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Scheduled Appearances

Social Justice Track

America's Gun Violence Problem

Crosscut Festival 2021
Wed May 5, 2021 | 4:00pm

Our violent history and obsession with firearms and the root of our national epidemic.

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Featuring: Chris Murphy, Alain Stephens

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The Crosscut Festival is a celebration of big ideas and bold thinking - a gathering of a community of the curious. Connect with noteworthy political leaders and newsmakers along with authors, journalists and experts focused on the most important issues of our time. The Crosscut Festival features firesides interviews, panels and special events that explore forward-thinking in Politics, Social Justice, the Environment, History, Innovation and more.

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