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Enemies: The President, Justice & the FBI

Enemies: The President, Justice & the FBI

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  • Premiered: 
    November 18, 2018
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  • Network: Showtime
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Inspired by the 2012 book (Enemies: A History of the FBI) by Tim Weiner 
  • Subject Matter: Political
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Plot Synopsis

Executive produced by Alex Gibney and inspired by Tim Weiner's book, "Enemies: A History of the FBI," ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI is a four-part documentary series that presents the long, complex history of presidents testing the rule of law and the FBI's job to enforce it. Yet, this history also reveals the abuse of power is not only reserved for elected politicians. Men of zeal within the bureau, too, have abused their power. ENEMIES tells the story of the epic confrontations between the President and the FBI. From Nixon and Hoover to Trump and Comey, each battle illuminates a different facet of our democracy and the rule of law. Using the present as a prism, we look back to see which lessons held up, which didn't and how the current investigation of the Trump administration might turn out. The series includes intimate interviews with current and former officials, including those who were present for these moments in history, as well as interviews with journalists who broke the stories. Additionally, ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI features rare archival video, audio and photographs juxtaposed with short, stylized reconstructed scenes that places viewers in the room during some of these momentous historical events. Jed Rothstein directs the first three episodes, and Gibney directs the feature-length finale.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Jigsaw Productions