Podcast

Amanpour

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

Episodes

  • 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". vi...more

  • 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. via Knit

  • 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. via Knit

  • 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. via Knit

  • 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." via Knit

  • 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. via Knit

  • 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. via K...more

  • 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." via Knit

  • 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." via Knit

  • 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. via Knit

  • 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. vi...more

  • 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". via Knit

  • 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". via Knit

  • 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. via Knit

  • Peter Navarro, Husain Haqqani, Julia Loffe, Jehane Noujaim, Karim Amer

    Jul 29 2019

    President Trump's senior adviser Peter Navarro speaks to Christiane Amanpour about the game plan for US-China trade talks. Then from Russia to Afghanistan, foreign policy experts Husain Haqqani and Julia Loffe dive into the worrying weekend developments. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with the directors of the new tech documentary "The Great Hack". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Jack Straw, Jamie Bell, Daryle Lamont Jenkins and Matt Murray

    Jul 26 2019

    Jack Straw, former British Foreign Secretary and author of "The English Job", joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss rising tensions between Iran and the West, as well as Boris Johnson's new appointment as Prime Minister. Then, Christiane speaks with Jamie Bell and activist Daryle Lamont Jenkins about the new film "Skin." Bell plays a white nationalist who renounces his former life. Lamont Jenkins is portrayed in the film; he is an activist who helped the real-life Nazi po...more

  • Amanpour: Eduardo Bhatia, Margaret MacMillan, Sarah Lyall and Elliot Ackerman

    Jul 25 2019

    Eduardo Bhatia, Puerto Rico's Senate minority leader, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the corruption and scandal that drove out Puerto Rico's Governor. Margaret MacMillan, historian and professor emeritus at Oxford University, and Sarah Lyall, journalist and Boris expert at The New York Times, talk about Boris Johnson's possible next steps as Prime Minister. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Elliot Ackerman, former U.S. marine. to tell some wartime truths. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Jim Baker, Susan Glasser, Mark Mazzetti and Richard Clarke

    Jul 24 2019

    As Robert Mueller, the former Special Counsel, gives testimony in Congress about Trump and collusion with Russia, Jim Baker, the former FBI General Counsel joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss what was said and what happens next. Susan Glasser, staff writer at The New Yorker, and Mark Mazzetti, the Washington investigative correspondent at The New York Times, dissect Mueller's testimony. Our Hari Sreenivasen sits down with Richard Clarke, who served as the national coordinator for security ...more

  • Amanpour: Michael Fallon, Mairead McGuinness, Pat Toomey, Claire Stapleton and Meredith Whittaker

    Jul 23 2019

    Michael Fallon, U.K. Conservative MP and former U.K. Secretary of State for Defense, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the next British Prime Minister; Boris Johnson. Mairead McGuinness, Irish Member of the European Parliament and first Vice-President of the European Parliament, weighs in on Johnson's new-found leadership, his next steps and the U.K.'s exit from the European Union. Pat Toomey, U.S. Senate Republican, talks about the future of the special U.S.-U.K. relationship. Clai...more

  • Amanpour: Gordon Brown, Chris Arnade and Tim Samuels

    Jul 22 2019

    Gordon Brown, former British Prime Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to examine the Conservative leadership contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, the future of the U.K. and Brexit. Our Michel Martin sits down with Chris Arnade, author of "Dignity", to discuss quitting his job on Wall Street in order to document the lives of "back row America". Tim Samuels, award-winning author and filmmaker, talks about his new book "Future Man", the need for a male recko...more

  • Amanpour: Michael Collins, Charles Fishman and Kati Marton

    Jul 19 2019

    Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins reflects on the historic mission which saw Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first humans to walk on the moon. Then, Charles Fishman tells Christiane Amanpour about the hundreds of thousands of Americans that made the Apollo 11 mission possible, which he details in his book "One Giant Leap". Finally, author and journalist Kati Marton tells our Walter Isaacson about her journey from communist Hungary to America, and the legacy of her late husb...more

  • Amanpour: Yair Lapid, Dina Nayeri and Amanda Little

    Jul 18 2019

    Former Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid joins Christiane Amanpour from Tel Aviv to discuss September's general election rerun. Then, Dina Nayeri, author of "The Ungrateful Refugee", details her experiences growing up as a refugee in Oklahoma. Finally, Amanda Little, Professor of Investigative Journalism at Vanderbilt University, tells our Hari Sreenivasan about her new book "The Fate of Food". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Kori Schake, Alistair Burt, David Crosby and Jamil Jivani

    Jul 17 2019

    Former UK minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt and Deputy Director-General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies join Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss U.S.-Iran tensions. Then, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician David Crosby reflects on his life and legacy. Finally, Jamil Jivani, author of "Why Young Men", tells our Michel Martin about how he escaped the prospect of a life of crime and gang violence to study at Yale Law School. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Kris Kobach, Cecillia Wang, Steven M. Gillon, Carole Radziwill and Rujeko Hockley

    Jul 16 2019

    U.S. Republican Senate Candidate from Kansas Kris Kobach discusses the fallout from a series of racist tweets by President Trump attacking Democratic congresswomen. Then, ACLU Deputy Legal Director Cecillia Wang talks about her efforts to block Kobach-inspired legislation. Steven M. Gillon, author of "America's Reluctant Prince", and Carole Radziwill, widow of JFK Jr.'s best friend, celebrates JFK Jr.'s life and legacy 20 years after his death. Finally, Rujeko Hockley, c...more

  • Amanpour: Will Hurd, Isha Sesay and Richard Florida

    Jul 15 2019

    U.S. House Republican Will Hurd joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss a series of racist tweets by President Trump attacking Democratic congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley. Then, former CNN correspondent Isha Sesay discusses her new book Beneath the Tamarind Tree about the search for the Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria and the failed #BringBackOurGirls campaign. Finally, urban studies theorist Richard Florida tells our Walter Isaacson about the div...more

  • Amanpour: Malcolm Gladwell, Nick Broomfield and David McCullough

    Jun 28 2019

    Malcolm Gladwell, host of the "Revisionist History" podcast and one of the leading thinkers in the world today, joins Christiane Amanpour to talk inequality in education and the fallibility of memory. Nick Broomfield, director of "Marianne & Leonard", opens up about his film-making and the complicated relationship between acclaimed singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen and his muse Marianne Ihlen. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with David McCullough, the historian and author, to...more

  • Barbara Boxer, Van Jones, Michelle Akers and Jackie Sibblies Drury

    Jun 27 2019

    Barbara Boxer, former Democratic Senator for California, and Van Jones, Host of CNN's "The Van Jones Show", join Christiane Amanpour to discuss two landmark rulings in the U.S. Supreme Court - one on gerrymandering and the other on next year's census. Michelle Akers, the award-winning former U.S. soccer player, reflects on her career and rejoices in the attention women's soccer is finally getting, which has come to a height during to this year's FIFA Women's Wo...more

  • Amanpour: Veronica Escobar, Ekrem İmamoğlu, Kori Schake, Gita Gopinath

    Jun 26 2019

    Veronica Escobar, Texas Congresswoman, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the humanitarian crisis at America's Southern border. Ekrem İmamoğlu, the Mayor-elect of Istanbul, speaks to us about snatching victory from President Erdogan. Kori Schake, deputy director at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, analyses what İmamoğlu's win means for the future of Turkey and the rest of the world. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Gita Gopinath the first female chief economist of...more

