, WPIX has opened up its archives and digitized some of our coverage of his historic 1979 visit to New York.

In this segment, Action News reporter Frank Casey interviews enterprising individuals who are selling pope memorabilia on city streets.