The PBS documentary AMERICA’S GREAT DIVIDE, FROM OBAMA TO TRUMP is a two part investigation into America’s increasingly bitter, divided and toxic politics.
Part One of the documentary traces how Barack Obama’s promise of unity collapsed as increasing racial, cultural and political divisions laid the groundwork for the rise of Donald Trump. The growth of a toxic political environment that has paralyzed Washington and dramatically deepened the gulf between Americans.
Part Two of the documentary examines how Donald Trump’s campaign exploited the country’s divisions and how his presidency has unleashed anger on both sides of the divide.
Directed by: Michael Kirk
Written by: Michael Kirk, Mike Wiser