Independent Lens

The House I Live In: The Wire's David Simon on the Downside

Clip: Season 14 | 3m 22s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, The House I Live In, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, describes how the strategies behind the War on Drugs have actually destroyed law enforcement's power of deterrance and increased cynicism among enforcement agents and citizens alike.

Aired: 04/07/13

Rating: TV-PG

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