A.C. Thompson

Investigative Reporter, Producer & Film Correspondent

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Documenting Hate: Charlottesville
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville rally.
August 7, 2018
A Day After Report, Violent White Supremacist Loses Job With Defense Contractor
Michael Miselis "is no longer an employee at Northrop Grumman," a company spokesman told FRONTLINE and ProPublica in an email.
July 6, 2018
American Hate Group Looks to Make Allies in Europe
Trips to Ukraine. Mixed martial arts events with a white supremacy flavor. California’s Rise Above Movement goes on the road.
July 5, 2018
He is a Member of a Violent White Supremacist Group; So Why is He Working for a Defense Contractor with a Security Clearance?
Michael Miselis took part in the violent Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. So far, it hasn’t damaged his standing at Northrop Grumman.
July 5, 2018
U.S. Marine to be Imprisoned Over Involvement with Hate Groups
Vasillios Pistolis had bragged online about his affiliations and his role in the violence in Charlottesville last year. He is now likely to be forced from the Marine Corps.
June 20, 2018
An Alarming Tip About a Neo-Nazi Marine, Then An Uncertain Response
A former Marine says he alerted the Corps to a white supremacist in its ranks last October. Six months later, he wonders how seriously the Corps is investigating.
May 22, 2018
Marines Open Investigation into Active Duty White Supremacist
The probe follows a ProPublica and FRONTLINE report on white supremacists in the military.
May 4, 2018
Ranks of Notorious Hate Group Include Active-Duty Military
A Marine took part in the violent assaults in Charlottesville last summer and later bragged about it online with other members of Atomwaffen, an extremist group preparing for a race war. The involvement of current or former service members -- often with sophisticated weapons training -- in white supremacist groups has long been a concern.  
May 3, 2018
Years Later, a Suicide Appears Tied to a Campaign of Terror
Before killing himself in Houston in 1988, Pham Dang Cuong was targeted by a violent anti-Communist group of former South Vietnamese military officers, according to interviews and records.
April 13, 2016
Terror in Little Saigon: A Second Exile
It was a silent campaign of terror, but three decades later, the legacy of that violence resonates still in the Vietnamese-American community.
December 1, 2015
Terror in Little Saigon
An old war comes to a new country.
November 3, 2015
Terror in Little Saigon
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the unsolved murders of a series of Vietnamese-American journalists.
November 3, 2015