On the US-Mexico border where San Diego ends and Tijuana begins, right by the Pacific Ocean, there is a place called Friendship Park. It opened over 50 years ago and was meant to be a symbol of the bi-ethnic community stretching across the border. Over time, Friendship Park has become an unlikely place for touching cross-border encounters.
But with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Friendship Park is closed. And there is a high probability that it may not open. We penetrate into its history and future today. Read full transcript here.
Master: Gustavo Arellano
Guests: San Diego Union-Tribune frontier reporter Keith Morrissey