Author, with Ed Burns
, of "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-city Neighborhood", published in 1997.
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[in defense of the NSA surveillance program] To loudly proclaim our indignation at the maintenance of an essential and comprehensive database, while at the same time insisting on a proactive response to the inevitable attempts at terrorism is as childish as it is obtuse.
A Former Baltimore Sun crime reporter, David Simon is the author of the book, "The Corner", and is also the creator of both the Baltimore-based show, The Wire
(2002), and the inspiration behind the show, Homicide: Life on the Street
(1993). Simon's book, "A Year on the Killing Streets", is what the show was based upon.
Simon was known for his in-depth reporting in covering the drug trade in ...
Works often focus on issues in American urban cities ex. (Baltimore, New Orleans, Yonkers, Times Square, NY)