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Divorcing in Droves24:50

photoDespite all the marriage saving efforts, married couples are still calling it quits. We look at what's behind the breakups and why they're so contentious.


David Popenoe, co-director of the National Marriage Project, professor of sociology at Rutgers University

Stephanie Coontz, national co-chair of the Council on Contemporary Families, historian at Evergreen State College

John Crouch, Executive Director of Americans for Divorce Reform

This program aired on January 15, 2003.

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