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Gwen's Take

Gwen Ifill covers Rev. Jesse Jackson in the 1988 presidential campaign

A friend of mine who just moved to Mexico City emailed me recently to remind me of the importance of the work we do here at the NewsHour.

The friend, a reformed political junkie who once worked in network news, wanted me to know that she ran into an acquaintance whose work and professional life forces her to shuttle back and forth between the U.S. and Mexico.