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Title 30 Days: Gun Nation
Published Australia : TEN, 2010
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Description 1 streaming video file (42 min. 23 sec.) ; 256588942 bytes
Summary *Adult Themes*After Pia learned that her friend had been killed by a schizophrenic man wielding a gun in 1996, she became a gun control advocate who has fought to pass stricter gun laws in the U.S. Pia believes that the world would be free from gun violence only by prohibiting the sale of guns to anyone outside of law enforcement and armed services.For 30 Days, Pia will live in the heart of gun culture in the rural town of Leesburg, Ohio with gun enthusiast Ken Ekermeyer, 39, and his 15-year-old son Zach. Ken is an avid gun collector and rarely leaves home without his gun strapped to his side. Ken believes carrying a gun is his right guaranteed to every American by the Second Amendment. As Pia struggles to understand the Ekermeyer's beliefs and somewhat isolated way of life, she will work at a local gun store and experience what it is like to carry a gun in public, learn to handle and fire weapons and will introduce Ken to other gun control activists who have lost loved ones to gun violence
Event Broadcast 2010-09-26 at 00:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Firearms ownership.
Gun control.
Shooters of firearms -- Training of.
Victims of crimes.
Ohio -- Leesburg.
Form Streaming video
Author D'Angelo, Nick, contributor
Ekermeyer, Gloria, contributor
Ekermeyer, Jim, contributor
Ekermeyer, Ken, contributor
Ellis, Sharon, contributor
Lalli, Bruce, contributor
Lalli, Pia, contributor
Spurlock, Morgan, host
Stanton, Doug, contributor
Tenney, Brent, contributor
Thyne, John, contributor