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The history of gun laws in the US isn’t what you think it is

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15min 55sec
Handguns Display
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Handguns for sale are lined up in a display case, Dec. 21, 2018.

Journalist Dave Cullen, author of "Columbine" and "Parkland," has been researching the history of guns and gun laws in the US. He finds World War II and the Kennedy assassination were pivotal moments. Cullen also debunks our understanding of guns in the so-called Wild West. He chats with Ryan Warner about a forthcoming article for a national magazine.