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Connections: The value of letting children fail

Mar 14, 2019

When celebrity parents Felicity Huffman and Lori Laughlin were arrested this week, it set off a national conversation about what parents will do to help their children. According to law enforcement, Huffman and Laughlin paid bribes to agencies that would create false profiles in order to help their children get into elite colleges.

Our guests discuss the value of letting children fail, and the advantages that wealthy families have. In studio: