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Framing Drugs in Moral Terms May Miss the Bigger Picture

  • Aired: 04/08/2013
  • 02:08
  • Rating: TV-PG
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.
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Watch The House I Live In - April 8 at 10pm (check local listings)
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