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Journalist Alfredo Corchado on Mexico's Drug Cartels


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Members of the Mexican Army patrol Buenavista Tomatlan during an operation to search for criminals in the area called "Tierra Caliente."
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Members of the Mexican Army patrol Buenavista Tomatlan during an operation to search for criminals in the area called "Tierra Caliente."

Alfredo Corchado, the Mexico bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, has been reporting on Mexico's drug war since 1994. The cartels have murdered journalists, and in 2007, Corchado was told he was their next target. Corchado joins us to talk about his new book, "Midnight in Mexico," and to share his thoughts on immigration reform and Mexico's future.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Alfredo Corchado, Mexico bureau chief for The Dallas Morning News

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