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Gun Control / Levi / Senate #241112

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 22, 1975
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(Studio) Attorney General Edward Levi outlines gun control plan to Sen subcmte
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Plan would beef up federal enforcement, prohibit sale and manufacture of "Saturday night specials" and stiffen requirements for purchasers and sellers. [LEVI - says peoples' need for handguns for protection will diminish with acceptable control.] [Senator Roman HRUSKA - says not acceptable to think in terms of registration, prohibition or gun permits. Can't be done political If were couldn't be enforced.] [Senator Birch BAYH - says government has responsibility to minimize use of firearms of those who'll use them against society.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says Congress can't justify being opposed to "Saturday night specials" ban.] Bayh guarded with regard to passing new gun control legislature
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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