Talking About Gun Rights, Laws And Culture After A Tragedy

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The tragedy in Aurora,
Colorado has once again raised questions about the tension
between gun rights and gun laws, and our attitudes about the significance of
guns in our society. We talk to John Treadwell, an assistant attorney general
in the criminal division in Vermont, Michele Martinez-Campbell, an associate professor at
Vermont Law School, and Bob Brenneman, an assistant professor of sociology
at St. Michael’s College, about our views of how guns are regulated and the
place they occupy in both Vermont
and American culture.

Also on the program, a
formula created by a professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth predicts how many medals each country will win at the
Olympics. We talk to Tuck graduate Emily Williams about what economics have to
do with how a country will fair at the Olympics, and her predictions for London



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