Southern Documentary Project

Title

La Frontera

Authors

Rex Jones

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

2015

Description

Mark J. Hainds is a naturalist, adventurer, and author from Andalusia, Alabama who quit his job and planned a trek of the Texas – Mexico border that many people thought he would not survive. Mark’s walk began at International Boundary Marker 1 in El Paso and ended over a thousand miles later at Boca Chica Beach in Brownsville, where the Rio Grande empties into the Gulf of Mexico. From right-wing ranchers to cowboy poets to human-rights activists to fence / wall opponents, Mark met a myriad of people along the way who were eager to discuss the balance between border security and immigration justice.

Relational Format

video recording

Extent

0:56:49

Geographic Location

Texas

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