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Gun Industry / Safety Investigation #184881

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 25, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News investigation into the issue of gun safety introduced.

(Washington: Bob Woodruff) Evidence that the gun industry dismissed the opportunity to add safety locks to handguns examined; gun manufacturers quoted. [Saf-T-Lok President Frank BROOKS - says Colt changed its mind about the locks.] The view of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, that the gun makers had an obligation to make guns safe noted. [City attorney Wendell GAUTHIER - says the manufacturers suppressed gun locks.] [Beretta USA general counsel Jeffrey REH, police tester Rich ROBERTS - offer differing opinions on whether the gun locks malfunction.]

Jennings, Peter;
Woodruff, Bob

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