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Does California Need Proposition 15, the Gun Registration Initiative?
Commonwealth Club of California
Palmieri, Victor H
Rainey, Richard
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Hoover Institution
California Revealed from Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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In this debate of the Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1982, Victor Palmieri speaks for the act and Richard Rainey against. The debate follows this format: Palmieri speaks for 10 minutes, then Rainey for 10 minutes, followed by 4 minutes for rebuttal by each speaker, then questions from the floor are entertained. Palmieri, an ambassador at large, was US coordinator for Refugee Affairs in 1980; he lead the campaign to enact the Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1982. Rainey was sheriff of Contra Costa County, California, in 1982.Additional Descriptive Notes: Program begins (00:00), Palmieri speaks (02:14), Rainey speaks (12:46), Palmieri rebuts (23:39), Rainey rebuts (28:00), question and answer session begins (33:07)
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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