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Ed Burns on Creating 'The Wire'

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Ed Burns on Creating 'The Wire'

Ed Burns on Creating 'The Wire'

Ed Burns on Creating 'The Wire'

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Writer and producer Ed Burns draws on his experience as a former Baltimore detective to create the acclaimed HBO series The Wire, now in its fourth season. It's a crime drama with a central theme of surveillance technology used to capture drug dealers.

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