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Gun Control / Congress #242057

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 23, 1975
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(Studio) New impetus to gun control legislature
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) 120 bills calling for stricter gun control introduced this session. Representative John Conyers Junior introduced new bill outlawing handgun ownership. [CONYERS - says must decide if we'll continue to let 2 1/2 million handguns come into United States each year on top of 40 million already here. I'm ready to say enough.] [Senator Birch BAYH - hopes action can be taken to protect everyone, not just President] [Executive president National Rifle Association General Maxwell RICH - says Moore could have been detained and put in jail for year] Polls show major Americans favor handgun regis., but administration opposes it and Congress unlikely to approve.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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