The Shame of America

Clendenen, Richard; Beaser, Herbert W.
January 1955
Saturday Evening Post;1/15/1955, Vol. 227 Issue 29, p32
The article focuses on the issue of juvenile delinquency in the U.S. On the basis of evidence, Americans were hard to consider that juvenile delinquency was a major problem of the country, even in the past. The author believed that there are long-range causes of delinquency in the country. Many of the causes involve the society and their community.


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