John Lott

Crime Prevention Research Center

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President of the Crime Prevention Research Center and a contributor to Fox News; author of More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws and the just released Dumbing Down the Courts: How Politics Keeps the Smartest Judges Off the Bench; former chief economist for the United States Sentencing Commission

John Lott on KCRW

For the first time in history, the US House of Representatives has held a Cabinet member in contempt.

Election-Year Politics and the 'Fast and Furious' Affair

For the first time in history, the US House of Representatives has held a Cabinet member in contempt.

from To the Point

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Josh Barro and Ken White discuss Michael Flynn’s talk of a coup, Trump’s wish for reinstatement, and Little RICO.

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Sherry Buchanan, author of “On the Ho Chi Minh Trail,” discusses what she learned about the Vietnam War from the Vietnamese women who survived its frontlines.

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Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the summit between President Biden and Vladimir Putin, cyberattacks, another test for Obamacare, and decadence.

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For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.

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