Analyzing The HBO Crime Drama, "The Wire"

Mar 6, 2017

The HBO series “The Wire” has received critical acclaim for its accurate and unglamorized portrayal of crime and law enforcement in the city of Baltimore. University of Cincinnati English and History professor Dr. Stanley Corkin's recently-published book, “Connecting The Wire: Race, Space, and Postindustrial Baltimore,” is the first comprehensive, season-by-season analysis of the entire series. 

University of Cincinnati professor Stanley Corkin's book presents a season-by-season analysis of the popular series, "The Wire."
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Dr. Corkin joins us to discuss The Wire and the series' accurate depiction of urban life and crime in America.