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Eye On America (Police Selling Guns) #389239

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 24, 1999
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) A gun buyback in Washington, DC, with plans to melt down the guns brought in reported.

(Los Angeles: Vince Gonzales) The selling of assault weapons by various city police departments while the cities themselves sue gun manufacturers examined. [Former San Francisco mayor Frank JORDAN - says there is no reason to own an assault weapon.] [San Francisco city attorney Louise RENNE - says a lot of people were not thinking.] [Cosmopolis, WA, Police Department Gary EISENHOWER - says guns in police departments cannot just be destroyed.] [Los Angeles Police Department Commander David KALISH - says some guns are only made to kill people.]

Gonzales, Vince;
Schieffer, Bob

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