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Pablo Escobar - How Cocaine Conquered a Country
The last programme in the series focuses on Pablo Escobar, the Colombian cocaine king who was shot dead in December 1993. The most notorious gangster since Al Capone , Escobar is still a hero to many in his home town of Medellfn. Born into poverty, he soon turned from petty crime to drug smuggling and, by using the terror techniques of murder and torture, amassed a fortune estimated at$4 billion. Award-winning director Bill Cran and a film crew travelled to Bogota and Medellin, two of the most dangerous cities in the world, to interview members of Escobar's family, victims of his threats and kidnappings, agents of the US Drug Enforcement
Agency and Escobar's fellow criminals. The result is a portrait of the man behind the gangster image of "el patron", the boss.
Editor Laurence Rees


Unknown: Pablo Escobar
Unknown: Pablo Escobar
Unknown: Al Capone
Director: Bill Cran
Editor: Laurence Rees

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