  • Amanpour: Barham Salih, Warren Binford and Frank Langfitt

    Jun 25 2019

    Barham Salih, the Iraqi President, sits down with Christiane Amanpour to discuss rebuilding Iraq after sanctions, the 2003 invasion and the devastation of ISIS. Warren Binford, professor of law at Willamette University, gives her take on the controversial child detention centers on the U.S-Mexico border. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Frank Langfitt, author of "The Shanghai Free Taxi", about moving to China and creating a free taxi service powered by the exchange of conversations instea...more

  • Amanpour: Mohammad Shtayyeh, Bryan Stevenson and Marin Alsop

    Jun 24 2019

    Mohammad Shtayyeh, the Palestinian Prime Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour for an exclusive interview to discuss the White House's Middle East peace plan. Bryan Stevenson, civil rights lawyer, speaks about how America needs to remember and atone for its history of racial inequality, which he explores in new HBO documentary "True Justice". Our Alicia Menendez sits down with Marin Alsop, the first woman to lead a major American orchestra, to reflect on her life as a pioneering con...more

  • Amanpour: Ash Carter, Mavis Staples, Frank Rich

    Jun 21 2019

    Ash Carter, former U.S. Defense Secretary and author of "Inside the Five-Sided Box", joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss working under President Obama, his opinions on President Trump and rising tensions in Iran. Mavis Staples, the seventy-nine year-old gospel and R&B singer who has been performing since she was eight years old explains why she's not stopping anytime soon. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Frank Rich, New York Magazine writer and executive producer of HBO�...more

  • Amanpour: Adel al-Jubeir, Gérard Araud, Itzhak Perlman and Aisha Nyandoro

    Jun 20 2019

    Adel al-Jubeir, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, sits down with Christiane Amanpour to unpack the disturbing details of Jamal Khashoggi's murder, which have been published in a new United Nations investigative report. Gérard Araud, the former French ambassador to the U.S. and the U.N., discusses where France and Europe stand, as tensions hot up even further between the U.S. and Iran. Itzhak Perlman, the great violinist, talks about passing his passion on and teaching the world ...more

  • Amanpour: Fraser Nelson, Martin Fletcher, Valerie Jarrett and Nicholas Christakis

    Jun 19 2019

    Fraser Nelson, editor of The Spectator, and Martin Fletcher, former foreign editor of The Times, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the Tory leadership contest in the UK and front-runner Boris Johnson. Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to President Obama, reminisces about her career in politics, her family roots and writing her new book "Finding My Voice". Our Michel Martin sits down with Nicholas Christakis, sociologist and author of "Blueprint", to talk about the anci...more

  • Amanpour: Rick Scott, Crispin Blunt and Ramy Youssef

    Jun 18 2019

    Rick Scott, Florida's Republican senator, speaks to Christiane Amanpour as President Donald Trump launches his 2020 election campaign in Scott's very own state - they talk re-election, healthcare and immigration. Crispin Blunt, British Conservative MP, discusses the former President of Egypt Mohammed Morsy's death whilst on trial and what this means for democracy in Egypt. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down Ramy Youssef, creator and star of "Ramy", to discuss how his new ser...more

  • Amanpour: Hamid Baeidinejad, Bill Burns, Nathan Law and Tracy K. Smith

    Jun 17 2019

    Hamid Baeidinejad, Iranian Ambassador to the U.K., joins Christiane Amanpour for an exclusive interview after President Trump accuses Iran of attacking ships in the Gulf. Bill Burns, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, gives his take on the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Nathan Law, former Legislative Councillor and founding chair of Demosisto, talks about why protesters in Hong Kong are refusing to back down until Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam resigns. Our Walter Is...more

  • Amanpour: Matteo Salvini, Sienna Miller, Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Jun 14 2019

    Matteo Salvini, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the populist group Northern League, talks to Christiane Amanpour about the EU, immigration and climate change. Sienna Miller, the British-American actress, opens up about the making of her new film "American Woman" and life in the public eye. Our Walter Isaacson speaks with Pulitzer-prize winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Keith Bush, Nina Morrison, Sergio Jaramillo, Yousef Bashir

    Jun 13 2019

    Keith Bush, who was jailed for 33 years for a crime he didn't commit, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his exoneration. Nina Morrison, senior litigation counsel at the Innocence Project, weighs in on Bush's case and the problems with the American judicial system. Sergio Jaramillo, a former lead peace negotiator, talks about the fragility of Colombia's peace deal with FARC rebels. Our Alicia Menendez Sits down with Yousef Bashir, Palestinian-American author, to reflect on Bashi...more

  • Amanpour: Emily Lau, Christiaan Triebert, Eliot Higgins and James Carroll

    Jun 12 2019

    Emily Lau, former Chairperson of the Democratic Party, talks to Christiane Amanpour amidst the unrest and mass protests occurring in Hong Kong in response to the extradition bill. Eliot Higgins, founder of open-source, investigative website Bellingcat, Christiaan Triebert, Bellingcat alumnus and New York Times journalist, discuss their new documentary and the importance of fact checking in the era of fake news. Our Michel Martin sits down with James Carroll, former Catholic priest, to find out w...more

  • Amanpour: Angus King, Andy Beshear, Abby Gluck, Rick Atkinson

    Jun 11 2019

    Senator Angus King of Maine joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the increasing possibility of a trade war between the U.S. and China and the effect it will have on the Maine lobster industry. Andy Beshear, the Attorney General of Kentucky, and Abby Gluck, Yale law professor, dig into the opioid crisis and the big pharma companies responsible. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer prize winning historian, to get his take on America's revolutionary war. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Arturo Sarukhan, Nicholas Kulish, Scott Allen and Elaine Welteroth

    Jun 10 2019

    Arturo Sarukhan, former Mexican Ambassador to the U.S, sits down with Christiane Amanpour to dig into the tariff war between Mexico and Trump. Nicholas Kulish, investigative correspondent for The New York Times, and Dr. Scott Allen, a whistle-blower from the Department of Homeland Security, discuss the controversial U.S. migrant detention facilities and those who are profiting from it. Our Alicia Menendez talks to Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of teen vogue and author of "More Th...more

  • Amanpour: Ibrahim Halawa, Maya Foa, John Waters, Kate Hamill

    Jun 07 2019

    Ibrahim Halawa, former prisoner in Egypt, and Maya Foa, director of human rights organization Reprieve, discuss the mass trials occurring in Egypt under President el-Sisi's government. John Waters, director of "Hairspray", reflects on his career and writing his memoir, "Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder". Our Alicia Menendez sits down with Kate Hamill, actor and playwright, about her adaptation of "Little Women" and the importance of updati...more

  • Amanpour: Jake Larson, Carlisle Salapare, Antony Beevor, Mark Esper and Christine Ockrent

    Jun 06 2019

    Jake Larson, a 96 year-old WWII D-Day veteran, and Carlisle Salapare, a 17 year-old high school student, join Christiane Amanpour in Normandy, France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Antony Beevor, military historian, discusses the events of that momentous day. Mark Esper, U.S. Secretary of the Army, talks about instilling the patriotism of WWII veterans in the soldiers of today, as well as the U.S. Army's policy on Transgender service people. Christine Ockrent, journalist and ...more

  • Amanpour: Jamie McCourt, David Morris, Sian Philips and Patton Oswalt

    Jun 05 2019

    Jamie McCourt, the U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the 75th anniversary of D-Day. David Morris, co-director of "Nureyev", discusses the process of making the film with his sister Jacqui, which portrays Russian ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev. Dame Sian Phillips, who narrated the film, describes her friendship with the infamous dancer who defected during the cold war. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Patton Oswalt, writer, comedian and actor, about ...more

  • Amanpour: Christopher Ruddy, Vince Cable, Bob Inglis, Katharine Hayhoe and Wyatt Cenac

