Trump's Divided States Of America

Trump's Divided States Of America

Part One
Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  September 19, 2017

This documentary looks back at events during President Barack Obama's years in office that revealed deep divisions within the United States, and the polarised America that Donald Trump inherits as president. We take an in-depth view of the partisan gridlock in Washington, the rise of populist anger on both sides of the aisle, and the racial tensions that erupted throughout the country. In this episode, we investigate the deep political divisions and bitter polarisation that grew during the Obama presidency and how the promise of change and unity collided with racial and political realities.

This documentary looks back at events during President Barack Obama's years in office that revealed deep divisions within the United States, and the polarised America that Donald Trump inherits as president. We take an in-depth view of the partisan gridlock in Washington, the rise of populist anger on both sides of the aisle, and the racial tensions that erupted throughout the country. In this episode, we investigate the deep political divisions and bitter polarisation that grew during the Obama presidency and how the promise of change and unity collided with racial and political realities.

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