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John Dilulio on the Coming "Crime Wave"

Director of the Brookings Institution Center for Public Management, John Dilulio, Jr. He's also a professor at Princeton University and member of the Council on Crime in America. He's just co-authored a new book called Body Count, in which he and others warn that though violent crime by juveniles may be down now, the worse is yet to come. They blame violent crime not on economic poverty, guns, or the use of lack of prisons. They argue that "moral poverty" is the cause, the absence of "loving, capable, responsible adults who teach the young right from wrong."


Other segments from the episode on October 31, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 31, 1996: Interview with John Dilulio; Interview with Jerome Miller.


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