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House / Assault Weapons Ban #154111

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 05, 1994
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) Vote in the House of Representatives to ban assault weapons featured; scenes shown of victim's widower Steve Sposato lobbying against the guns. [President CLINTON, Representatives Gerald SOLOMON, Don YOUNG, Lincoln DIAZ-BALART, Lynn SCHENK - offer differing opinions on the bill.] [Representative Tom FOLEY - reads the vote.] [CLINTON - reacts to victory.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) The high drama of today's vote discussed; the importance of the position of Representative Henry Hyde in the vote against the gun lobby noted.

Cochran, John;
Roberts, Cokie;
Sawyer, Diane

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