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Frontline: Drug Wars

This site is the companion to the outstanding PBS Frontline program which aired in 2000. Simply put, the two-part Frontline film was probably the most balanced and detailed examination of America's war on drugs ever aired on television. In addition, it contained numerous interviews with figures on both sides of the drug war, including people who had never before made themselves available to...
Informing America's Policy on Illegal Drugs: What We Don't Know Keeps Hurting Us

This report from the National Research Council of the National Academies explores what we really know about the effectiveness of drug-control efforts. The 360-page report, which is forthcoming in print but available online in full text, finds that there is a severe deficiency of adequate, reliable data on drug use, drug market economics, and enforcement activities. In addition to reviewing what is...
All Things Considered: Drug Wars

This sites is the companion to National Public radio's (NPR) 2000 special on All Things Considered.. The NPR site is a bit modest, but it does offer the excellent radio reports from this week's All Things Considered special series.
Tulia, Texas

The PBS series Independent Lens features documentaries and dramas by independent filmmakers. The documentary, TULIA, TEXAS, which will air in February 2009, is about a small town in Texas that experienced a rash of arrests by an undercover narcotics agent ten years ago. The arrests were for cocaine sales, and were mainly of the town's African American residents. On the homepage for the film,...