Alfredo Corchado

Arizona State University

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Co-director of the Borderlands Program at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and author of Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Descent into Darkness; former Mexico Bureau Chief for the Dallas Morning News

Alfredo Corchado on KCRW

President Trump today condemned this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The shootings took the lives of more than two dozen people in 13 hours.

After tragedy in El Paso, how is the local community coping?

President Trump today condemned this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The shootings took the lives of more than two dozen people in 13 hours.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A transcript of a phone call between President Trump and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto reveals Trump being willing to cut off relations if Pena Nieto kept saying Mexico…

Trump's unpredictability shown in transcript of call with Mexican president

A transcript of a phone call between President Trump and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto reveals Trump being willing to cut off relations if Pena Nieto kept saying Mexico…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week Pope Francis kicks off a five-day trip to Mexico that one bishop says will touch on the moral issues that affect the world.

Pope Visits the U.S.-Mexico Border

This week Pope Francis kicks off a five-day trip to Mexico that one bishop says will touch on the moral issues that affect the world.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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