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Stephen Sackur talks with David Keene, the recently retired president of the National Rifle Association. Does the gun lobby really stand up for American values?

For many American firearms are a symbol of freedom. The right to bear arms is treated with the same reverence as life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But guns kill extraordinary numbers of US citizens, 30,000 and more every year. Maybe it is time to better regulate the firearms business.

HARDtalk speaks to the recently retired president of the National Rifle Association, David Keene. Does the gun lobby really stand up for American values?

First shown: 4.30am 3 Mar 2014
Available for 1 month Duration 30 mins

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