Latest update: 17/01/2013
- Barack Obama - guns - shootings - US politics - USA
Showdown over guns
Barack Obama throws down the gauntlet to Congress and the gun lobby with a wide-ranging mix of executive orders and bills. Public opinion may be on his side, but can he really reverse the decades-long loosening of gun control?
- Steve KATZ, New York State Assemblyman;
- Anne BAGAMERY, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
- Frederick T. DAVIS, Lawyer, Member of the French American Foundation France;
- Gerald OLIVIER, Journalist and Author, "Mitt Romney, pour le renouveau du mythe américain".
Programme prepared and produced by Isabelle Sarton du Jonchay, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel