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Violence

  • Prison Program Aims to Get Teens to Avoid a Life of Crime. Voice of America; November 10, 2010 - transcript
  • Desiree Cooper talks about James, a young man who bludgeoned his father and is completely unrepentant about it. James says he suffered from abuse from his father. NPR; September 27, 2000 (Real 2:50 14.4 | 28.8)
  • Larry Abramson covers a report by the Federal Trade Commission on the marketing of violent entertainment products to minors. NPR; September 11, 2000 (Real 4:11 14.4 | 28.8)
  • Media & Violence: A report indicates mature films, CD's and video games are routinely advertised in places where young children and teens will see them. NPR; September 13, 2000 (Real 3:59 14.4 | 28.8)
  • School Violence: An FBI report reviews 18 school shootings by students and discusses characteristics of those students. NPR; September 6, 2000 (Real 4:03 14.4 | 28.8)
  • On April 20, 1999 Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris moved into Columbine High School and killed 12 students and one teacher

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