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Is There Help for the Homeless?
Aired 6/5/1994

Many theories have arisen to explain the rise in homeless people throughout the past two decades. Think Tank explores this issue by asking three basic questions: Who are the homeless? Why are they homeless? And what can we do about the homeless problem?
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  Alice Baum
    author of A Nation in Denial: The Truth about Homelessness
  Christopher Jencks
    author of The Homeless
  Douglas Besharov
    Jacobs Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs, and editor of America’s Disconnected Youth: Toward a Preventive Strategy
  Heather MacDonald
    Manhattan Institute, contributing editor of the City Journal

Originally Aired: 6/5/1994

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