Take Two for January 11, 2013

Joe Biden meets with film, game industries to talk gun violence

Biden Meets With Pro-Gun Groups In Washington

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) makes brief remarks to the press after a meeting with Cabinet members and sportsmen's, wildlife and gun interest groups at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building January 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama appointed Biden to oversee a task force on gun violence and also was to meet with a representative of National Rifle Association (NRA) in a second day of meetings.

Last night, Vice President Joe Biden met with various leaders from the film industry to talk about efforts to curb gun violence. For years politicians have called on the entertainment industry to reduce depictions of violence, but they've been mostly unsuccessful.

For more on whether things might be different this time around, we're joined now by Ted Johnson, who writes about the intersection of Hollywood and DC for Variety.  


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