25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World 2011: Online Extras

 

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David Simon | Alice Dreger | Peter Beilenson | Jim Gerritsen | Lera Boroditsky | David Korten | Diana Beresford-Kroeger | John Warner | Gary Paul Nabhan | Heather Jarvis and Sonya JF Barnett | Peter Williams | Tim DeChristopher | Representative Keith Ellison | Dr. Tabatha Parker | Azzam Alwash | Carl Safina | Humira Saqeb | Debbie Sease | Orayne Williams | Faith Gemmill | Paula Cannon | Tom Philpott | Monica Vela | Parker J. Palmer 

David Simon: Television Man
David-Simon-sm.jpgThrough shows like the highly acclaimed The Wire, Generation Kill, and Treme, David Simon has shown that television can be more than a tool for appeasing audiences and stoking ratings. It can be a medium that forces us to reconsider our world.

Resources:
Watch Bill Moyers interview David Simon on Bill Moyers Journal in 2009.
Read an interviews with The Progressive magazine, and Vice magazine.
Learn more about The Wire on HBO’s show page.
Learn more about Generation Kill on HBO’s show page.
Learn more about Treme on HBO’s show page.