The Assault on America

The Assault on America

A documentary series from host Robert Evans investigating the Capitol insurrection. Stories of instigators and extremists hellbent on subverting democracy.

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December 8, 2021 35 min

Investigative journalist Robert Evans explores the murky online spaces where the Capitol insurrection was conceived and planned. He discovers how a single lie snowballed online into one of the biggest gaslights in American political history.


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Robert Evans delves into the deep history of Donald Trump’s ‘Stop the Steal’ campaign, getting on the trail of a wily right wing activist at the heart of the operation.


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December 8, 2021 37 min

There were those at the Capitol insurrection who got carried away in the moment and acted rashly. There were others who planned for violence from the start. Robert Evans looks under the hood of the most extensively prosecuted paramilitary organization from the Capitol insurrection.


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December 8, 2021 29 min

The Capitol insurrection was a content creation exercise on an epic scale. Robert Evans tells the story of a far right influencer addicted to online engagement, who surfed the social media algorithms, cruising through music and politics before finally breaching the Capitol with an outrageous plan in mind. 


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December 8, 2021 35 min

The virus enters the mainframe. Donald Trump’s Big Lie is ushered into the Senate Chamber by a ruthlessly ambitious young Senator who will do anything to get ahead, even at the cost of democracy itself.


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December 8, 2021 37 min

In the wake of the Capitol insurrection, Donald Trump claimed that his supporters had posed “zero threat” to police and had offered them “hugs and kisses”. Robert Evans hears from Capitol Police officers who tell a different story, having battled rioters, bear spray, and bomb threats in defense of democracy.


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December 8, 2021 37 min

Not every police officer at the Capitol insurrection acquitted themselves with the courage of the heroes we heard about in Episode 6. Robert Evans addresses one of the scariest questions about the siege: how come so many cops were part of the mob?


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December 8, 2021 35 min

You can’t solve a mass crime without a mass investigation, but the wheels of justice turn slowly. Robert Evans meets the citizen sleuths taking the investigation into their own hands. From their bedrooms and home offices across the world, ordinary people are shining a light on the events of January 6th.

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The Assault on America is presented by Robert Evans.

The producer is Robbie MacInnes. 

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November 30, 2021 3 min

Introducing a documentary series from host Robert Evans investigating the events of the Capitol insurrection. Stories of instigators and extremists who deployed mob violence to subvert American democracy.

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