March 2022

Ioan Grillo

Ross McDonnell

Appearing Courtesy of Andria C. Plonka

Ioan Grillo is a contributing writer at The New York Times specializing in crime and drugs. Based in Mexico City, he has also worked for Time magazine, the History Channel, CNN, Reuters, the Associated Press and Esquire. He is the author of "El Narco," a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Award, and "Gangster Warlords," a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and a Guardian Book of the Year. His latest book is "Blood Gun Money." 

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Blood, Guns and Money
Author Ioan Grillo shoots from the hip in his new book, "Blood Gun Money." He follows the bloody trail from American gun manufacturers to the city streets where those guns are used by American drug dealers. Would gun control legislation change things? Let's ask.

Friends of the Festival Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 2021, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Panelist: Ioan Grillo
Moderator: Leon Krauze
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