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Los Angeles, California / Jewish Community Center Shootings #630741

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 11, 1999
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(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Granada Hills, California: Dan Lothian) The surrender of Buford Furrow, the gunman who shot up the Jewish community center in the Granada Hills section of Los Angeles, featured; details given of his connections to racist organizations, his claims that he wanted to give a "wake-up call" to "kill Jews," and the murder postal worker Joseph Ileto shortly after the shooting. [Los Angeles police department Bernard PARKS - says Furrow turned himself in when he went to Las Vegas, NV.] [Representative Shelley BERKELEY - says people deserve better than that.] [Los Angeles Mayor Richard RIORDAN - says Furrow will bring no more harm.] [8-year-old Tal SOLZBERG - says she thought Furrow was in her house.] [Los Angeles Children's Hospital Greg TAIO - describes the condition of the most seriously injured child.] [CHILD - thanks the police.]

(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Hayden Lake, ID: George Lewis) Background information about Furrow, including his ties to neo-Nazi groups, examined. [Furrow's former boss Dan VILLERS - says Furrow talked about his weapons.] [Secretary Christian TEAGUE - says Furrow was not an Aryan Nations member.] [Former Aryan Nations member Floyd COCHRANE - says Furrow was very anti-Semitic.] [PEOPLE - say Furrow was pleasant to them.]

(Washington: Fred Francis) The Arkansas-15, the gun used in the day camp shooting, examined. [Michael BEARD - says gun manufacturers got around gun laws.] [National Rifle Association Wayne LaPIERRE - says Furrow violated several federal laws.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred;
Lewis, George;
Lothian, Dan

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