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Senate / Anti-Crime Bill / NRA #129521

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Jim Wooten) Developments in the Senate regarding the anti-crime bill featured; scenes shown from Senate; details given of NRA's lobbying efforts against it. [Senators George MITCHELL, Alan DIXON, Robert DOLE - speak about the bill.] Key role to be played by Senator Strom Thurmond if bill is to be passed noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) NRA's opposition to anti-crime bill and gun control examined. [National Rifle Assn. Wayne LaPIERRE - comments on bill and gun control.] Restrictions on assault rifles in certain states outlined. [National Rifle Assn. president Joe FOSS - comments.] [Los Angeles police chief Daryl GATES - says American people oppose these weapons.] [LaPIERRE - responds.]

Rooney, Brian;
Simpson, Carole;
Wooten, Jim

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