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America’s Great Divide: David Axelrod Interview | FRONTLINE

America’s Great Divide: David Axelrod Interview | FRONTLINE

Obama and Trump. We’ll probably open the film with woven inaugural addresses in some way. … Yeah, the contrast will be pretty stark. It should be. So who are they? What’s the difference between these two men? Well, I think there—there are certain similarities between Trump and Obama that, that— and people would be shocked to hear me say that. But the similarity is that they both were elected as change candidates. They both were elected with the votes of…

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Andrew Yang’s 2019 Freedom Dividend

Andrew Yang’s 2019 Freedom Dividend

Hello, I’m Andrew Yang, and I am running for President as a Democrat in 2020. One of the central elements of my campaign is the Freedom Dividend where every American receives $1,000 a month free and clear paid for by a new tax on the companies that are benefiting most from new technologies. I believe so strongly in the power of the Freedom Dividend to improve tens of millions of American’s lives that I am personally going to give one…

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America’s Great Divide: Frank Luntz Interview | FRONTLINE

America’s Great Divide: Frank Luntz Interview | FRONTLINE

We’ve got two different presidents here. We’re going to be starting the film around the inaugurations and the speeches and the inaugurations. Just lay the groundwork here of who these two guys are, why they had— they both had enormous appeal to their voters, and how different. Just define it for us. I was there on Inauguration Day 2009 when Barack Obama came to town. It was the most amazing experience. And I got there early enough because I actually…

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America’s Great Divide: Robert Reich Interview | FRONTLINE

America’s Great Divide: Robert Reich Interview | FRONTLINE

So we’re going to start off with the inaugurations of these two presidents, Obama and Trump. Give me a sense of—of who Obama is, who Trump is, what their aspirations are and how they deal— Barack Obama and Donald Trump are probably on the opposite sides of the continuum of Obama is very cool, very unruffled, very eager to reach consensus; doesn’t like conflict; feels very much a sense of responsibility to the nation as a whole. Donald Trump is…

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America’s Great Divide: Steve Bannon, 2nd Interview | FRONTLINE

America’s Great Divide: Steve Bannon, 2nd Interview | FRONTLINE

So we’re in the summer of 2017. The president is waffling on DACA [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals]. You recognize that. He’s talking in press conferences about feeling for the kids. He knows kids; he’s got kids himself. You’re concerned. You call Kris Kobach, and you guys have a plan. Can you tell me about— Yeah. I don’t know if I would call it “waffling” with the president. If you go back and look at President Trump, candidate Trump, citizen…

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America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump, Part Two (full film) | FRONTLINE

America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump, Part Two (full film) | FRONTLINE

♪ ♪>>NARRATOR: Tonight…>>This country goes into 2020 as divided as it’s ever been.>>NARRATOR: From “Frontline’s” award-winning political team– part two of a special series. Years of reporting investigating the conflicts and crossing the divide.>>People were angry.>>…cascade of outrage.>>Outrage machine…>>Are they going to start storming the gates?>>NARRATOR: The epic story of how we got here continues. Donald Trump inherits a deeply divided country.>>Trump didn’t create this, but he leaned into it and everything he has done has deepened this trench.>>We didn’t…

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America’s Great Divide: Ann Coulter Interview | FRONTLINE

America’s Great Divide: Ann Coulter Interview | FRONTLINE

What’s the promise of Obama? Why are—why does he appeal to voters? Looking back at those days, what was your overview about—about that with Obama? Well, Obama was one of the most attractive political candidates, certainly the most attractive in my lifetime in all of the not—obviously, I disagree with him on policy, but he has a lovely family; he’s unbelievably well-spoken; he tells great jokes; he sings beautifully, looks good in a suit. I mean, just everything I’ve heard…

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America’s Great Divide: Steve Bannon, 1st Interview | FRONTLINE

America’s Great Divide: Steve Bannon, 1st Interview | FRONTLINE

So let’s just start with the back story, the Steve Bannon kid, the brawler, your brother said. In what way? Well, I mean, it’s a—our neighborhood became, it was kind of, you know, white, working class, lower middle class, old, internal suburb of an old city, Richmond [Virginia]. So I was inside the city limits, very close to downtown, and it became predominantly black in the ’60s. And my parents, you know, wouldn’t leave; that was our neighborhood. So it…

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America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump, Part One (full film) | FRONTLINE

America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump, Part One (full film) | FRONTLINE

♪ ♪>>NARRATOR: Tonight…>>This country goes into 2020 as divided as it’s ever been.>>NARRATOR: From “Frontline’s” award-winning political team– a two-night special series. Years of reporting investigating the conflicts and crossing the divide.>>People were angry.>>…cascade of outrage.>>Outrage machine…>>Are they going to start storming the gates?>>NARRATOR: “Frontline” begins its 2020 political coverage with the epic story of how we got here.>>The nation’s first African American president…>>NARRATOR: A decade of division defined by Barack Obama…>>We will change the course…>>NARRATOR: …and Donald Trump.>>Make America…

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