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America Close Up (New York City / Guns) #586960

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 01, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) First in a week-long series, in association with "USA Today", on firearms in America introduced; number of guns in circulation, number of 1990 gun-related homicides in America noted.

(New York City: Star Jones) Prevalence of guns in one New York City neighborhood featured; walking tour of the streets shown. [Store owner Gilbert LAZADO - recalls killing a robber after being shot by him; talks about red tape involved in legally acquiring a gun.] [Tire store worker "MILTON" - says people that should protect themselves can't.] [LAZADO, residents "PAT", "PAM" - talk about guns and shootings in the neighborhood.] [POLICEMAN - comments on violence.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's America Close Up segment previewed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Jones, Star

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