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Gunning for Control: The Struggle over the 2nd Amendment
Last Aired: 1/26/2000

There are few issues in America which captivate public attention, but when the Columbine High School shootings happened, most citizens had strong opinions about the role guns played in that tragedy. Many legislators called for renewed efforts to limit the sale of handguns, particularly to minors and cities such as Chicago and New Orleans and organizations such as the NAACP brought litigation aimed
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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