Low self-esteem is considered a major contributing factor to high crime rates and underachievement among minority youth and young adults. Patt Morrison takes a look at the rise and fall of the American preoccupation with the notion of self-esteem with State Senator John Vasconcellos, author Lauren Slater, and researcher Richard Allen, Ph.D.
California State University and California Community College campuses got one step closer to being tobacco-free after the state Assembly voted 41-24 yesterday to approve a tobacco ban; Faith Salie of NPR's Wait, Wait . . .Don't Tell Me talks about new memoir, "Approval Junkie," and weighing the pros and cons of a bailout for Puerto Rico.
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