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Rethinking Violent Crime
Aired 7/31/2003

Overall crime rates in America have been dropping for more than a decade. But now, according to the FBIís latest crime figures, murder and mayhem are taking a jump in some of the nationís largest cities including Los Angeles, Detroit, Phoenix, Boston, Washington, DC. Why? What do we know about the root causes of violent behavior?
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  Lonnie Athens
    Professor of criminal justice at Seton Hall University
  Stanton Samenow
    Clinical psychologist in Alexandria, Virginia

Originally Aired: 7/31/2003

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