Bill Moyers Journal | Screenwriter David Simon

Thursday, 16 April 2009 15:33 By Bill Moyers and Bill Moyers Journal, t r u t h o u t | Programming Note | name.

Bill Moyers Journal | Screenwriter David Simon
Former reporter turned screenwriter David Simon on the set of his latest project, "Treme." (Photo: AP)

    Airdate: Friday, April 17, 2009, at 9:00 p.m. EDT on PBS (check local listings).

    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 today. After a dozen years covering crime for the Baltimore Sun, 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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