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Saturday, May 4 • 10:15am - 11:05am
Frontline & ProPublica: The Making of "Documenting Hate"

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The “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville was supposed to be about a Confederate monument, but it quickly became a crime scene. ProPublica reporter A.C. Thompson went on a yearlong journey with Frontline filmmakers to find out what happened, gathering the threads of a story about the mainstreaming of hate in America for Frontline. Thompson and Frontline Senior Editor Sarah Childress discuss the reporting process that led him to uncover a new, violent white supremacist group

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Mark Baumgarten

News & Politics Editor, Crosscut
Mark Baumgarten is the news & politics editor at Crosscut where he oversees a team of dedicated reporters and producers telling the stories of Seattle and Washington state. Before working at Crosscut, Mark served as editor in chief for Seattle Weekly. He is also the author of ‘Love... Read More →

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A.C. Thompson

Reporter, Correspondent, ProPublica / FRONTLINE
A.C. Thompson is a staff reporter with ProPublica and correspondent for the PBS documentary series FRONTLINE. His stories, which often examine the criminal justice system, have helped lead to the exoneration of two innocent San Francisco men sentenced to life in prison; widespread... Read More →
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Sarah Childress

Senior Editor, Frontline
Sarah Childress is the Senior Editor at FRONTLINE, where she has contributed to multiple award-winning films for the series. Previously, she covered Iraq for Newsweek, sub-Saharan Africa for The Wall Street Journal and edited reporters in Europe, the Middle East and Latin America... Read More →


Saturday May 4, 2019 10:15am - 11:05am
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