History TV18 HD to air ‘The Rise & Fall of Pablo Escobar’
Gives viewers an inside look at the hunt for Pablo Escobar as told by the US DEA agents
Pablo Escobar’s belief that “Life is full of surprises, some good, some not so good,” forms the basis for a thrilling biography of the infamous drug lord. Watch the true story of Colombia's powerful drug kingpin in “The Rise & Fall of Pablo Escobar’ this December on History TV18 HD at 10PM.
Pablo Escobar was the most notorious figure of one the darker periods of Colombia’s recent political history. Though he started out as a petty thief and small time dealer in the city of Envigado, just outside Medellin, he later was to become one of the world’s richest men due to his involvement in the cocaine trade. His dual weapons, of large-scale violence and bribery, allowed Escobar to co-opt much of the Colombian state, and bring it to the brink of collapse.
The Rise and Fall of Pablo Escobar gives viewers an inside look at the hunt for Pablo Escobar as told by the US DEA agents who hunted him and those that were there reporting. In this two hour special, viewers will hear personal accounts from several DEA agents, as well as journalists who were part of the search and ultimate capture of Escobar. Along with never before seen footage and photographs of Escobar’s life and capture, viewers will be taken along on the journey that was Pablo Escobar’s life and his demise.
The docudrama will air on December 14.For more updates, be socially connected with us on
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