Need to Know: The Culture of Violence in Rochester

Fri, 11/06/2009 - 8:30pm

What factors contribute to violent behavior?

On Friday, November 6 at 8:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable1011/cable11), Need to Know looks at what factors contribute to violent behavior; can offenders be taught compassion; and what's being done at the street-level to stem the violence? Our guests include Geoffrey Smith, Executive Director of Youth for Christ and Dr. Michael Sharf, Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at UR.

We'll also conduct a special interview with author and Newbery Prize winner Linda Sue Park who will be at the Rochester Children's Book Festival at Monroe Community College on Saturday, November 7 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m.

Watch Need to Know, Friday at 8:30 pm or Sunday at 12:30 pm on WXXI-TV, or listen on Saturday at 6:30 pm on WXXI-AM 1370 or FM 91.5 HD2 Rochester.