Podcast

Amanpour

Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.

Episodes

  • Amanpour: Tzipi Livni, Diana Buttu, Mary Jordan and DJ Patil

    Jun 26 2020

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss tensions between Israel and Palestine. She warns that if Israel annexes Palestinian territory unilaterally, it's giving up hope for peace in the future and making a huge historical mistake. Palestinian human rights lawyer and former adviser to the PLO Diana Buttu weighs in, arguing that if Israel go ahead with the annexation, they are breaking international law and must be held accountable. Mary Jordan, Pulitzer pri...more

  • Amanpour: Christine Todd Whitman, Faiz Shakir, Glenn Hubbard and Kadir Nelson

    Jun 25 2020

    Christine Todd Whitman, the former governor of New Jersey, digs into the climate crisis and the upcoming presidential election. Faiz Shakir, the former campaign manager for Bernie Sanders’ 2020 run, and Mark Mckinnon, former presidential adviser, analyse the progressive surge in Tuesday's primaries and what it will mean come November. Then our Walter Isaacson talks to Columbia professor and economist Glenn Hubbard about how we are going to recover economically from the fallout of Covid-19....more

  • Amanpour: William Cohen, Clifford Stott and Norm Stamper

    Jun 24 2020

    William Cohen, the veteran Republican and former Defense Secretary, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss a potential second term for President Trump. He says this would could spell the end of democracy and pave the way for tyranny. Clifford Stott, social psychology professor at Keele University, discusses how to prevent protests turning violent. For example, he explains how officers can and should use dialogue to defuse tensions with large crowds. Then our Michel Martin speaks to Norm Stamper, f...more

  • Amanpour: Kristalina Georgieva, Reverend William J. Barber II, Anne Milgram, Matthew Desmond and Afua Hirsch

    Jun 23 2020

    Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the International Monetary Fund, joins Christiane Amanpour to assess the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. She reveals that the global recession will be worse, and the recovery potentially slower, than currently forecast. Reverend William Barber II, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, highlights the urgent need to combat voter suppression before the 2020 presidential election. He says voting rights are a matter of life and death. Former fed...more

  • Amanpour: Carol Anderson, Eric Foner, Malcolm Gladwell and Lonnie Bunch

    Jun 20 2020

    Today is “Juneteenth” in the United States; a holiday that celebrates the emancipation of America’s slaves. Historians Carol Anderson and Eric Foner join Christiane Amanpour to unpack this historic day and the legacy of systemic racism that is still felt today. They explore the patterns of both progress and backlash for black Americans. Malcolm Gladwell, host of "Revisionist History" and author of "Talking to Strangers", discusses police reform and America’s moral shift. ...more

  • Amanpour: Jim Sciutto, Gabriela Jauregui, Farnaz Fassihi. Dr. Larry Brilliant

    Jun 19 2020

    Jim Sciutto, CNN’s security correspondent and author of "The Madman Theory: Trump Takes on the World," joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack former national security adviser John Bolton’s explosive new memoir detailing his time in the White House by Trump’s side. Sciutto digs into Bolton’s motives and questions why he did not protest more loudly about the President’s behavior at the time and when testifying under oath. Since lockdown, rates of domestic violence around...more

  • Amanpour: Guillermo Galdos, Julio Frenk, Raj Chetty and LZ Granderson

    Jun 18 2020

    Journalist Guillermo Galdos takes us with her on her harrowing journey escaping from Latin America’s Covid-19 epicenter in Lima, Peru. Many have been left unemployed as a result of the pandemic and are being forced to leave the capital. Julio Frenk, president of University of Miami and former health minister of Mexico, explains the impact of coronavirus in the continent and why populism is dangerous to public health. Then our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Harvard economics professor Raj Chetty...more

  • Amanpour: Kay Bailey Hutchison, Chile Eboe-Osuji, Rob Schenck, Amos Nachoum and Yonatan Nir

    Jun 18 2020

    President Trump has announced his intention to pull out 9,500 American troops from Germany. Kay Bailey Hutchison, the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack this latest development in American policy. She reveals that this won’t be happening right away. Judge and President of the International Criminal Court Chile Eboe-Osuji discusses an investigation into whether US forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan and says he hopes the U.S. stop their trend of attacking th...more

  • Amanpour: Valerie Amos, David Simon and Phillip Atiba Goff

    Jun 16 2020

    As anti-racist protests continue around the world, Valerie Amos, director of SOAS and soon to be the first black head of an Oxford college, talks to Christiane Amanpour about the UK Prime Minister’s new commission on race inequality and the urgent need to decolonize our curriculum. Since the death of George Floyd, we have been going through a cultural reckoning, questioning what TV shows we watch and the language we use. David Simon, creator of celebrated HBO series “The Wire”,...more

  • Amanpour: Darren Walker, Richard Parsons, Patrick Robinson and Robin DiAngelo

    Jun 15 2020

    In 2020 black Americans are worse off than white Americans by every metric. The demand for economic equality has been a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement and a critical gaze is now turning to corporate America, where only four CEOs of Fortune 500 companies are black, all of whom are men. Christiane Amanpour speaks to two men who have lived this reality, Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, and Richard Parsons, former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner. Then, as Britain co...more

  • Amanpour: Christian Cooper, Melody Cooper, Sajid Javid and Michael Eric Dyson

    Jun 12 2020

    Recent polls in the U.S. show that the majority of Americans believe that the Black Lives Matter protests rocking the country constitute a defining moment in history. Yet despite this wave of activism, many African Americans still experience acts of racism on a daily basis. Over memorial weekend a video went viral showing a white woman in Central Park calling the police and accusing an African American man of threatening her, after he asked her to put her dog on a leash. The man in question, Chr...more

  • Amanpour: Mary Frances Berry, Deval Patrick and Admiral Mike Mullen

    Jun 11 2020

    Philonise Floyd, brother of the late George Floyd, testified before a House hearing on Wednesday, urging lawmakers to “do the right thing” and take action on police violence. Meanwhile, coronavirus continues to rage in the U.S., spiking in 19 states, and taking a severe toll on black communities. Christiane Amanpour speaks to Mary Frances Berry, former Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, about the interplay between democracy, racism and health at this crucial moment in...more

  • Amanpour: Bill Moyers, Afua Hirsch, Eusebius McKaiser and Mike Johnson

    Jun 10 2020

    As George Floyd is laid to rest in his hometown of Houston, Texas, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is calling for “transformative structural change”. Christiane Amanpour is joined by Bill Moyers, the broadcaster and journalist who served in Lyndon Johnson’s White House. They reflect on how the death of George Floyd has impacted America, and what this powerful moment of moral reckoning, in the midst of a health crisis and during an election year, might lead to? The calls for r...more

  • Amanpour: Thenjiwe McHarris, Alex Vitale, Adam Kinzinger and Roula Khalaf

    Jun 09 2020

    Black Lives Matter protests inspired by the killing of George Floyd continued around the world over the weekend. Minneapolis City Council is now pledging to dismantle the police department, and replace it with community-based strategies, but not everyone agrees that abolishing the department is the right approach. Christiane Amanpour is joined by Thenjiwe McHarris, a strategist for The Movement for Black Lives, and Alex Vitale, coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn C...more

  • Amanpour: Keith Ellison, Anne Applebaum, Eliot Cohen and Vanita Gupta

    Jun 05 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Minnesota Attorney General, Keith Ellison, who is now the lead prosecutor in the George Floyd case. They discuss the charges filed against the four police officers involved in Floyd’s death and the challenges of winning convictions in a justice system that traditionally favors the police. Then, when riot police were brought in to clear peaceful protesters outside the White House, it was a tipping point for many in the military. Dean of SAIS at John Hopkins ...more

  • Amanpour: Rear Admiral John Kirby, General John Allen, Paul van Zyl, Vincent Warren and Mark Bray

    Jun 05 2020

    Protests and marches inspired by the death of George Floyd continue across the U.S. and beyond, while in Minneapolis, mourners gather at his memorial service. President Trump has called for tough action against the protesters, encouraging the deployment of active-duty military officers to quell domestic protests. Christiane Amanpour is joined by former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, retired Rear Admiral John Kirby and former Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, General John Alle...more

  • Amanpour: James Clyburn, Marc Lotter, Cedric L. Alexander and Charlamagne tha God

    Jun 03 2020

    People across the U.S. and beyond continue to unite in protest and solidarity over the death of George Floyd, the unarmed black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck. Christiane Amanpour is joined by James Clyburn, U.S. House Majority Whip, who is the most senior serving African American congressman and himself grew up during American segregation. Then Marc Lotter, director of strategic communications for Trump 2020, discusses the criticism leveled at President Trump over h...more

  • Amanpour: Symone Sanders, Scott Jennings, Karen Bass and Bryan Stevenson

    Jun 02 2020

    Stark scenes outside the White House on Monday evening as federal police forcibly cleared a path through a group of largely peaceful protesters in order for President Trump to walk from the White House to St John's Episcopal Church. Meanwhile, former Vice President Joe Biden was out visiting protest sites and advocating for leadership that overcomes fear and division. Christiane Amanpour is joined by Symone Sanders, senior adviser to the Biden campaign, and then Scott Jennings, former special as...more

  • Amanpour: Eleanor Holmes Norton, Martin Luther King III, DeRay Mckesson, Art Acevedo and Nikole Hannah-Jones

    Jun 01 2020

    Protests continue to roll through over 100 U.S. cities in the wake of the death of George Floyd last week. Christiane Amanpour is joined by congresswoman for the District of Columbia, Eleanor Holmes Norton, to discuss the importance of justice and her experience during the Freedom Summer of 1964. Civil rights activist Martin Luther King III and Campaign Zero co-founder DeRay Mckesson, talk to Christiane about the violence of the current protests and the need to make yourself heard at the ballot ...more

  • Amanpour: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Melvin Carter, Eric Fischl and Oskar Eustis

    Jun 01 2020

    As protests over the death of George Floyd rage from coast to coast, Christiane Amanpour speaks to civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson about institutionalized racism and inequality in the United States. Melvin Carter, Mayor of Minneapolis’ twin city St Paul, discusses the latest news on the ground and the charges brought against Derek Chauvin, the police officer filmed kneeling on Floyd’s neck shortly before his death. Artist Eric Fischl reflects on the complex relationship be...more

  • Amanpour: Chuck Schumer, David Brooks and Dr. Cara Natterson

    May 29 2020

    The United States is shaken over the tragic death of George Floyd, the 46-year old unarmed black man from Minneapolis who died after a police officer held him down by kneeling on his neck. Christiane Amanpour is joined by U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer to discuss the situation in the country and President Trump’s threat to regulate, or even close down, social media platforms. During a time when many of us are experiencing personal and professional losses, it can be hard to fin...more

  • Amanpour: Martha McSally, Kevin Sheekey and Matt Ridley

    May 28 2020

    Humanity stands on the edge of another milestone in space exploration, the first launch of humans into orbit by a private company, Space X.  Christiane Amanpour is joined by Martha McSally, the U.S. Air Force’s first female combat jet pilot and now Republican Senator for Arizona. Covid-19 has killed thousands worldwide and triggered a severe recession. Governments are keen to get people back to work, but contact-tracing technology is vital make this possible. Kevin Sheekey, close aide...more

  • Amanpour: Anna Soubry, Mark Landler, Drew Dixon, Joan Morgan and JR

    May 27 2020

    As the UK edges closer to 40,000 coronavirus deaths, there is uproar in the country over the behavior of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief political advisor Dominic Cummings, who drove nearly 300 miles across England while the public were being urged not to leave their homes. Mr Cummings stands unapologetic, and with the support of the Prime Minister behind him, is this another example of one rule for the people and one for the elite? Anna Soubry, former UK Health Minister, and Mark Lan...more

  • Amanpour: Michael D'Antonio, David Urban, Curtis Sittenfeld and Scott Galloway

    May 27 2020

    As Americans honour their military service people on Memorial Day, the country edges closer to another landmark, 100,000 coronavirus deaths. President Trump has been widely criticized for this handling of the pandemic, and for his behaviour over the weekend. Christiane Amanpour is joined by Michael D'Antonio, author of "The Truth About Trump", and David Urban, a member of President Trump's 2020 advisory committee. Curtis Sittenfeld talks to Christiane about her new book "Rodham", which imagines ...more

