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Ill Literacy, Episode XII: MS-13 (Guest: Stephen Dudley)

September 28, 2020

In Episode XII of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Steven Dudley about his book, "MS-13: The Making of America’s Most Notorious Gang."

Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by Steven Dudley to discuss his new book, MS-13: The Making of America’s Most Notorious Gang. They discuss the history of the gang, both in El Salvador and the United States, how prison accelerated the gang’s growth and power, and in what ways public perceptions of the gang are incorrect.

Get the book here: https://www.amazon.com/MS-13-Making-Worlds-Dangerous-Street/dp/1335005544

Show Notes:

New York Post: Brad Hamilton – How MS-13 went from wild kids to the most feared street gang in America

https://nypost.com/2020/09/05/how-ms-13-went-from-wild-kids-to-the-most-feared-street-gang-in-america/

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Constitutional Reform
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Tim Benson joined The Heartland Institute in September 2015 as a policy analyst in the Government Relations Department.
TBenson@heartland.org @BenceAthwart