TRB from Washington

September 1975
New Republic;9/20/75, Vol. 173 Issue 12, p2
Examines the issue of gun control and crime in the United States. Failed assassination attempt against President Gerald R. Ford using an army .45 automatic; Recommendation for gun control from the President's Commission on Law Enforcement; Similar recommendation from the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence; Author's observation that crime, fueled in part by handguns, is one of the most rapidly growing and explosive political issues in the country.


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