Capitol Hill Briefing

“War on Drugs, a War on Ourselves”

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(This event was an airing of the video “War on Drugs, a War on Ourselves.” For more information about John Stossel’s documentaries see http://​abc​news​.go​.com/​2​0​2​0​/​S​t​o​ssel/.)

Date and Time
August 31, 2007 12 - 1:30 PM EDT
Location
B-354 Rayburn House Office Building

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Drugs are bad, but is the War on Drugs even worse? 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.

With comments by Timothy Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.