ABC NEWS SPECIAL TAKES A DETAILED LOOK AT THE DEADLY CAPITOL SIEGE, STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON HULU TONIGHT, JAN. 11
ABC News presents a one-hour special to stream exclusively on Hulu, featuring the detailed timeline of events surrounding the siege of the U.S. Capitol and violence in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021. “24 Hours: Assault on the Capitol” gives viewers a new perspective on the day’s events. It reveals the stories behind some of the images that played out across the media all over the world, including the police officer running from the mob inside the Capitol, the chilling image of the noose in front of the Capitol and more.
Beginning at sunrise on Jan. 6 with the news of Rev. Raphael Warnock’s historic election win becoming the first Black U.S. senator elected in Georgia and as the Democratic party was poised to take control of both chambers of Congress, the program reflects the stunning turn of events in an accounting of a 24-hour period that will be forever seared in the nation’s memory. Through eyewitness accounts from inside and nearby the Capitol and reporting from ABC News’ teams, the special dissects the day’s events. It provides insight on the actions of President Trump and his inner circle in the lead-up and aftermath. “24 Hours: Assault on the Capitol” also highlights the charged conversations that happened on social media and raises questions about why the Capitol wasn’t better protected and the limited police response compared to the robust police presence during the protests over racial injustice over the summer. The ABC News special “24 Hours: Assault on the Capitol” will stream exclusively on Hulu beginning tonight, Jan. 11.
“24 Hours: Assault on the Capitol” is produced by ABC News. Roxanna Sherwood is senior executive producer, and Melia Patria is lead senior producer.
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