  • Amanpour: Amy Walter, Jack Saul, Dr. Helene Gayle and Angélique Kidjo

    May 23 2020

    As America feels the toll of the coronavirus, it is drawing closer to the November election where President Trump is set to face off against Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Amy Walter, the national editor of the Cook Political Report, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how the U.S. presidential race is shaping up. Around the world people are struggling in lockdown, separated from loved ones and trying to prevent the spread of Covid-19; all of which is having a massive strain on our mental health...more

  • Amanpour: Peter Piot, Dorothy Duffy, Anand Giridharadas, Sue Stuart-Smith and Ron Finley

    May 22 2020

    Peter Piot is the director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is still recovering from coronavirus after being diagnosed back in March. He joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his ordeal as well as the global response. When Dorothy Duffy sadly lost her older sister to Covid-19, who was living in a care home at the time, she wrote a beautiful and emotive poem to highlight how she is not just a statistic. She reads some of that poignant piece and explains her thought process...more

  • Amanpour: Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Richard Haass and Anya Hindmarch

    May 21 2020

    Helle Thorning-Schmidt, co-chair of the Facebook oversight board, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the threat disinformation and conspiracy theories pose when gone unchecked. Thorning-Schmidt says that, over time, the board could challenge Facebook's community standards and impact its ads and its algorithm. Nikole Hannah-Jones won a Pulitzer Prize for The 1619 Project in the New York Times; a project that attempts to re-examine the legacy of slavery in the United States. She explains how jou...more

  • Amanpour: Bob Menendez, Susan Glasser, Ed Luce, Jonathan Nez and Satya Nadella

    May 21 2020

    Democratic Senator from New Jersey Bob Menendez joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack President Trump's decision to fire State Department Inspector General Steve Linick. He reflects on this decision and current administration's general behaviour. Susan Glasser, staff writer at The New Yorker, and Ed Luce, the U.S. national editor of the Financial Times, draw parallels between Washington under Trump and Moscow under Putin. Then the Navajo Nation president discusses the high number of coronavirus ca...more

  • Amanpour: Atul Gawande, Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton and Guillaume Long

    May 20 2020

    Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital, talks to Christiane Amanpour about the key steps to safely re-opening the United States and around the world. He delves into the lessons that can be learnt from hospitals as well as how we address mortality during the pandemic. Then – actress Julie Andrews is perhaps the most well-known nanny in the world; her iconic roles in “Mary Poppins” and “The Sound of Music” are cultural cornerstones. Her daughter Emm...more

  • Amanpour: Ed Yong, Gary Lineker and Tom Nichols

    May 19 2020

    As the U.S. nears 90,000 coronavirus deaths, the WHO this week warned that the virus may never go away, making a vaccine the holy grail. President Trump promised a vaccine at 'warp speed' on Friday, a much faster timetable than many experts predict. Christiane Amanpour speaks to Ed Yong, science writer at The Atlantic, about the science behind the virus. Meanwhile the eyes of many sports fans will be on the German Bundesliga this weekend as it becomes the first major European soccer league to re...more

  • Amanpour: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Paolo Gentiloni, Dr. Boris Lushniak and Sarah Lewis

    May 15 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the former President of Liberia, to talk about how the coronavirus is affecting Africa, and her own experience leading, and winning, the battle against Ebola in 2014. Former Italian Prime Minister and current EU Economy Commissioner, Paolo Gentiloni, reflects on the struggle for unity amongst the European bloc, and the uncertainty around Europe's tourist season. Dr. Boris Lushniak, former U.S. Acting Surgeon General, discusses the cont...more

  • Amanpour: Luiz Henrique Mandetta, Mariana Mazzucato, Mark Cuban and Hassan Akkad

    May 14 2020

    As coronavirus infections in Latin America sky-rocket, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to dismiss the virus as a 'little flu'. Christiane Amanpour speaks to Luiz Henrique Mandetta, Brazil's former Health Minister, who sparred publicly with President Bolsonaro over his handling of the crisis. Mariana Mazzucato, professor of economics at University College London, reflects on the damage COVID-19 has caused across the globe, and digs into how the crisis could spark a mov...more

  • Amanpour: Donna Shalala, Donald G. McNeil Jr., Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Dr. F. Perry Wilson

    May 13 2020

    As almost every U.S. state in is now set to lighten lockdown restrictions, America's top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci testified on Tuesday before the Senate Health Committee. The message: open too quickly and face serious consequences. Donna Shalala, former U.S. Health and Human Services secretary, joins Christiane to digest the hearings. Donald G. McNeil Jr., science and health reporter at the New York Times, talks to Christiane about America's roadmap to recovery, and the ...more

  • Amanpour: David King, David Enrich and Amanda Little

    May 11 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by David King, former UK chief scientific adviser, to discuss the easing of Britain's lockdown. He tells Christiane why he thinks that lifting restrictions too soon could damage public trust in science. Meanwhile, the US Supreme Court will decide on Tuesday whether President Trump can block congressional and criminal inquiries into his financial practices. It is the biggest presidential immunity case since Watergate. David Enrich, business investigations editor...more

  • Amanpour: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Max Hastings, Dr Jane Goodall & Tom Ridge

    May 08 2020

    Marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe, historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Max Hastings join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the importance of VE day and the leadership that made it possible. World-renowned primatologist Dr Jane Goodall tells Christiane about her new National Geographic documentary "Jane Goodall- The Hope", and the risk that the coronavirus could pose to apes. And Michel Martin talks to former Pennsylvania governor and veteran Tom Ridge, abou...more

  • Amanpour: Dr. Richard Hatchett, Evan Osnos & Laura Marling

    May 08 2020

    With dire economic warnings coming in from experts on both sides of the Atlantic, a coronavirus vaccine is being held up as a medical and economic holy grail. 108 potential COVID-19 vaccines are in the works - but what are the chances of one being successful? Christiane Amanpour speaks to Dr. Richard Hatchett, CEO of Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and former adviser on pandemics to presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. New Yorker writer Evan Osnos tells Michel Martin how h...more

  • Amanpour: Tony Blair, Stacey Abrams and Marc Benioff

    May 07 2020

    Tony Blair, the former British Prime Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the globe's response to the coronavirus pandemic; which he says severely lacks the coordination needed to combat the virus effectively. He also reflects on the UK's death toll and their failure to shut down the nation quicker. And from the UK to the U.S. - Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia State House Minority Leader, explains that whilst she isn't quite pitching herself for the role, she would be ...more

  • Amanpour: Ian Bremmer, Robert Reich, David Nott and Bharat Ramamurti

    May 06 2020

    Ian Bremmer, founder of the Eurasia group, and Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, join Christiane Amanpourto discuss the war of words between the United States and China and the fears of a new cold war. They warn against the ratcheting up tension during both a pandemic and a global recession. And from one war zone to another - David Nott, the trauma and humanitarian surgeon, talks about trading hotzones such as Syria and Yemen to the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak in London. Ou...more

  • Amanpour: Ursula von der Leyen, Sebastião Salgado and Alex Stamos

    May 05 2020

    Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, joins Christiane Amanpour about the global fundraiser she is leading for a vaccine and treatment of coronavirus. She highlights that the virus knows no borders and in order to combat it we must come together as a globe. Celebrated photographer Sebastião Salgado talks passionately about the plight of Brazil's indigenous people; he appeals to the Brazilian government to protect them from both exploitation as well as Covid-19. The...more

  • Amanpour: Billie Jean King, Andy Murray, Gen. David Petraeus and Ken Burns

    May 01 2020

    Billie Jean King, former tennis champion, and Andy Murray, three-time tennis Grand Slam winner, join Christiane Amanpour for an exclusive conversation about how the coronavirus is effecting sports events and fighting for gender equality on and off the court. Our Walter Isaacson talks to General David Petraeus, the former CIA Director and former commander of coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, about leadership during times of crisis. Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns discusses making his body...more

  • Amanpour: Margaret Sullivan, Fintan O'Toole, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Paul Mescal and Charles Duhigg

    May 01 2020

    Columnists Fintan O'Toole, from the Irish Times, and Margaret Sullivan, from the Washington Post, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss how President Donald Trump's misleading comments about Covid-19 may have cost lives. Then in a much-needed dose of culture to distract us all during these times - actors Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal talk about portraying Marianne and Connell is the TV series adaptation of Sally Rooney's best-selling book, "Normal People." They talk in...more

  • Amanpour: Heidi Heitkamp, Mia Mottley and Eric Ripert

    Apr 30 2020

    Heidi Heitkamp, former U.S. Senate Democrat for North Dakota, joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the U.S. response so far to the coronavirus outbreak. She says that Trump has failed due to his isolationist mentality. Mia Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados, highlights the importance of moral leadership during this crisis. She reveals how Covid-19 is impacting the island nation and what international action is needed going forward. Our Michel Martin speaks to Eric Ripert, executive chef ...more

  • Amanpour: Tim Phillips, Michael Specter, Richard Levitan

    Apr 29 2020

    With the number of coronavirus cases in the United States now standing at over 1 million the nation is struggling economically. Tim Phillips, president of Koch-backed group Americans for Prosperity, joins Christiane Amanpour to argue why we shouldn't bail out the states. He explains why the economy needs the be reopened slowly state by state. Michael Specter, staff writer at The New Yorker and professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, gives an insight into the man behind the White...more

  • Amanpour: Richard Horton, Lawrence Wright, Bill Frist and Kevin Bacon

    Apr 28 2020

    Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of medical journal The Lancet, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's return to work and his government's response to Covid-19. He says the UK were late to lockdown. Lawrence Wright, the award-winning journalist, explains how his novel "The End of October" about a devastating pandemic, wasn't meant to predict the coronavirus outbreak we are living through today. Bill Frist, transplant surgeon and former U.S....more

  • Amanpour: Anne Applebaum, David Rohde, Nicole Newnham, James Lebrecht & Eric Lander

    Apr 24 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by historian Anne Applebaum and executive editor of New Yorker online David Rohde to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic is fueling a rise in autocratic leadership. Nicole Newnham and James Lebrecht, co-directors of "Crip Camp", speak to Christiane about their new Netflix documentary, which tells the story of a historic summer camp for the disabled community which launched a generation of activists. And our Walter Isaacson talks to Eric Lander, a pioneeri...more

  • Amanpour: Ofer Shelah, Audrey Azoulay, Bakari Sellers & Jonathan Van Ness

    Apr 23 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Ofer Shelah, Israeli member of the Knesset and head of the Knesset Coronavirus Committee, to discuss the recent breakthrough in Israel's year-long political deadlock. Audrey Azoulay, Director General of UNESCO, tells Christiane about how the organisation is continuing to support education and culture despite many World Heritage Sites being forced to close. Michel Martin speaks to Bakari Sellers, author of "My Vanishing Country: A Memoir", about his...more

  • Amanpour: David Attenborough, Jay Inslee & Madeleine Albright

    Apr 22 2020

    Marking Earth Day, world-renowned broadcaster & naturalist David Attenborough talks to Christiane Amanpour about the how the coronavirus pandemic fits into the global climate emergency. Govenor of Washington state, Jay Inslee, tells Christiane why he made climate the centre of his recent presidential campaign and discusses how his state is coping with its coronavirus outbreak. And Walter Isaacson speaks to Madeleine Albright, the first female U.S. Secretary of State, about how American diplo...more

  • Amanpour: Gordon Brown, Dr Dennis Carroll and Wynton Marsalis

    Apr 21 2020

    Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown joins Christiane Amanpour from his home in Scotland to discuss his call for a global response to the coronavirus pandemic. Dr Dennis Carroll discusses the race for a vaccine for Covid-19 and the hit Netflix show "Pandemic." Our Walter Isaacson talks to the great jazz musician Wynton Marsalis about grief and the healing power of music following the loss of his father, legendary jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, to coronavirus earlier this month.

  • Amanpour: Chris Murphy, Anna Soubry, John B. King and Dr. Sharon Moalem Author.

