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Connecticut / School Shooting / NRA / Murphy, Walmart Interviews #1035955

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 21, 2012
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Photos of some of the young victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, shown.

(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) The first response from the NRA to the shooting introduced. [NRA CEO Wayne LaPIERRE†- calls for armed police officers in every school.] Recent interview held with Representative Senate-elect Chris Murphy in response to the NRA statement. [MURPHY - talks about hearing while he was going to student funerals about the NRA statement about the need or more guns; states LaPierre is out of step even with NRA members; suggests assault weapons and ammo have to be off the streets and that Newtown parents may take part in the political process of change.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) The big business of gun sales led by Walmart noted.

(Bentonville, Arkansas: Gary Tuchman) Walmart's weighing in on the Newtown tragedy presented; scenes shown of guns in a Walmart store. [Walmart vice president David TOVAR†- comments on the company's seeking of a balance on firearm sales, on the company outreach, the company focus on customer requests.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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