CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 31, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Ron Allen) New law in California outlawing assault weapons reported going into effect tomorrow. [California attorney general John VAN de KAMP - says fellow officers are gunned down by these weapons.] Case of Patrick Purdy, who gunned down school children in January 1989 in Stockton, California, recalled; scenes shown. [Gun DEALER - says criminals, not public, should be punished.] [California sen. president pro-tem David ROBERTI - talks about assault weapons.]
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