    Jun 04 2019

    Christopher Ruddy, President and CEO of Newsmax Media Inc., joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss Brexit, trade talks and his close friend President Donald Trump's U.K. state visit. Vince Cable, Leader of the UK Liberal Democrats explains why he declined to attend the U.K. state banquet. Katharine Hayhoe, atmospheric scientist and Bob Inglis, former Congressman talk about the importance of getting behind climate change policy and listening to the science. Our Michel Martin sits down with Wya...more

  • Amanpour: Nigel Sheinwald, Ava DuVernay and David Kwong

    Jun 03 2019

    Sir Nigel Sheinwald, the former U.K. Ambassador to the United States and the European Union, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss U.K.-U.S. relations as President Donald Trump lands in London for his U.K. state visit. Ava DuVernay, Creator, Co-writer & Director, of "When They See Us", discusses her fictionalization of the 1989 Central Park five case where five black and Latino boys were wrongly imprisoned for the rape of a white woman. Our Walter Isaacson talks to David Kwong, the ...more

  • Amanpour: Robert Caro, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen and Emilio Estevez

    May 31 2019

    In this episode we take a look back at some of our favourite interviews this year. Renowned biographer Robert Caro joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss his career and his latest book "Working". Israeli author and psychologist Ayelet Gundar-Goshen discusses the power of propaganda and the recent election in Israel. Our Alicia Menendez talks to actor and director Emilio Estevez about his latest film, "The Public." via Knit

  • Amanpour: Mahamed Hashi, Mikey Davis, Laurie Halse Anderson and Matthew Walker

    May 30 2019

    In this episode we take a look back at some of our favourite interviews this year. Mahamed Hashi, the Co-founder of the Brixton Soup Kitchen and Mikey Davis, a Program Specialist at Cure Violence in Chicago join Christiane Amanpour to discuss knife crime in the U.K and the U.S. Our Alicia Menendez talks to author Laurie Halse Anderson about her experiences of sexual assault and her book, "Shout". Sleep expert Matthew Walker discusses why sleep deprivation is such a big health risk. via...more

  • Amanpour: Hilde Schramm, Deborah Lipstadt and Greta Thunberg

    May 29 2019

    In this episode we take a look back at some of our favourite interviews this year. Hilde Schramm, the daughter of Nazi architect Albert Speer, discusses her foundation and how she came to terms with her father's involvement with Hitler. Our Walter Isaacson talks to author Deborah Lipstadt about her book, "Antisemitism: Here and Now" , and fighting hatred in the U.S. Climate activist Greta Thunberg discusses how she first took an interest in global warming. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Angela Merkel, Ron Howard and Stacey Cunningham

    May 28 2019

    Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, joins Christiane Amanpour in Berlin for her first ever in-depth interview with an American television network to discuss the European elections and the end of her Chancellorship. Ron Howard, the director of "Pavarotti" talks about the larger than life opera star. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Stacey Cunningham about being the first female President of the New York Stock Exchange. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Ted Deutch, David Blight and Mark Bertolini

    May 27 2019

    Ted Deutch, the Democratic congressman from Florida, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his bipartisan approach to climate change. David Blight, the Pulitzer prize-winning author of "The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass" talks about the legacy of the abolitionist icon. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Mark Bertolini, the former CEO of Aetna, about the state of healthcare in America. via Knit

  • Fraser Nelson, Carl Bildt, Andrew Yang, David Miliband

    May 24 2019

    Former Swedish Prime Minister, Carl Bildt and Editor of The Spectator, Fraser Nelson speak to Christiane Amanpour about the British Prime Minister, Theresa May's resignation. U.S. Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang talks Hari Sreenivasan through the "nerdiest" 2020 campaign. David Miliband takes us to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Ebola is devastating communities. via Knit

  • Amanpour: E.J. Dionne, Norman Ornstein, John Bachmann and Eric Liu

    May 23 2019

    E.J. Dionne, a columnist at the Washington Post, and Norman Ornstein, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute join Christiane Amanpour from Washington D.C. to discuss dysfunction in the White House as President Trump refuses to work with Congress. John Bachmann, the former EPA Associate Director for Science/ Policy, talks about the impact of rolling back Obama era environmental protection laws. Our Michel Martin talks to Eric Liu, the author of "Become America" about why he want...more

  • Kori Schake, Karin Von Hippel, Mark Hannah, Susan Dynarski, Ruth Reichl

    May 22 2019

    In a foreign policy panel, experts Kori Schake, Karin Von Hippel and Mark Hannah speak to Christiane Amanpour about the Trump administrations efforts to "tame rogue nations". Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, Susan Dynarski breaks down the US college debt system, explaining why Americans should look to Australia and the UK's higher education loan models. Walter Isaacson speaks to awarded food critic Ruth Reichl about her latest memoir "Save Me The Plum...more

  • Amanpour: David Petraeus, José Andrés and Suketu Mehta

    May 21 2019

    Former Commanding General of the Multi-National Force in Iraq David Petraeus joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the escalating tensions between Iran and the United States. Then, Michelin Star Chef José Andrés explains why Americans need to eat more vegetables to help stop climate change. Finally, Suketu Mehta tells our Hari Sreenivasan about why the U.S. needs more immigration. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Jim Baker, Anne Applebaum and Erin Lee Carr

    May 20 2019

    Former FBI General Counsel Jim Baker joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how Russia might be preparing to interfere with the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Then, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Anne Applebaum explains how Russian interference might affect the outcome of the European parliament elections. Finally, filmmaker and author Erin Lee Carr tells our Alicia Menendez about her new memoir documenting her relationship with her late father and New York Times journalist David Carr. via Kni...more

  • Amanpour: Robin Wright, Hatice Cengiz, Radhika Jones and Rachel Lears

    May 17 2019

    New Yorker writer Robin Wright joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the White House's Middle East policy amid escalating tensions with Iran. Then, Jamal Khashoggi's fiancé Hatice Cengiz discusses the investigation into the killing of the murdered journalist. Vanity Fair editor Radhika Jones talks about her first year in charge. Finally, Rachel Lears joins our Hari Sreenivasan to discuss her hit Netflix show "Knock Down the House". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Jim Sciutto, Gloria Steinem, Dr. David Eisenberg and Raj Kumar

    May 16 2019

    National security expert Jim Sciutto joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the relationship between U.S. and China, and rising tensions between Washington and Tehran. Then, women's rights activist Gloria Steinem and planned parenthood expert Dr. David Eisenberg give their thoughts on strict new abortion laws in Alabama. Finally, Raj Kumar tells our Hari Sreenivasan about what works with foreign aid. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Tom Cotton, Tim Kaine and Common

    May 15 2019

    Senators Tom Cotton and Tim Kaine join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the rising tensions between Iran and the United States, and a change to abortion laws in the Alabama. Then, Oscar-winning musician Common tells our Alicia Menendez about his struggle to be a better father and his own abuse as a child. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Jacinda Ardern, Masha Gessen, Kelsey Grammer & Danielle de Niese

    May 14 2019

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joins Christiane Amanpour in Paris to discuss her efforts to lead a global reformation of social media in the wake of the far-right terror attack in Christchurch. New Yorker writer Masha Gessen then talks Trump and Putin with our Michel Martin. Finally, Kelsey Grammer and Danielle de Niese discuss their production of Man of La Mancha. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Eric Schmidt, Alan Eagle, Glenda Jackson & Phillip Youmans

    May 13 2019

    Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and current director Alan Eagle join Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the future of big tech and how it should be regulated. Actor Glenda Jackson then talks about playing King Lear on Broadway. Finally, 19-year-old film director Phillip Youmans discusses his recent success at Tribeca Film Festival with our Alicia Menendez. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Waleed Aly, Heidi Schreck and Ben Taub

