Edward M. Kennedy Senate Files
Sound recording of the radio program "Face Off." Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy of Massachusetts and Senator Alan K. "Al" Simpson of Wyoming debate the use of gun buy-back programs by law enforcement to reduce the number of privately owned guns and make communities safer. Senator Simpson also comments on the need for speedy trials and capital punishment (the death penalty). The episode aired on Wednesday, January 15, 1992, on the Mutual Broadcasting System.