The Political Consequences of El Chapo's Escape

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They're celebrating in Sinaloa province, where Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is a local hero. But in Mexico City and Washington DC, his prison escape is a nightmare involving government corruption and international traffic in heroin and cocaine.

Also, investigators probe the travel history of the Chattanooga shooter who killed four Marines. On today's Talking Point, how did a routine traffic stop lead to a hanging in a Texas jail?

Photo: A photographer exits a tunnel connected to the Altiplano Federal Penitentiary and used by drug lord Guzmán to escape, in Almoloya de Juarez, on the outskirts of Mexico City, July 14, 2015. (Edgard Garrido/Reuters)

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sáša Woodruff, Katie Cooper