CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Lesley Stahl) President Bush's administration reported expanding ban of imported semi-automatic assault weapons to include those manufactured in US. Drug czar William Bennett's recommendations with regard to assault weapons outlined on screen. [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms spokesperson Stephen HIGGINS - comments on Bush's action.] [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - comments on increase product and sale of domestic weapons.] [Representative Charles RANGEL - comments.] [Representative Larry CRAIG - expresses anger with regard to Bush's changing stance on gun control.]
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