The FRONTLINE Interviews:

Zero Tolerance

Our Sources. On the Record. At Your Fingertips.

FRONTLINE conducted more than three dozen on-the-record interviews during the making of Zero Tolerance. Now you can explore in depth 38 interviews with current and former Trump and Obama administration officials, immigration advocates and activists, journalists and scholars. Use FRONTLINE's interactive features to find quotes from the film in their original context, to share highlights from the interviews and to discover insights, analysis and stories not included in the final cut of the film.

Interviews

Yamiche Alcindor
White House Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

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Molly Ball
National Political Correspondent, Time Magazine

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Steve Bannon
Former Trump Adviser

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Kurt Bardella
Former Spokesperson, Breitbart News

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Jonathan Blitzer
Immigration Reporter, The New Yorker

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McKay Coppins
Political Journalist, The Atlantic

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Robert Costa
National Political Reporter, The Washington Post

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Ann Coulter
Conservative Commentator

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Ken Cuccinelli
Acting Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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Julie Hirschfeld Davis
Co-Author, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration

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Charlie Dent
Former U.S. Representative (R-PA)

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Dick Durbin
U.S. Senator (D-IL) and Member of the Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration

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David Glosser
Stephen Miller's Uncle

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Sebastian Gorka
Former Deputy Assistant to President Trump

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Joshua Green
Author, Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the National Uprising

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Luis Gutierrez
Former U.S. Representative (D-IL)

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David Horowitz
Activist and Writer

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Julia Ioffe
Political Correspondent, GQ

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Carrie Johnson
Correspondent, NPR

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Jeh Johnson
Former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

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Kris Kobach
Former Secretary of State of Kansas

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Mark Krikorian
Author, The New Case Against Immigration, Both Legal and Illegal

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Anita Kumar
White House Correspondent, Politico

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David Lapan
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Media Operations, Department of Homeland Security

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Corey Lewandowski
Trump Campaign Manager

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Frank Luntz
Republican Pollster

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Alex Marlow
Editor-in-Chief, Breitbart News

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Jeff Merkley
U.S. Senator (D-OR)

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Nick Miroff
Immigration Reporter, The Washington Post

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Sam Nunberg
Former Trump Adviser

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Anna Palmer
Co-Author, The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump's America

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Laura Reiff
Attorney

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Leon Rodriguez
Former Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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Michael Shear
Co-Author, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration

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Scott Shuchart
Former Adviser, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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Cliff Sims
Author, Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House

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Karen Tumlin
Director and Founder, Justice Action Center

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Ronald Vitiello
Former Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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Interviews for this film were conducted by Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, Mike Wiser, and Gabrielle Schonder of the Kirk Documentary Group and edited for the web by Philip Bennett and Lauren Prestileo.

 

Design and build for Zero Tolerance by Dan Nolan with assistance from Kimberly Patch. Video editing by Ben Reichman. Copy editing by Julie Wolf. Additional assistance from Dale Cohen, Miles Alvord, Olivia DelVecchio, Abby Johnston, Priyanka Boghani, Lucie Sullivan, Karen Pinchin, Zoe Todd, Katie Worth.

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