Political Science


New! Torn Apart: Separated at the Border 40 min.

Directed and produced by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Ellen Goosenberg Kent, the intimate 40-minute film follows two mothers who were each separated from their children in the United States for months and are desperate to reunite with them. After fleeing violence that claimed the life of her husband and two uncles in Honduras, María was detained and separated from her 10-year-old son Alex for...

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The Mueller Investigation 53 min.

The Mueller Investigation chronicles the dramatic events that led the White House and the nation to this historic moment in American politics.

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Supreme Revenge 54 min.

Inside the no-holds-barred war for control of the Supreme Court. From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, an investigation of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the Court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts.

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Trump's Trade War 54 min.

The inside story of President Trump’s gamble to confront China over trade. Reporting from the US and China, NPR and FRONTLINE investigate what led the world’s two largest economies to the brink, and the billions at stake.

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The Republican Party Should Not Renominate Trump: A Debate 85 min.

As Americans gear up for the 2020 presidential election, Republicans have a choice: Should they renominate Donald Trump for president or choose a different candidate? Proponents of renominating Trump argue that he has been a successful president and that his passionate and loyal base of supporters will vote for him en masse, particularly if the rest of the party rallies around him. Opponents, howe...

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Constitutional Free Speech Principles Can Save Social Media Companies from Themselves: A Debate 77 min.

Americans have long prided themselves on their commitment to free speech, a principle enshrined in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. But in recent years, hate speech and phony content have proliferated online, offending and misinforming millions of Americans. Some have argued that the world’s largest social media companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, should restrict access to extrem...

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Benito Mussolini 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbookfocuses on Italy's Benito Mussolini. Meet the man who created fascism, an ideology that would plunge all of Europe into darkness.

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The Dictator's Playbook 360 min.

They were ruthless men with unchecked power, controlling their people with an iron fist. Suppressing all dissent, they demanded absolute loyalty, jailing, or killing those who opposed them. They ruled by force of personality, but were plagued by secret fears and private demons. They were dictators - tyrants who shaped the twentieth century and left their mark on our own. From Mussolini to Saddam H...

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Francisco Franco 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbook examines the life and crimes of Spain's Francisco Franco. Learn how he won the Spanish Civil War and became the dictator of Spain.

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Idi Amin 54 min.

This episode of The Dictator's Playbookexplores how Idi Amin used military force to seize power and build his 1970s dictatorship in Uganda.

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