Kill at Will? America on Trial

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Duration: 30 minutes

Ahead of America's costliest-ever elections, Raphael Rowe investigates how powerful lobby groups helped create laws blamed for one of the most controversial killings in recent US history. The shooting dead of a 17-year-old teenager by a neighbourhood watchman polarised America, provoked presidential intervention and shone a light on an extreme American law, called 'Stand Your Ground'. It provides immunity from prosecution or, as some say, a 'License to Kill'. But does gun politics also show how America really works? Panorama asks: is American democracy for sale?

Credits

Reporter
Raphael Rowe
Reporter
Raphael Rowe
Producer
Howard Bradburn
Producer
Howard Bradburn
Director
Howard Bradburn
Director
Howard Bradburn

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