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Guns in America

May 10th, 2014

Episode 34 of 147 episodes

Two weekends ago, as 4 people were killed and 35 wounded in shootings in one American city, a few hours away 70,000 people gathered to oppose gun controls, at a meeting of the National Rifle Association. It’s a contrast that typifies the divide over guns in the U.S. In this program two intimate stories explore the complicated relationship between Americans and guns.

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