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Smuggling in Mexican Border Towns: David Rochkind at Washington University in St. Louis

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April 2, 2012 | 7:00 PM EDT

Once a sleepy agricultural town, the entire economy of Altar, Sonora is, at this point, based on...

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Photographer David Rochkind will discuss his work on the US-Mexico border at "The Way Through: Daily Life and the Business of Smuggling in Mexican Border Towns" at Washington University in St. Louis, a Campus Consortium member. His photography documents the business of human smuggling and charts the evolution of an industry that has changed radically in the last two decades, through an examination of life in Altar, Sonora, a small town about an hour drive from the US border.

April 2, 2012 at 7 pm
Danforth University Center
Room 276
Washington University in St. Louis
6475 Forsyth Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63130