    Apr 21 2020

    Democratic Senator for Connecticut Chris Murphy tells Christiane Amanpour that the people protesting the stay-at-home-orders only represent the minority of Americas and their protests are perfect for TV. He says most Americans don't want to open the economy too early and disregarding expert advice could be catastrophic. Former UK Health Minister Anna Soubry argues that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's complacency in the critical early period of the coronavirus is reflective of his cha...more

  • Amanpour: Kristalina Georgieva, Esther Perel, Peggy Flanagan and Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Apr 20 2020

    Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the economic consequences of the coronavirus. She says that debt cancellation may be necessary. Esther Perel, psychotherapist and best-selling author of "Mating in Captivity," speaks about the impact this crisis is having on our relational health. She offers up innovative ways to cope in these unprecedented times - from harnessing our imagination and getting creative in l...more

  • Amanpour: Jens Spahn, Katharine Hayhoe, Andrew Farley, Sheila Bair and Archie Brown

    Apr 18 2020

    Whilst the UK are set to overtake Italy with nearly 15,000 coronavirus deaths, Germany have recorded under 5,000 deaths. Jens Spahn, the German Health Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to reflect on how his country's policy of intensive testing as well as their high ICU bed capacity have helped to reduce mortality rates. Amid this pandemic we have seen fascinating effects on our climate; from a huge reduction in pollution levels to changing behaviors in animals. Climate Scientist Katharin...more

  • Amanpour: Jamie Metzl, Margaret MacMillan, Tom Perez and Cyrus Habib

    Apr 17 2020

    As the world continues to grapple with the surge in coronavirus deaths and how best to protect their citizens and economy, Jamie Metzl, adviser for the World Health Organization and author of "Hacking Darwin", joins Christiane Amanpour. He reflects on President Donald Trump's announcement that he will pull funding from the WHO. He says that Trump is trying to rewrite history with this shocking move made during the coronavirus pandemic. Margaret MacMillan, the historian and author,...more

  • Amanpour: Gary Cohn, Barham Salih, Paul Romer & Rajiv Shah

    Apr 15 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Gary Cohn, former chief economic adviser to President Trump, to discuss how the US economy could reopen post-coronavirus and Monday's jaw-dropping White House briefing. Amidst falling oil prices and a prolonged power vacuum, Iraqi President Barham Salih tells Christiane how his country is coping with its coronavirus outbreak. And Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer and the President of the Rockefeller Foundation Dr. Rajiv Shah...more

  • Amanpour: Paul Krugman, Dr Robert Gallo, Caroline Criado Perez & Dr Sharon Moalem

    Apr 14 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman to discuss how he thinks the global economy will fare as some countries begin to ease their lockdown measures. Walter Isaacson talks to Dr Robert Gallo, a world-renowned virologist who helped discover the HIV virus. He's now leading an initiative to repurpose the oral polio vaccine which he believes could provide some months of immunity. And Christiane speaks to Caroline Criado Perez, author of "Invisible Women...more

  • Amanpour: Rev. William J. Barber, Katie Porter, Salman Khan, Fionnuala Donovan and Mike King

    Apr 14 2020

    Reverend William J. Barber, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why it is immoral not to focus on the poor during this pandemic. He highlights why it is important to celebrate Easter, even if at a distance. Our Michel Martin speaks to Katie Porter, Democratic congresswoman who sits on the Oversight & Reform Committee, about why Americans need straight answers during these uncertain times. They reflect on her fiery exchange with CDC director Rober...more

  • Amanpour: Lisa Blunt Rochester, LaToya Cantrell and Péter Szijjártó

    Apr 10 2020

    Lisa Blunt Rochester, co-chair of Joe Biden's Presidential Campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the former vice president's strategy as the November election draws closer. Our Walter Isaacson speaks to LaToya Cantrell, the Mayor of New Orleans, about revealing new data that shows the black community are being disproportionately impacted by Covid-19. They also reflect on the decision not to implement lockdown measures sooner, instead letting the famous Mardi Gras festival go a...more

  • Amanpour: David Axelrod, Erna Solberg, Kara Swisher, Carl Cameron and Dr. Sheri Fink

    Apr 09 2020

    David Axelrod, former senior adviser to President Obama, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the news that Senator Bernie Sanders has dropped out of the race to be the Democratic nominee, leaving the road clear for Joe Biden to go head to head with Donald Trump in the November election. As countries around the world deal with the coronavirus pandemic in varying ways, Erna Solberg, the Norwegian Prime Minister, explains how her country is responding. Kara Swisher, editor at Recode, and Carl Came...more

  • Amanpour: George Osborne, Jeremy Farrar, Billie Jean King and Jon Cohen

    Apr 07 2020

    George Osborne, former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the shocking news that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tested positive for coronavirus, has been admitted to the ICU due to his worsening condition. They dig into how the country are dealing with the crisis and this new development. Jeremy Farrar, director of The Wellcome Trust, talks about the race the find an effective treatment for the virus. Billie Jean King, the iconic Tennis Champion and founde...more

  • Amanpour: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Mohammad Nahavandian, Parag Khanna and Jon Bon Jovi

    Apr 07 2020

    Cancer physician Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee joins Christiane Amanpour to outline why people should be wearing masks to protect against Covid-19, the unusual behaviour of the virus and his new documentary "The Gene." Mohammad Nahavandian, the Iranian VP for Economic Affairs, speaks exclusively about the Iranian government's handling of the crisis and U.S. sanctions. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Parag Khanna, author of "The Future is Asian," about the spread of Covid-19 acr...more

  • Amanpour: Dr. Atul Gawande, Nick Clegg, Jon Meacham and David Beasley

    Apr 06 2020

    Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital and staff writer at the New Yorker, joins Christiane Amanpour to outline the importance of protective equipment for our frontline health care workers and how we at home can employ simple strategies to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Nick Clegg, VP for global affairs and communications at Facebook and former British Deputy PM, answers questions about what Facebook are doing to stop the spread of misinformation about Covid-19 an...more

  • Amanpour: Lawrence H. Summers, Dr. Celine Gounder, Tim Spector, Dr. Regina Benjamin and Mark Suzman

    Apr 03 2020

    Lawrence H. Summers, professor at Harvard University, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the record surge in U.S. unemployment. He says that the government is underreacting to this crisis and expects to see those numbers go into the tens of millions. Dr. Celine Gounder, assistant professor of medicine and infectious diseases at NYU, and Tim Spector, professor of genetic epidemiology at King's College London whose app tracks Covid-19, dig into what everyone is talking about right now - the...more

  • Amanpour: Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, Sara Goldrick-Rab and Will.i.am

    Apr 03 2020

    Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Greek Prime Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour from Athens to discuss how his country is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and what the country are doing to protect its thousands of refugees who are unable to social distance or isolate safely. Airforce General Terrence O'Shaughnessy, Commander of United States Northern Command, talks about leading the fight against Covid-19 and defending the homeland from this new threat. Our Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Sara Gol...more

  • Amanpour: William Burns, Eric Klinenberg, Dr. Orna Guralnik, and Stuart Stevens

    Apr 01 2020

    Christiane Amanpour talks with William Burns, the former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, about how the global Coronavirus crisis could create a chance for restoring democratic leadership. With millions around the world confined to their home some relationships are under strain. Sociologist Eric Klinenberg and Dr. Orna Guralnik, psychoanalyst and host of Showtime series "Couples Therapy," talk about the unprecedented challenges facing couples on lockdown. They also dig into a troubling ...more

  • Amanpour: Beth Cameron, Stanley McChrystal, David Urban and Jennifer Doudna

    Apr 01 2020

    With more nations around the world going under lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19 President Trump says they would be doing well to keep U.S. deaths under 100,000. Beth Cameron, the Vice President for the Global Biological Policy Nuclear Threat Initiative, joins Christiane Amanpour to give her take on this global crisis and how we are and aren't dealing with it. As a former NSC senior director for global health security and biodefense she quite literally wrote the Pandemic playbook -...more

  • Amanpour: Elissa Slotkin, Nicolai Wammen and James Shapiro

    Mar 27 2020

    Democratic congresswoman Elissa Slotkin of Michigan joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the bailout plan Congress passed to help Americans in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Nicolai Wammen, Dutch Finance Minister, discusses the substantial economic actions Denmark took early during the outbreak. James Shapiro, academic and author of "Shakespeare in a Divided America" talks about how the author's works can be invoked in the se extraordinary times.

  • Amanpour: Senait Fisseha and David Kessler

    Mar 26 2020

    Senait Fisseha, chief advisor to the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest efforts to tackle the coronavirus and why the World Health Organisation thinks world leaders have not acted fast enough. Next to the spread of Ebola in Africa, and the undeniable parallels to today's pandemic, addressed in a PBS Frontline film by Ben C. Solomon. Our Michel Martin talks with David Kessler, author of "Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of ...more

  • Amanpour: Arancha González Laya, Dr. David Shulkin, Lawrence Bartley

    Mar 25 2020

    Arancha González Laya, Spanish Foreign Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the alarming rise in coronavirus cases in her country. Dr. David Shulkin, former U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, talks about the pressure U.S. hospitals are under and the designated medical backup role the Veterans Administration plays. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Lawrence Bartley about The Marshall Project's "News Inside" - a newspaper written for inmates.

  • Amanpour: Dr. Boris Lushniak, Jay Carney, Dick Pound, Eliud Kipchoge and Anthony Monaco

    Mar 24 2020

    Dr. Boris Lushniak, Dean of the Maryland School of Public Health, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the Trump administration's response to the continuing coronavirus outbreak. Jay Carney, Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs at Amazon, talks about how the company is thriving during the pandemic. Dick Pound, International Olympic Committee Member and Olympic Golf Medalist Eliud Kipchoge discuss the postponement of the summer Olympics. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Anthony Mona...more

  • Amanpour: Karen Armstrong, Mike Chinoy and Nicholas Christakis

    Mar 20 2020

    Karen Armstrong, author and religious scholar, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the aloneness many of us will feel in self-isolation as the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide and the hit the pandemic will have on practicing religion. Mike Chinoy, former Senior CNN Asia Correspondent, talks about China's response to the coronavirus and his new book "Are You With Me?" detailing the life of renowned human rights lawyer Kevin Boyle. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to sociologist...more

  • Amanpour: George Osbourne, David Ho, Richard Ratcliffe, Brian Cox

    Mar 20 2020

    George Osbourne, former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the UK's economic response to the coronavirus. David Ho, the inventor of a cocktail therapy for AIDS, joins our Walter Isaacson to talk about the medical advances to fight COVID-19. Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of jailed British-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe, talks about her temporary release from prison. Actor Brian Cox discusses the hit to the entertainment industry that the pandemic...more

  • Amanpour: Peter Piot, Symone Sanders and David Miliband

    Mar 18 2020

    Peter Piot, the Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, joins Christiane from self-isolation in London to explain the ongoing health risks of Covid-19 and whether warmer weather could stop it's spread. Symone Sanders, a senior adviser to Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden, discusses his latest primary wins and the impact of the virus on the 2020 election. David Miliband talks about the impact of the coronavirus on the world's refugees and most vulnerabl...more

  • Amanpour: Phil Murphy, Neel Kashkari and Laurie Santos

    Mar 17 2020

    Phil Murphy, the Governor of New Jersey, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the worsening crisis in his state and the impact the coronavirus is having on people's lives. Neel Kashkari, the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, discusses the actions needed to fight the economic impact of the pandemic. Dr. Laurie Santos, Psychology Professor at Yale University and host of "The Happiness Lab" podcast, discusses the impacts self-isolation and quarantine will have on ...more

  • Amanpour: Oxiris Barbot, Dr. Sonia Adesara, Jason Furman and David Axelrod

    Mar 16 2020

    Oxiris Barbot, New York City Health Commissioner, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the ongoing spread of the coronavirus and the city's response. Dr. Sonia Adesara, a doctor with the National Health Service, talks about her experiences on the front lines of the fight against the pandemic. Jason Furman, former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers and a top economic adviser to President Obama during the financial crisis of 2008, discusses the impact the virus continues to have on the...more

  • Amanpour: Yuval Noah Harari, Stephen Fry & David Zucchino

    Mar 16 2020

    Christiane Amanpour speaks to Yuval Noah Harari, historian and author of 'Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind' about the social impact of Coronavirus and the border between the human and the virus sphere. Broadcaster and writer Stephen Fry tells Christiane about the lessons we can learn from Ancient Greece and his work exposing the brutal realities of mental health. And our Walter Isaacson speaks to David Zucchino, author of 'Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and...more

  • Amanpour: Luigi Di Maio, Gina Raimondo, Rory Stewart, E.J. Dionne & Zenei Cortez

    Mar 13 2020

    Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the ongoing lock down in his country. Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island talks about the U.S. travel ban. Rory Stewart, former cabinet MP and candidate for London Mayor, criticizes the UK government's response to the virus. Author E.J. Dionne discuses the social and cultural impacts of the pandemic. Zenei Cortez, Co-President of National Nurses United, gives a view from the front lines tackling the outbreak.

