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  1. David Simon Getting Career Achievement Award at WGA East

    2:09 pm 12/19/2013

    The creator of "Treme" and "The Wire" will be feted at the East Coast kudos on Feb. 1.Read more

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  2. 'The Wire' Creator David Simon on Zimmerman Verdict: 'I Can’t Look an African-American Parent in the Eye'

    11:32 am 7/15/2013

    The "Treme" showrunner says, "anyone who truly understands what justice is and what it requires of a society is ashamed to call himself an American."Read more

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  3. Reformed Hitman Who Inspired 'The Wire's' Omar Dies at 58

    11:02 am 12/15/2012

    Donnie Andrews was a Baltimore hitman who turned police informant and inspired David Simon to create the popular character.Read more

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  4. David Simon Heralds Obama Victory, Chides 'Fearful' Conservative 'Fools'

    1:15 pm 11/8/2012

    The creator of "The Wire" pens a long essay celebrating growing diversity in America and slamming "lost and fretful white men" of Congress.Read more

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  5. Khandi Alexander on the End of 'Treme' and Rebuilding LaDonna

    5:00 am 9/23/2012

    The actress tells THR about her character's rebound from last season's brutal arc, the candid people of New Orleans, the "Wire" role she turned down and nearing a conclusion.Read more

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  6. 'Treme' Renewed for Fourth and Final Season

    8:27 pm 9/22/2012

    The HBO series' co-creator David Simon said the season will be shorter than previous outings.Read more

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  7. Toronto 2012: Tribeca Film Acquires 'How to Make Money Selling Drugs'

    9:15 am 9/13/2012

    The documentary, which screened at the Toronto festival, explores drug dealing and the war on drugs.Read more

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  8. 'Wire' Creator David Simon Slams Mitt Romney's Tax Admission

    3:07 pm 8/16/2012

    The TV auteur is unimpressed with the GOP presidential candidate's low income tax rate.Read more

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  9. 'The Wire' Creator David Simon Compares Kwame Brown to Clay Davis

    12:49 pm 6/8/2012

    Calling into a Washington, D.C., radio program, the TV scribe says the embattled District Council Chairman is being prosecuted in a similar manner as his old series' corrupt (and fictional) state senator. Read more

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  10. 'The Wire' Turns 10 Years Old With a Musical Reunion (Video)

    9:38 am 6/5/2012

    Michael Kenneth Williams and a slew of other original players set the gritty Baltimore drama to song for Funny or Die -- dancing syringes included.Read more

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