Effects on young people of violence and crime portrayed on television.
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Effects on young people of violence and crime portrayed on television. Hearings, Eighty-eight Congress, second session, pursuant to S. Res. 274, Eighty-eight Congress, investigation of juvenile delinquency in the United States. July 30, 1964. by United States Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Television and children,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- United States

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LC ClassificationsHV9076.5 U5243
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Number of Pages3860
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15998700M

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