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Gun Control Laws / Lawsuits #387584

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 25, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Bob Schieffer) The predicted passage of the Juvenile Justice bill on gun control reported. [House Speaker Representative Dennis HASTERT - supports background checks at gun shows.] [Representative Diana DeGETTE - says the bill must be passed as soon as possible.] [Representative Jerrold NADLER - says he fears people will forget the Littleton, Colorado, school shooting.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The rise in lawsuits against gun companies reported; details given of lawsuits in Los Angeles and San Francisco. [Los Angeles city attorney Jim HAHN - asks what makes gun manufacturers different from others.] [Second Amendment Foundation Alan GOTTLIEB - opposes the lawsuits.] [Mary Lee BLECK - talks about the Bell Campaign.]

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Whitaker, Bill

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