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US President Tries to Address Race/Guns After Charleston

July 17, 2015 10:19 AM
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Since U.S. President Barack Obama took office in 2009, more than a dozen mass shootings have occurred, prompting the President to call for calm. The most recent one - a shooting by a young white man - killed nine blacks in a South Carolina church. VOA's Carolyn Presutti takes a look at the president and his difficulty in talking about race and guns.