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Heart of the Matter

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' By the end of the century, we'll be as ashamed of frontiers as we now are of slavery.'
Jim Corbett , Quaker and smuggler, has no doubts for the future. From the terrors of Guatemala and El Salvador he smuggles men, women and children into the United States, protecting them from the authorities in the sanctuary of churches and safe houses all across the country.
David Jessel tells the extraordinary story of the Christians who, pursued by the border patrol, risk a future in prison in the name of God and humanity.
Research LALAGE NEAL
Film editor MICHAEL ALOOF
Series producer COLIN CAMERON

Contributors

Unknown: Jim Corbett
Unknown: El Salvador
Unknown: David Jessel
Producer: Colin Cameron

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