Aspen Ideas Festival

Cartel Land

Season 1 Episode 29 | 29m 31s

Cartel Land is a harrowing look at two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. It includes the story of Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” who leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years.

Aired: 06/27/15

Rating: NR

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