Lois Beckett

The Guardian

Lois Beckett appears in the following:

President Trump Addresses the Nation on Florida Shooting

Thursday, February 15, 2018

President Trump addresses the nation on the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and New York Times columnist David Leonhardt and Guardian reporter Lois Beckett preview the speech. 

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The Guardian Live: Making Sense of 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The Guardian’s columnists and writers help us unpack the biggest stories of this tumultuous year in a series of 15-minute lightning conversations.

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A Gun Control Check-In Five Years After Sandy Hook

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

In the years since 26 people were fatally shot at an elementary school, we've gotten tougher about protecting kids from shootings, but Congress has pursued more lenient gun laws. Why?

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Don't Blame Shakespeare

Friday, June 16, 2017

Critics on the right have accused a production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" of inciting violence, but that fundamentally misunderstands the play.

Expanding the Gun Violence Conversation

Friday, June 24, 2016

The outrage that follows mass shootings tends to steer the gun debate, and policy. Does that cloud the larger problem of everyday gun violence in America?

Who's Ignored in the Gun Control Debate?

Thursday, December 03, 2015

ProPublica reporter Lois Beckett says that in the wake of mass shootings the national discussion fails to focus on the people most affected by gun violence -- black men. 

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A Growing PTSD Crisis Among Civilians

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Americans in violent neighborhoods are developing PTSD at rates similar to combat veterans. But some doctors say they're afraid to screen for it because their patients won't be able to get treatment.

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