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The Brit Who Tried To Kill Trump

THE BRIT WHO TRIED TO KILL TRUMP

SUMMARY

In June 2016, 20-year-old Brit, Michael Sandford, was arrested at a Donald Trump rally after trying to shoot the then Republican presidential nominee. Michael immediately found himself at the centre of a media storm and at the mercy of the American  justice system. 

What drove a young middle-class boy from suburban Surrey to attempt to kill one of the most powerful men in the world? Using exclusive eye witness interviews and never-before-seen archive footage, this documentary pieces together the elaborate assassination plot and explores Michael's motives.


Production Firecracker Films
Broadcaster BBC Three
Commissioning Exec Danny Horan
Executive Producers Sam Emmery & Jes Wilkins
Director Guy Simmonds
Format 1 x 30'
TX Date 20/01/2017

I think Michael was just a very lost, troubled, misguided soul and he’d come to the end of being able to cope
— https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/jan/27/brit-who-tried-kill-trump-michael-sandford-donald-bbc-president