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France / Self-Defense Weapons #282020

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 09, 1982
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(Studio) Murder of defecting Bulgarian agent Georgi Markov in London 5 years ago with umbrella weapon recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Paris, France) Jean Jacques Monk's manufacturer of umbrella guns and other weapons examined; gun demonstrated. Nation's obsession with self-defense weapons due to soaring crime rate discussed; acquittal of Lionel Legras of homicide after burglar died from Le Grass' homemade boobytrap noted. [LEGRAS - (thru translator) defends action.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Kladstrup, Don;
Rather, Dan

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