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Crime Bill / The House #155489

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 21, 1994
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The fate of the crime bill that is before the House of Representatives examined; the eleventh-hour campaign by the National Rifle Assn. to kill assault weapons ban provisions detailed; scenes shown from the House floor. [Representatives Bill BREWSTER, Sam FARR, Robert WALKER, Gary ACKERMAN, Newt GINGRICH, Richard DURBIN - debate the gun lobby and the crime bill.] Attorney General Janet Reno's people said believing they can get President Clinton's compromise bill passed noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(White House: Michele Norris) The bipartisan compromise crime bill and the changes from the original bill that are designed to satisfy the Republican party examined; scenes shown of Clinton jogging. [White House Chief of Staff Leon PANETTA - lauds bipartisanship.]

Cochran, John;
Norris, Michele;
Simpson, Carole

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