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Gun Control / Legislation #133694

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 21, 1991
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Walter Rodgers) Ongoing debate on Capitol Hill on issue of gun control examined; details given of legislation calling for a 7- day waiting period prior to buyer receiving a handgun; scenes shown from Yale University, where student Christian Prince was murdered by a handgun. [Before Congress, fathers Edward PRINCE, James BIAS - oppose handguns.] Opposition of President Bush and the National Rifle Assn. to the Brady bill, named after former press secretary James Brady, who was shot during the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, noted. [Representative Charles SCHUMER - lectures the NRA.]

Reporter(s):
Rodgers, Walter;
Sawyer, Diane
Duration:
00:01:50

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