Helmke talks about the political climate for changing gun laws in the aftermath of the killings at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He also responds to questions submitted by members of the audience.
Walter Paul Helmke, Jr. is a U.S. politician, and president of the Washington, DC-based Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, a position he has held since July 1, 2006. He is a former mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana and a former president of The United States Conference of Mayors.
Jerry Zremski was elected president of the National Press Club in December 2006 after four years as a Club officer and three years as a committee chairman.