Influence of Glock Handguns in the U.S.
Paul Barrett, author of Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun, talked by video from New York City about how the introduction of the Glock… read more
Paul Barrett, author of Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun, talked by video from New York City about how the introduction of the Glock pistol in the 1980s influenced the debate over guns in the United States. According to the author, the gun’s developer, Gaton Glock, managed to “dominate not just the American handgun market, but America’s gun consciousness.” He also discussed the marketing of guns, how the gun lobby operates in Washington, and the status and outlook for various gun control proposals currently being debated in Washington. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close
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