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As gun control and firearm legislation remains a hotly debated national issue, "Piers Morgan Live" invited world-renowned singer Tony Bennett to share his position on the topic:
"Well, I just think assault weapons should be absolutely outlawed. None of this fierce - you know, no imitating the films that you see where there's all this kind of strong violence to try to hold an audience, you know," the 17-time Grammy winner told Piers Morgan. "Life's much more important than that."
Watch the interview to learn more about the text messaging campaign that he and his son – in conjunction with the Brady Campaign – have developed to help prevent future gun violence.
Meanwhile, as global tension grows with news that North Korea has access to a legitimate nuclear threat, Nicholas Kristof joined the program to share his unique insight into the lifestyle and the culture in the foreign land:
"You think that here is this incredibly totalitarian and brutal country. Most totalitarian country in the history of the world, perhaps, and people would be outraged by it. In fact, the brainwashing is every bit as good, I think, as the controls and people have no other source of information," explained the "The New York Times" columnist. "A radio in North Korea does not have a dial. It has fixed locations so you can't choose anything but local information."
As Thursday's program also featured a full audience, Kristof fielded a live question, in which he was asked to share details from his travels to North Korea:
"Every home that there was this speaker on the wall and what is a speaker doing on the wall? This is the - it wakes you up in the morning with propaganda. It puts you to bed at night and every home in the country essentially has that speaker," he revealed. "People have this hostility toward America, just bred into them."