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Emory University historian Michael Bellesiles is being challenged by fellow scholars over his celebrated book, Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture. They say the book is inaccurate and possibly fraudulent. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports. (7:02) (Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture is published by Vintage Books; ISBN: 0375