Retro Report on PBS

Trump's War Against the Press

Episode 4 | 11m 48s Video has closed captioning.

Blasting the media has been a hallmark of President Trump. He has also championed the prosecution of those who leak White House secrets, threatening to do the same to journalists. He is following a playbook that dates to Richard Nixon, and was revised more recently by Barack Obama.

Aired: 10/15/19

Expires: 10/06/26

Rating: NR

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Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

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Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

Retro Local is a companion initiative to Retro Report on PBS, highlighting local headlines and the historical seeds that were planted years ago in communities across the country.

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