Making Of Trump (2016/History
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Trump, billionaire, capitalist, and considered one of the richest men
in the USA, even if the actual dollar figure is disputed. The
History Channel takes a look at Trump through the decades, from his
childhood to his rise in power to his presidential candidacy in their
new profile The Making Of Trump.
Who is Donald Trump?
The name Trump will always be associated with wealth, power and fame.
While no one can deny Trump had made millions through the years
through his properties and is a shrewd business dealer, one does
wonder why his rise to fame hasn't always be successful (those four
business bankruptcies), but he has somehow managed always to either
find a way out or profit from it. His rise to power was wealth and
power was, like his marriages, notorious and he started with some
help from his father. And now the million (or billion) dollar
question is what do you think he would do to America if he became
Some love him, some hate him, but it seems like to
him, he doesn't care, instead he uses his fame to make himself bigger
and larger than life. His motto seems to be 'Too big to fail' and on
the slogan 'Make America Great Again' his has risen now to be a
presidential candidate... but at what cost? No doubt he has big
ideas and a shrewd business man, but is that suited to be a
President? Would his 'New Deal' be like Roosevelt or end up just
increasing the national debt? Will he turn American into a new(er)
American Empire? Will business, economy, military and foreign
relationships be like his marriages, be riding the Trump wave? But
perhaps the biggest question isn't about him, but what does it say
about those who follow him?
video is a mixed compilation of new footage and more than its share
of older analog video of the past, but its passable, while the Dolby
Digital 2.0 sound ranges from old mono to new stereo. There are no