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Adapting Adoption To The 90s
Aired 5/23/1996

Adopting a child is one of the most serious commitments a person can make, yet millions of Americans are willing to take on that commitment. But increasingly, adoption has become a costly and sometimes agonizing process.
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  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
  Karabelle Pizzigatti
    director of public policy of the Child Welfare League of America
  Rita Simon
    American University, author of The Case for Transracial Adoption
  Twila Perry
    Rutgers University, specializing in family law

Originally Aired: 5/23/1996

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