Death and Drugs on the Border

Robert Rivard moderated a panel discussion titled “River of Violence: Death and Drugs on the Border.” They discussed illegal… read more

Robert Rivard moderated a panel discussion titled “River of Violence: Death and Drugs on the Border.” They discussed illegal immigration across the Mexican border and the demand for drugs in the United States. Following their discussion, the panelists responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

Don Henry Ford, Jr. is the author of Contrabando: Confessions of a Drug-Smuggling Texas Cowboy, published by Cinco Puntos Press. Charles Bowden is the author of the novel A Shadow in the City: Confessions of an Undercover Drug Warrior, published by Harcourt. Alicia Gaspar de Alba is the author of the novel Desert Blood: The Juarez Murders, published by Arte Publico Press. Joaquin Jackson is the author of One Ranger: A Memoir, published by University of Texas Press. Luis Alberto Urrea is the author of the The Hummingbird’s Daughter: A Novel, published by Little, Brown. close

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Death and Drugs on the Border

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Program ID:
189620-6
Category:
Interview
Format:
Forum
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 8, 2006

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  • Nov 19, 2005 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 2005 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 05, 2006 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 08, 2006 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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