  • Amanpour: Matteo Renzi, David Urban & David Autor

    Mar 11 2020

    Christiane Amanpour speaks with Matteo Renzi, former Italian Prime Minister, about Italy's response the Coronavirus and the decision to impose a nationwide lock down. Trump 2020 Advisory Committee member David Urban talks about the presidential race, and what steps America can take to control the spread of the Coronavirus. And our Walter Isaacson speaks with David Autor, Ford Professor of Economics at MIT, about US-China trade relations and the potential long-term impact of the Coronavirus....more

  • Amanpour: Adam Schiff, Lydia Cacho & Ted Olson

    Mar 11 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Adam Schiff, Chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, to discuss how the Coronavirus is affecting both political and economic life in America. In Mexico 10 women are killed every day because of their gender. Mexican Journalist Lydia Cacho tells Christiane about her experience of femicide and of being forced to flee her country because of her gender. And our Walter Isaacson speaks to Ted Olson, former United States Solicitor General. Once involved in lan...more

  • Amanpour: Austan Goolsbee, Dr. Bruce Aylward & Christiana Figueres

    Mar 09 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Austan Goolsbee, former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to President Obama, to talk about the dramatic impact the Coronavirus is having on the global economy. Dr. Bruce Aylward, Assistant-Director General of the WHO, tells Christiane what lessons we can learn from China's response to the Coronavirus outbreak. And Sheelah Kolhatkar speaks with Christiana Figueres, Co-Author of "The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis", about ...more

  • Amanpour: Helen Lewis, Daniel Kehlmann and Daniel Markovits

    Mar 06 2020

    To mark this International Woman's Day Helen Lewis, Author of "Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights" joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why its up to difficult woman to lead the charge. Author Daniel Kehlmann talks about his new book "Tyll" and the role the Jester has played in Europe's complicated history. Daniel Markovits talks to our Hari Sreenivasan about his thesis outlined in his book "The Meritocracy Trap" that meritocracy is a sham...more

  • Amanpour: Giorgos Gerapetritis, Susan Glasser, Vali Nasr and Peter Harckham

    Mar 05 2020

    Giorgos Gerapetritis, the Greek State Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour amid the migrant crisis at the Turkish-Greek border. As the Greek government's point man for handling this worsening crisis, he explains how President Erdogan's actions have opened the floodgates, but "no excessive violence" has been used in handling it. Susan Glasser, staff writer at The New Yorker, and Vali Nasr, professor at Johns Hopkins university, weigh in on the geopolitical challenges that cause...more

  • Amanpour: David Plouffe, David Simon and Dr. W. Ian Lipkin

    Mar 05 2020

    As Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden face off for the top spot in the Democratic race, David Plouffe, the former Obama Campaign Manager, joins Christiane Amanpour to give his take on who will win and how. David Simon, the creator behind "The Wire," talks about his new project, "The Plot Against America." Adapted from Philip Roth's 2004 novel, it delves into an alternative reality where the anti-Semitic war hero Charles Lindbergh won the 1940 presidential election. Then our Wa...more

  • Amanpour: Paul Polman, Bill McKibben and Robert Bullard

    Mar 04 2020

    As Super Tuesday is in full swing, we dig down into a key issue for the Democrats: climate. Paul Polman, the former CEO of Unilever, tells Amanpour why investing in climate solutions could unlock economic growth. Environmentalist Bill McKibben was one of the first to sound the alarm on the climate crisis over twenty years ago - he lays out how divestment efforts are affecting the fossil fuel industry. Then Robert Bullard, the author and celebrated environmental scholar, sits down with our Walter...more

  • Amanpour: Paul Offit, Jim Clyburn, Adela Raz and Raul Ortiz

    Mar 03 2020

    Dr. Paul Offit, professor of Vaccinology at the University of Pennsylvania, joins Christiane Amanpour to lay out the facts surrounding the coronavirus outbreak as the global community deals with a surge in new cases. Jim Clyburn, House Democrat Majority Whip, says Biden's win in South Carolina was not a 'flash in the pan' but rather a prediction of his future success in his bid for the Democratic nomination. Adela Raz, the Afghan Ambassador to the United Nations, discusses the U.S...more

  • Amanpour: Thant Myint-U, Jeremy Wallace, Steve Coogan and Michael Winterbottom

    Feb 28 2020

    Thant Myint-U, historian and author of "The Hidden History of Burma," explains how Aung San Suu Kyi has always been a nationalist, we just failed to see it. He digs into the history of racial division, illicit industries and the Rohingya crisis. Jeremy Wallace, political reporter at the Houston Chronicle, looks at the crucial battleground of the 2020 race; Texas. Steve Coogan, the actor best known for "Alan Partridge," talks about his new project "Greed" with direct...more

  • Amanpour: Tom Frieden, Michael Higgins and Aaron Glantz

    Feb 28 2020

    Tom Frieden, the former CDC director, joins Christiane Amanpour to explain why a global coronavirus pandemic is inevitable. Michael Higgins, author of "Jean Vanier, Logician of the Heart," reflects on the shocking new revelations that Vanier, once referred to as a "living saint", allegedly abused at least 6 women. He highlights how the Church has a "track record of failure" in preventing the abuse that took place. Aaron Glantz, the award-winning journalist and autho...more

  • Amanpour: Nina Turner, Jill Wine-Banks and Dan Crenshaw

    Feb 27 2020

    Nina Turner, the national co-chair for the Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the current frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. She digs into the most recent debate in South Carolina, Sanders' policy and her hopes for the future of U.S. politics. Jill Wine-Banks, former assistant special prosecutor in Watergate, talks about the sexism she experienced as the only woman in her team for the prosecution. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Republican Congress...more

  • Amanpour: Rahm Emanuel, Bobby Ghosh and America Ferrera

    Feb 26 2020

    Rahm Emanuel, the former Mayor of Chicago and Barack Obama's former chief of staff, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss to impact of mayors in American politics, the current state of the Democratic Party and his own inspiring personal story. Bobby Ghosh, the former editor-in-chief of the Hindustan Times and current member of the Bloomberg Opinion Editorial Board, reflects on President Trump's state visit to India and how the nation led by Prime Minister Modi is not behaving like the w...more

  • Amanpour: Anne Milgram, Douglas Wigdor, Marc Lotter and Dan Pfeiffer

    Feb 25 2020

    As Harvey Weinstein is found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman, the former New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram joins Christiane Amanpour to reflect on this landmark ruling. Once a prosecutor of sex crimes, she explains how this verdict will offer hope to other survivors of sexual violence. Douglas Wigdor, the attorney for a witness who testified in the Weinstein trial, weighs in on what he cal...more

  • Amanpour: Patrick Radden Keefe, Jane Birkin and Heather Boushey

    Feb 22 2020

    Patrick Radden Keefe, author of "Say Nothing," joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the unprecedented surge in support for Sinn Féin in Ireland's recent election. He unpacks Sinn Féin's IRA legacy how and looks back on the murder of Jean McConville which he details in his book. Jane Birkin, the actress and singer, reflects on her relationship with singer Serge Gainsborg and adding her vocals to his steamy and now infamous song 'Je t'aime moi non plus.' She talk...more

  • Amanpour: Katarina Barley, Vanessa Hauc, Van Jones and McKay Coppins

    Feb 21 2020

    In the wake of the Hanau shooting that killed 9 people, the former German Justice Minister Katarina Barley joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack the rise in far-right extremism in German politics. Vanessa Hauc, climate reporter and moderator for the most recent Democratic debate, and Van Jones, former special adviser to President Obama, talk about Mike Bloomberg's first appearance on the debate stage. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with McKay Coppins, staff writer at The Atlantic, to discuss ...more

  • Amanpour: David Miliband, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Hoan Ton-That

    Feb 20 2020

    David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the Humanitarian Crisis in Idlib, Syria caused by President Assad's Russian-backed offensive in Syria which has hundreds of thousands fleeing for their lives. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the basketball legend, talks about turning his hand to documentary film making. He executive produced "Black Patriots," a film airing on History that focuses on the black American heroes of the R...more

  • Amanpour: Timothy O'Brien, John Pomfret and Timothy Snyder

    Feb 19 2020

    Timothy O'Brien, senior adviser for the Bloomberg 2020 Campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour to answer key questions about billionaire businessman Mike Bloomberg's late entrance to the election race. He confirms exclusively that Bloomberg will disclose her tax returns and sell his company if elected. John Pomfret, former Washington Post Beijing bureau chief, and Elizabeth Cohen, CNN senior medical correspondent, asses the global fallout from coronavirus and the implications for Chinese P...more

  • Amanpour: Nancy Pelosi, Volodymyr Zelensky, James Jacoby

    Feb 19 2020

    Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Speaker of the House, sits down with Christiane Amanpour in Munich where she is attending a security conference with leaders from around the world. She gives an earnest warning to the Democrats, urging them to unify in order to defeat President Trump in the 2020 Presidential race. She discusses that, the failure to impeach and the now infamous moment of her tearing up Trump's State of the Union speech. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, who is also attending the...more

  • Amanpour: Brian Deese, Ro Khanna & Gilbert Gee

    Feb 12 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Brian Deese, Global Head of Sustainable Investing at BlackRock to talk about the fund manager's pledge to put sustainability at the heart of its investments. U.S. House Democrat and Co-chair of the Bernie Sanders campaign Ro Khanna discuses Sanders' New Hampshire win and the race for the democratic nomination. Correspondent Matt Rivers speaks with some of the passengers now stuck on the Diamond Princess, the cruise ship turned quarantine zone floating ...more

  • Amanpour: Ehud Olmert, Husam Zomlot, Charlotte Alter and Yuval Levin

    Feb 12 2020

    As Israel is headed towards a high stakes election and its Prime Minster, Benjamin Netanyahu, is facing indictment, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss politics in the region and the fate of Israel's leader. Husam Zomlot, head of the Palestinian Mission to the UK, weighs in with his view on the President Trump's controversial Middle East Peace Plan drawn up between his senior adviser Jared Kushner and Netanyahu. Charlotte Alter, national correspondent...more

  • Amanpour: Jan Egeland, A.O. Scott, Karen Han, Latif Nasser and Carol Rosenberg

    Feb 10 2020

    Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council and former adviser to U.N. special envoy for Syria, joins Christiane Amanpour to assess the situation on the ground for the people of Idlib province. As President Assad attempts to crush the last resistance in the rebel-held area, he highlights the humanitarian crisis that news outlets are neglecting. A.O. Scott, chief film critic at The New York Times and Karen Han, entertainment reporter at Polygon, reflect on Parasite's hist...more

  • Amanpour: David Rohde, Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon and Isabel Allende

    Feb 08 2020

    David Rohde, journalist and executive editor at NewYorker.com, sat down with Christiane Amanpour to look back on an eventful and tumultuous week in U.S. politics; from the dramatic State of the Union address to President Trump's acquittal. He digs into Trump's relationship with Attorney General William Barr and Barr's defense of executive power. Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, husband and wife and the executive producers of "Little America," explain their new series...more

  • Amanpour: Jeremy Farrar, John Fetterman, Lee Van Horn and Mike Isaac

    Feb 07 2020

    Jeremy Farrar, infectious disease expert and director of the Wellcome Trust, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the coronavirus outbreak which originated in Wuhan and has now infected over 30,000 people across 25 countries and killed more than 630. John Fetterman, Lietuenant Governor for Pennsylvania, and Lee Van Horn, manager of Avangrid Renewables, explore how a ban on fracking would affect key swing states in the 2020 election. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Mike Isaac, technology repo...more

  • Amanpour: Gretchen Whitmer, David Byrne, Fran Drescher

    Feb 06 2020

    Gretchen Whitmer, the Democratic Governor for Michigan, joins Christiane Amanpour as the Senate is set to acquit President Donald Trump in his historic impeachment trial. They discuss his theatrical and divisive ninety-minute State of the Union address on Tuesday and the key issues that the Dems are focused on going into the 2020 race. David Byrne, the musician best known for his band "Talking Heads," explains his new Broadway show "David Byrne's American Utopia" which i...more

  • Amanpour: Paul Krugman, Kim Ghattas, Paige Winfield Cunningham

    Feb 04 2020

    As the first major contest in the 2020 election is wrapping up in Iowa Paul Krugman, the New York Times columnist and economist, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss a key concern for many voters: the economy. Krugman explains his surprising argument that the Democratic nomination is irrelevant when it comes down to actual economic policy. Journalist Kim Ghattas, who has been covering the Middle East for twenty years, digs into President Trump's Middle East Plan that the Arab League of nati...more

