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Don Henry Ford 1: A Smuggler’s Story {format} {format} 7:48 Scott Carrier

A three-part profile of Don Henry Ford, a convicted drug smuggler who made millions smuggling marijuana across the Texas border in the 1970s and 80s. He had run-ins with police and drug lords, was jailed and nearly executed, lied, cheated and stole -- and still continued to smuggle, even when nearly all his fellow criminals were either dead or in prison. [transcript]

Broadcast: May 18 2005 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Smuggler’s Story Subjects: International, Business