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Gun Control #516122

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 01, 1981
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(Studio) International criticism of lack of gun control in US, following attempted assassination of President Reagan, noted; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Gun lobby's influence in United States mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Senator Edward Kennedy's pro-gun control efforts examined; films shown. [KENNEDY - criticizes Reagan shooting.] His proposed legislature outlined on screen. [Courtesy "Today", Edwin MEESE - doesn't think gun control will stop shootings.] Legis. under consideration on Capitol Hill mentioned.

(Studio) Nelson Shields, chairperson of Handgun Control, Incorporated, quoted with regard to potential for change if Reagan concerns self with issue; Attorney General William French Smith noted doubting that shooting will change President's view.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Chancellor, John;
Kur, Bob;
Mudd, Roger

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