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SHOTLIST:POOL VIDEO -- AP Clients Only Washington - Jan. 26, 20131. Wide of Vincent Gray and other leaders marching with banner in Washington2. Wide of women with sign "another grandmother against Assault weapons3. Low Angle shot of woman in wheel chair with "proud Newtown" poster4. SOUNDBITE: Protester / No Super Provided (Transcript Below)5. Wide of Regional Leader holding banner and marching up Constitition Ave.6. Medium - woman with sign "87% of Americans support background checks7. SOUNDBITE: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton / (D) Washington (Transcribed Below)8. Medium of Arne Duncan at microphone9. SOUNDBITE: Arne Duncan / Education Secretary (Transcribed Below)10. Wide pan left of crowd11. Medium people with sign in front of Wash. Memorial12. Medium - woman holding sign with blue striped hat VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:OVERWRITE WITH SCRIPT HEREWASHINGTON DC MAYOR VINCENT GRAY JOINED OTHER REGIONAL LEADERS IN A HEADING MARCH FOR GUN CONTROL.DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED FROM FROM THE CAPITOL TO THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT.ORGANIZERS SAID APPROXIMATELY 100 PEOPLE CAME FROM NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT -- THE SITE OF DECEMBER'S MASS SHOOTING AT SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THAT KILLED 20 SCHOOL CHILDREN AND SIX ADULTS.SOUNDBITE: Woman from Newtown, Connecticut / NO SUPER PROVIDED"this is about connecting guns to what guns do...to what assault weapons do.....it's not political....it's personal."AT THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT, SPEAKERS CALLED FOR A BAN ON MILITARY-STYLE ASSAULT WEAPONS AND HIGH-CAPACITY AMMUNITION -- PLUS UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ON GUN SALES.SOUNDBITE: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton / Washington, DC"today, we join the great majority of Americans who want to move this country off of the outskirts of civilization....into the civilized world of nations who protect their children."MARCH ORGANIZERS SAID THEY ALSO FAVOR REQUIRING GUN SAFETY TRANING FOR ALL BUYERS OF FIREARMS.ARNE DUNCAN -- PRESIDENT OBAMA'S EDUCATION SECRETARY -- TOLD THE CROWD IT'S NOT ABOUT TAKING AWAY 2ND AMENDMENT RIGHTS, BUT SAVING LIVES.SOUNDBITE: Arne Duncan / Education Secretary"this is about gun responsibility....this is about gun safety...this is about fewer dead americans....fewer dead children...fewer children living in fear."MANY OF THE DEMONSTRATORS CAME TO DC BY BUS FROM NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY AND PHILADELPHIA, BUT OTHERS FLEW IN FROM AS FAR AWAY AS THE WEST COAST -- EVEN ALASKA.SIGOUT - Diane Kepley /Associated Press