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Colombia Relives Escobar's Reign Of Terror, On TV

Drug lord Pablo Escobar nearly brought Colombia to its knees with a wave of bombings and murders in the 1980s. Now, he is back, in a new TV series that has mesmerized Colombia. The narco-novela tells of the cartel boss's rise and fall — and tries to show his victims' perspectives, too.