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Eye On America (Guns And Children) Part I #381538

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 18, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Riverside, California: Jim Stewart) Growing participation of children in gun- related sports reported; participation of alleged Jonesboro, Arkansas, killer Andrew Golden mentioned; non-recreational uses of "practical shooting" given; possible dangers of children in gun courses mentioned; scenes shown at firing range. [8-year-old's FATHER - describes his son's weapon.] [Author Lucian TRUSCOTT - believes that children are being taught that shooting at people is OK; sends the wrong messages.] ["GunGames" publisher Wally ARITA - says the Jonesboro killers would have used something else besides guns to kill if guns hadn't been available.] [Shooter Dell DOTSON - says kids today fear guns too much.]

Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim

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