After Newtown

After Newtown: Guns in America

Explore America’s enduring relationship with firearms: From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice; from 19th Century immigrant riots to gangland violence in the Roaring Twenties; from the Civil War to Civil Rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative for four hundred years. Americans have relied on guns to sustain communities, challenge authority

After Newtown: Guns in America

55m 7s

Explore America’s enduring relationship with firearms: From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice; from 19th Century immigrant riots to gangland violence in the Roaring Twenties; from the Civil War to Civil Rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative for four hundred years. Americans have relied on guns to sustain communities, challenge authority

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    From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice and from the Civil War to civil rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative. "After Newtown: Guns In America" traces the evolution of guns in the U.S., their frequent link to violence and the clash of cultures that reflect competing visions of our national identity.

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