Crime Study Challenges Past Assumptions Professor Felton Earls of the Harvard School of Public Health has been working on the nation's longest and most ambitious study of urban crime. Some of his findings go against longstanding assumptions -- among them that rundown neighborhoods breed more crime. Earls speaks with NPR's Susan Stamberg.
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Crime Study Challenges Past Assumptions

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Crime Study Challenges Past Assumptions

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Crime Study Challenges Past Assumptions

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Professor Felton Earls of the Harvard School of Public Health has been working on the nation's longest and most ambitious study of urban crime. Some of his findings go against longstanding assumptions — among them that rundown neighborhoods breed more crime. Earls speaks with NPR's Susan Stamberg.