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In Depth (National Rifle Association) #629670

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The political power of the National Rifle Association (NRA) examined in light of the Columbine High School shooting in Littleton, Colorado. [At Denver National Rifle Assn. meeting, Littleton victim's parent Tom MAUSER - says his son Daniel would have wanted him to protest the Denver National Rifle Assn. convention.] The Senate defeat of gun control legislation noted. [NRA Wayne LaPIERRE - says the NRA's obituary has been read many times.] NRA statistics cited. [Common Cause Don SIMON - says the NRA's power comes from single-issue political power and money.] [Senator Larry CRAIG - says adding new laws to existing laws does not help.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete

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