CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 30, 1982
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(Studio) John Hinckley's attempted assassination of President Reagan recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) [President REAGAN - recalls shooting.] President's mbrship. in National Rifle Association and position on gun control noted. [June 16, 1981, REAGAN - explains his position on gun control.] National Rifle Assn. noted deriding gun control movement; details given. [National Rifle Assn. spokesperson John AQUILINO - is disturbed by anti-gun stance; explains.] National response to Morton Grove, Illinois, total ban on handguns examined. [Californians Against Street Crime spokesperson John PHILLIPS - acknowledges gun lobby's power.] National Rifle Assn. support for pro-gun legislature described. [Senator James McCLURE - recalls Senator Edward Kennedy's comment on John West Hinckley, Junior] No. of victims of handgun-related crime last year mentioned.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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