  • Amanpour: David Dimbleby, Kitty Green and Petra Costa

    Feb 01 2020

    As the UK finally leave the European Union after several delays, changes in leadership and much debate, David Dimbleby, former "Question Time" presenter, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how this is the most divisive event to happen to British politics in recent times. He also talks about about his new podcast venture, "The Sun King", that explores the Murdoch media empire. "The Assistant" examines the toxic workplace culture that enables predatory behavior and ...more

  • Amanpour: Gary Hart, Sanjay Gupta, James Miles & Kim Gardner

    Jan 31 2020

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by former Democratic Senator Gary Hart to talk about the significance of the Iowa caucus, and he helped to shape it. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr Sanjay Gupta and James Miles, China Editor at The Economist, discuss the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, and China's response to the crisis. And our Michel Martin is joined by Kim Gardner, St. Louis' first African American Chief Prosecutor, who has now filed a lawsuit against the city for 'racially mo...more

  • Amanpour: Mohammad Shtayyeh, Philip Hammond, Ahmed Albasheer

    Jan 30 2020

    Mohammad Shtayyeh, the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Trump's Middle East Peace Plan, which Palestine lies at the heart of but apparently had no say in. He explains how this came about and why he refuses to back it. Philip Hammond, former British Foreign Secretary, reflects on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's support of the plan as well as Brexit and the future of UK politics. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Ahmed Albash...more

  • Amanpour: Jared Kushner, Marwan Muasher, Aaron David Miller and Ted Koppel

    Jan 29 2020

    Jared Kushner, senior adviser to the President Donald Trump, joins Christiane Amanpour to answer questions about his newly unveiled Middle East Peace Plan. Marwan Muasher, former Jordanian Foreign Minister, and Aaron David Miller, former U.S. Middle East negotiator, weigh in and give their views on the controversial plan drawn up by Kushner, President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu without the involvement of the Palestinians. Ted Koppel, the award-winning journalist who made...more

  • Amanpour: Heidi Heitkamp, Tom Inglesby, Jemele Hill and Joshua Yaffa

    Jan 29 2020

    Heidi Heitkamp, former U.S. Senate Democrat, joins Christiane Amanpour to explain how rural voters feel about impeachment. She emphasizes how the Democrats must connect impeachment to ordinary people's lives. As fears continue to grow over the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus Dr. Tom Inglesby, director at John Hopkins Center for Health Security, weighs in and assesses the severity of the situation. Jemele Hill, staff writer at The Atlantic, reflects on basketball legend Kobe Bryant's ...more

  • Amanpour: Scott Jennings, Alec MacGillis, Tim Robbins and Esperanza Spalding

    Jan 25 2020

    Scott Jennings, former aide to Mitch McConnell, and Alec MacGillis, author of "The Cynic: The Political Education of Mitch McConnell," join Christiane Amanpour to dig down into the rise of Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, his relationship to President Trump and his approach to the impeachment trial. Tim Robbins, the award-winning actor and director, talks about directing his new play "The New Colossus," that pays homage to all the immigrants and refugees ove...more

  • Amanpour: Anne Milgram, Tom Steyer and David Strathairn

    Jan 24 2020

    Anne Milgram, former New Jersey Attorney General, joins Christiane Amanpour to break down the legal arguments so far to come out of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Our Michel Martin sits down with Tom Steyer, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate long-shot, to talk about his bid to be the next commander-in-chief. As world leaders mark the 7th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Actor David Strathairn discusses his new role in play "Remember This: The Les...more

  • Amanpour: Danny Weiss, Jonathan Burks, João Doria and Reginald Dwayne Betts

    Jan 23 2020

    Danny Weiss, former chief of staff to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Jonathan Burks, former chief of staff to House Speaker Paul Ryan, join Christiane Amanpour to give their impeachment analysis from both sides of the aisle. As Democrats and Republicans are lay out their opening arguments for and against the impeachment of President Trump they unpack why communication is not working between the two parties. João Doria, the Governor of São Paulo, speaks from the World Economic Forum in Davos whe...more

  • Amanpour: Joseph Stiglitz, Noah Feldman, John P. Carlin

    Jan 21 2020

    Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel Prize-winning economist, joins Christiane Amanpour from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to explain why President Trump is misleading the public with the metrics he is using to measure the growth of the U.S. economy. He also lays out the case for listening to climate change scientists and creating a green economy that will lead way to the boom it is yet to see. Noah Feldman, constitutional scholar, unpacks the case for impeachment against Trump and how th...more

  • Amanpour: Evelyn Farkas, Dimitri Simes, Steve Inskeep and Sarah Hurwitz

    Jan 21 2020

    Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, and Dimitri Simes, CEO and President of The Center for the National Interest, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the start of Trump's impeachment trial in the senate as the President readies himself for the World Economic Forum in Davos. Simes and Farkas dig down into U.S. relations with Russia and the rest of the world. Steve Inskeep, NPR host, discusses his new book "Imperfect Union," that tells the story o...more

  • Amanpour: Peggy Orenstein, Father Greg Boyle and Dan Buettner

    Jan 18 2020

    Peggy Orenstein, author of "Boys & Sex", joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why she's turning her attention from the sexual experiences and education of young girls to boys. She explains why we need to give boys the opportunity to express their vulnerability and stamp out the toxic locker room banter that is so pervasive amongst them. Father Greg Boyle reflects on starting up Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles; the largest rehabilitation program in the world for active gang m...more

  • Amanpour: Vadym Prystaiko, Andrew Forrest and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

    Jan 17 2020

    Vadym Prystaiko, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the explosive interview from Lev Parnas, an associate of Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Parnas seemed to confirm the White House's effort to intimidate the President of Ukraine into providing dirt on Democratic candidate Joe Biden. Prystaiko discusses the international crises that Ukraine has been inadvertently dragged into; from the impeachment of Donald Trump to the Ukrainian airliner shot down in...more

  • Amanpour: Jennifer Granholm, Andrew Gillum, Afua Hirsch, Robert Lacey and Bernard-Henri Levy

    Jan 16 2020

    Jennifer Granholm, former Michigan Governor, and Andrew Gillum, former Tallahassee Mayor, join Christiane Amanpour to unpackthe latest Democratic debate where key candidates Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren faced off on issues of impeachment, trade and foreign policy. Afua Hirsch, journalist and author of "Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging," and Robert Lacey, royal historian and the Queen's biographer, dig down into the latest royal scandal. They asses what ...more

  • Amanpour: Jodi Kantor, Gretchen Carlson, Oren Falkowitz and Lee McIntyre

    Jan 14 2020

    Jodi Kantor, the investigative reporter from New York Times who broke the story on Harvey Weinstein, joins Christiane Amanpour to explain the ins-and-outs of the upcoming trial of the disgraced media mogul. As jury selection begins, Kantor reveals why only 2 women out of 80+ who accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct are going to trial. Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor, talks about what it feels like to be constrained by an NDA. In 2016 she filed a lawsuit against then Fox News Chair...more

  • Amanpour: Ali Shabani, Danylo Lubkivsky, Evan Osnos and Chris Hughes

    Jan 13 2020

    After Iran admitted accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane, the regime finds itself under pressure from its own people and over the weekend, President Trump tweeted his support for the growing protests. To break this all down, Mohammad Ali Shabani, an Iran research at SOAS University of London, joins Christiane Amanpour in London. The doomed Flight 752 outbound from Iran was heading towards Kiev and eleven Ukrainian nationals lost their lives on board after it was shot down. Dany...more

  • Amanpour: Michael Kergin, Richard Dalton, Barbara Slavin, Ervand Abrahamian and Daniel Fessler

    Jan 10 2020

    Speaking at a candlelit vigil in Toronto to mourn the victims of the Ukrainian plane crash which killed all 176 on board, including many Canadian and Iranian nationals, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Canadians "deserve answers." To discuss this tragic human cost of this diplomatic drama, Christiane Amanpour speaks with Canada's former Ambassador to the U.S Michael Kergin. Richard Dalton, former British Ambassador to Iran, and Barbara Slavin, the Atlantic Council&...more

  • Amanpour: Tim Kaine, Fred Pleitgen, Dickie Arbiter, Mark Landler and Cyrus Habib

    Jan 09 2020

    Democratic Senator Tim Kaine from Virginia joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the ongoing political crisis between the U.S. and Iran, just as reports emerge that the Ukrainian Boeing plane that crashed killing 176 people, may have in fact been mistakenly shot down by Iran. He unpacks what action is occurring in Washington to limit any further military escalation. Fred Pleitgen, CNN Senior International Correspondent, gives the view from ground in Tehran. He explains the Iranian government'...more

  • Amanpour: David Urban, Mohammad Marandi, Antony Blinken and Mina Al-Oraibi

    Jan 08 2020

    David Urban, corporate lobbyist and Trump's campaign strategist, joins Christiane Amanpour to give his analysis of the President's address to the nation after Iran's retaliatory airstrike on U.S. coalition air bases in Iraq. Mohammad Marandi, chair of American Studies at the University of Tehran, gives his view from Tehran; he assesses the proportionality of this strike as well as the rhetoric coming from the two leaders of the hostile nations. Antony Blinken, former U.S. Deputy N...more

  • Amanpour: Mark Esper, Massoumeh Ebtekar, Elissa Slotkin and Turki Al-Faisal

    Jan 07 2020

    Mark Esper, U.S. Defense Secretary, joins Christiane Amanpour to defend the decision to carry out a targeted killing of Iran's top military commander, Qasem Soleimani. He explains why he doesn't regret the decision as well as the "imminent threat" that justified such an extreme course of action. Massoumeh Ebtekar, the Iranian Vice President on Women and Family Affairs, gives her counter-viewpoint, arguing that the White House made a serious miscalculation. Elissa Slotkin, U.S...more

  • Amanpour: Mohammad Marandi, Chris Murphy, Ayad Allawi, Stephen Hadley and Tim Flannery

    Jan 06 2020

    Mohammad Marandi, chair of American studies at the University of Tehran, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the shocking targeted strike on one of Iran's top generals, Qasem Soleimani. He was killed in an U.S. airstrike whilst he was visiting Iraq and it has prompted both celebration and deep concern for how this will impact the already tense relations between the two nations. Democratic Senator Chris Murphy explains why this violates congressional rules and procedures and how the House p...more

  • Amanpour: Heidi Blake, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee and Carmen C. Bambach

    Dec 20 2019

    Heidi Blake, Buzzfeed Investigations Editor and author of "From Russia with Blood," talks about the pattern of killings that flow from the Kremlin. She digs down into why these haven't been gone unsolved. Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, doctor and author of "The Stress Solution," discusses why we're more stressed then ever and the innovative solutions we need to combat it. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Carmen C. Bambach, a pioneering curator at the Metropolitan Museum o...more

  • Amanpour: Tony Blair, Greta Gerwig, Anne Applebaum and Michael Crick

    Dec 19 2019

    Tony Blair, the former Labour British Prime Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the landslide Conservative victory in last week's election. He reflects on a looming Brexit and his party's move to the left and why that's cost them dearly. Greta Gerwig, the writer, director and actor, talks candidly to our Michel Martin about her meteoric rise to the top of Hollywood and what it was like to re-create one of the world's most beloved classics, "Little Women"....more

  • Amanpour: Scott Walker, Mark Landler, Susan Glasser, Rich Lowry, Alfre Woodard and Chinonye Chukwu

    Dec 19 2019

    Scott Walker, former Republican Governor for the battleground state of Wisconsin, gives his take on the historic vote to impeach President Donald Trump; only the third President ever to be impeached. He reflects on whether the President did indeed commit high crimes and misdemeanors. He also defends his record on voter suppression. Mark Landler, the London bureau chief of The New York Times, Susan Glasser, staff writer at the The New Yorker, and Rich Lowry, editor of the National Review, all wei...more

  • Amanpour: Chris Ruddy, Ezra Klein, Jonathan Pryce and Ronny Chieng

    Dec 17 2019

    Chris Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax media, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the impeachment of his close friend and confidant President Donald Trump. He reflects on the Republican strategy and the likelihood of acquittal. Ezra Klein, author of "Why We're Polarized" and co-founder of Vox, weighs in and critiques Ruddy's stance. He explains how America's politics became so toxic and polarized. Jonathan Pryce, the acclaimed actor, discusses making his latest film "The Two ...more

  • Amanpour: John Kerry, Bobby Jindal, Ferkat Jawdat and Steven W. Thrasher

    Dec 17 2019

    John Kerry, former U.S. Secretary of State, joins Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss these unprecedented times in U.S. politics, as the impeachment of President Trump looms. He also delves into the climate crisis and how we need both government and private business to get on board if we are to solve it any time soon. Bobby Jindal, the former Louisiana Governor, gives his take on the Republican stance on impeachment. Ferkat Jawdat, Uyghur activist, talks about why the Chinese government...more

  • Amanpour: Afua Hirsch, Simon Fraser, Mark Landler, Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Craig Whitlock

    Dec 13 2019

    Afua Hirsch, author and social commentator, Simon Fraser, former head of the UK Foreign Office and Mark Landler, the London Bureau Chief for the New York Times join Christiane Amanpour on set to discuss the Conservative Party landslide victory in the historic UK election. Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the former Danish Prime Minister discusses Boris Johnson's Brexit plan. Craig Whitlock, a lead investigative reporter for the Washington Post, discusses his work uncovering the Afghanistan papers.

