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Bill Moyers | The Journal: THE WIRE's David Simon | PBS

Duration: 53:33 (Full Program)
Program: Bill Moyers Journal #1301
Broadcast Date: Apr. 17, 2009

From beat reporter for The Baltimore Sun to award-winning screenwriter of HBO's critically-acclaimed "The Wire," David Simon talks with Bill Moyers about inner-city crime and politics, storytelling and the future of journalism. After a dozen years covering crime for The Baltimore Sun , David Simon left journalism to write books and tell stories for NBC and HBO, including his Peabody-winning cop show "The Wire," which looked at the drug wars and the gritty underbelly of the inner-city.

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Post Date: June 10, 2009