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California / Gun Control / Assault Weapons #572957

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 29, 1990
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(Studio: John Cochran) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Lagattuta) New law in California requiring registration of semi-automatic assault weapons featured; scenes shown of target shooters in Duarte, California, and of incidents of violence using assault weapons, including 1989 shootings in Stockton, California. [Shooter Bert LUTIER - opposes registration.] [In Stockton, teacher Janet GANG - comments on law.] [California attorney general John VAN de KAMP - explains gun's power.] [Law's author assemblyman Mike ROOS - comments.] [Gun owner John SWALE - defends gun.] Position of National Rifle Assn. lobby on issue reviewed.

Cochran, John;
Lagattuta, Bill

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