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Black in America / Drugs / VIP Program / Carter Interview #900668

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 2008
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(Studio: John King) Report introduced.

(Baltimore: Soledad O'Brien) The story of the VIP {Violence Intervention Project} program in Baltimore, Maryland, featured. [Former drug dealer Khalid CARTER†, surgeon and VIP founder Dr. Karnel COOPER - talk about the conditions on the street and the project.]

(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with Carter about his life in Baltimore. [CARTER - says he grew up idolizing drug dealers; explains how he turned his life around after getting shot and going to prison; comments on the VIP project and Dr. Cooper helping him cross over after being shot; asserts there "ain't no goin' back."]

King, John;
O'Brien, Soledad

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