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Long Shadow
Long Shadow
Long Lead & PRX & The Trace & Campside Media

The April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School hurtled the United States into an era of mass shootings. Now, a quarter century... more

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Generation Lockdown

Raised on active shooter and lockdown drills, Gen Z has endured an onslaught of violence — and emerged inspiring a... more

22 May 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Under the Gun

The season finale of Long Shadow: In Guns We Trust is coming soon. But first, a note from Garrett.

21 May 2024 ·
A Good Guy with a Gun

Easy to handle and easy to conceal, handguns went boom in the 2000s, the same moment when many Americans —... more

14 May 2024 · 48 minutes
The Right to Bear AR-15s

After a devastating, now largely forgotten, mass-shooting prompted lawmakers to take aim at assault weapons in the 1990s, their ban... more

07 May 2024 · 48 minutes
Scene on Radio S4E1: Rich Man’s Revolt

In the American Revolution, the men who revolted were among the wealthiest and most comfortable people in the colonies. What... more

30 Apr 2024 · 47 minutes
The Hardliners

In the 1980s, a pair of intimidating NRA leaders recast the organization in their own imposing images as the group... more

23 Apr 2024 · 46 minutes
Shall Not Be Infringed

The Second Amendment may have begun as a Constitutional afterthought, but a late 20th-century ideological shift caused some to view... more

16 Apr 2024 · 33 minutes
A Uniquely American Problem

Mass shootings have plagued the U.S. for generations. But in 1999, when shots rang out in a suburban Denver school,... more

09 Apr 2024 · 41 minutes
Trailer: In Guns We Trust

This season host Garrett Graff, in collaboration with The Trace, recounts how a very specific, carefully manufactured fear has driven... more

02 Apr 2024 · 3 minutes
January 6: Day of the Rope

Emboldened by COVID lockdown protests and fighting Black Lives Matter demonstrators, far-right extremists and white power groups prepare to overthrow... more

24 May 2023 · 56 minutes
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Generation Lockdown
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