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The Takeaway

New York City's Biggest Gun Bust

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The city of New York hit a new record—yesterday 254 guns were seized, and 19 alleged smugglers were charged in what's seen as the city’s largest gun bust yet. Daniel Webster is Director of Johns Hopkins’ Center for Gun Policy and Research. He joins us to discuss what policy makers can do to curb the trafficking of firearms.

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The Takeaway

Special: Can We Talk About Guns?

Thursday, April 11, 2013

In a special episode of The Takeaway, host John Hockenberry will aim to get to the root of America's inability to openly discuss firearms by talking to those who most need to join this conversation: gun owners and enthusiasts themselves.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Guns in America: Glossary of Terms

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Every week, we'll add terms and definitions used in the gun control debate to this glossary. We'll add more terms each Thursday this month with Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

One Week After Newtown; NRA Speaks

Friday, December 21, 2012

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock:The Rise of America's Gun, discusses how reactions after shootings have influenced gun control in the past, and how different weapons might require different legislation. Plus: reaction to the NRA press conference this morning.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Black Guns After the Sandy Hook Shooting

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Michael Moss, New York Times reporter, talks about the use of firearms in Newtown, Connecticut, and how resistant the area has been to gun control.

Constitutional law professor at UCLA and author of: Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America (W. W. Norton & Company, 2011)

Adam Winkler, Constitutional law professor at UCLA and author of:  Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America, explains what we know about the weapons allegedly used by the shooter Adam Lanza, what black rifles are and why they are so popular.

 

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Studio 360

Design for the Real World: Government Model .45

Friday, July 04, 2008

Firearms expert Gary James explains why a pistol made a century ago is still being used by American forces and law enforcement. Produced by
Dennis Nishi.

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