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The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Thursday, September 26 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Screening of "Border Hustle"

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The documentary — a collaboration between The Texas Tribune and TIME — is about smugglers, cartels and how the detention industry makes billions off of desperate migrants.

Programmed in partnership with TIME.

This event is free to attend and open to the public. No RSVP is required.

Moderator
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Emily Ramshaw

Editor-in-Chief of The Texas Tribune
Ramshaw oversees the Tribune’s editorial, technology, events and audience-building operations. Under her leadership, the Tribune has won a Peabody Award, 15 national Edward R. Murrow Awards and top honors from the Online News Association. She is also a member of the board of the... Read More →

Speakers
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Justine Simons

Supervising Producer for Video at TIME
Simons is a supervising producer for video at TIME magazine, where she began in 2016. Previously, she spent 10 years at The New York Times as a senior news and documentary producer. Simons also worked as a reporter and producer for CNN, where she produced a daily business news show... Read More →
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Jay Root

Investigative Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Root has been a senior political and investigative reporter for the Tribune since 2011. He is an award-winning journalist and author of “Oops! A Diary from the 2012 Campaign Trail,” an insider’s account of Rick Perry’s gaffe-filled run for president. Root’s latest investigative... Read More →


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