Youth: The Trouble with Girls

The Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency had just seen an eye-opening display of hardware—machete, zip guns, revolvers, assorted shivs—liberated from Manhattan's juvenile delinquents and brought to Washington by New York's Mayor Robert Wagner. Then Arthur J. Rogers, a New York City Youth Board official, took the witness chair to tell what really gets the city's juvenile gangs into trouble. The most explosive weapon in the delinquents' arsenal, said Rogers, is the female of the species.

"The girls will do anything to please members of the gangs." Rogers explained.

"Further, they are rumor carriers, trouble carriers, weapons carriers, narcotic carriers and...

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