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Hunting

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Hunting

Hunting

Hunting

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: David Peterson Editor, "A Hunter's Heart: Honest Essays on Blood Sport" (Henry Holt, 1997) Mary Zeiss Stange Author, "Woman the Hunter" (Beacon Press, 1997) Director, Women's Studies Program, Skidmore College Richard Nelson Author, "Heart and Blood: Living with Deer in America" (Knopf, 1997) Cultural anthropologist Hunting in the US is big business. Fourteen million people do it and deer hunters alone spend nearly five billion dollars on hunting trips and equipment each year. Sportsmen and animal rights activists are ever at odds over hunting policy and whether the public or the states should dictate legislation. On the next Talk of the Nation Ray Suarez talks to hunters about what they hunt, how they hunt and the on-going debate over wildlife management in the US.