    May 10 2019

    Journalist Waleed Aly joins Christiane Amanpour from Melbourne, Australia, to discuss the impact the shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand had on Australian politics. Writer and actor Heidi Schreck talks about her hit Broadway play, "What the Constitution Means to Me." Our Alicia Menendez talks to The New Yorker journalist Ben Taub about his latest work on the realities of life inside Guantanamo Bay. via Knit

  • Amanpour: George Packer, Andrew Scott, Paul Irving and Kate Pakenham

    May 09 2019

    George Packer, the author of "Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century" joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the life and legacy of the renowned diplomat. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Andrew Scott, the Chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging, and Paul Irving, the co-author of "The 100 Year Life" about rethinking employment in America as people live longer. Kate Pakenham, the Producer of "Emilia" discusses why she decide...more

  • Amanpour: Mitt Romney, Chris Murphy, Bill Weld and Neha Narula

    May 08 2019

    Republican Senator Mitt Romney and Democratic Senator Chris Murphy join Christiane Amanpour from Washington D.C. to discuss their bipartisan trip to the Middle East and the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Bill Weld, the only Republican challenging President Trump in the 2020 election talks about why he decided to run. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Neha Narula, the Director of the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media Lab, about the future of cryptocurrencies. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Paul Mozur, Jared Diamond and Maddie Corman

    May 07 2019

    Paul Mozur, a Technology Reporter for The New York Times, discusses China's surveillance system and how it is impacting the country's Muslim minority. Jared Diamond, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, discusses his latest work "Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis" and why some countries deal with crises better than others. Our Michel Martin talks to actress and writer Maddie Corman about the true story behind her one woman play "Accidentally Brave." via K...more

  • Amanpour: Norman Ornstein, Susan Glasser, Madawi Al-Rasheed and Stanley Nelson

    May 06 2019

    Norman Ornstein, a Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and Susan Glasser, a Staff Writer at the New Yorker, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the fallout of Attorney General Bill Bar declining to provide Congress with the unredacted Mueller report. Madawi Al-Rasheed, a Professor at the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics talks about the execution of 37 men in Saudi Arabia for "terrorism." Our Walter Isaacson talks to award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson a...more

  • Amanpour: Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Craig Ferguson and Amanda Gorman

    May 03 2019

    Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the Prime Minister of Iceland, sits down with Christiane Amanpour to discuss climate change, gender equality and her role as Iceland's second ever female Prime Minister. Craig Ferguson, the comedian and author, talks about his life as former host of "The Late Late Show" and his new memoir "Riding the Elephant". Our Alicia Menendez talks to Amanda Gorman, the first ever Youth Poet Laureate, about social justice and poetry. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Gavin Newsom, John Sopko, WYNTON MARSALIS

    May 02 2019

    Gavin Newsom, Governor of California, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his recent visit to El Salvador and his work to combat climate change. John Sopko, the Special Inspector General reflects on the U.S. war in Afghanistan, peace talks with the Taliban and the future of Afghanistan's women. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with his hero and nine-time Grammy Award winner, Wynton Marsalis, about his love of Jazz and his role as Executive Producer and Composer of new film "Bolden" ...more

  • Amanpour: Adam Schiff, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Barbara Boxer and Michael Bennett

    May 01 2019

    Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss Attorney General, William Barr's, handling of the Mueller report as he testifies on Capitol Hill. Kimberlé Crenshaw, one of the lawyers who represented Anita Hill, and Barbara Boxer, former Democratic Senator, dig into the controversies clouding Joe Biden as he begins his campaign for President. Our Michel Martin talks to N.F.L player Michael Bennett about the highs and lows of his football caree...more

  • Amanpour: Carlos Vecchio, Shannon Watts, Robert Draper and Elizabeth Diller

    Apr 30 2019

    Carlos Vecchio, the Venezuelan Opposition Leader's US Envoy, joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington D.C. to discuss the rising tensions in Venezuela. Shannon Watts, founder of the campaign group "Moms Demand Actions" and Robert Draper, New York Times Magazine writer, unpack why the NRA's power may be dwindling. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Architect Elizabeth Diller about her innovative new project "The Shed." via Knit

  • Amanpour: Michael German, Yascha Mounk, Varshini Prakash and Alec Baldwin

    Apr 29 2019

    Michael German, a Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the rise of white nationalism after another attack at an American synagogue. Yascha Mounk, the author of "People vs. Democracy" talks about the result of the Spanish election and the rise of the far-right in Europe. Varshini Prakash, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Sunrise Movement, discusses youth-led climate activism and the Green New Deal. Our Walter Isaacson talks to award-...more

  • Amanpour: Mariana Mazzucato, Sally Wainwright, Suranne Jones, Ray Dalio and John Ochsendorf

    Apr 26 2019

    Mariana Mazzucato, author of "The Value of Everything" joins Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the Green New Deal and the need for bold economic initiatives. Sally Wainwright and Suranne Jones talk about their new series, "Gentleman Jack" and the legacy of Anne Lister. Ray Dalio, the Founder of Bridgewater Associates, talks to our Walter Isaacson about the widening wealth gap. John Ochsendorf, Professor of Architecture at MIT, discusses the rebuilding of the Notre-Dame...more

  • Amanpour: Amanda Renteria, Bakari Sellers, Jennifer Eberhardt and Ryan O'Connell

    Apr 25 2019

    Amanda Renteria, the Chair of Emerge America, and Bakari Sellers, the former South Carolina State House member, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss Joe Biden's bid for the Presidency and the other Democratic candidates in the race. Jennifer Eberhardt, the author of "Biased" discusses how unconscious bias impacts our everyday decision making. Our Alicia Menendez talks to Actor Ryan O'Connell about living with cerebral palsy and his new Netflix series "Special." via K...more

  • Amanpour: Dimitri Simes, Michelle Lujan Grisham and Jamie Metzl

    Apr 24 2019

    Dimitri Simes, the President and CEO of the Centre for National Interest, joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington D.C. to discuss his involvement with the Trump campaign and why he's mentioned in the Mueller report. Michelle Lujan Grisham, the Governor of New Mexico, talks about the 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates and issues facing her border state. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to author Jamie Metzl about his book "Hacking Darwin" and how DNA can be manipulated. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Alaina Teplitz, Gérard Araud, Tim Blake Nelson and Afroditi Panagiotakou

    Apr 23 2019

    Alaina Teplitz, the U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka joins Christiane Amanpour from the country's capital of Colombo to discuss the latest developments following the Easter Sunday shootings. Gérard Araud, the former French Ambassador to the U.S., talks about working with the Trump Administration. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to actor and playwright Tim Blake Nelson and Afroditi Panagiotakou, Director of Culture at the Onassis Foundation, about the new play "Socrates." via Knit

  • Amanpour: Harsha de Silva, Jack Harries, Bill McKibben and Amber Tamblyn

    Apr 22 2019

    Harsha de Silva, the Sri Lankan Economic Reforms Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the devastating attacks on Easter Sunday. Jack Harries, the climate activist and filmmaker talks about the Extinction Rebellion protests in London. Bill McKibben, activist and author discusses his new book "Falter" and the current threats to our species. Our Alicia Menendez talks to Amber Tamblyn, the actress and activist about growing up on screen, her new book "Era of Ignition" a...more

  • Amanpour: Simon Coveney, Anita Malik and Ian McEwan

    Apr 19 2019

    Simon Coveney, Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour in Dublin, Ireland to discuss Brexit and the Good Friday Agreement. Our Michel Martin talks to Anita Malik, the Democratic House Candidate, about her experiences running for Congress in 2018 and why she's running again in 2020. Ian McEwan, the beloved British author of novels like "Atonement" and "Enduring Love" discusses his latest work "Machines Like Us" and the challenges of findi...more

