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John Carlos Frey: Sand & Blood: America's Stealth War on Mexico Border
Date Tuesday June 25
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorKPFA Radio 94.1 FM
Location Details
St. John's Presbyterian Church
2727 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM & St. John's Presbyterian Church present:

JOHN CARLOS FREY
"Sand and Blood: America's Stealth War on the Mexico Border"
Hosted by Miguel Guerrero

Advance tickets: $12: T: 800-838-3006 or independent bookstores, $15 door, benefits KPFA Radio 94.1FM
Info: kpfa.org/events

"Sand and Blood: America's Stealth War on the Mexico Border" is a damning portrait of the southern border, where militaristic fantasies are being unleashed and violent technologies are being tested, always targeting impoverished immigrants.

The groundwork for our current situation began in the 1980s and 1990s. But after 9/11, while Americans' attention was trained on the Middle East, a War on Terror was ramping up on our own soil-aimed not at terrorists but at economic migrants, refugees, and families from South and Central America seeking jobs, safety, and freedom in the US. The Border Patrol grew exponentially, ICE detention centers cropped up across the country, and the southern border has become more militarized than ever before. But we are no safer. Instead, families are being ripped apart, undocumented people are living in fear, and thousands of migrants have died in detention or crossing the border.

"John Carlos Frey is one of the finest examples I know of a journalist who cares. His tireless efforts for years to expose injustices along America's southern border are particularly impressive when gathered together in one book. We need more ... journalists like this." -Fred Peabody, director, All Governments Lie and The Corporate Coup d'Etat

John Carlos Frey is an investigative reporter and documentary filmmaker based in Los Angeles. A five-time Emmy Award winner, he is a special correspondent for PBS NewsHour. His investigative work has been featured on 60 Minutes, PBS, and Dan Rather Reports, and in the Los Angeles Times, the Huffington Post, Salon, Need to Know online, the Washington Monthly, and El Diario.

$12 advance, $15 door.

Added to the calendar on Thursday Jun 13th, 2019 8:26 PM

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