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Trump's America: A Newsnight Special

With reporting from across the United States, Newsnight explores the ramifications of the election of Donald Trump as president. Presented by Emily Maitlis.

A Newsnight special on Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election - featuring Henry Kissinger, Jerry Springer, former CIA director James Woolsey, Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and the American Spectator's R Emmett Tyrrell. Presented from Washington, DC by Emily Maitlis with reporting from Mark Urban, Gabriel Gatehouse and Katie Razzall.

59 minutes

Last on

Fri 11 Nov 2016 23:15

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:02

    Thelonious Monk

    These Foolish Things

  • 00:09

    Duke Ellington & Ray Brown

    Fragmented Suite

  • 00:14

    Thelonious Monk

    Black and Tan Fantasy

  • 00:45

    Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds


  • 00:51

    Ry Cooder

    Theme From Southern Comfort

  • 00:57

    Leonard Cohen



Role Contributor
Presenter Emily Maitlis
Participant Henry Kissinger
Participant Jerry Springer
Participant James Woolsey
Participant Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Participant R Emmett Tyrrell
Reporter Mark Urban
Reporter Gabriel Gatehouse
Reporter Katie Razzall