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Ramsey Clark discusses crime and the poor in America

DURATION: 00:57:01

Synopsis

According to former United States States Attorney, Ramsey Clark, crimes of the poor and violence among the poor are due to their social situations like where they live, where they work, and their lack of education. Seeing the affluent and wealthy people around them add insult to injury, explained Clark. A passage from Clark's book, "Crime in America" is also read by Clark.