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What caused Mexico’s drug war?

Mexico's government has been waging a war against the country's drug cartels, whose territorial fights have left tens of thousands dead. "Kingdom of Shadows," a POV documentary that comes out this month, looks at the root causes of the violence and the effects of the drug war. NewsHour Weekend Correspondent Ivette Feliciano spoke with director Bernardo Ruiz.

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