Book Discussion on Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy

Julia Preston and Samuel Dillon spoke about their book Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy, published by Farrar, Straus and… read more

Julia Preston and Samuel Dillon spoke about their book Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book is about the 71 year reign of the PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) in Mexico and its eventual downfall. During the event, the authors discussed the 2000 election in Mexico that unseated the PRI from power and Mexico’s refusal to support the U.S in the recent war in Iraq. Eduardo Ibarrola, deputy chief of mission at the Mexican embassy in Washington, DC, provided commentary. Jim Jones, former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, moderated the discussion. close

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Program ID:
182475-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 3, 2004
Last Aired:
May 7, 2006

Airing Details

  • Jul 03, 2004 | 9:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 02, 2004 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2005 | 11:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2005 | 3:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2005 | 8:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2005 | 11:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2005 | 3:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2005 | 8:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2005 | 11:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2005 | 3:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2005 | 8:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 03, 2006 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2006 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 07, 2006 | 5:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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