  • Amanpour: John Avlon, David Urban, Sean Wilentz and Sal Khan

    Apr 18 2019

    John Avlon, a Senior Political Analyst, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the release of the Mueller report. David Urban, Adviser to President Trump's 2020 campaign, talks about what the report means for the President. Sean Wilentz, the Princeton University History Professor, gives historical context to an investigation like this. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Sal Khan, the Founder and CEO of the Khan Academy, about his goal to provide free education to anyone. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Dr. Paul Offit, Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan and Nia DaCosta

    Apr 17 2019

    Dr. Paul Offit, Professor of Vaccinology at the University of Pennsylvania, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the increase in cases of measles this year. Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan, the co-creators of the hit series "Catastrophe" talk about why relatability is the show's key to success. Our Alicia Menendez talks to first time film director Nia DaCosta about her film "Little Woods" and the issues facing small town America. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Nancy Pelosi, Simon Schama and Mitchell S. Jackson

    Apr 16 2019

    In an exclusive interview Speaker Nancy Pelosi sits down with Christiane Amanpour in Dublin, Ireland to discuss the 21st anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement and antisemitism. Simon Schama talks about the fire at the Notre-Dame in Paris and the Cathedral's legacy. Our Alicia Menendez talks to author Mitchell S. Jackson about his book "Survival Math" and his childhood growing up in Portland, Oregon. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Keith Scholey, Sophie Lanfear, Michael Holmes and Priscilla Chan

    Apr 15 2019

    Keith Scholey, Series Producer, and Sophie Lanfear, a Director of the new Netflix series "Our Planet" join Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the documentary and it's call to action. Our Michael Holmes reports as climate group Extinction Rebellion protest in the streets of London. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Priscilla Chan, the Co-Founder of the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, about education reform. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Denise Uwimana, Mishal Husain and Dr. Homer Venters

    Apr 12 2019

    Denise Uwimana, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide and author of the book "From Red Earth" joins Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the 25th anniversary of the mass slaughter. BBC reporter and presenter Mishal Husain talks about her new book, "The Skills: From First Job to Dream Job" and how she made it to the top. Our Alicia Menendez sits down with Dr Homer Venters, author of "Life and Death in Rikers Island" to talk about his experiences working in one of th...more

  • Hamid Baeidinejad, Emily Bazelon, Cindy McCain.

    Apr 11 2019

    Iranian Ambassador to the UK, Hamid Baeidinejad joins Christiane Amanpour as the Trump administration ramps up its rhetoric against Iran. Legal journalist Emily Bazelon breaks down why mass incarceration in the U.S. is skyrocketing despite violent crime plummeting. Cindy McCain reflects on the legacy of her late husband, Senator John McCain. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Anshel Pfeffer, Michele Dunne, Mairead McGuinness, George Freeman and David Brooks

    Apr 10 2019

    Anshel Pfeffer, journalist and author of "Bibi: The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin" joins Christiane Amanpour from Jerusalem to discuss the outcome of the Israeli election. Michele Dunne, the Director of the Carnegie Endowment Middle East Program talks about what the election means for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Mairead McGuinness, the First Vice President of the European Parliament joins the show from Brussels to discuss British Prime Minister Theresa May's ex...more

  • Amanpour: David Kirkpatrick, Peter Millett, Richard Clarke and David Breashears

    Apr 09 2019

    David Kirkpatrick, International Correspondent for the New York Times and Peter Millett, the former UK Ambassador to Libya join Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa. Richard Clarke, the former U.S. National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism, talks about Kirstjen Nielsen and the future of the Department of Homeland Security. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to David Breashears, mountaineer and Executive Director of GlacierWorks, about how ...more

  • Amanpour: Anna Wintour, Kiese Laymon and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

    Apr 08 2019

    Anna Wintour, the Editor-in-Chief of Vogue, sits down with Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss the upcoming Met Gala and the roles politics and the environment play in fashion. Our Michel Martin talks to Kiese Laymon, the author of "Heavy" to discuss his upbringing in Jackson, Mississippi. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., author of "Stony the Road" discusses slavery and the Reconstruction Era. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Robert Caro, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen and Emilio Estevez

    Apr 05 2019

    Robert Caro, the legendary biographer, joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss his writing process and why he's documented this in his new book, "Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing." Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, the clinical psychologist and author, talks about Israeli society ahead of the elections on Tuesday. Our Alicia Menendez sits down with the actor Emilio Estevez to discuss his career and his new film "The Public". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Jim Rutenberg, Jonathan Mahler, Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels and Niall Ferguson

    Apr 04 2019

    Jim Rutenberg, Media Columnist at the New York Times, and Jonathan Mahler, a Staff Writer at the New York Times, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss media mogul Rupert Murdoch's political influence. Writer Aaron Sorkin and actor Jeff Daniels talk about their new adaptation of "To Kill A Mockingbird" currently on Broadway. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to historian and author Niall Ferguson about Brexit, the ongoing China trade talks and the rise in hate crimes in America. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Danny Danon, Diana Buttu, Jared Cohen and Ruth Westheimer

    Apr 03 2019

    Danny Danon, the Permanent Israeli Representative to the U.N. joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss the upcoming Israeli elections. Diana Buttu, the former Legal Adviser at the Palestine Liberation Organization talks about the Jared Kushner peace plan. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Jared Cohen, the author of "Accidental Presidents" about his book and the importance of leadership in times of political turmoil. Legendary sex therapist Ruth Westheimer discusses her life and the ...more

  • Amanpour: James Comey, Will Hurd, Mina Guli and Richard Quest

    Apr 02 2019

    In an exclusive interview, James Comey, the former FBI Director, sits down with Christiane Amanpour in Washington D.C. to discuss the Mueller report. Will Hurd, the Republican Congressman from Texas, talks about the Southern border. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Mina Guli about why she's running marathons to raise awareness about our dwindling water reserves. Richard Quest, Business Anchor on Quest Means Business, discusses British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech at 10 Downing Stre...more

  • Amanpour: David Urban, Preet Bharara & Rachel Yehuda

    Apr 01 2019

    David Urban, adviser to the Trump 2020 campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington to discuss President Trump's decision to cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the author of "Doing Justice", evaluates the state of the American legal system. Then, our Hari Sreenivasan discusses suicide with Dr. Rachel Yehuda. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Ellie Singer, Anna McNeil, David Spiegelhalter and Jonathan Metzl

    Mar 29 2019

    Ellie Singer and Anna McNeil, two Yale University students, join Christiane Amanpour from New York to discuss why they're suing their university and nine of its fraternities. David Spiegelhalter, the statistician and author of "The Art of Statistics" talks about why numbers are often misleading. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to physician Jonathan Metzl about his book "Dying of Whiteness". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Kenneth Clarke, Kara Swisher and Mike Mullen

    Mar 28 2019

    Kenneth Clarke, the British Conservative MP, joins Christiane Amanpour from Westminster to discuss the latest Brexit deadlock and where the UK parliament goes from here. Kara Swisher, the Co-Founder of Recode, talks about the challenges of patrolling content on social media platforms. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with retired Admiral Mike Mullen, the former Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff to discuss the lack of moral leadership in America. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Chris Murphy, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Gaby Dunn

    Mar 27 2019

    Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington D.C. to discuss healthcare in the 2020 election. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, talks about America's falling life expectancy and his new HBO documentary "One Nation Under Stress". Our Alicia Menendez talks to author Gaby Dunn about her book "Bad with Money" and the stigma surrounding personal finances. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Konstantin Kosachev, Janet Napolitano, Frank Luntz and Jonathan Weisman

