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Trump the 'Bully': How Childhood & Military School Shaped the Future President
“Donald Trump yelled at his classmates. He pushed them around. … He ruled dormitory life with an iron fist,” Trump biographer Marc Fisher says in "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden."
September 22, 2020
As America Reaches 200,000 COVID Deaths, President Trump’s Early Approach to the Virus Draws Scrutiny
“This unwillingness to think about the implications meant that there was no strategic planning going on,” John Bolton says in a scene from FRONTLINE’s "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden."
September 21, 2020
In Wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death, McConnell Reverses Course on Supreme Court Vacancy; Vows Vote on Nominee
It’s a markedly different approach than he took in the previous presidential election year of 2016, when a different Supreme Court justice died more than eight months before voters went to the polls.
September 19, 2020
Handling of Public Protests a 'Stress Test' for Police Reform
Violent outbursts have marked the period of unrest since George Floyd died May 25, after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pinned the 46-year-old Black man to the ground by his neck. In many cases, police have responded with force to disperse protesters, captured on cameras nationwide — including in Cleveland, Chicago, Seattle and Portland, all cities that were already under court-enforced agreements to reform their police departments. Independent monitors overseeing those agreements say it's possible police could find themselves out of compliance for how they've responded to the recent unrest.
September 18, 2020
Amid George Floyd Protests, a Critical Question: Can the Feds Fix American Policing?
As millions of people rallied in the streets this summer demanding an end to police violence, more than a dozen cities were quietly working on their own police reform process — in conference rooms and court hearings.  
September 16, 2020
A Newark Officer Was Filmed Punching Someone. Jelani Cobb Asked a Police Union Head If It Was Justified.
Their resulting conversation in the new FRONTLINE documentary “Policing the Police 2020” illustrates the debate over use of force in policing: what’s legal, what’s justified and whether those definitions should change.
September 15, 2020
Countdown to "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden"
Starting today with Mary Trump, we're pre-releasing key interviews from the making of our Sept. 22 special, "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden."
September 14, 2020
Shortages of Key Material Squeezes Medical Mask Manufacturing
Amid an N95 medical-grade mask shortage, manufacturers say the Trump administration took months to sign contracts with companies that make the crucial component inside these masks: meltblown textile.
September 10, 2020
Filmmaker Jezza Neumann on “Growing Up Poor in America”
Filmmaker Jezza Neumann documents the lives of the working poor in his new film "Growing Up Poor in America," all while in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
September 8, 2020
Children in Poverty: By the Numbers
Children growing up in poverty were already dealing with difficult family circumstances when the coronavirus began spreading across the United States.
September 8, 2020
Our New Season Begins Tonight With “Growing Up Poor in America”
It’s the first in a series of new documentaries on issues and choices facing American democracy, including “The Choice 2020,” writes Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath.
September 8, 2020
“I Don’t Want to Live Like This Forever”: A 14-Year-Old’s Story of “Hidden Homelessness” Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
Meet Kyah, who makes a bed for herself out of blankets on the floor each night, in a scene from FRONTLINE's "Growing Up Poor in America."
September 8, 2020
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