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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Keith Morrison) California legislature reported debating gun control issue; details recalled of assault rifle's role in last month's schoolyard shooting in Stockton, California. [Reverend Guy WILSON - comments on children watching their mothers killed by assault weapons.] [Gun advocate Robert JUST - says criminals will keep their guns.] Los Angeles, California, city council reported banning sale and possession of assault weapons. [Colt company attorney Harry MELKONIAN - defends right to bear arms.] [California attorney general John VAN de KAMP - comments on AK-47's firepower.] [Gun store owner Judy COTTER - says her sales are increase]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Morrison, Keith
Duration:
00:02:30

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