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America The Violent (Handgun Bans) (Part V) #595944

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 27, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: Mike Schneider) The issue of banning handguns examined; scenes shown from the site of the November 28, 1992, barbershop murders in Catonsville, MD. [Victim's son Troy BRODIE, victim's mother Thelma PETERS - recall the murder of their relatives.] Editorial in the "Los Angeles Times" calling for near-total ban on handguns and assault weapons recalled. ["Los Angeles Times" Tom PLATE, Senator John CHAFEE, Emory University Dr. Arthur KELLERMANN - comment on guns and crime.] "New England Journal of Medicine" study comparing homicide rates in Seattle and Vancouver, Canada, where handguns are banned cited. [Two Catonsville MEN, BRODIE - offer views on handguns.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Sara James) Feedback from last night's question on media violence outlined. [Three CALLERS - offer views on censoring violence in art and entertainment.] Internet and fax comments from three responders quoted.

Brokaw, Tom;
James, Sara;
Schneider, Mike

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