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Seg. 1: Gun Ownership & Political Participation. Seg. 2: Joyce J. Scott

Segment 1: Recent study by KU finds gun owners are more politically active.

In the past few decades, American gun owners have become increasingly more involved in politics than non-gun owners. On this episode, we discuss the cultural shift in gun ownership and how that change influences the political climate.

  • Bren Brown, president and owner, Frontier Justice
  • Chris Haxel, reporter, KCUR 89.3
  • Don Haider-Markel, professor and chair, University of Kansas - Department of Political Science

Segment 2, beginning at 33:54: Artist Joyce J. Scott shares the story behind 'Araminta.'

Open Spaces artist Joyce J. Scott shares how Kansas City's Union Station became a home for her 10-foot tall sculpture of Harriet Tubman.

As a host and contributor at KCUR, I seek to create a more informed citizenry and richer community. I want to enlighten and inspire our audience by delivering the information they need with accuracy and urgency, clarifying what’s complicated and teasing out the complexities of what seems simple. I work to craft conversations that reveal realities in our midst and model civil discourse in a divided world. Follow me on Twitter @ptsbrian or email me at brian@kcur.org.