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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 11, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Crime bill passed in Senate today reported including ban on semi-automatic assault weapons; details given; President Bush noted favoring less restrictive ban. Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Threlkeld) US, murder capital of industrial world, reported having maybe most murderous year ever; details outlined on screen; scenes shown. [Los Angeles police chief Daryl GATES, Fraternal Order of Police, Washington, DC, Gary HANKINS, Harvard University Mark KLEIMAN, Northeastern University Glenn PIERCE - comment on reasons for increase.]

Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard

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