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How to Attack the Roots of America's Drug Problem

Sociologist and research associate at the Institute for the Study of Social Change, Elliott Currie. He has a new book, "Reckoning: Drugs, the Cities, and the American Future." He believes that effective drug control depends on curtailing poverty and improving the economy in inner cities.

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Other segments from the episode on February 8, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 8, 1993: Interview with Mathea Falco; Interview with Elliiott Currie; Obituary for Arthur Ashe; Commentary on rock music in 1973.

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