  • Amanpour: Frans Timmermans, Zeid Raad Al Hussein and Yoni Appelbaum

    Dec 12 2019

    Frans Timmermans, the European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal, tells Christiane Amanpour why the deal is the "best option" for the bloc to tackle the climate crisis. Zeid Raad al Hussein, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, discusses disgraced Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's hearing at The Hague. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Yoni Appelbaum, Historian & Ideas Editor at The Atlantic, about why the U.S. is 'coming apart...more

  • Amanpour: Sherrod Brown, Jeremy Hunt & Daryl Davis

    Dec 11 2019

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Democrat Sherrod Brown of Ohio to talk about impeachment and his new book "Desk 88" which details the lives of the senators who sat at his Senate desk before him, including Robert F. Kennedy, and Al Gore Senior. Former UK Foreign Secretary and Conservative MP Jeremy Hunt discusses his party's approach to Brexit on the eve of the UK General Election. And our Hari Sreenivasan is joined by Daryl Davis, a black musician who has spent the past 30 years...more

  • Amanpour: Michael Bloomberg, John Avlon, Dexter Filkins, Rana Ayyub, Christine Quinn and Daniel Russo

    Dec 10 2019

    Former New York mayor and now democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg joins Christiane Amanpour in Madrid at the COP 25 climate summit. Political analyst and former chief speechwriter to Rudi Giuliani, John Avlon discusses the US presidential race. Dexter Filkins, staff writer at the New Yorker, and Rana Ayyub, global opinions writer at the Washington Post, tell Christiane about their recent collaboration investigating violence against the Muslim minority in India. And our Hari Sreen...more

  • Amanpour: Farnaz Fassihi, Péter Szijjártó, Dread Scott and Christian Siriano

    Dec 07 2019

    Farnaz Fassihi, from the New York Times, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the recent deadly protests in Iran. A 50 percent rise in oil prices triggered national unrest, and thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest with deadly consequences. She gives her gives her view on the brutal crackdown on demonstrators. Péter Szijjártó, the Hungarian Foreign Minister, talks all things NATO as the summit took place in London this week. He discusses everything from migration, to climate...more

  • Amanpour: Russ Feingold, Mia Love, Rory Stewart and George Church

    Dec 05 2019

    Russ Feingold, former Senate Democrat, and Mia Love, former House Republican, join Christiane Amanpour to dig down into the latest developments in Washington. As former Democratic favorite Kamala Harris drops out of the 2020 Presidential race and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces that the house will draw up articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, they give their take on why recent events have unfolded as they have and the likely next steps of the big political players. Rory St...more

  • Amanpour: Kay Bailey Hutchison, Michael Lewis and Jonathan Haidt

    Dec 04 2019

    Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. Ambassador to NATO, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the key developments and dramas to come out of the NATO summit in London. Michael Lewis, author of "Fifth Risk" and "The Big Short," digs down into the political crisis unfolding on Capitol Hill, as the House Judiciary Committee hears its fist testimony from four constitutional scholars. He gives his take on the impeachment process so far and the future of the country. Our Hari Sreenivasan sit...more

  • Amanpour: Bobby Ghosh, Gülnur Aybet, Shirin Neshat, Hadi Ghaemi and Feras Fayyad

    Dec 03 2019

    Bobby Ghosh, the Bloomberg opinion editor, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the tensions between presidents Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, as they meet in London for NATO's 70th summit. Gülnur Aybet, senior adviser to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, unpacks the criticism Macron levelled at Erdogan over Turkey's offensive in Syria. She defends the apparent blocking of the NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland. Shirin Neshat, Iranian artist, and Hadi Ghaemi, executi...more

  • Amanpour: Jens Stoltenberg, Gérard Araud, Karin von Hippel, Yaron Zilberman and Jonah Peretti

    Dec 02 2019

    Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General and former Prime Minister of Norway, joins Christiane Amanpour to reflect on 70 years of NATO, their strategy on terrorism and their approach to Trump's foreign policy. Gérard Araud, former French Ambassador to the United States, and Karin von Hippel, the Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute, weigh in and assess the future of the post-war alliance. Yaron Zilberman, co-writer and director of "Incitement", talks about drama...more

  • Amanpour: Kevin Sheekey, Richard Gere, David Gere, Julia Neuberger and Darren Walker

    Nov 27 2019

    Kevin Sheekey, campaign manager for Bloomberg 2020, joins Christiane Amanpour to explain why the media mogul and billionaire Michael Bloomberg has made a late entry to the 2020 presidential race. Brothers Richard Gere, the iconic actor and activist, and David Gere, the director of UCLA Art & Global Health Center, give an emotional and candid account of the friends they've lost to AIDS. They talk about coming together to help create new and powerful photography exhibition and book called...more

  • Amanpour: Jenna Ellis, Neal Katyal, Pat Mitchell and Lena Waithe

    Nov 26 2019

    Jenna Ellis, senior legal adviser for the Trump 2020 campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour to give her defense of President Trump and explains why his behavior is not impeachable. Neal Katyal, former Acting U.S. Solicitor General and author of "Impeach: The Case Against Donald Trump," pushes back against Ellis' claims and gives his legal view. Pat Mitchell, the former head of CNN productions and first woman head of PBS, speaks candidly about her life in media, activism and growing o...more

  • Amanpour: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Annette Bening and Joel Stein

    Nov 25 2019

    Doris Kearns Goodwin, the renowned presidential historian, joins Christiane Amanpour to delve into the Trump presidency, his predecessors and the latest shocking developments to emerge in the impeachment inquiry. Annette Bening, the award-winning actress best known for her roles in "American Beauty" and "Bugsy", reflects on growing older and stronger in Hollywood and what it was like to portray Senator Dianne Feinstein in new Amazon film "The Report". Feinstein was ...more

  • Amanpour: Nima Elbagir, Maria Ressa, Olafur Eliasson and Martha Minow

    Nov 22 2019

    In a special report, CNN Senior International Correspondent Nima Elbagir confronts a priest accused of abusing some of the World's most vulnerable children in the Central African Republic. Maria Ressa, the CEO of social news network Rappler, talks about her experience of going toe to toe with the Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte. Olafur Eliasson, the artist famous for his use of the natural elements, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how his work helps people connect with the climate c...more

  • Amanpour: Chris Ruddy, Susan Glasser, Daria Kaleniuk, Lauren Greenfield and Andy Bautista

    Nov 19 2019

    Christiane Amanpour is joined by Chris Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax and Susan Glasser, Staff Writer at the New Yorker, to talk about the latest in the ongoing impeachment inquiry. Daria Kaleniuk, one of Ukraine's most respected anti-corruption activists gives her perspective on investigation and our Alison Stewart is joined by Director Lauren Greenfield and Former Philippine Elections Commission Chairman Andy Bautista, who talk about their new biopic of Imelda Marcos, "The Kingmaker".

  • Amanpour: Henk Ovink, Katharine Hayhoe, Joey Zwillinger and S. James Gates

    Nov 18 2019

    Henk Ovink, Dutch special envoy for International Water Affairs, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the extreme flooding in Venice; the worst it has ever experienced. Katharine Hayhoe, atmospheric scientist, also weighs in on the climate crisis causing natural disasters around the world like the flooding in Venice, fires in California and smog in India. Joey Zwillinger, co-CEO of shoe company Allbirds, talks about developing his innovative and sustainable shoe brand. Our Walter Isaacson, sits ...more

  • Amanpour: Nancy McEldowney, James Baker, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Frankel

    Nov 14 2019

    Nancy McEldowney, former Director of the U.S. Foreign Service Institute, and James Baker, former FBI General Counsel join Christiane Amanpour to unpack the latest developments in the ongoing impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump. Mark Ruffalo, actor in new film "Dark Waters," and Rob Bilott, the lawyer who Ruffalo plays in "Dark Waters," reflect on working together in this new project. Bilott took on the chemical company Dupont after one of its West Virginia p...more

  • Amanpour: Mike Rogers, Elizabeth Holtzman, Anthony Gardner, Jeff Greenfield and Carl Bernstein

    Nov 14 2019

    Mike Rogers, former chair of the House Intelligence Committee, and Elizabeth Holtzman, former member of the House Judiciary Committee, join Christiane Amanpour to reflect on the first public hearing of the impeachment investigation. They give their thoughts on top U.S. diplomat Bill Taylor's testimony on Capitol Hill. Anthony Gardner, former U.S. Ambassador to the EU, gives his thoughts on the strategies employed by both Democrats and Republicans so far. Jeff Greenfield, journalist and auth...more

  • Amanpour: John McLaughlin, Joe Crowley, Yair Golan and Garry Kasparov

    Nov 12 2019

    John McLaughlin, former deputy CIA director, joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the first public impeachment hearings due to take place this week. Joe Crowley, former House Democrat and predecessor to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sheds light on the political strategies both Republicans and Democrats will employ during these hearings. Yair Golan, Israeli Knesset member and former deputy chief of staff at the IDF, reflects on the political paralysis in Israel and the spike of violence at the Gaz...more

  • Amanpour: Timothy Garton Ash, Christopher Mallaby, Andrey Kortunov, Wendell Pierce and Jimmie Fails

    Nov 08 2019

    Timothy Garton Ash, historian and author, Christopher Mallaby, former UK Ambassador to Germany, and Andrey Kortunov, the Director General of the Russian Intl. Affairs Council, join Christiane Amanpour to reflect on the historic day the Berlin wall came down 30 years ago. They discuss how the reunification of Germany shaped the modern world. Wendell Pierce, actor best known for his roles in "The Wire" and "Suits", talks about taking to the stage in London in the reinterpretati...more

  • Amanpour: Steven Reed, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Alex Gibney and Megan Phelps-Roper

    Nov 08 2019

    Steven Reed, mayor-elect of Montgomery, Alabama, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his historic victory as the African-American mayor of the former Confederate capital and battleground of the civil rights movement. Mikhail Khodorkovsky, exiled Russian businessman and former oligarch, talks about Russia's unique form of gangster capitalism. Alex Gibney, director of documentary "Citizen K", speaks about creating his new doc that delves into the extraordinary and complex life of K...more

  • Amanpour: Scott Jennings, John Nichols, Iltija Mufti, Leonard Kleinrock and Vint Cerf

    Nov 06 2019

    Scott Jennings, former adviser to U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, and John Nichols, correspondent at the Nation, join Christiane Amanpour to explore the Democrats' big win in Kentucky. Iltija Mufti, daughter of Mehbooba Mufti, the former leader of Kashmir, discuss India's crackdown in Kashmir. Our Miles O'Brien sits down with Leonard Kleinrock and Vint Cerf, the founding fathers of the internet, to reflect on their first pioneering steps and what they would do differently if they co...more

  • Amanpour: George Osborne, Eleni Kounalakis, Chris "Shockwave" Sullivan, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Aneesa Folds

    Nov 05 2019

    George Osborne, former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer under Prime Minister David Cameron and current editor of the Evening Standard newspaper, sits down with Christiane Amanpour. He discusses the future of the conservative party, the possibility of a trade deal with the U.S. and the likely outcome of the approaching December election. Eleni Kounalakis, Democratic Lieutenant Governor for California, gives her take on the climate crisis causing the ongoing fires in California and the ten-day toxic...more

  • Amanpour: Vali Nasr, Karl Sharro, Julie Andrews and Ev Williams

    Nov 04 2019

    Vali Nasr, professor of International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University, and Karl Sharro, the Lebanese-Iraqi satirist, join Christiane Amanpour to dissect the motivations behind the deadly protests in Iraq. Julie Andrews, the Oscar-winning actress best known for her iconic roles in "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music," talks candidly about the highs and lows of Hollywood and penning her new memoir "Home Work." Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Ev Williams the ...more

  • Amanpour: Karen Armstrong, Brendan Simms and Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

