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Monday, May 1, 1961

Associated Press, IN

In Indianapolis 17-year-old Gerald Watson stood near a policeman who questioned a robbery suspect when the suspect's accomplice ...

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Saturday, April 1, 1961

Bulletin, Philadelphia, PA

When the customer at the counter in Mrs. Daisy Parker's Philadelphia luncheonette menaced her with hand in pocket ...

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Saturday, April 1, 1961

Post, Denver, CO

Two bandits menaced 25 patrons in a Denver bar when the tavern owner, James V. LaBriola, burst from ...

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Saturday, April 1, 1961

Sun, Baltimore, MD

Three stocking-masked bandits herded Baltimore pharmacist Joseph Freiman to his narcotics supply, divided the drugs, and turned to ...

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Saturday, April 1, 1961

Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN

After four burglaries in as many weeks, John T. Craig set a burglar alarm in his Munford, Tenn., ...

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Saturday, April 1, 1961

Globe-Democrat, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis sundry store owner Charles Brown was bound by three armed bandits and thrown into a rear ...

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Saturday, April 1, 1961

Daily News, Chicago, IL

Jerry Jackson, a 62-year-old Chicago bartender, exchanged shots with three gunmen who tried to hold up the saloon. ...

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Wednesday, March 1, 1961

Observer, Charlotte, NC

Pete Smith, wearied by a series of burglaries that were "picking him clean," began sleeping in his Rockingham, ...

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Wednesday, March 1, 1961

Bulletin, Philadelphia, PA

After beating and kicking 61-year-old Benjamin Bailer in his Philadelphia tavern, three bandits cleaned out the register and ...

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Wednesday, March 1, 1961

Daily Star, Toronto, Canada

After a rash of drug store holdups by armed thugs who pistol-whipped several of their victims, Montreal pharmacist ...

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.