Tuesday, September 23: Border Insecurity-THE MEXICAN DRUG CARTELS AND THEIR THREAT TO AMERICA
An expert panel will provide thought-provoking analysis of the current violence in Mexico, its presence and influence in the United States and its impact on law enforcement and U.S. borders on the evening of Tuesday, September 23, at the Museum. Their presentation, to be aired as part of C-SPAN-Book-TV regular programming. Cost of the evening is $25 with 10% discount for Museum Members. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the program starting at 6:30 p.m.
Blatchford is widely known for his work exposing the Mexican Mafia and Mexican and Colombian drug cartels. During 30 years as a broadcast journalist, he has received nine Emmy awards, two Edward R. Murrow Awards, nine Associated Press Awards among many other honors. He is the author of the best-selling The Black Hand, an unprecedented inside look at the Mexican Mafia.