Closeup September 10, 2019
Bolsonaro Is and Isn't

If Americans hear about Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro at all, he's usually described as a "Brazilian Donald Trump." But on this week's season finale Closeup, we step out of the American bubble, and look at who Bolsonaro is, who his targets are, and how he rose to power. We also hear the first round of songs written to protest his hard right-wing politics.

Produced by Ben Richmond.

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