Grabbing a gun and shooting something to eat used to be a much more common thing in the United States. More than that, the image of the hunter was once part of the national self-image.
But only about six percent of the population hunts anymore, down from ten percent in the mid-1950s. How did we get here from there?
Historian Philip Dray provides answers in his book The Fair Chase: The Epic Story of Hunting in America.
We learn about the concept of the fair chase and more in our session with the author.