Campus Progress/HBO Present 'The Wire' Advance Screening/Panel with Creator

Starting Date: 09-20-2006
Starting Time: 7:00pm

Marriott Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Grand Ballroom
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
United States
Please join us for a FREE advance screening of “The Wire” episode titled Home Room (which will debut on HBO on Sunday, Sept 24), followed by a Q&A session featuring:

David Simon, executive producer, writer, series creator, "The Wire"
Ed Burns, producer, writer, "The Wire"
Moderated by: Clyde Williams, Campus Progress

The critically acclaimed fourth season of “The Wire” tackles head-on the challenges facing urban schools, with a sharp focus on a Baltimore middle school. Series creator and former journalist David Simon says this season of “The Wire” aims to “address American ideas about equal opportunity and how true we are to that ideal, and look at the portion of the city that has been left behind and why things aren't working.”

Be the first to watch this next episode of “The Wire” before it airs on HBO the following Sunday, and then discuss the show and the challenges of our underfunded, underserved public schools with Simon and “Wire” producer and writer Ed Burns.
Geographical Scope: Local

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