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Nixon wished for total handgun ban

SUPPORTED BAN– In this June 29, 1972, photo President Richard Nixon speaks at a White House news conference in Washington during which he said he’d sign legislation banning Saturday night specials. (AP Photo/File) by Frederic J. Frommer Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Few presidents in modern times have been as interested in gun control as Richard Nixon, of all people.