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December 18, 2014

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Murder
Beyond the Blood and Gore Last Aired: 6/5/2006

Americans are fascinated with murder. You can see this cultural fixation in best selling novels, television news and entertainment, and headlines from local papers. Most Americans probably can name more murderers than they can Supreme Court justices. But what about the significant policy debates on the best ways to reduce America's startling murder rate? Some say the solution is in better community
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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