ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 17, 1972
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(Studio) In aftermath of Wallace shooting, Senator considers new gun-control proposals.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) Shootings of John and Robert Kennedy spurred gun-control legislation. Gun lobby blocks all attempts, however, at tough gun control. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says despite efforts of Senator Bayh and Juvenile Delinquency Committee, National Rifle Association is one of most powerful lobbys in Senate Deplores lack of action by administration Attys. General Mitchell and Kleindienst have refused to take position on gun control.] [BAYH - says shooting of Governor Wallace will cause people to look at ready availability of cheap weapons, which have no sporting purpose, in a much more serious manner.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark
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