Means and Measures

5 segments
Collin McCarthy of Monroe, Connecticut, looks at a shotgun during the 8th Annual East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut January 6, 2013.

Time Magazine’s Michael Scherer examines the political context of the President’s proposals to curb gun violence, and what kind of obstacles there might be in Washington. Plus: Paul Barrett, author of Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun, reports on his visit to a gun trade show and the economics of the gun industry. Then, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey discusses what the supermarket chain means to food and business; and Ina May Gaskin, on her role in the midwifery movement.