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John Aquilino Sr. ...
Himself - Former Director, NRA Public Education
Jillian Bandes ...
Himself - Reporter, Roll Call
Glenn Beck ...
Himself
Larry Beyah ...
Himself - Actor & Teacher, Freedom Theatre
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Himself - Mayor, New York City
Scott Charles ...
Himself - Trauma Outrach Coordinator, Temple University Hospital
Seung-hui Cho ...
Himself - Virginia Tech Gunman (archive footage)
John Feinblatt ...
Himself - Criminal Justice Coordinator, City of New York
Richard J. Feldman ...
Himself - Author & Former Regional Political Director, NRA
Gabrielle Giffords ...
Herself - Representative, Arizona (archive footage)
Andrew Goddard ...
Himself - Colin's Father
Anne Goddard ...
Herself - Colin's Mother
Colin Goddard ...
Himself - Former Student, Virginia Tech
Amy Goldberg ...
Herself - Chief of Trauma Surgery, Temple University Hospital (as Dr. Amy Goldberg)
Alan Gottlieb ...
Himself - Founder, Second Amendment Foundation
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In the aftermath of the Virginia Tech shooting, Oscar winner Barbara Kopple takes an in depth look at the issue of gun rights and gun control. She interviews both gun and anti-gun advocates in an effort to shed some light on this not-quite black-and-white issue. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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great doc. that states a point and states it well.
20 April 2011 | by (London Ontario) – See all my reviews

This documentary film has but one agenda - to get across that gun laws are too lax in the US. And it does, with flying colours. Watching it, I felt lucky to live in Canada, where, per capita, we have a fraction of the violence. Is it bias? I guess, yes, in the same way Apocalypse Now is bias in stating the Vietnam War was horrible. Or that stating Hitler was evil is Propaganda. This is an intelligent, thought provoking doc. that gets it's point across very well. Was it unbiased? No, but It's a doc that wants to see change happen, and tip towing around the gun control issue, would have no effect. Excellent documentary, worth a long discussion afterwards.


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