Building the Wall

Building the Wall

The Play & Commentary

Book - 2017
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Building the Wall lays out in a harrowing drama the possible consequences of Donald Trump’s anti-immigration campaign rhetoric turned into federal policy. Two years from now, that policy has resulted in the mass round-up of millions of illegal aliens, with their incarceration overflowing into private prisons and camps reminiscent of another century. The former warden for one facility is awaiting sentencing for what happened under his watch. In a riveting interview with a historian who has come seeking the truth, he gradually reveals how the unthinkable became the inevitable, and the faceless illegals under his charge became the face of tragedy. The play is accompanied by commentary from three prominent scholars: on the real purpose of the border wall, our dark nativist history of restricting immigration, and the tradition of political protest in art.
Publisher: New York :, Arcade Publishing,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781628728774
Branch Call Number: 812.6 SCH
Characteristics: 117 pages ; 22 cm

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