    Mar 26 2019

    Konstantin Kosachev, the Russian Senator, joins Christiane Amanpour from Moscow to discuss the reaction in his country to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report. Janet Napolitano, the former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary, talks about whether the 2020 election will be any more secure than 2016. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Frank Luntz, the Republican Strategist, to talk about political polarization in America today. Jonathan Weisman, the Deputy Washington Editor at The New York Tim...more

  • Amanpour: Walter E. Dellinger, Jeffrey Toobin, Abigail Disney, Eimhear O'Neill and Alyssa Mastromonaco

    Mar 25 2019

    Walter E. Dellinger, the former U.S. Solicitor General, and Jeffrey Toobin, the former U.S. Federal Prosecutor, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign. Abigail Disney, the Executive Producer of the PBS documentary series "Women, War and Peace" and Eimhear O'Neill, the Director of "Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs" talk about women getting a seat at the table in peace negotiations. Our Mic...more

  • Amanpour: Johanna Hamilton, Alka Pradhan, Nancy Schwartzman and Arlan Hamilton

    Mar 22 2019

    Johanna Hamilton, the Director of "The Trial" and Alka Pradhan, a Human Rights Lawyer, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the trial in Guantanamo Bay against the alleged 9/11 masterminds. Nancy Schwartzman, the Director of "Roll Red Roll" talks about her new documentary and rape culture in America. Our Alicia Menendez talks to Arlan Hamilton, the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, about her work investing in start-ups founded by women and people of color. via...more

  • Amanpour: Margaret MacMillan, John Manley, J.C. Chandor and Daniel Golden

    Mar 21 2019

    Margaret MacMillan, Professor Emeritus of International History at Oxford University, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss British Prime Minister Theresa May's request from the EU for an extension to Brexit. John Manly, the former Canadian Deputy Prime Minister talks about the political scandal engulfing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Director J.C. Chandor discusses his new film "Triple Frontier." Our Michel Martin talks to author Daniel Golden about the college admissions bribery...more

  • Amanpour: Jamie LeSueur, Michael Oppenheimer, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi and Francisco Cantú

    Mar 20 2019

    Jamie LeSueur, an Emergency Operations Manager for the Red Cross, joins Christiane Amanpour from Beira, Mozambique, to talk about the disastrous cyclone that hit the region. Michael Oppenheimer, Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs at Princeton University, discusses the flooding in the American Midwest. Actors Armie Hammer and Nazanin Boniadi discuss the release of their new film "Hotel Mumbai" which re-tells the massacre at Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace in 2008 in the w...more

  • Amanpour: William Burns, Evan Thomas and Shane Bauer

    Mar 19 2019

    William Burns, the veteran U.S. diplomat and author of "The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy" joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Bolsonaro of Brazil and President Trump's press conference at The White House. Author Evan Thomas talks about his book "First: Sandra Day O'Connor" and the legacy of the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Our Michel Martin talks to Shane Bauer, author of "American Prison" about being an under...more

  • Amanpour: Kevin Rudd, Jonathan Greenblatt, Peter Neumann, Bill Weir, Atika Shubert, and Michael Sandel

    Mar 15 2019

    As the world continues to reel from the terrorist attack on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, Kevin Rudd, the former Australian Prime Minister joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the shooting. Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League and Peter Neumann, the Director of the International Centre for Study of Radicalisation & Political Violence, talk about the attacker's ideology and the spread of far right extremism. CNN Correspondents Bill Weir and Atika Shubert rep...more

  • Amanpour: Dr. Mahamed Hashi, Mikey Davis, Laurie Halse Anderson and Matthew Walker

    Mar 14 2019

    Dr. Mahamed Hashi, a youth worker and co-founder of the Brixton Soup Kitchen in London and Mikey Davis, a Program Specialist at Cure Violence in Chicago join Christiane Amanpour to discuss knife crime. Our Alicia Menendez talks to author Laurie Halse Anderson about her new book "Shout" and how she believes rape culture is getting worse. Matthew Walker, the neuroscience and author of "Why We Sleep" discusses why our lives depend on sleep. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Lawrence Summers, Lang Lang and Arthur Brooks

    Mar 13 2019

    Lawrence Summers, the former President of Harvard University, joins Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the college admission scandal. Internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang discusses his foundation and how he hopes his new work "Piano Book" will help to inspire the next generation of musicians. Our Michel Martin sits down with Arthur Brooks to discuss his book "Love Your Enemies". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Mary Lou McDonald, Tony Gardner and Mouaz Moustafa

    Mar 12 2019

    As British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another key vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal, Mary Lou McDonald, the leader of Sinn Fein, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss Ireland's stake in the outcome of Brexit. Tony Gardner, the former U.S. Ambassador to the EU talks about the importance of the votes this week as the exit deadline gets closer. Mouaz Moustafa, Executive Director of the Syrian Emergency Task Force, discusses the 8 year anniversary of the Syrian conflict. via Knit

  • Amanpour: David Beasley, Mary Schiavo, Dave Eggers, Todd Douglas Miller.

    Mar 11 2019

    World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley joins Christiane Amanpour to reflect on the 157 lives, including 21 UN officials, lost in Sunday's Ethopian plane crash. Former Inspector General of the U.S. Transportation Department Mary Schiavo breaks down the aviation truths as Boeing sees it's second crash in five months. Author of "The Parade" Dave Eggers speaks about the morality of Western intervention in developing countries. Director Todd Douglas Miller delves in...more

  • Amanpour: Pramila Jayapal, Debbie Dingell, Lena Headey, Drew Faust.

    Mar 08 2019

    On this International Women's Day, an all woman show. Congresswomen Pramila Jayapal and Debbie Dingell tell Christiane Amanpour why America needs to adopt Medicare for All. Game of Thrones Actress Lena Headey speaks about her experience visiting refugee camps on the Greek Island of Lesbos. Our Walter Isaacson speaks to Harvard's first female President Drew Faust. Plus, the London book store upending the idea that female authors should be left on the second shelf. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Rear Admiral David Titley (Ret.), Julianne Moore, John Turturro and Amy Webb

    Mar 07 2019

    Rear Admiral David Titley (Ret.) joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the letter he signed that was sent to the President about climate change. Acting legends Julianne Moore and John Turturro talk about their new film "Gloria Bell" and rediscovering yourself later in life. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Amy Webb about artificial intelligence and her book "The Big Nine". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Pete Buttigieg, Emma Sky and Sunita Puri

    Mar 06 2019

    Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss reforming the Supreme Court, coming out as gay while in office and his 2020 Presidential run. Emma Sky, author of "In a Time of Monsters", talks about her experiences in Iraq and Syria and her time serving as a political adviser to the top U.S. General in Iraq. Our Alicia Menendez sits down with Physician and Author Sunita Puri to talk about her book "That Good Night" and her work in palliative c...more

  • Amanpour: Paul Romer, Davarian Baldwin and Irshad Manji

    Mar 05 2019

    Paul Romer, the winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics joins Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the China-U.S. trade war and sustainable economic growth. Our Michel Martin talks to Davarian Baldwin, Professor of American Studies at Trinity College about the blackface scandal in Virginia. Irshad Manji, author of "Don't Label Me" discusses why labeling people undermines what she calls "honest diversity". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Ehud Olmert, Yonit Levi, Steven Johnson and Joel Simon

    Mar 04 2019

    Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli Prime Minister joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the elections and the charges of corruption against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Journalist Yonit Levi discusses the wider context of what all this means for Israel moving forward. Our Walter Isaacson talks to best-selling author Steven Johnson, about his book "Farsighted" and how we make decisions. Joel Simon, author of "We Want to Negotiate" discusses how different governments deal ...more

