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History of the American Long Rifle, Part 1

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On this edition of Curator's Corner, National Firearms Museum Director Jim Supica and John Popp of NRA News join Mike D'Ambra at Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show in Oklahoma. D'Ambra has chosen four rifles that illustrate the history and evolution of the American long rifle. On this segment, he discusses the first two including a German Jager rifle from around the year 1760 that was used for large game and a rifle that was built during the American Revolution with a cruder design, typical of guns that were used during the Revolutionary War. Originally aired 1/27/2011.

Season 11