The Nature of Street Violence in America

Judge Walton spoke at the “crime summit” sponsored by the Department of Justice on the nature of crime in American cities and… read more

Judge Walton spoke at the “crime summit” sponsored by the Department of Justice on the nature of crime in American cities and proposals for ending violence in the nation’s cities. Issues raised in his speech included the relationship of drugs and crime, funding for drug enforcement and treatment programs, and the administration’s crime bill. Judge Walton said there is a growing culture of violence and lack of respect for human life, along with the accessibility of weapons and drugs. He talked about the “holistic approach” the Office of Drug Policy is taking to combat these culture problems. close

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  • Lee Rawls Assistant Attorney General Department of Justice
  • Reggie B. Walton Associate Director Office of Natl. Drug Control Policy

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The Nature of Street Violence in America

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Program ID:
28584-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 4, 1991
Last Aired:
Mar 9, 1991

Airing Details

  • Mar 04, 1991 | 4:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 1991 | 11:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 1991 | 2:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 1991 | 1:48pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 09, 1991 | 9:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
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