After Newtown

Preview: After Newtown

After Newtown, anchored by Gwen Ifill, 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.

Preview: After Newtown


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    The Path to Violence

    S1 E4 - 54m 5s

    Psychologists, working with law enforcement officers, have devised tools to prevent violent attacks. The Path to Violence details a powerfully effective Secret Service program - the Safe School Initiative - that's helped schools detect problem behavior. But what about former students, who have already left school?

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    After Newtown: Guns in America

    S1 E3 - 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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    What Next After Newtown

    S1 E2 - 2h 56m

    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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