  • Amanpour: David Wallace-Wells, James Spader, and Jason Rezaian

    Mar 01 2019

    David Wallace-Wells, the author of "The Uninhabitable Earth" joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why it's time to panic about climate change. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with actor James Spader to discuss "The Blacklist." Jason Rezaian, the American-Iranian journalist, discusses his experience in Evin Prison in Tehran. via Knit

  • Amanpour: David Sanger, Stephen Hadley, Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Jill Abramson

    Feb 28 2019

    David Sanger, the National Security Correspondent for The New York Times joins Christiane Amanpour in Hanoi, Vietnam, to discuss why the summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un came to sudden early end today. Stephen Hadley, the former U.S. National Security Adviser talks about the negotiations. Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the Pakistani Foreign Ministers discusses the rising tensions between India and Pakistan. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Jill Abramson about her book "Merchants of Truth&q...more

  • Amanpour: Joseph Yun, Elie Honig, Ton Nu Thi Ninh, Ken Burns and Larry Charles

    Feb 27 2019

    Joseph Yun, the former U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy joins Christiane Amanpour for CNN's special coverage in Hanoi, Vietnam, to discuss the summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. Former Federal Prosecutor Elie Honig talks about the testimony of Michael Cohen, President Trump's former Attorney, and what it means for the ongoing talks with North Korea. Ton Nu Thi Ninh, the former Vietnamese Ambassador to the EU discusses the spotlight the...more

  • Amanpour: Robert Carlin, Irene Sankoff, David Hein and Yevgenia Albats

    Feb 26 2019

    Robert Carlin, the former Chief of Northeast Asia Division for the State Department, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Trump's upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the Creators of the musical "Come From Away," talk about why it is so important to tell this story. Our Michel Martin sits down with Yevgenia Albats, the Chief Editor of The New Times, to talk about what it's like to report in Russia. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Nicholas Burns, Scott Jennings, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Esmé Weijun Wang

    Feb 25 2019

    Nicholas Burns, the former U.S. Under Secretary of State and Scott Jennings, the former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush join Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Trump's foreign and domestic challenges in the week ahead. Writer, Actor and Director Chiwetel Ejiofor talks about his latest film "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" and creating an authentic cinematic portrayal of Africa. Our Alicia Menendez sits down with author Esmé Weijun Wang to discuss her book "...more

  • Amanpour: Pedro Noguera, Nate Bowling, Harry Edwards and Gillian Anderson

    Feb 22 2019

    Pedro Noguera, a Professor of Education at UCLA and Nate Bowling, 2016 Washington State Teacher of the Year, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the ongoing teacher strikes across the country. Our Michel Martin talks to Harry Edwards, the author, Sociologist and Civil Rights activist about activism in sport. Actress Gillian Anderson of X-Files fame discusses her latest Netflix series "Sex Education", her role in the new production of "All About Eve" and her battle with sexism...more

  • Amanpour: Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Marie Collins and Gloria Calderón Kellett

    Feb 21 2019

    Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, the Archbishop of Chicago, talks to Christiane Amanpour about the ongoing sex abuse allegations facing the Catholic Church and the summit taking place at the Vatican. Marie Collins, a former member of the Vatican Commission for Protection of Minors discusses the abuse she experienced as a teenager growing up in Ireland. Our Alicia Menendez talks to Gloria Calderón Kellett, the Executive Producer of the Netflix series "One Day at a Time" about remaking the 70&#...more

  • Amanpour: Miguel Tinker Salas, Isabel Allende, Talal Derki and Bernard-Henri Levy

    Feb 20 2019

    Miguel Tinker Salas, Professor of Latin American History at Pomona College, joins Christiane Amanpour from California to discuss the growing desperation in Venezuela. Novelist Isabel Allende talks about how political upheaval in South America impacted her life and her writing. Director Talal Derki discusses being undercover in Syria to film his latest work, "Of Fathers and Sons". Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to author Bernard-Henri Levy about America's abdication from traditional le...more

  • Amanpour: Peter Neumann, Aimen Dean, Kate Bowler and Roger Cohen

    Feb 19 2019

    Peter Neumann, Professor of Security Studies at King's College London and Aimen Dean, the former al-Qaeda member-turned British spy join Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss Shamima Begum, the girl who left the UK to join ISIS in 2015 and now wants to return home. Our Michel Martin talks to Kate Bowler about her book "Everything Happens For A Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved" and her battle with cancer and her relationship with God. Roger Cohen, The New York Times Column...more

  • Amanpour: Chris Coons, Chris Ruddy, Bing Liu, Shawn Snyder and Matthew Broderick

    Feb 18 2019

    Senator Chris Coons of Delaware joins Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss the national emergency. Chris Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media and close friend of Trump, talks about the President's mindset as he faces criticism of his methods to get the border wall funds. Director Bing Lui discusses his film "Minding the Gap". Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Director Shawn Snyder and Actor Matthew Broderick to talk about "To Dust". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Richard Dearlove, Becca Heller and Wole Soyinka

    Feb 15 2019

    Richard Dearlove, the former Head of the British Secret Intelligence Service joins Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss dangers facing the West from Syria to Brexit. Our Alicia Menendez talks to Becca Heller, the Co-Founder of the International Refugee Assistance Program about her work protecting refugees in the U.S. from deportation. Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka discusses this weekend's elections and Nigeria's relations with the U.S. via Knit

  • Amanpour: David Hogg, Patricia and Manuel Oliver, Dave Cullen, Jez Butterworth and Laura Donnelly

    Feb 14 2019

    On this first anniversary of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Co-Founder of the March For Our Lives movement David Hogg joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the progress made in the last year. Patricia and Manuel Oliver, the parents of a victim of the shooting, talk about their work to build on the Parkland legacy. Dave Cullen, the author of "Parkland: Birth of a Movement" discusses how the students can maintain the momentum their activism has gained. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks t...more

  • Amanpour: Jay Inslee, Anna Taylor, James Balog, Tarell Alvin McCraney and Andre Holland

    Feb 13 2019

    Jay Inslee, the Governor of Washington joins Christiane Amanpour from Seattle to discuss his potential 2020 Presidential campaign and the Green New Deal. Anna Taylor, the environmental youth activist, talks about her work as a leader of "Youth Strike 4 Action". Photographer James Balog discusses his new documentary "The Human Element". Our Michel Martin talks to Tarell Alvin McCraney and Andre Holland, Screenwriter and Executive Producer respectively of the film "High Fl...more

  • Amanpour: Dee Margo, Mary Bauer, Ed Lavandera and Michael Chertoff

    Feb 12 2019

    Dee Margo, the Mayor of El Paso, joins Christiane Amanpour from Texas to discuss President Trump's rally and the ongoing controversy around the border wall. Mary Bauer and Ed Lavandera talk about the impacts of the President's child separation policy. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Michael Chertoff, the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security about his new book "Exploding Data: Reclaiming Our Cybersecurity in the Digital Age". via Knit

  • Amanpour: Pat Toomey, Parag Khanna and Jon Batiste

    Feb 11 2019

    Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss a possible second government shutdown again over migration and President Trump's border wall. Parag Khanna, author of "The Future is Asian" talks about China- U.S. trade talks and why the entire continent is an economic powerhouse. Our Walter Isaacson talks to musician Jon Batiste about working on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and his upcoming Broadway musical. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Spike Lee, Nicola Sturgeon and Leila Slimani

    Feb 08 2019

    Spike Lee sits down with Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss his Oscar nomination for 'BlacKkKlansman' and the pervading issue of race in America. Our Michel Martin talks to Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon about Brexit and it's ramifications for Scotland. Leila Slimani, the author of "Lullaby" and "Adèle" discusses her work, President Macron and the #MeToo movement via Knit

