The Corner

GUESTS: David Simon/ Author of Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streetsandproducer of the NBC Series "Homicide" Co-Author, The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-CityNeighborhood (Broadway Books, 1997) Ed Burns/ Co-Author, The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood (Broadway Books, 1997) Retired 20-Year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department School Teacher, Baltimore public school system The corner of Fayette and Monroe streets is one of many open-air drug markets in the city of Baltimore. It's home to pushers and addicts, lookouts and runners, petty thieves and ambivalent cops. Reporter David Simon and ex-detective Edward Burns hung out on that corner and documented the lives of the people they met. They'll tell the story of a year in the life of the urban drug culture



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