The Wall: Reporting on the Border
Building the wall, at the expense of private property
Sep 17, 2017 · 15 min
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Business reporter Chris Ramirez investigates how much Texas private property would need to be bought or taken in order to build a border wall. The answer will surprise you. Also, what happens when U.S. property ends up on the south side of the wall?

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This episode was recorded, edited and produced by Hannah Gaber, with field interviews and sound from Cheryl Evans and Gabe Hernandez. Thanks to David Wallace for additional sound editing. Kaila White was our production manager. Our technical director was Nate Kelly. Special thanks to Yihyun Jeong for recording help. It was written by John Moritz, Chris Ramirez, Tim Archuleta and Nicole Carroll.
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