Search the Archive

Gun Control / The Brady Bill / Assault Weapons #158544

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 26, 1995
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The first anniversary of the passage of the Brady gun control bill featured; details given of the impact of the background check. [November 1993, President CLINTON, Handgun Control, Incorporated, Sarah BRADY - talk about the bill's success.] The views of proponents and opponents of the bill reviewed. [Temple University professor James FYFE, gun store owner Ed MORTIMER - cite limits of the Brady Bill.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: James Walker) The popularity and availability of assault weapons since the Congressional passage of a ban featured; details given of the loopholes in the assault weapons ban. [In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, gun collector Calvin VAUGHN - explains how easy it is to buy guns.] [September 1994, CLINTON - says assault weapons will be banned.] [Gun show runner Bob SMITH, gun dealer Allen LAWRENCE - cite the opposite effect of the ban.] [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN - backs the ban.] The mood in the Republican-controlled House that might lead to a repeal of the assault weapons ban mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Judd, Jackie;
Simpson, Carole;
Walker, James
Duration:
00:05:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.