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Connoisseurs of Crime, The

Connoisseurs of Crime, The

Broadcast: July 27, 1951
Added: Jul 16 2021

Tonight's case from the files of the Federal Bureau of Investigation deals with criminal youth. You may ask yourself why such an alarming proportion of criminals arrested today are boys and girls in their late teens and early twenties. Adolescence brings with it a continual struggle between two opposing impulses. One is the desire to remain a child, and the other is to become a fully-fledged adult. This inner conflict is what makes adolescents so difficult for adults to handle. What the adolescent needs above all else - and what is so often missing in this modern world - is genuine affection, real understanding, and intelligent guidance from his parents. When this is lacking, the results may be disastrous, as tonight's case demonstrates...