CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 05, 1971
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(Studio) Senate hearing held on gun control.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Senator Birch Bayh's subcommittee holds hearing on his bill to ban handguns. Justice Department agrees, but own bill not ready. Bayh accuses US Associate Dep. Attorney General Don E. Santarelli of foot-dragging. [BAYH - talks about waiting 2 years to ever try to get cheap guns off sts.] [Senator Roman L. HRUSKA - talks about Bayh's bill being introduced 2 years and 2 mos. after 1st hearings. Easy to berate authorities when getting near election.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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