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In Depth (Littleton, Colorado / School Shooting / Gun Control) #629423

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 23, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The intensifying of the debate about gun control after the shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, examined. [Jefferson County, Colorado, District Attorney Dave THOMAS - says it was so easy for the teenage shooters to get guns.]

(Washington: Pete Williams) The scaling back of the activities of the National Rifle Association meeting in Denver after the shootings in Littleton reported. [Denver Mayor Wellington WEBB - says he does not want the National Rifle Assn. to come to town.] [Deputy Attorney General Eric HOLDER - says people guilty of violent crimes should not own guns.] [Gun Owners of America John VELLECO - says gun access is not the issue.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The safety lock on new handguns and the opposition to it examined. [sergeant Mark VICKERS - says he likes the safety lock.] [Ex-Marine Frank BROOKS - demonstrates the lock.] [National Shooting Sports Foundation Bob DELFAY - says firearms manufacturers cannot include every new safety idea.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Williams, Pete

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