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The NRA Responds to Recent Criticism

Executive Director of the Institute for Legislative Action, the NRA's Lobbying Arm, Tanya Metaksa. She responds to criticism of the letter sent to NRA members calling federal agents "jackbooted Government thugs." Metaksa denies that the group has any association with paramilitary groups. The organization has suffered image problems since the Oklahoma City Bombing. The group recently ended their national convention.


Other segments from the episode on May 23, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 23, 1995: Interview with Tanya Metaksa; Interview with Osha Gray Davidson; Commentary on Connie Chung's dismissal from "CBS Evening News."


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