Gun conversations continue: CNN to interview NRA president in Cambridge

David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association. Photo via nationalconfidential.com
David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association. Photo via nationalconfidential.com

Tonight, hours after Suffolk University is set to hold a panel discussion on gun violence in America, the head of the National Rifle Association is due in Cambridge for an interview with CNN.

At 6 p.m., National Rifle Association President David Keene is expected to sit down with CNN’s chief national correspondent and Bay State native John King at Harvard Kennedy School for a conversation about gun control in America.

The Kennedy School distributed tickets for the event via a lottery system earlier in February, according to school officials. The interview will take place at the JFK Jr. Forum.

Suffolk University’s “Legislative Responses to Gun Violence” is set for 4 p.m. at Sargent Hall, and will include remarks by former US Rep. Bob McEwen (R-Ohio), former US Rep. Robert Weygand (D-R.I.), Suffolk lecturer Rich Arenberg, Suffolk associate professor Erika Gebo, and scholar in residence James Carroll, according to university officials.

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