CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1969
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(Studio) Admin. and National Rifle Association (NRA) oppose new legislature for gun control.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Commissioner IRS, Randolph Thrower says 1968 law worked well. [THROWER - tells of Illinois case where seizure of arms made.] [President National Rifle Assn. godson SCOTT - says 1968 Act is 1 of biggest mistakes ever made in free country No gun problem in cntry.; there's crime problem. Arrest and convictions would solve problem.] [Senator Thomas DODD - asks about money spent to defeat gun control.) [SCOTT - knows of no money. National Rifle Assn. gives out info reports to mbrs. Doesn't know sum spent.] In last 2 days Dodd only 1 of 10 committee members to show up and ask questions.
REPORTER: David Dick
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