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FRONTLINE viewer Evan Haskel asks about a shift in the NRA’s focus. Until the 1960s, the National Rifle Association was mostly a safety group for sportsmen. But then it took on a political mission. “Gunned Down” filmmaker Michael Kirk explains how the group went from merely educating people about firearms to becoming one of the most powerful lobbying groups in Washington.

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