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Pancho Villa, prostitutes and spies: The U.S.-Mexico border wall's wild origins

The Washington Post

January 10, 2019

The Washington Post - President Trump’s visit to the border to demand $5.7 billion for a wall marks another chapter in the boundary’s tortured history

Two years earlier, a plot had been discovered to do just that, said Miguel A. Levario, a history professor at Texas Tech University and the author of "Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy."

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