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Moore Film Targets Gun Violence, American Media

Gadfly director Michael Moore's new film is Bowling for Columbine, a look at gun violence and America's culture of fear. Moore says broadcasters stoke anxiety in a bid for better ratings. He speaks to NPR's Rick Karr.

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Rick Karr contributes reports on the arts to NPR News. He is a correspondent for the weekly PBS public affairs show Bill Moyers Journal and teaches radio journalism at Columbia University.