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Gun Control / Senate Committee #6365

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1969
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(Studio) Admin. considers gun control regulations.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Spokesperson tells Senator Juvenile Delinquency sub-committee that proposed gun regulations too expensive and interfered with states' rights. Dep. Attorney General Don. Santarelli testifies against Senators Thomas Dodd and Joseph Tydings legislature Assistant Treasury Secretary Eugene Rossides praises 1968 law. [ROSSIDES - says good law on books. Let's give it time to work.] [TYDINGS - says they're taking positions contrary to those of law enforcement officials.] 1968 Act controls interstate firearm traffic. Proposed plan calls for federal regis. of guns and issuances of free licenses, not for drug addicts and former felons. Echoing administration view was President National Rifle Association, Woodson Scott.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.

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