Can Science and Medicine Help Prevent Violent Crime?

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The latest mass killing has renewed multiple controversies about mobilizing science and medicine to prevent violent crime. On this archived edition of To the Point, we look at the legal and ethical issues, and the prospects for unintended consequences. Also, Is Europe's economy headed off a cliff? On Reporter's Notebook, why are producers, actors and others hoping for this year's Oscars making stops in Washington, DC?

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Evan George, Ira Glass, Anna Scott