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CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford asked congress crack-down on criminals using guns. Results of CBS News poll on subject given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Public largely supports idea of gun registration; gives less support for suppression of handguns. Rising violence noted. Liberal law makers, big city mayors alliance on issue noted. [Representative John CONYERS - notes new public attitude.] [Chicago Mayor Richard J. DALEY - supports handgun suppression.] Anti-gun control lobby, led by National Rifle Association, fights back; lobbying funds sought. [Representative John ASHBROOK - says no difference between being shot with one kind of gun and another.] [Executive dir. national council to control handguns, Edward WELLES - notes remaining reservoir of guns.] Gun control to be long an issue.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) "DC Post" story shows 27% House members own pistols. South Congmen. lead list; North E. Congmen. at bottom.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Graham, Fred;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:20

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