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20 Aug 20
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has been arrested on charges of defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors in connection to a fundraising campaign known as "We Build the Wall." [via @AP/ @NewsHour]
During our reporting for 2019's "Zero Tolerance," @costareports told us "The wall, for Bannon, for Trump, for Miller, was critical early on. They needed to get something to show their voters, their core voters, that they were making progress..." READ:
FRONTLINE went inside the effort by Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Jeff Sessions to tap into populist anger, transform the Republican Party and crack down on immigration in "Zero Tolerance" — stream the full film on YouTube:
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8 Jan 20
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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11 Sep 19
For two years, a FRONTLINE team in Flint has been working to uncover the true toll of the city’s water crisis. Here are eight key takeaways from the investigation into "Flint's Deadly Water," via @PTaddonio.
1. Approximately 70 deaths during Flint’s water crisis may have gone uncounted.
2. At least 20 confirmed Legionnaires’ patients who initially survived their diagnosis later died of causes commonly linked to the disease.
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12 Nov 18
On Nov. 20, @frontlinePBS and @ProPublica go inside a violent neo-Nazi group called Atomwaffen Division that has actively recruited inside the U.S. military.

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We first encountered Atomwaffen in our reporting for “Documenting Hate: Charlottesville.”
One of the Charlottesville assailants we identified had ties to Atomwaffen – Vasillios Pistolis. At the time, he was an active-duty U.S. Marine.
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2 Nov 18
A new textbook refuting global warming is set for release – just as a series of guides on teaching the human causes of climate change are poised to be published. Inside the political fight over climate change in classrooms, via @frontlinePBS & @groundtruth…
These dueling education campaigns are the latest sign that children’s understanding of climate change is seen as up for grabs – a fight @frontlinePBS and @GroundTruth Project have been reporting on over the past year.
.@katieworth first broke the story in March of 2017 that the Heartland Institute was mailing science teachers across the country a book titled "Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming.”…
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