Mass Shooting and the Mood in America – October 08, 2017

Mass Shooting and the Mood in America – October 08, 2017

Mass Shooting and the Mood in America – October 08, 2017

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Mass shooting and the mood in America.

Alison speaks to Cindi Moon Reed, a journalist with Las Vegas Weekly, about this past week’s events and how the city is coping in its aftermath.

James Fallows, national correspondent for the Atlantic Magazine, speaks to Alison about gun violence as well as the hopes and fears amongst Americans for their country’s future.

Sarah Kendzior, journalist and op-ed writer for the Globe and Mail, comments on the mood in America in light of the recent violence, natural disasters and political developments.

Alison talks to Judy Fox, the Director of the International Disaster Psychology Program at the University of Denver, about the impact mass shootings and other traumatic events might have on individuals and communities in the United States.