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National Rifle Association and Gun Control #517099

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 03, 1981
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(Studio) Assassination attempt on President Reagan recalled followed by wave of public support for handgun controls.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Denver, Colorado) National Rifle Association (NRA) convention examined; films shown. Pol. power of the organization cited. [National Rifle Assn. Institution for Legislative Action spokesperson Neal KNOX - comments on thrust of association mtgs.] Findings of recent Gallup poll outlined; NRA's commitment to private handgun ownership mentioned. [PEOPLE - comment.] President Reagan said renewing his pledge to loosen current gun control laws.
REPORTER: Norma Quarles

Reporter(s):
Pauley, Jane;
Quarles, Norma
Duration:
00:02:00

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