Air Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time Slot: 7:30 PM-8:00 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#77/523) "Dawn of a Dictator"
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Show #77 (season 5, edition 23)

Debut: FRIDAY, AUG. 25 (7:30-8:00 p.m. ET/PT)

"Dawn of a Dictator": In early 2017 Venezuelan President Nicol�s Maduro announced moves that would turn the world's most oil-rich nation from a democracy into a dictatorship. This sparked a crisis, igniting longstanding anger over inequality, misrule, hunger and crime. VICE founder Suroosh Alvi and correspondent Ben Anderson traveled to Venezuela as Maduro seized the country's political institutions with an alleged "sham election" and violently suppressed growing opposition to his rule.

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