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Is Social Science The God That Failed?
Aired 1/1/1998

For years social scientists promised us that the in-depth study of human communities would tell us what we needed to know to shape a harmonious and healthy society. But did that happen?
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  Seymour Martin Lipset
    president of the American Political Science Association and the American Sociological Association
  James Q. Wilson
    professor of management and public policy at the University of California, author of Crime and Human Nature, On Character

Originally Aired: 1/1/1998

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