Nixon on 1972 tape a gun-control booster
‘Can’t we go after handguns, period ?’
Posted: March 10, 2013 at 6 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Few presidents in modern times have been as interested in gun control as Richard Nixon, of all people. He proposed ridding the market of Saturday night specials, contemplated banning handguns altogether and refused to pander to gun owners by feigning interest in their weapons.
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