Lies, Politics and Democracy

September 6, 2022 / 1h 54m

Season 2022: Episode 3

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Photo: Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Redux


FRONTLINE’s season premiere investigates American political leaders and choices they’ve made that have undermined and threatened democracy in the U.S.

In a two-hour documentary special premiering ahead of the 2022 midterms, FRONTLINE examines how officials fed the public lies about the 2020 presidential election and embraced rhetoric that led to political violence.

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