    Nov 02 2019

    Karen Armstrong, former nun and religious scholar, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss penning her new book "The Lost Art of Scripture." She's reflects on her extraordinary life and interpretation of religion. Brendan Simms, historian and author of "Hitler: A Global Biography," delves into both Hitler's rise to power in the thirties and the dangerous increase in nationalism and anti-Semitism we are seeing creep back into the world today. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits ...more

  • Amanpour: Norman Ornstein, Robert Reich, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom and Ocean Vuong

    Oct 31 2019

    Norman Ornstein, congressional scholar at the American Enterprise Institute joins Christiane Amanpour to to give his take on President Trump's behavior in the last few months, just as the House votes to proceed with the formal impeachment process. Robert Reich, former U.S. Labor Secretary, discusses the raging wild fires in California and the complex causes behind them. Cynthia Erivo, actor in "Harriet", and Leslie Odom, Jr., her co-star in the film, reflect on what it was like t...more

  • Amanpour: William Cohen, Antonio Banderas and Zanny Minton Beddoes

    Oct 30 2019

    William Cohen, former U.S. Defense Secretary, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how politicians on both sides of the aisle need to put country before party as they evaluate evidence in the impeachment inquiry. Antonio Banderas, the iconic actor from "The Mask of Zorro" and "Shrek," opens up about taking on a very different role in "Pain and Glory." Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist, to talk about what the Br...more

  • Amanpour: David Shulkin, Mona Fawaz, Juan Manuel Santos and Lithgow

    Oct 29 2019

    David Shulkin, former U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs and author of "It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country," sits down with Christiane Amanpour to give insight into the ongoing impeachment inquiry. He weighs in as Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman testifies behind closed doors about Trump's Ukraine phone call. Mona Fawaz, professor at the American University of Beirut, talks about what sparked the ongoing mass protests in Lebanon that caused the Prime Min...more

  • Amanpour: Rukmini Callimachi, Frank Luntz, Elizabeth Holtzman and Aarti Shahani

    Oct 28 2019

    Rukmini Callimachi, award-winning correspondent at The New York Times, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the life and death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who died during a U.S. raid in Idlib, Syria. Frank Luntz, pollster and political strategist, and Elizabeth Holtzman, former U.S. House Democrat, give their views on this win for President Trump, during a tumultuous time in The White House and the ongoing impeachment inquiry. Aarti Shahani, author of "Here We Are: American Dreams,...more

  • Amanpour: Brian Cox, John Kerry and Maya Moore

    Oct 25 2019

    Brian Cox, actor in Broadway play "The Great Society" and HBO's hit series "Succession", joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss stepping into the shoes of presidents and media moguls. John Kerry, former U.S. Secretary of State, reflects on a tumultuous time in U.S. politics; from policy in Northern Syria, to the ongoing impeachment inquiry back home. Our Michel Martin sits down with Maya Moore, the basketball star, to explain why she took a sabbatical from the WNBA in her ...more

  • Amanpour: Anita Hill, Noah Feldman, Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth

    Oct 24 2019

    Anita Hill, professor of Brandeis University, joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about how three decades later the same mistakes are being made. She reflects on testifying against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas and the shocking similarities with last year's Kavanaugh hearings. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Noah Feldman, professor at Harvard Law School, to discuss how the ongoing impeachment inquiry is impacting the U.S. constitution. Jokha Alharthi, author of "Celestial...more

  • Amanpour: Mark Esper, Tom Mueller, Richard Stengel

    Oct 22 2019

    Mark Esper, U.S. Secretary of Defense, joins Christiane Amanpour in Saudi Arabia to defend the U.S. government's decision to withdraw troops from Northern Syria, paving the way for Turkey's invasion of the Kurdish held region. Our Michel Martin sits down with Tom Mueller, author of "Crisis of Conscience", to unpack why whistleblowing is ultimately about American values. Walter Isaacson speaks to Richard Stengel, former Under Secretary of State under Obama and author of "...more

  • Amanpour: Peter Frankopan, Malte Herwig, Grayson Perry and Rhiannon Giddens

    Oct 18 2019

    Peter Frankopan, professor of Global History at Oxford University, and Malte Herwig, journalist and Peter Handke biographer, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the controversial decision to award writer and playwright Peter Handke with the Nobel Prize in Literature. Handke has been accused of being an apologist for the Serbian project of Slobodan Milosevic and the consequent ethnic cleansing which occurred in Bosnia. Grayson Perry, the London-based contemporary artist, explained his creative jo...more

  • Amanpour: Mikhail Kasyanov, Nina Jankowicz, Jonathan Powell and Gulalai Ismail,

    Oct 17 2019

    Mikhail Kasyanov, former Russian Prime Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Erodgan's bloody offensive in Northern Syria caused by President Trump's decision to withdraw troops from the region. He explains the possible impact this will have on U.S. allies. Nina Jankowicz, a disinformation fellow at the Wilson Center, gives her take on President Trump's actions in Ukraine as the U.S. ambassador the to EU testifies in the congressional impeachment inquiry. Jonath...more

  • Amanpour: Charles Barkley, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Mehdi Hasan and Dr. Deepak Chopra

    Oct 16 2019

    Charles Barkley, former NBA Player, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the political firestorm that has engulfed the NBA ever since the manager of the Houston Rockets tweeted support for the Hong Kong protests. Brittany Packnett Cunningham, co-host of "Pod Save the People", and Mehdi Hasan, columnist at The Intercept, reflect on the most recent Democratic presidential debate and how foreign policy was unusually front and center. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Dr. Deepak Chopra, ...more

  • Amanpour: Jack Goldsmith, Katharine Gun and Robbie Robertson

    Oct 15 2019

    Jack Goldsmith, former Head of the U.S. Office of Legal Counsel, joined Christiane Amanpour to discuss how his step-father became the prime suspect in the disappearance of labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, which is now the topic of new film "The Irishman." He delves into this as well as what he sees as executive overreach in The White House, past and present. Katharine Gun, the Iraq War whistleblower, reflects on leaking memos that exposed a plot by U.S. security officials to secure vote...more

  • Amanpour: Shiraz Maher, Kori Schake, Jane Fonda and Raj Chetty

    Oct 14 2019

    Shiraz Maher, Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Kori Schake, Deputy Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss Turkey's military offensive in Syria. Jane Fonda, actress and activist, talks about her recent arrest at a climate protest. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Raj Chetty about how he's using Big Data to give disadvantaged children the same opportunities he had.

  • Amanpour: Jonathan Rugman, Patricia Cornwell and Susan Rice

    Oct 11 2019

    Jonathan Rugman, the award-winning journalist, joins Christiane Amanpour to speak about the exclusive access that enabled him to write his book, "The Killing in the Consulate: Investigating The Life and Death of Jamal Khashoggi." Patricia Cornwell, best-selling novelist of the The Scarpetta Series", talks about her love of all things adventure and how that helped her pen the first in her new series "Quantum." Susan Rice, former U.N. Ambassador to the U.S. and author of &...more

  • Amanpour: John Bruton, Nancy McEldowney and Alastair Mactaggart

    Oct 10 2019

    Nancy McEldowney, former Ambassador to Bulgaria and former policy adviser on Europe during the Clinton Administration, reflects on the second day of Turkey's offensive in Northern Syria and the impact it is already having on the Kurdish population there. John Bruton, former Irish Prime Minister, gives his take on the latest Brexit developments, as the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Our Hari Sreenivasan sat down with Alastair Mactaggart, real-estate develo...more

  • Amanpour: Gulnur Aybet, John R. Allen, Chris Morris and Mark Cuban

    Oct 09 2019

    Gulnur Aybet, senior adviser to the President of Turkey, joins Christiane Amanpour to defend Turkey's invasion of Kurdish Northern Syria. John R. Allen, former envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, gives a different take on Turkey's move; he explains how this could help the resurgence of ISIS in the territory. Chris Morris, writer and director of the iconic "Four Lions", talks about his new film "The Day Shall Come" and how he uses satire to create comedy in...more

  • Amanpour: Christopher Ruddy, Danylo Lubkivsky, Peter Galbraith and Christopher Wylie

    Oct 08 2019

    Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the White House barring a key witness from testifying in the impeachment injury. Danylo Lubkivsky, former Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister, weighs in on Ukraine's part in the current U.S. political crisis. Peter Galbraith, former U.S. Ambassador, explains the dangers of President Trump's decision to remove U.S. troops from Northern Syria. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Christopher Wylie, former Cambridg...more

  • Amanpour: Leon Panetta, Jack Harries, Farhana Yamin and Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

    Oct 07 2019

    Leon Panetta, former U.S. Defense Secretary, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the impact of a second whistleblower coming forward in the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. Jack Harries, Extinction Rebellion activist, and Farhana Yamin, fellow Extinction Rebellion activist and lawyer, explain the necessity of civil disobedience in the climate change movement. Our Michel Martin sits down with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, pediatrician and the first and current Surgeon General of Californi...more

  • Amanpour: Bob Iger and Martin Kemp

    Sep 30 2019

    Bob Iger, the CEO and Chairman of the Walt Disney Company, sits down with Christiane Amanpour in New York for a frank conversation about his career and his new book, "The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company." Martin Kemp, Emeritus Research Professor in the History of Art at Oxford University and the author of "Leonardo by Leonardo," talks to our Walter Isaacson about 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death.

  • Amanpour: Imran Khan, Ta-Nehisi Coates and London Breed

    Sep 30 2019

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss his warnings of potential nuclear war in Kashmir. Then, essayist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates talks about his new book 'The Water Dancer' which uses magical realism to examine the painful legacy of slavery. Our Michel Martin sits down with San Francisco Mayor London Breed to talk about her time in office.

  • Amanpour: Antony Blinken, John McLaughlin, Declan Walsh and Mona Eltahawy

    Sep 26 2019

    Antony Blinken, the former Deputy U.S. National Security Adviser, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire's testimony before the House Intelligence Committee. John McLaughlin, the former CIA Deputy Director, talks about the whistleblower complaint at the heart of the impeachment investigation. Declan Walsh, the New York Times Cairo Bureau Chief, discusses facing arrest for reporting in Cairo and the threat to journalism today. Our Mic...more

  • Amanpour: Barbara Boxer, Elie Honig, Dara Khosrowshahi and Orlando von Einsiedel

    Sep 25 2019

    Barbara Boxer, the former Democratic Senator from California, and Elie Honig, a former federal and state prosecutor, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launching impeachment proceedings and the phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Dara Khosrowshahi, the CEO of Uber, talks about the criticism his company has attracted and the company's future. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Director Orlando von Einsiedel about his new Netfl...more

  • Amanpour: Gérard Araud, Jane Harman, Al Gore and Kevin Sneader

    Sep 24 2019

    Gérard Araud, the former French Ambassador to the U.S. and the UN, and Jane Harman, the President and CEO of the Wilson Center, join Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss President Trump's speech at the UN General Assembly, the constitutional crisis Boris Johnson faces at home and House Speaker Pelosi starting the impeachment process. Al Gore, the former U.S. Vice President, discusses the UN climate summit and the action world leaders now need to take to stop the crisis. Our Walter Isa...more

  • Amanpour: Mohammad Javad Zarif, Brian Hook and Naomi Klein

    Sep 23 2019

    Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian Foreign Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss the tensions between Iran and the U.S. Brian Hook, the U.S. Special Envoy for Iran, talks about America's hardline policy toward the country. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Naomi Klein about legislation that would overhaul the U.S. economy and her new book, "On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal."

  • Amanpour: Jonathan Safran Foer, Marianne Williamson and Julian Fellowes

    Sep 20 2019

    Jonathan Safran Foer, the author of "We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast" joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why he's turned his attention to the climate crisis. Our Michel Martin talks to Marianne Williamson, the U.S. Democratic Presidential Candidate, about her campaign. Julian Fellowes, the award-winning Writer & Producer, talks about "Downton Abbey" the movie.

  • Amanpour: Ronen Bergman, Dan Meridor, Susan Neiman and Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

    Sep 19 2019

    Ronen Bergman, the New York Times Magazine staff writer, and Dan Meridor, the former Deputy Israeli Prime Minister join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the Israeli elections. Susan Neiman talks about the rise of the far right and her new book, "Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil." Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, the youth director of climate group Earth Guardians, about the global strikes this Friday and growing up protesting climate change.

