Film, Video Border Lives: 2018 National Book Festival
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- Border Lives: 2018 National Book Festival
- Francisco Cantú presents "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border" and Alfredo Corchado presents "Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- September 01, 2018
- - Francisco Cantú served as an agent for the U.S. Border Patrol in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas from 2008 to 2012. A former Fulbright fellow, he is the recipient of a 2017 Whiting Award and the recent author of "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border" (Riverhead). His essays and translations have been featured on "This American Life" and in "Best American Essays," as well as the magazines Harper's, Guernica, Orion, n+1 and Ploughshares. He lives in Tucson.
- - Alfredo Corchado is the Mexico border correspondent for The Dallas Morning News and author of "Midnight in Mexico." He is a Nieman, Lannan, USMEX, Woodrow Wilson and Rockefeller fellow and the winner of the Maria Moors Cabot and Elijah Parish Lovejoy awards for courage in journalism. Corchado lives in Mexico City but calls the border home. His new book is "Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration" (Bloomsbury).
- National Book Festival: https://www.loc.gov/bookfest
- 51 minutes 4 seconds
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