NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 16, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Camp Perry, Ohio: Andrea Mitchell) The Army's giving away of thousands of M-1 surplus rifles and other items to "officially promote rifle practice and firearms safety among civilians" at taxpayer expense examined; scenes shown from United States Army Camp Perry Ohio. [Handgun Control Incorporated Robert WALKER - says the program is National Rifle Assn. pork.] [Senator Frank LAUTENBERG - condemns Congress' gift to the NRA.] [Student Shannon McNEILY, volunteer instructor Craig SWIHART, National Rifle Assn. Tanya METAKSA - comment.]
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