CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 08, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Phil Jones) Tomorrow's House debate on new gun control legislature examined; 1985handgun death rate outlined on screen. [Donna LOMANACO - describes husband's death in line of duty.] Opposition to gun lobby's effort to ease restrictions noted include police orgs. as well as wife of press secretary James Brady. [Sarah BRADY - explains her involvement.] Bills before House compared on screen, discussed. [National Rifle Association spokesperson Warren CASSIDY - claims rank-and-file police support National Rifle Assn. bill.] [Representative Tommy ROBINSON - supports lack of gun control.] Current gun law recalled passed after assassinations of Martin Luther King, Junior, and Robert F. Kennedy.
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