Border Drug Wars Panel

Authors talked about their books about the drug wars along the U.S.-Mexico border. They responded to questions from members of the… read more

Authors talked about their books about the drug wars along the U.S.-Mexico border. They responded to questions from members of the audience.

Ed Vulliamy is the author of Amexica: War Along the Borderline. Charles Bowden is the author of Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields and the co-author of Dreamland. Malcolm Beith is the author of The Last Narco: Inside the Hunt for El Chapo, the World’s Most-Wanted Drug Lord. Moderator Ricardo Ainslie is a psychoanalyst who has made the feature-length documentary film Ya Basta: Kidnapped in Mexico.

The program “The Drug Wars: Dispatches from the Border” was held in the C-SPAN/Book TV Tent of the Texas Book Festival. The program closes with scenes from the festival. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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Oct 17, 2010

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  • Oct 17, 2010 | 2:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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