FRONTLINE

"America's Great Divide: From Obama to Trump" - Preview

Preview: Season 2020 Episode 2 | 31s

An investigation into America’s increasingly bitter, divided and toxic politics. FRONTLINE traces how Barack Obama’s promise of unity collapsed as increasing racial, cultural and political divisions laid the groundwork for the rise of Donald Trump, and how Trump's presidency has unleashed anger on both sides of the divide.

Aired: 01/13/20

Rating: NR

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