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White House / Duran Shooting / Security #725021

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 30, 1994
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(Studio: Edie Magnus) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) The stunning attack on the White House by Francisco Duran featured; scenes shown of bullet holes and of the shooter being subdued by tourists. [Secret Service agent Carl MEYER†- says Duran has not spoken at all.] [From “Face the Nation,” White House Chief of Staff Leon PANETTA†- says Duran bought the weapon the same day the president signed the crime bill.]

(Studio: Edie Magnus) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The issue of protection & accessibility of the president examined; details given of the push by the Secret Service to shut down Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House; scenes shown of sharpshooters on top of buildings near the White House. [Undersecretary of the Treasury Ron NOBLE†- comments on protecting the president while protecting citizens’ rights to public access.] [Former Secret Service agent Chuck VANCE†- says the president & officials have a responsibility for their own security.]

(Studio: Edie Magnus) Report introduced.

(Colorado Springs: Bob McNamara) Reaction in Duran’s home town of Colorado Springs, Colorado, to his shooting spree featured; details given of Duran’s background and previous conviction. [Neighbors Bill BECK†, Benny HUDGINS†- comment on Duran.] [El Paso County Sgt. Dean KELSEY†- talks about the missing persons report filed by Duran’s wife.]

Magnus, Edie;
Stewart, Jim;
Orr, Bob;
McNamara, Bob

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