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Connecticut / Gun Control #332760

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 17, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Hartford: Richard Roth) Ownership by state of Connecticut of Colt Industries, firm that makes assault-style rifles, examined. [Shooter David LYMAN - comments.] [Connecticut state representative Robert FARR - says we have the only state-owned gun factory.] [State treasurer Francisco BORGES - says the understanding was that Colt would not produce Arkansas-15s.] Company's explanation that the Arkansas-15 and the Colt Sporter are not really assault weapons outlined. [Police chief Anthony MAGNO - says it is still a modified assault rifle.]

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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