American Swamp

For the People, Buy the People (Episode 1)

The premiere episode of “American Swamp” investigates how big money is impacting our elections like never before.

POTUS Inc. (Episode 2)

This episode of “American Swamp” examines if and how Donald Trump is profiting off being President of the United States.

Voting Rights and Wrongs (Episode 3)

The third episode delves into voter suppression tactics, gerrymandering, election fraud—and flat out voter apathy.

Bill to Nowhere (Episode 4)

This episode looks at the dysfunction of the federal government with the focus on an issue that both sides say they agree on: infrastructure.

Series

Headliners

An in-depth look behind the headlines at the stories of today's newsmakers and world leaders.

Before he emerged onto the national stage as a Democratic candidate for the presidency, Pete Buttigieg was the mayor of a midwestern city. How did his seven month tour of duty in Afghanistan with the Navy inform his...
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She came to Washington ready to fight for what she believes in. From law professor to champion for American financial consumers to the U.S. Senate, Elizabeth Warren has persisted. Now she's exploring a run for the White...
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MSNBC's Headliners series takes a look at a freshman congresswoman who has taken the capitol by storm. The self-described Democratic Socialist, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has had a remarkable journey to Capitol Hill as...
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Thirty-six years in the senate, eight more in the Obama White House, Joe Biden has spent a lifetime as a political power player. Now, at 76, he’s taking another shot at a prize that’s eluded him: President of the United...
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In this episode of Headliners, MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski sits down one-on-one with Nancy Pelosi, the face of the Democratic Party and its resistance to President Trump. Sunday, June 16 at 9 P.M. EST, only on MSNBC.
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Before he was the superstar we know today, LeBron James was a kid growing up in Akron, Ohio whose incredible skill for basketball gained him national attention. In high school, LeBron's game drew fans, agents, and...
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Powered for years by sensational headlines about the rich and famous, in the Trump Era, the National Enquirer has arguably become one of the most influential publications in America. In the past, the tabloid exploited...
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Beto O’Rourke has joined the growing field of Democratic presidential candidates. Is the former Texas Congressman who challenged Ted Cruz’s senate seat the kind of candidate who can energize democrats on a national...
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Named special counsel in the spring of 2017, Robert Mueller is in charge of one of the most consequential investigations in political history — probing Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. But what...
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From her Chicago roots all the way to the White House, Michelle Obama’s journey epitomizes the American dream. She exhibits grace in the face of conflict and is determined to carry on the fight for girls around the...
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When Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post in 2013, he adopted the role of a hands-off leader. However, when Donald Trump began his campaign for the White House, he blamed the tech titan for the newspaper's negative...
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As a three-star Lt. General during the war on terror, Michael Flynn was considered by many in national security circles to be one of the greatest intelligence officers of his generation. Now Flynn is at the center of...
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Many people know John Lewis as an icon of the civil rights movement. With courage and purpose he paved the way for a new generation and fifty years later he's still challenging power. However, while many know of his...
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It is not surprising that Facebook is a treasure trove of data - on a site where billions users share everything from their birthday and telephone numbers to their likes and interests, the site is an advertiser's dream....
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Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation and former KGB agent, has ominously loomed over the Trump presidency. With the cyber-attacks on the 2016 election and the possibility of more in 2018, how much of a...
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Jerry Brown has always been outspoken and ready to fight for what he believes in. Now the governor of California is taking on the Trump Administration, fighting against multiple policy issues including immigration, net...
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Imagine today, a Sunday school teacher seeking and winning the country’s highest office on a promise not to “lie” –that was Jimmy Carter in 1976. In this hour, a surprising look at the man behind the headlines, from...
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From their first days in the White House the Trump administration has endured internal struggles. So far one advisor has survived – Jared Kushner. He has faced controversy, but remained a key player. In this hour, the...
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Breaking Hate

Follows the urgent mission of a reformed skinhead as he tries to atone for his past.

While home grown terror and hate groups often find their members through the dark web, these organizations have a very real and physical presence in the United States. As Christian Picciolini explores in this episode of...
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The spread of white nationalist hate groups in the United States is growing at an alarmingly rapid rate, thanks in part to the internet and social media. For many families, this means seeing their own loved ones fall...
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A reformed white nationalist has made it his mission to help others escape that life.
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Christian Picciolini spent eight years as a leader in the Neo-Nazi movement. He joins Ali Velshi to talk about how he got out and what he’s doing to combat the very hatred, racism, and violence he once propagated.
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This Happened

Gives viewers a chance to explore pivotal moments and crisis points in American political history.

On the heels of the historic midterm election, women across the nation are calling for an equal rights amendment. Nearly fifty years ago, another fight for the ERA left the country divided, and kindled a culture war....
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A hostage crisis, a backroom war, and an illegal weapons deal collide in one of the most sensational presidential scandals in American history.
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The Gary Hart scandal changed the unwritten rules of reporting and made the private lives of public figures fair game for the press.
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Specials

Justice for All Town Hall

Lester Holt moderates a town hall from New York’s Sing Sing Correctional Facility.

The Mueller Report: What You Need to Know

Ahead of his testimony, MSNBC takes a look at the Special Counsel's report and reveals its most important findings.

Rebellion! Stonewall

A closer look at a police raid that ignited a riot and changed history. Narrated by Lester Holt.

Betrayal: The Plot that Won the White House

The overlooked story of a woman who was the vital link in diplomatic intrigue during the deadliest days of the Vietnam War.

Hope & Fury: MLK, the Media and the Movement

How Dr. King and civil rights leaders awakened America to the injustices in the South through the lens of the media.