Malcolm Appears on PBS Need to Know

Professor Joyce Lee Malcolm was a guest on an April 26 segment of PBS Need to Know for a roundtable discussion entitled "Debating the Second Amendment."

The panel discussion was anchored by host Ray Suarez and included Malcolm, former New York Times foreign correspondent and editor Craig Whitney, and Fordham University history professor Saul Cornell. 

Panelists examined the history of the Second Amendment and how it shapes discussion today, considering such questions as what the public really knows about it, who was behind it, what the authors were trying to achieve, and how it applies today in an age when muskets have been replaced by semi-automatic weapons.

Watch the program or read a transcript