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Gun Control / National Rifle Association Convention #277424

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 03, 1981
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(Studio) National Rifle Association's opposition to gun control noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Denver, Colorado) National Rifle Assn. said claiming assassination attempt on President Reagan hasn't hurt recruiting. [National Rifle Assn. lobbyist John AQUILINO - thinks public wants stricter control of criminals.] Association ofr. Harlon B. Carter's statement with regard to gun control quoted; his term noted incrd. under threat of resignation. [Mbr George BEST, Representative John ASHBROOK - comment on organization's unity, failure of gun control legislature] John Wayne mentioned; source of new mbrship. considered. President Reagan noted life member of NRA. [White House staff Robert GARRICK - praises National Rifle Assn. lobbyist Neal Knox; acknowledges organization s support from Edwin Meese and President] [MAN - sings.]

Dean, Morton;
Dow, David

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