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FRONTLINE: Trump’s Road To The White House

Airs Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

An investigation of how Donald Trump (pictured) defied expectations to win th...

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Above: An investigation of how Donald Trump (pictured) defied expectations to win the presidency. Through interviews with key players, the documentary examines how Trump rallied millions of supporters, defeated adversaries, and who he’s bringing into the White House with him. (undated photo)

This January, FRONTLINE presents "President Trump," (Jan. 3) "Divided States Of America" (Jan. 17) and "Trump’s Road To The White House" (Jan. 24). Totaling six hours, this unprecedented series of documentaries chronicles Donald Trump’s rise, tells the inside story of his campaign, and explores the roots of the division and polarization in Washington that frustrated the Obama presidency and laid the groundwork for the election of a defiant outsider.

"Trump's Road To The White House" reveals how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency. Through interviews with key players, the film shows how Trump rallied millions of supporters and defeated adversaries, and whom he’s taking into the White House with him.

"He’s an unconventional candidate who used very unconventional methods to be elected president of the United States,” says Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway.

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FRONTLINE: Trump's Road To The White House: Preview

Coming to FRONTLINE Tuesday, Jan. 24 2017: An investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency. Through interviews with key players, the film shows how Trump rallied millions of supporters, defeated adversaries, and who he’s bringing into the White House with him. From veteran filmmaker Michael Kirk ("The Choice 2016") and his team.

FRONTLINE: Divided States Of America: Preview

On Jan. 17 & 18, 2017, a two-night miniseries examines the polarized America the next president will inherit. "Divided States of America" looks back at events during the Obama presidency that have revealed deep divisions, from the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign, to the racial tensions that have erupted throughout the country.

FRONTLINE: President Trump: Preview

Drawn from "The Choice 2016." An examination of the key moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump. Interviews with advisors, business associates, and biographers reveal how Trump transformed himself from real estate developer to entertainer to president.

CREDITS:

FRONTLINE productions with the Kirk Documentary Group. The producers are Michael Kirk, Mike Wiser, Philip Bennett, Jim Gilmore and Gabrielle Schonder. The director is Michael Kirk. The writers are Michael Kirk and Mike Wiser. The reporters are Jim Gilmore and Gabrielle Schonder. The executive producer of FRONTLINE is Raney Aronson-Rath.

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