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Does Welfare Cause Illegitimacy?
Aired 4/9/1994

Think Tank explores possible answers to whether the welfare system has contributed to the rising illegitimacy rate.
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  Charles Murray
    The American Enterprise Institute, author of Losing Ground
  Roger Wilkins
    George Mason University
  Sheldon Danziger
    University of Michigan, author of Uneven Tides: Rising Inequality in America
  Glen Loury
    professor of economics at Boston University

Originally Aired: 4/9/1994

   
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