Bill Moyers Journal: David Simon on inner-city crime and politics, storytelling and the future of journalism

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Bill Moyers Journal
4.17.09

David Simon

From crime 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 today.

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