Capitol Hill Briefing

John Stossel’s “War on Drugs, a War on Ourselves”

The Final Documentary in a Three‐​Part Capitol Hill Series for Interns

July 24, 2006 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

2237 Rayburn House Office Building

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Almost everyone agrees that drugs are bad, but is the War on Drugs even worse? In this ABC news special, John Stossel explores that question by interviewing some of the individuals closest to the drug war including police officers, judges, drug dealers, and South American farmers. Stossel also examines how liberalized drug laws in Europe have affected crime, drug addiction, and civil liberties.