Revisiting The Political Challenge Of Gun Control

The recent shooting in Oregon prompted the president to again call for action on gun control. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke with NPR’s Rachel Martin on the uphill battle to pass new legislation.

What It’s Like To Take Photos Of A Dying Man

Like millions of Chinese gold miners, He Quangui was stricken with the lung disease silicosis. At first he didn’t want his story to be told, but over time he came to trust the photographer.

Does Media Coverage Influence Mass Shooters?

Should the media — and the nation– change the way we talk about mass shootings? NPR’s Michel Martin asks in the Barbershop, with Political Junkie host Ken Rudin, The Root writer Danielle Belton, and NPR’s Ammad Omar.