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El Espectador [electronic resource]: The Press and the Drug Lords

SFP Productions
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This is the extraordinary story of the Bogota newspaper whose offices were bombed and members of whose staff were killed in the pursuit of their work-which included reporting on the details of the Colombian drug trade. This documentary shows how the politics of cocaine can dominate an entire country.
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53 min.
9 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 02, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Press and Drug Lords
  • Search for Explosives (2:57)
  • Rage Against Drug Traffickers (1:56)
  • Armed Forces Protect Newspaper (2:04)
  • Bomb Paranoia (1:18)
  • Police Kill Drug Lords (1:48)
  • Pablo Escobar (1:21)
  • The Job of a Journalist (1:54)
  • Prevention of Future Attacks (2:19)
  • El Espectador is Unique (1:55)
  • Liberals Versus Conservatives (1:09)
  • El Espectador Again Under Attack (1:37)
  • Reflection on the Murder of Don Guillermo Cano (1:36)
  • Threats to the Cano Family (2:23)
  • Hostage Threat (1:38)
  • Journalism is a Nightmare (4:04)
  • Personal and Professional Life Don't Mix (2:45)
  • Mr. Cano's Daughter, Maria Jimenez, Suffers Attack (1:58)
  • The Murder of Silvia Duzan (2:59)
  • President Hopeful Visits El Espectador (3:36)
  • Viva Colombia - Long Live Colombia (2:10)
  • El Espectador: The Press and the Drug Lords (0:34)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], cuuuu
Publisher no.
2516 Films Media Group
1streaming video file (53 min.) : d., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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