Mexico celebrates 200 years of independence today as well as the 100-year anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. But, excitement has dimmed for some who, in the face of continued drug violence see little reason to celebrate. We talk about Mexico at the crossroads, how it got through two major wars and how it will get through a third.
- Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture (Spanish), Amherst College, editor of The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature
- Enrique Krauze, editor of the magazine Letras Libres and the author of Mexico: Biography of Power