Long Shadow: In Guns We Trust

Publisher:
Campside Media, Long Lead, PRX, The Trace

Long Shadow: In Guns We Trust

5.0/5

Critic Rating

The April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School hurtled the United States into an era of mass shootings. Now, a quarter century later, the horrors of that day have become an almost regular facet of American life, and gun violence a record-smashing epidemic. Clad in both camouflage and Kevlar, 21st-century America is a bastion of freedom where workplaces require active shooter protocols, schools run lockdown drills, and the Second Amendment has become a religion unto itself.Guns are a uniquely American problem, but the U.S. wasn’t always like this. LONG SHADOW: IN GUNS WE TRUST explores the story of th...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Apr 25, 2024

"Garrett Graff opens a rational discussion about the right to bear arms in the US....hearing Columbine witnesses cry at the memory of that day sharpens the debate."

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