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Gun Control / Baltimore #33031

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 1974
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(Studio) Baltimore police offer gun bounty.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Baltimore, Maryland) Film shown of August 21, 1974, patrolman Milton Spell's funeral. There, top police agreed guns had to be gotten off sts. Police pay $50 per gun. 5000 guns collected worth $250,000. [Police property ofr. Major John KOHLMANN - says many illegal weapons now off street] [WOMAN - says doesn't want children to be enticed by gun to go do something they shouldn't.] [2nd WOMAN - says good program if they can get them all.] Guns to be melted down; tested lst. [PATROLMAN - says hopes this will save ofr.'s life. Have to wait and see.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) City comptroller orders study of gun program. Says wants to know where funds coming from and to make sure no guns sold from outside to police.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Schoumacher, David

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