Broadcast: Midmorning, 09/22/2011, 10:06 a.m.
The Chicago-based Ceasefire program uses "violence interrupters" -- men and women who were once active in gangs -- to promote peace in that city. A new documentary looks at the efforts of these people who stem the tide of gang violence.
- Alex Kotlowitz: Author and co-producer, with Steve James, of the new documentary "The Interrupters." He is the author of several books, including "There Are No Children Here."
- Cobe Williams: works with Ceasefire, a Chicago-based violence prevention organization, and is featured in the film "The Interrupters."