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What happens when journalists, filmmakers and programmers from all over the world come together to open a new unit within America’s oldest major broadcaster?

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The Magic Principles at Play When Trump Sends a Tweet

Some political analysts are comparing the rhetoric used by President Trump with tricks used by magicians during performances. From Trump to Obama to Kennedy, have all US presidents purposefully used a sleight of hand to redirect our attention and shape our opinions?

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Is the president redirecting our attention with magic?

Some political analysts are comparing the rhetoric used by President Trump with tricks used by magicians during performances. From Trump to Obama to Kennedy, have all US presidents purposefully used a sleight of hand to redirect our attention and shape our opinions?

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Introducing NBC Left Field

NBC Left Field is a new internationally-minded video troupe that makes short, creative documentaries and features specially designed for social media and set-top boxes. Our small team of cinematographers, journalists, animators and social media gurus aims to unearth stories and breathe creative life into current headlines. While pushing boundaries at home and abroad, NBC Left Field will also be serving as an experimental hub for NBC News style, treatment and audience engagement.