Seg. 1: Kander's Exit & Challenges Of PTSD. Seg. 2: Lessons Learned In Fight Against Drunk Driving. | KCUR

Seg. 1: Kander's Exit & Challenges Of PTSD. Seg. 2: Lessons Learned In Fight Against Drunk Driving.

Oct 3, 2018

Segment 1: Jason Kander's withdrawal from the Kansas City mayor's race illustrates the long-term effects of PTSD.

As political watchers in Kansas City deal with the fact that the leading candidate in next year's race to replace Sly James is out, we sat down with a veteran and a counselor to discuss the challenges of living with and managing post-traumatic stress disorder.

Segment 2, beginning at 26:10: Lessons from the fight against drunken driving could be harnessed to promote gun safety.

It only took a matter of years for American attitudes about drunken driving to change from widespread passivity to ouright abhorrence. Could the success of organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving hold a key to success for groups looking to curtail gun violence in the country?