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Bush / Anti-Crime Plan / Criminal Justice System #568452

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 15, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: John Cochran) President Bush reported announcing his gun control plan at ceremony honoring police officers killed in line of duty; anti-crime plan outlined. [BUSH - announces tougher punishment of criminals who use assault weapons.] Bush noted considering ban of imported semi-automatic weapons. [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - criticizes Bush's stance on assault weapons.] Bush quoted with regard to ban of bullet clips that hold more than 15 rounds. [BUSH - recalls schoolyard shooting spree in Stockton, California.] [National Rifle Assn. spokesperson Wayne LaPIERRE - says Bush sounds like Michael Dukakis.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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