The Orlando mass shooting

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Guest: Jeff Brady, Karen Greenberg, Mark Potok

Sunday morning’s attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando is the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.  Forty-nine people and the shooter were killed and 53 injured.  We start off this hour with an update on the investigation with NPR correspondent JEFF BRADY in Orlando. Then, we take a closer look at the shooter who during the assault pledged his allegiance to ISIS. We’ll talk about homegrown terrorism and radicalization with MARK POTOK of the Southern Poverty Law Center, and KAREN GREENBERG, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law and author of Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State.

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