David Simon (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
Published on: October 22, 2016
2016 And Beyond
TV’s Antidote to Trump

David Simon’s under-appreciated Show Me a Hero offers hope that racial divides can be mended, and past injustices overcome.

John Atlas is the author of Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN, America's Most Controversial Anti-Poverty Community Group (Vanderbilt University Press, 2010). He is working on an upcoming theatrical documentary based on his book and funded by the Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute, and PBS.
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