  • Amanpour: William Cohen, Betsy West, Julie Cohen and Marlon James

    Feb 07 2019

    William Cohen, the former U.S. Defense Secretary joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington D.C. to discuss President Trump's announcement of another summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un. Betsy West and Julie Cohen, the Directors and Producers of the Oscar Nominated "RBG" talk about the incredible career of the film's subject, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Our Alicia Menendez talks to author Marlon James about his latest book "Black Leopard, Red Wolf&q...more

  • Amanpour: Van Jones, Scott Jennings, Veronica Escobar and Colin Quinn

    Feb 06 2019

    Van Jones, the former Special Adviser to President Obama and Scott Jennings, the former Special Assistant to President Bush join Christiane Amanpour from Washington D.C. to discuss Trump's State of the Union address. Veronica Escobar, the newly elected Democratic Congresswoman from Texas talks about her district, El Paso, and President Trump's wall. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to comedian Colin Quinn about his new show 'Red State Blue State' and why he thinks America should br...more

  • Amanpour: Dick Cavett, Richard E. Grant and Hanna Stotland

    Feb 05 2019

    Christiane Amanpour looks back at some of the best interviews in the last year. A trip down memory lane with Dick Cavett, the host of The Dick Cavett Show, as he looks back at some of his high profile interviews from John Lennon to Katharine Hepburn. Actor Richard E. Grant discusses his childhood with an alcoholic father and his new film "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" Our Michel Martin talks to Education Consultant Hanna Stotland about access to education and some of her controversial clie...more

  • Amanpour: Ali Soufan, Lawrence Wright, Ethan Hawke and Nadine Labaki

    Feb 04 2019

    Christiane Amanpour looks back at some of the best interviews in the past year. Ali Soufan, former FBI Special Agent and Lawrence Wright, author of "The Looming Tower" join the show to discuss the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and American foreign policy. Actor Ethan Hawke talks about his decades-long career and directing his latest film "Blaze". Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Director Nadine Labaki, about her film "Capernaum" which tells the story of a young Syrian refu...more

  • Amanpour: Hilde Schramm and Greta Thunberg

    Feb 01 2019

    Christiane Amanpour speaks with Hilde Schramm, the daughter of Nazi armaments minister Albert Speer, and climate activist Greta Thunberg. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Juan Guaidó, Zhang Xin, Lawrence Wilkerson and Fawzia Koofi

    Jan 31 2019

    Juan Guaidó, the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly joins Christiane Amanpour from Caracas, Venezuela to discuss his continuing campaign to pressure Nicolás Maduro out of power. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Zhang Xin, the CEO of Soho China, about the worsening China-U.S. relations. Lawrence Wilkerson, the former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, discusses President Trump turning on his own intelligence chiefs. Fawzia Koofi, the Afghan MP talks about the peace talks with the Taliban. via...more

  • Amanpour: Carlos Vecchio, Ryan Young, Richard Alley, Pawel Pawlikowski and Sara Goldrick-Rab

    Jan 30 2019

    Carlos Vecchio, the Venezuelan Opposition-appointed Charge d'Affaires to the U.S. joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington D.C. to discuss his meeting with Mike Pence and developments at home in Venezuela. Our Ryan Young reports live from Chicago on the polar vortex causing record low temperatures throughout the Midwest. Richard Alley, the Climate Scientist from Pennsylvania State University discusses the science behind the extreme weather. Director Pawel Pawlikowski talks about his new Ac...more

  • Amanpour: Bob Menendez, Francisco Sucre, Barbara Res, Mia Love and Andrew Ross Sorkin

    Jan 29 2019

    Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington to discuss new U.S. sanctions against Venezuela. Francisco Sucre, member of the Venezuelan National Assembly and a supporter of self-declared interim President Juan Guaido talks about what may happen next. Barbara Res, the former Executive Vice President of the Trump Organisation and former Republican Congresswoman Mia Love discuss how President Trump handled the shutdown. In the second part of our Walter Isaacson'...more

  • Amanpour: Sean McFate, Stanley McChrystal, Plácido Domingo and Douglas Rushkoff

    Jan 28 2019

    Sean McFate, the former paratrooper and author of "The New Rules of War" and Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former head of U.S. forces in Afghanistan join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the changing face of war. Plácido Domingo, arguably the most successful opera singer of all time, sits down to talk about his extraordinary career, encouraging young talent and why he's not slowing down, even at 78. Our Michel Martin talks to media theorist Douglas Rushkoff about his new book "T...more

  • Amanpour: Jason Rezaian, Tressie McMillan Cottom and Jens Spahn

    Jan 25 2019

    Jason Rezaian, the author of "Prisoner", joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the 544 days he spent in Evin prison in Tehran, Iran. Our Alicia Menendez talks to Tressie McMillan Cottom, the renowned sociology professor and author of "Thick: And Other Essays" about the relationship African-American women have with beauty, health and politics. Jens Spahn, the German Health Minister, discusses Brexit and Angela Merkel's relationship with President Trump. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Adam Schiff, Ivan Duque and David Treuer

    Jan 24 2019

    Congressman Adam Schiff of California joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington to discuss America's role in the protests in Venezuela, the government shutdown and the Russia investigation. Ivan Duque, the Colombian President, talks about Juan Guaido and the power struggle in Venezuela. Our Walter Isaacson talks to David Treuer, the author of "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee" about Native American history. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Al Gore, Jennifer Peace, Abdullah Abdullah and Sarah El Deeb

    Jan 23 2019

    In an exclusive interview Al Gore, the former U.S. Vice President joins Christiane Amanpour from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to discuss the government shutdown and his work on climate change. Jennifer Peace, a transgender Captain in the U.S. Army talks about President Trump's ban on trans people serving in the military. Abdullah Abdullah, the Chief Executive of Afghanistan, discusses the ongoing war in his country. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Sarah El Deeb, Syria Corres...more

  • Amanpour: Tony Blair, J. David Cox, David Mulroney and Claire Lehmann

    Jan 22 2019

    Tony Blair, the former British Prime Minister joins Christiane Amanpour from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to discuss Brexit. J. David Cox, the National President of the American Federation of Government Employees talks about the government shutdown. David Mulroney, the former Canadian Ambassador to China discusses diplomatic relations between the two countries. Our Alicia Menendez talks to Quillette Founder and Publisher Claire Lehmann about the so-called "intellectual dar...more

  • Amanpour: Brett McGurk, Rashad Robinson and Reniqua Allen

    Jan 21 2019

    Brett McGurk, the former special U.S. envoy for the global coalition to counter ISIS, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Rashad Robinson about his work as the President of the non-profit Color for Change. Reniqua Allen, the author of "It Was All a Dream" discusses why she believes the American dream is dead for black millennials. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Anand Giridharadas, Mads Mikkelsen and Lindy West

    Jan 18 2019

    Anand Giridharadas, the author of "Winners Take All" sits down with Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss Brexit and global leadership. Actor Mads Mikkelsen talks about his new film, "Arctic." Our Alicia Menendez talks to Lindy West about her campaign #ShoutYourAbortion. via Knit

  • Amanpour: Adam Kinzinger, Tarana Burke and Tim Wu

    Jan 17 2019

    Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger joins Christiane Amanpour from Washington to discuss the ongoing impact of the government shutdown and President Trump's leadership. Tarana Burke, the founder of the "MeToo" Movement, discusses the new documentary "Surviving R.Kelly" shining a light on the R and B star's history of sexual abuse allegations. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Tim Wu, author of "The Curse of Bigness" about the threat of corporate monopolies. v...more