CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 03, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Houston: James Hattori) Escalation of violent crimes by guns featured; scenes shown from Louisiana and Texas, where more are killed by guns than by traffic accidents. [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Marcella HAMMETT - talks about firearms-related deaths as a public health problem.] Impact of gun deaths on African American males cited; scenes shown from Houston emergency ward. [Ben Taub Hospital Dr. Paul PEPPE - talks about increased shooting of children.] [Ben Taub Hospital Dr. Kenneth MATTOX - talks about need for gun control.]
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