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Dealing With 'Root Causes' To Tackle Incarceration Rates05:22Download


Host Scott Simon talks with Jeffrey Beard, secretary of the California Department of Corrections, about high incarceration rates and the social effects they have on communities. Beard is a member of a National Academy of Science committee studying the high rates of incarceration in the United States.

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