How do I replace my old Parking Brake Handle with the new one?

A Body Forum Ladies & Gentlemen:
Does anyone know how to remove the old parking brake handle in my 1971 Dodge Dart GT? I have the Year One replacement which appears to be an exact duplicate of the beat-up original, but I do not see how to remove the old one to install the new one. It looks as though there is a pin which has to be pushed out with a punch from either the right or left side, but I'm reluctant to monkey with it before I get some guidance.
Anyone been down this road before? Suggestions are most welcome.

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