Day X

The New York Times

Day X


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This story began with a mysterious gun in an airport bathroom and led to a German military officer facing trial on terrorism charges. It’s a story about national identity and reckoning, mirroring the story of Germany itself. And years later, it’s still unfolding — raising a question that democracies across the world are waking up to: What happens when the threat is coming from within? See all episodes of Day X at

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Score: 4.8

Nicholas Quah • Vulture Jun 17, 2021

"Day X is a solid, gripping documentary, training its attention on the resurgent far right in Germany, which, of course, is not entirely disconnected from similar strains of extremism that exist here in the United States..."

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