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In the Crosshairs of History

The AR-15 has taken its place alongside the most infamous firearms in American history, but almost nothing is known about how it came to be. Cameron McWhirter knows. Today, he'll share what he learned when researching "American Gun."

Cameron McWhirter

Cameron McWhirter is a national reporter for The Wall Street Journal and is based in Atlanta. He has covered mass shootings, violent protests and natural disasters across the South. His latest book is "American Gun: The True Story of the AR-15....

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American Gun
The True Story of the AR-15
Cameron McWhirter
History / Biography
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
September 2023
ISBN 9780374103859
496 pages
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