Independent Lens

The House I Live In: Framing Drugs in Moral Terms May Miss t

Clip: Season 14 Episode 10 | 2m 8s

In this video extra for the Independent Lens documentary, The House I Live In, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, and journalist Charles Bowden describe how the War on Drugs frames drug abuse mainly in moral terms, while ignoring the issue of economic inequality which may actually be the root of the problem.

Aired: 04/07/13

Rating: TV-PG

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