  • Amanpour: Michelle Bachelet, Brad Pitt and Brad Smith

    Sep 18 2019

    Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, joins Christiane Amanpour from Geneva to discuss why the climate crisis is a human rights issue and her upbringing in Chile. Actor Brad Pitt talks about masculinity and vulnerability in his latest film "Ad Astra." Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Brad Smith, the President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, about regulating big tech and the new book he co-authored, "Tools and Weapons."

  • Amanpour: David Miliband, Christy Turlington Burns and Samantha Powers

    Sep 17 2019

    David Miliband, the President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss Brexit, Yemen and Syria. Christy Turlington Burns, the model and Founder of Every Mother Counts talks about her recent return to the catwalk, her work addressing the issue of maternal mortality and her film "No Woman No Cry." Our Walter Isaacson talks to Samantha Powers, President Obama's Ambassador to the United Nations about her career and her new memoir "The Ed...more

  • Amanpour: John Kirby, Vali Nasr, Laurie Santos and Ken Burns

    Sep 16 2019

    John Kirby, the Retired Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, and Vali Nasr, the Professor of International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the attack on Saudi oil fields. Laurie Santos, the host of "The Happiness Lab" talks about her popular class at Yale University that teaches students how to be happy. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns about his latest work, "Country Music."

  • Amanpour: Mark McKinnon, David Axelrod, Rev. Irene Monroe and Azadeh Moaveni

    Sep 13 2019

    Mark McKinnon, the former Campaign Adviser to George W. Bush and John McCain, and David Axelrod, the former Chief Campaign Strategist for Barack Obama, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest Democratic Presidential debate. Our Michel Martin talks to Rev. Irene Monroe, a self described African American-Lesbian-Radical Feminist, about opening up her religious community to LGBTQ issues. Our Arwa Damon reports on the wives, widows and children of ISIS militants in refugee camps across Syria....more

  • Amanpour: Mark Sanford, Lily Tomlin, Jane Wagner and Paul Tough

    Sep 12 2019

    U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mark Sanford joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his campaign, and his challenge to U.S. President Trump. Actress Lily Tomlin, and her partner, producer Jane Wagner, talk about their personal and professional partnership, and their new Lincoln Center retrospective, "Two Free Women". Our Michel Martin speaks to author Paul Tough, whose new book "The Years that Matter Most", examines how the university system is still weighted in favor of...more

  • Amanpour: Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey, Carrie Gracie, Amy Schatz and Taresh Batra

    Sep 11 2019

    Investigative journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey join Christiane Amanpour to talk about their Pulitzer prizewinning expose on Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and their new book "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement". Journalist and author Carrie Gracie tells Christiane about her fight for equal pay and her new book "Equal: A Story of Women, Men and Money". And, marking a sombre anniversary, director Amy Schatz and former Stuyv...more

  • Amanpour: Jim Sciutto, Steve Hall, Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts and Sarah M. Broom

    Sep 10 2019

    Jim Sciutto, author of "The Shadow War", and Steve Hall, former Head of CIA Russia Operations, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss U.S. national security, Russia and the recent resignation of U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton. Film-makers Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts join Christiane on set in London to talk about their new documentary "For Sama", which provides a first-hand look at the horror and humanity of life in Aleppo, Syria. Our Walter Isaacson is joined by ...more

  • Amanpour: Sediq Sediqqi, Saad Mohseni, Camilla Cavendish and Daniel R. Day

    Sep 09 2019

    Christiane Amanpour speaks to Sediq Sediqqi, Afghan Presidential Spokesperson, and Saad Mohseni, Chair & CEO of Moby Group, about the recent developments in U.S.-Taliban negotiations. Camilla Cavendish, former Director of Policy for David Cameron, joins Christiane on set in London to discuss Brexit and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks with Daniel R. Day, author of "Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem", about his origins and his...more

  • Amanpour: John Browne, Angelique Kidjo and Marc Brackett

    Sep 06 2019

    John Browne, former CEO of BP, joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss the oil industry and climate change. Singer Angelique Kidjo talks about her childhood in Benin and her new album "Celia". Our Michel Martin is joined by Marc Brackett, Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, who explains why children should be taught to recognize emotions.

  • Amanpour: Cory Booker, Alistair Burt, Yascha Mounk and Linda Villarosa

    Sep 05 2019

    U.S. Presidential candidate Cory Booker joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to talk climate, his childhood and the 2020 presidential race. Former Conservative Party MP Alistair Burt discusses the recent Brexit developments and Yascha Mounk, Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University, reflects on their wider implications for British democracy. Our Walter Isaacson is joined by Linda Villarosa, Contributing Writer at the New York Times Magazine, to talk about the Times' 1619 Project.

  • Amanpour: Beto O'Rourke, Ernesto Araújo and George Takei

    Sep 04 2019

    U.S. Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss his campaign, gun control and the climate crisis. Ernesto Araújo, the Brazilian Foreign Minister, talks about the fires threatening the Amazon rainforest. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to George Takei about his childhood internment and his new memoir "They Called Us Enemy".

  • Amanpour: Jim Mattis, John Redwood, Margaret MacMillan and Salman Rushdie

    Sep 03 2019

    Jim Mattis, the Former U.S. Defense Secretary, joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss leadership, the Trump administration and his new book "Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead." John Redwood, the British Conservative MP, talks about British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending Parliament in the midst of the ongoing Brexit negotiations. Margaret MacMillan, History Professor Emeritus at Oxford University, discusses the wider impact of this move. Renowned author Salman Rushdi...more

  • Amanpour: Helen Prejean, Rob Schenck and Crawford Allan

    Aug 16 2019

    Sister Helen Prejean, author of "River of Fire", talks about providing dignity to death row inmates in their last moments. Her religiosity and kindness inspired the Oscar winning film "Dead Man Walking". Our Michel Martin sits down with Reverend Rob Schenck, evangelical minister and author of "My Words Led to Violence. Now Trump's Are Too". Schenck was a prominent figure in an aggressive anti-abortion movement, whose words led to the fatal shooting of a doctor;...more

  • Amanpour: Scott Jennings, Jaafar Abdul Karim, Sarfraz Manzoor and Gurinder Chadha

    Aug 15 2019

    Scott Jennings, former senior adviser to Mitch McConnell, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how to tackle gun safety in the Senate. Jaafar Abdul Karim, German TV host of "JaafarTalk", talks about conquering prejudice in Europe and the Middle East. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Sarfraz Manzoor, author of "Greetings From Bury Park", and Gurinder Chadha, acclaimed director of "Bend It Like Beckham" and "Blinded by the Light". They reflect on teaming ...more

  • Amanpour: Cesar Vargas, Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and Danny Meyer

    Aug 14 2019

    Cesar Vargas, the first person admitted to the New York State Bar who was previously and undocumented immigrant, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how and why it's going to become even harder to apply for a green card very soon. Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, the co-directors of "American Factory", talk about their new Netflix documentary that takes you inside the Chinese Fuyao glass plant in Dayton Ohio. It highlights the cultural and workplace differences between Chinese a...more

  • Amanpour: Lewis Lukens, Caleb Cain, Kevin Roose, Perri Peltz and Matthew O'Neill

    Aug 13 2019

    Lewis Lukens, fomer Acting Ambassador to the U.K., joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the potential costs of a U.K.-U.S. trade deal post-Brexit. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Caleb Cain, who was radicalized by alt-right videos, and Kevin Roose, New York Times tech Columnist. They unpack the ways in which we can embrace and reject extremism both online and in real life. Perri Peltz and Matthew O'Neill, co-directors and co-producers of "Alternate Endings", explain why we nee...more

  • Amanpour: Joshua Wong, Tom Malinowski, McKay Coppins and Casey Gerald

    Aug 12 2019

    Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong's key pro-democracy leaders, joins Christiane Amanpour to explain why protests have endured for a 10th consecutive week. Tom Malinowski, Democratic congressman and former Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights under Obama, weighs in on the situation in Hong Kong as well as other human rights issues around the world. McKay Coppins, staff writer at The Atlantic, discusses the conspiracy theories surrounding billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's s...more

  • Amanpour: Robert P. Jones, Joseph Cedar, Tawfik Abu-Wael and Jia Tolentino

    Aug 09 2019

    Robert P. Jones, CEO and founder of Public Religion Research Institute, joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the changing demographics in the U.S. and how this will impact elections in years to come. Joseph Cedar and Tawfik Abu-Wael, the co-directors of new HBO series "Our Boys", discuss working together to portray the events that led to the 50-day war in Gaza. Our Alicia Menendez sits down with Jia Tolentino, staff writer at The New Yorker, to discuss her new book "Trick Mirro...more

  • Amanpour: Michael Mann, Maleeha Lodhi, Geena Davis and Tom Donahue

    Aug 08 2019

    Michael Mann, professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University, explains how and why our dietary and agricultural practices need to be seriously reformed if we are to end the current climate crisis. Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistani ambassador to the United Nations, talks about the escalating crisis between Pakistan and India. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Geena Davis, Oscar-winning actress and executive producer of "This Changes Everything", and Tom Donahue, director of "Th...more

  • Amanpour: Karen Bass, Jeff Sharlet, Jesse Moss and Nanfu Wang

    Aug 07 2019

    Karen Bass, chairman of the congressional black caucus, joins Christiane Amanpour to reflect on the legacy of slavery and present-day racial divisions in the U.S. This after a shocking picture of two police officers on horseback leading a handcuffed black man by a rope goes viral and President Trump makes his way to the sight of the El Paso shooting, which killed 22 people. Jeff Sharlet, author of "The Family", discusses the secretive evangelical network that wields considerable power ...more

  • Amanpour: Peter Neumann, Ernest Moniz, Walter Isaacson, Peter Pomerantsev and Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Aug 06 2019

    Peter Neumann, author of "Bluster: Donald Trump's War on Terror", joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the definition of domestic terrorism following the tragedies in El Paso and Dayton over the weekend. Peter Pomerantsev, journalist and author of "This is not Propaganda", talks about the age of disinformation and fake news and the tools we need to combat it. Ernest Moniz, former U.S. energy secretary and nuclear physicist, explores the threat of nuclear weapons, as ten...more

  • Amanpour: Kellyanne Conway, Daniel Benjamin, William Barber and Danah Boyd

    Aug 05 2019

    Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, joins Christiane Amanpour to defend Trump's rhetoric that many blame for stirring up white nationalism and hatred in the U.S., leading to mass shootings like the one in El Paso, Texas over the weekend. Daniel Benjamin, former coordinator for counter-terrorism under President Obama, and Reverend William Barber, a Protestant minister and political activist, discuss the many factors that need to be combated in order to tackle gun violence;...more

  • Amanpour: Robert Blecker, Ruth Friedman, Gideon Raff, Daniel and Nikole Hannah-Jones

    Aug 02 2019

    Robert Blecker, Professor at New York Law School and Ruth Friedman, an Attorney representing a man scheduled for execution, join Christiane Amanpour to debate the Trump administration's decision to reinstate the federal death penalty. Gideon Raff, the Director of "The Red Sea Diving Resort" and Daniel, a Mossad agent involved in "Operation Brothers" talk about the real life story behind the gripping film. Our Walter Isaacson talks to New York Times Magazine journalist Ni...more

  • Will Jawando, Mark McKinnon, Ali Vaez, Elif Shafak, Kristen Arnett

    Aug 01 2019

    Former Obama White House official Will Jawando, and Creator and host, "The Circus" Mark McKinnon break down the democratic debates with Christiane Amanpour. Iran project director of the International Crisis Group, Ali Vaez reacts the Trump administration's latest sanctions on Iran. Turkish-British author Elif Shafak talks about telling Turkey's truth in a state of authoritarianism. Kristen Arnett speaks to our Alicia Menendez about her new book "Mostly Dead Things"....more

  • Andy Slavitt, Sarah Kliff, Minxin Pei, Kwame Onwuachi

    Jul 31 2019

    With health care at the center of the Democrats' bid to unseat President Trump, Christiane Amanpour speaks to Andy Slavitt; Former Acting Administrator for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Sarah Kliff; New York Times Investigative Reporter. Then, Professor of Government Minxin Pei unpicks the latest US-China trade talks. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with chef Kwame Onwuachi about his new book "Notes From a Young Black Chef".

  • Chris Murphy, Sam Bahour, David Friedman, Farai Chideya

    Jul 30 2019

    As the Democrats hopefuls take to the stage for the second round of debates, Senator Chris Murphy speaks to Christiane Amanpour about the key issue of gun control. Then, Palestinian-American businessman Sam Bahour and U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman dig into Jared Kushner's Middle East peace plan. Our Michel Martin speaks to journalist Farai Chideya about her journey to motherhood.