Professor Jacob Charles Discusses "Gun Country: Gun Capitalism, Culture, and Control in Cold War America" -- UNC Press
Professor Jacob D. Charles discussed "Gun Country: Gun Capitalism, Culture, and Control in Cold War America" with author and gun historian Andrew C. McKevitt for UNC Press.
From UNC Press:
"Gun Country: Gun Capitalism, Culture, and Control in Cold War America" Andrew C. McKevitt tells the history of the post-World War II gun boom through the dynamics of consumer capitalism and Cold War ideology, the combination of which resulted in a vast number of Americans arming themselves to the teeth and centering their political identity on their guns.
Andrew C. McKevitt is John D. Winters Endowed Professor of History at Louisiana Tech University. He is the author of Consuming Japan: Popular Culture and the Globalizing of 1980s America.
Jake Charles is an Associate Professor of Law at the Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law and an Affiliated Scholar with the Center for Firearms Law at Duke Law School. He writes and teaches on the Second Amendment and firearms law and is the co-author of a forthcoming law school textbook on the Second Amendment.
The conversation may be found at YouTube