NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 28, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Keith Morrison) Gun control debate reported raging in California's legislature [California attorney general John VAN de KAMP - comments on inner-city violence.] [S. central organization committee spokesperson Frances JAMES - urges ban of assault weapons.] Assembly's public safety committee swing vote noted belonging to state senator Charles Quackenbush. [National Rifle Assn. spokesperson Leroy PYLE - urges people to call Quackenbush.] [VAN de KAMP - says National Rifle Assn. is releasing false info.] Gun control activists reported launching TV advertising campaign;ad featuring Ronald Reagan shown. [QUACKENBUSH - says he wants to do right thing.] Quackenbush noted voting to approve gun control bill.