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Littleton, Colorado / School Shooting / Gun Control #185887

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 27, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Moment of silence in Denver for the victims of the school shooting in Littleton, Colorado, shown.

(Littleton, Colorado: Tom Foreman) The investigation into how killers Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold got their guns examined. [Gun dealer Mel BERNSTEIN - identities the gun shoppers.] [Sheriff's department Jim PARR - comments on the gun shop evidence.] [Hardware store employee Gary SOWELL - comments on the boys' shopping.] Exchange between Harris, Judge DeVita and Klebold's father after the boys were arrested played with transcription on screen.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Clinton's push for gun control noted; details given of his proposed gun legislation.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) The political issue of gun control examined. [CLINTON - explains the necessity of security hassles.] [Senator Tom DASCHLE, majority leader Senator Trent LOTT - question the need for gun control.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Foreman, Tom;
Jennings, Peter

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