WATCH: VICE News' Film from the Front Lines in Charlottesville

'VICE News Tonight' had exclusive access to the white nationalist leaders and counter-protesters.
August 15, 2017, 9:16am

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On Saturday hundreds of white nationalists, alt-righters, and neo-Nazis travelled to Charlottesville, Virginia to participate in the "Unite the Right" rally. By Saturday evening, three people were dead – one protester and two police officers – and many more injured.

VICE News Tonight correspondent Elle Reeve went behind the scenes with white nationalist leaders, including Christopher Cantwell, Robert Ray, David Duke, and Matthew Heimbach – as well as counter-protesters. VICE News Tonight also spoke with residents of Charlottesville, members of the Black Lives Matter movement and the Charlottesville Police.

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This episode of VICE News Tonight originally aired on the 14th of August, 2017 on HBO.