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Here we go! Live tweeting the @PBS @frontlinePBS documentary on Amazon, "Amazon Empire" #frontlinePBS — watch at…
"Big things start small" — can't deny it, Bezos has long-term vision & a gift for storytelling. #frontlinePBS
Everything we admire about Amazon is also something to fear. @FranklinFoer 💯
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El Paso has been called the Ellis Island of the Southwest. In recent years, the border city has become a testing ground for some of President Trump’s most controversial immigration policies — and the target of a white supremacist attack. #frontlinePBS NEW:
Here are five key insights into how El Paso has become a central battleground in America’s bitter divide over immigration policy, from @marcellular and @Martin28Smith‘s new #frontlinePBS documentary, “Targeting El Paso." ➡️
@marcellular @Martin28Smith 1⃣El Paso has been cited by President Trump as an argument in favor of his border wall.

In his 2019 State of the Union address, Trump claimed that building a border wall in El Paso had made it one of America's safest cities. The city’s mayor told FRONTLINE that wasn’t true.
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.@AP investigative reporters @garanceburke and @mendozamartha teamed up with @frontlinepbs and asked: What happens to migrant kids when they’re put in US custody? (1/6)

First the reporters had to find out how many kids were involved. @AP and @frontlinepbs found all the migrant infants, toddlers, children and teens held by the US government over the past year would overflow a typical NFL stadium. (2/6)
That’s almost 70,000 kids, scattered across 170 programs in 23 states.

The reporters asked: What does it feel like in the detention centers? The residential shelters?

The children’s answers: Scared. Lonely. Angry. Hurt.

“There was despair everywhere,” one teen said. (3/6)
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1) I enjoyed watching the #frontlinePBS premiere of “Trump’s Trade War” last night. I thought @PBS did a good job of reflecting a range of views. A few quick observations jumped out...
2)It was nice to see discussion go beyond "it's all Xi's fault" meme. Xi has given expression to China's growing ambitions in ways that have been discomforting to U.S., but Xi is more an inheritor than an architect of PRC ambitions. 2008 was watershed moment, 4 years before Xi...
3) The Trump administration has built its China trade strategy around an assumption of Chinese economic fragility, and a belief that Xi cannot afford trade confrontation with U.S. Such conditions were not evident in the reporting for the show...
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