After Newtown

After Newtown: Guns in America - Preview

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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    From WNET-Thirteen in New York, a Public Television special event continuing the coverage of the Newtown shootings: looking for long-term solutions and answers to the tragedy. Jeff Greenfield, Maria Hinojosa, Susie Gharib and Scott Simon host.

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    Anchored by Gwen Ifill, the PBS Special addresses such issues as access to guns and the politics of gun laws; mental illness in young adults; the science of detecting violent impulses; and how communities react to unspeakable tragedy. The program features contributions from PBS NewsHour, FRONTLINE, Washington Week, Need to Know, and NOVA.

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