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        The Fence | Wide Angle: Window into Global History

        In 2003, the African country of Botswana started building a fence along its border with Zimbabwe. Botswana officials state that their aim is to control the spread of foot-and-mouth disease; however, the people of Zimbabwe see the fence as an affront preventing migration. In this video segment from Wide Angle, learn about the fence that has created discord between two neighboring nations.

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