Capitol Assault, Rise of Extremism Examined in Frontline's "American Insurrection"

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 6: Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.  ((photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images))

The new Frontline documentary "American Insurrection" investigates the rise of right-wing extremism and the assault on the U.S. Capitol. Forum talks with ProPublica reporter and Frontline correspondent A.C. Thompson about how extremist groups and individuals became  emboldened and radicalized.

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A.C. Thompson, reporter, ProPublica and FRONTLINE correspondent - His investigation into the assault on the U.S. Capitol is featured in the Frontline documentary "American Insurrection"

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