Book Discussion on Smuggler Nation

Professor Peter Andreas talked about his book, Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America, in which he reveals the long history of… read more

Professor Peter Andreas talked about his book, Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America, in which he reveals the long history of smuggling in the U.S., which, prior to the Revolutionary War, was driven by a desire to grow domestic industries and bypass import taxes to the British. Today, the U.S. is the leading market in the world for illicitly traded goods, while at the same time being one of the leading voices for reform. Professor Andreas spoke at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. close

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Book Discussion on Smuggler Nation

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311073-1
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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Feb 23, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 2, 2013

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  • Feb 23, 2013 | 4:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2013 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 02, 2013 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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