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Amanpour and Company

May 8, 2020

Amanpour and Company

May 8, 2020

55m 45s

Christiane Amanpour speaks with Doris Kearns Goodwin & Max Hastings about how modern presidents and prime ministers measuring up to history's wartime leaders. She also speaks with Jane Goodall about how environmental degradation can increase the likelihood of pandemics. Michel Martin speaks with former governor of Pennsylvania Tom Ridge about the need for self-sacrifice in a time of crisis.

56m 3s

July 6, 2020

David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee, gives an update on the humanitarian crisis in Idlib, Syria. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tells Christiane the stories of black patriots overlooked in U.S. history. Hoan Ton-That, the founder and CEO of Clearview AI, joins Hari Sreenivasan for a conversation on the societal implications of facial-recognition technology.

56m 4s

July 3, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins Christiane for an exclusive interview on President Trump, the impeachment trial, the 2020 election and more. In another exclusive interview, President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine discusses the infamous phone call that led to President Trump’s impeachment. Plus, filmmaker James Jacoby tells Hari about a new documentary about Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

55m 47s

July 2, 2020

New York Magazine writer Rebecca Traister speaks to Christiane about Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and the power of women’s anger. Nobel Prize-winning economist Esther Duflo debunks several economic theories and discusses the role of women in the her field. Writer and social commentator Fran Lebowitz sits down with Walter Isaacson to give her take on 2020’s swirling political current.

56m 4s

July 1, 2020

Jan Egeland joins Christiane Amanpour to give an update on the situation in Syria as Bashar al-Assad’s regime tries to crush the last rebel-held territory in Idlib. Film critics A. O. Scott and Karen Han join Christiane to discuss “Parasite’s” historic win at the Oscars. Latif Nasser and Carol Rosenberg join Hari Sreenivasan to tell the story of Abdul Latif Nasir, detainee 244 at Guantanamo Bay.

55m 52s

June 30, 2020

Scott Jennings and Alec MacGillis analyze Senator Mitch McConnell’s political journey and imprint on the United States. “Shawshank Redemption” actor Tim Robbins tells Christiane about his career and most recent play “The New Colossus.” Four-time Grammy Award-winning musician Esperanza Spalding tells Walter Isaacson about her newest solo album “12 Little Spells.”

56m 3s

June 29, 2020

Christiane Amanpour speaks with Peggy Orenstein about the messages our culture sends boys about emotional suppression and sexual aggression. She also talks to Father Greg Boyle about his organization Homeboy Industries, the largest rehabilitation program in the world for active gang members. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner to discuss The Blue Zones Project.

55m 21s

June 26, 2020

Activists Aalayah Eastmond and Alicia Garza reflect on the role of young people in social movements like Black Lives Matter and the March for Our Lives. Author Lemn Sissay recounts his experiences of systemic racism growing up in Britain. Historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Jon Meacham discuss Thomas Jefferson's complicated legacy.

55m 32s

June 25, 2020

Christiane speaks with Fmr. Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and former legal adviser to the Palestinian Liberation Organization Dianna Buttu about Israel's plans to annex parts of the West Bank. She also speaks with reporter Mary Jordan about her new unauthorized biography on Melania Trump. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with former U.S. Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil about mitigating this pandemic.

56m 2s

June 24, 2020

Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey, discusses the climate crisis and the upcoming presidential election. Faiz Shakir and Mark McKinnon analyze interesting trends from last night's Democratic primaries. Columbia economist Glenn Hubbard explains what a successful economic recovery must look like. Artist Kadir Nelson explains the inspiration behind his pieces.

56m 3s

June 23, 2020

Christiane speaks with former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen about America's relationship with the rest of the world and sociologist Clifford Stott about his work advising the UK government on how to reduce the risk of civil unrest in the wake of the pandemic. Michel Martin speaks with former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper about the "dark side" of police culture and how to fix it.

56m 3s

June 22, 2020

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund joins Christiane for an exclusive interview. The Reverend William Barber discusses structural racism and poverty. Anne Milgram discusses President Trump's dismissal of SDNY Attorney Geoffrey Berman. Princeton sociologist Matthew Desmond explains how COVID-19 could exacerbate the eviction crisis in the United States.

34m 17s

June 19, 2020

On this Juneteeth, Christiane speaks with historian Eric Foner and author Carol Anderson about why the day is particularly meaningful this year. She also speaks with Malcolm Gladwell about the current moment in race relations. Walter Isaacson speaks with Lonnie Bunch, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, about putting the day in historical context.

55m 32s

June 18, 2020

Christiane and CNN correspondent Jim Sciutto discuss John Bolton's forthcoming memoir, "The Room Where It Happens." Gabriela Jauregui and journalist Farnaz Fassihi shed light on the rise of domestic abuse in areas under lockdown. Epidemiologist Dr. Larry Brilliant joins Walter Isaacson to explain what's going wrong at the CDC.

55m 41s

June 17, 2020

Christiane speaks with former Mexican Health Minister Julio Frank about the rise of COVID cases in Latin America. She also speaks with LA Times sports columnist LZ Granderson about the history of racial justice activism in sports. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with economist Raj Chetty about new data on spending rates in the era of COVID.

55m 40s

June 16, 2020

Kay Bailey Hutchison discusses President Trump's decision to pull nearly 10,000 troops out of Germany. Chile Eboe-Osuji responds to the president's sanctions against International Criminal Court officials. Rev. Robert Schenck reflects on the president's relationship to white evangelical voters. Amos Nachoum and Yonatan Nir discuss the new documentary "Picture of His Life."

55m 40s

June 15, 2020

Christiane speaks with Baroness Valerie Amos about the UK's new commission to investigate racial inequality. She also speaks with David Simon, creator of "The Wire," about the role of cops in the American public imagination. Michel Martin speaks with law enforcement scholar Phillip Atiba Goff about fighting implicit biases in police departments.

55m 41s

June 12, 2020

Darren Walker and Richard Parsons discuss how corporate America should address racism. Actor Patrick Robinson reflects on protests in the UK and the new BBC drama "Sitting in Limbo. Plus, we re-air an extended version of Michel Martin's conversation with Robin DiAngelo on her book "White Fragility."

56m 3s

June 11, 2020

Christiane speaks with Christian Cooper, who was threatened by a white woman Central Park in what became a viral video, about the incident. She also talks to former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid about how his skin color held him back in London's financial district. Hari Sreenivasan talks to sociologist Michael Eric Dyson about his book "Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America"

55m 51s

June 10, 2020

Veteran civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the work that lies ahead for the Black Lives Matter movement. Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts, discusses the 2020 election, police reform and racism in the U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen joins Walter Isaacson to discuss his op-ed for The Atlantic entitled "I Cannot Remain Silent."

55m 49s

June 9, 2020

Christiane speaks with journalist and former White House Press Secretary Bill Moyers about how this moment fits into history. She also speaks with authors Afua Hirsch and Eusebius McKaiser about the U.K.'s history of racism and injustice. Walter Isaacson speaks with Rep. Mike Johnson about President Trump and racial injustice.

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