Search the Archive

Gun Control / Congress / Michigan Sting #187079

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 09, 1999
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: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) President Clinton's charges that Republicans in Congress are taking orders from the gun lobby with regard to the gun control legislation examined; tenets of the House legislation that weakens the Senate bill outlined on screen. [CLINTON - says the legislation is ghostwritten by the NRA.] [Representative Henry HYDE, National Rifle Assn. Wayne LaPIERRE - offer a defense.] The NRA's lobbying campaign noted. [Representative Bart STUPAK - cites the lobbying telephone calls.]

(Studio: Kevin Newman) Michigan sting operation to buy illegal guns reported; video shown with the conversation transcribed on screen.

Douglass, Linda;
Newman, Kevin

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.