Machine Gun: History Down the Barrel of a Gun 

At the center of every armed conflict of the 20th century, the machine gun has been a tool of conquest - and of liberation. Everywhere, it has unleashed consequences its creators never ... See full summary »

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1999  

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Lawrence Bayne ...  Himself - Narrator 3 episodes, 1999
Peter Kokalis Peter Kokalis ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1999
John Milius ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1999
Carroll Pursell Carroll Pursell ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1999
Jack Blum Jack Blum ...  Himself - Former Special Counsel, Foreign Relations Comm. 1 episode, 1999
John Bolton ...  Himself - Former Assistant Sec. of State, Bush Admin. 1 episode, 1999
Noam Chomsky ...  Himself - M.I.T. 1 episode, 1999
Alan Clark Alan Clark ...  Himself - Former U.K. Defense Minister 2 episodes, 1999
Richard Cornblum Richard Cornblum ...  Himself - Weapons Expert 2 episodes, 1999
Jendayi Frazer Jendayi Frazer ...  Herself - Harvard University 2 episodes, 1999
David Grossman David Grossman ...  Himself - Author, 'On Killing' 2 episodes, 1999
Le Ly Hayslip Le Ly Hayslip ...  Herself - Vietcong 1 episode, 1999
Eric Hobsbawm Eric Hobsbawm ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1999
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At the center of every armed conflict of the 20th century, the machine gun has been a tool of conquest - and of liberation. Everywhere, it has unleashed consequences its creators never imagined. This is the history of one of the world's deadliest inventions, a story of technological innovation, industrial revolution, and political power. Three one-hour segments of Machine Gun: History Down the Barrel of a Gun, is a sweeping look at the rise of the American empire. Written by TheRealNews

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USA

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English

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1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

History of the Machine Gun See more »

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(3 episodes)

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