Hard hats, hope and heartbreak in Mexico City

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As we go to air, it's been roughly 48 hours since Mexico City was hit by a massive earthquake -- 32 years to the day since a previous tremor destroyed much of the city. At least 230 people have died.

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Rescue workers search through the rubble for students at Enrique Rebsamen school
after an earthquake in Mexico City, Mexico, September 20, 2017
Photo by Edgard Garrido/Reuters

Kate Linthicum, who is in Mexico City for the Los Angeles Times has reported on a "gesture of hope, solidarity and resilience" during the effort to locate survivors. We hear from her and from former Mexican congressman Carlos Heredia, now a professor at CIDE in Mexico City.

Credits

Guests:
Kate Linthicum - Los Angeles Times - @katelinthicum, Carlos Heredia - Wilson Center - @wilson_center

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Luke Vander Ploeg, Evan George, Devan Schwartz