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A new series of thirteen programmes
The first group concerns our attitudes to crime and the causes of criminal behaviour; the second illustrates the treatment of the young offender 1: What is crime? by BARONESS WOOTTON OF ABINGER
Produced by Rosemary Jellis
No one needs to be reminded that there is an increase in crime, particularly among young people. From indignation and despair at the threat to his security, the reasonable citizen moves on to ask what social and personal pressures drive a man or woman to criminal behaviour and whether our attitudes to crime and punishment, as they are expressed in the present penal system, are adequate.
These Questions are relevant and timely. The Royal Commission on the Penal System in England and Wales is at work and new legislation is already foreshadowed in two White Papers. This series aims to provide facts and ideas to help inform public discussion on the issues involved.


Produced By: Rosemary Jellis

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Network Three, 21 February 1966 19.10

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