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Has the Crime Wave Crested?
Aired 10/6/1995

Crime is the number one issue in America today, but violent crime rates are now dropping. Does this mean that the worst is behind us, or might it turn out to be just the calm before the storm?
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  John DiIulio
    Brookings Institution, Princeton University
  Adele Harrell
    director of the program on law and behavior at the Urban Institute
  Jerome Skolnick
    professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, former president of the American Society of Criminology
  Lawrence Sherman
    professor of criminology at the University of Maryland

Originally Aired: 10/6/1995

   
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Here are some previous Think Tank programs that may be of interest.
Rethinking Violent Crime
  aired 7/31/2003
What’s on the Mind of the "Radical Middle"?
  aired 2/1/2001
Fukuyama 101
  aired 11/30/2000


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