TITLE

At a cultural crossroads

AUTHOR(S)
Leo, John
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/20/93, Vol. 115 Issue 24, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Considers how Americans have had enough of the violence wracking the country and are demanding that Hollywood moguls and other advocates of artistic freedom take responsible action. How the long standoff between defenders and critics of violent rap music has been broken; Rapid shifts in beliefs on welfare policy and family that have come about; Examples; View of conservative scholar Charles Murray that welfare be eliminated completely.
ACCESSION #
9312147542

 

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