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Amanpour and Company

November 28, 2019


Amanpour and Company

November 28, 2019

55m 19s

John Browne sits down with Christiane Amanpour to explain technology’s potential to solve our biggest problems, Angelique Kidjo discusses her new album “Celia" and Marc Brackett tells Michel Martin about the importance of emotional intelligence.

55m 28s

May 22, 2020

Christiane speaks with Amy Walter about the current state of the U.S. presidential race and Jack Saul about dealing with trauma on a massive scale. She also speaks with Angélique Kidjo about the passing of saxophone legend Manu Dibango. Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Helene Gayle about coronavirus mortality rates for black Americans.

55m 44s

May 21, 2020

Epidemiologist Peter Piot explains what he learned from his own battle with COVID-19. Dorothy Duffy, who lost her sister to COVID-19, reads the poem she wrote entitled "My Sister is Not a Statistic." Bestselling author Anand Giridharadas explains how the pandemic is exposing inequality in the U.S. Sue Stuart-Smith and Ron Finley discuss the therapeutic power of gardening in these uncertain times.

55m 51s

May 20, 2020

Christiane speaks with co-chair of the Facebook Oversight Board Helle Thorning-Schmidt about moderating the company's content. She also speaks with Nikole Hanna-Jones about her Pulitzer Prize-winning essay as part of the 1619 Project; and Anya Hindmarch about the handbags she is designing for frontline workers. Walter Isaacson speaks with Richard Haass about global cooperation.

55m 34s

May 19, 2020

Senator Bob Menendez reacts to the White House's firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick. Veteran journalists Susan Glasser and Ed Luce discuss the wider political fallout of Linick's dismissal. Navajo Nation president Jonathan Nez explains the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on his community. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discusses how the pandemic is pushing tech innovation.

55m 34s

May 18, 2020

Christiane speaks with Dr. Atul Gawande about the current COVID-19 statistics and Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton about their new podcast for children. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with former Foreign Minister of Ecuador Guillaume Long about the severe challenges facing Latin America.

55m 50s

May 15, 2020

Ed Yong, staff writer for The Atlantic, joins Christiane Amanpour to explain how American exceptionalism could be exacerbating the COVID-19 crisis. Soccer legend Gary Lineker discusses how the pandemic is impacting his sport and the greater athletic community. Tom Nichols joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the death of expertise in American society.

56m 4s

May 14, 2020

Christiane speaks with former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf about the importance of international unity in fighting a virus. She also speaks with European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni about whether Europe should open for the summer and Dr. Boris Lushniak, former U.S. Acting Surgeon General. Walter Isaacson speaks with Sarah Lewis about the power of photography.

55m 15s

May 13, 2020

Brazil's former Health Minister assesses President Jair Bolsonaro's response to COVID-19. Economist Mariana Mazzucato discusses what global economies will look like after recovering from COVID-19. Mark Cuban discusses the NBA, reopening small businesses, and U.S. leadership. Syrian refugee Hassan Akkad explains why he is working as a cleaner in a London hospital ward to fight COVID-19.

55m 46s

May 12, 2020

Christiane Amanpour speaks with U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala about today's U.S. Senate hearing and science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. about the country's roadmap out of the pandemic. She also speaks with Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir about keeping the country's tourism-based economy alive. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Dr. F. Perry Wilson about the tension between politics and medicine.

55m 53s

May 11, 2020

The UK's former chief scientific adviser Sir David King joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss whether or not it's time to ease the country's lockdown. "Dark Towers" author David Enrich discusses tomorrow's Supreme Court case regarding President Trump's personal financial practices. Journalist Amanda Little joins Hari Sreenivasan to explain how COVID-19 is impacting the United States' food supply.

55m 45s

May 8, 2020

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.

55m 45s

May 7, 2020

Dr. RIchard Hatchett discusses efforts to speed up COVID-19 vaccine development. New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos joins Michel Martin to examine President Trump's rise to power and his chances of reelection in November. British folk singer Laura Marling discusses music, emotional healing and her new album.

56m 2s

May 6, 2020

Christiane Amanpour speaks with former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair about how the UK has handled coronavirus and Stacey Abrams about what this November's U.S. election might look like. Walter Isaacson speaks with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff about how he was able to acquire over 50 million pieces of PPE for hospitals globally.

56m 2s

May 5, 2020

Ian Bremmer and Robert Reich join Christiane Amanpour to analyze tensions between the U.S. and China. War doctor David Nott discusses the traumatic toll that the COVID-19 pandemic will take on the mental health of healthcare workers. Bharat Ramamurti joins Sheelah Kolhatkar to discuss business bailouts and explain the role of the Congressional Oversight Commission.

55m 46s

May 4, 2020

The president of the European Commission tells Christiane Amanpour about a global fundraiser for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado explains the pandemic's threat to indigenous populations in his country. Alex Stamos, director of the Stanford Internet Observatory, discusses U.S.-China relations and the dangers of disinformation campaigns.

56m 4s

May 1, 2020

Christiane speaks with tennis stars Billie Jean King and Andy Murray about gender equality and the pandemic's impact on their sport. She also speaks with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns about what history can teach us in these challenging times. Walter Isaacson speaks with General David Petraeus about how wartime lessons can be applied to fighting a pandemic.

55m 52s

April 30, 2020

Renowned columnists Margaret Sullivan and Fintan O'Toole join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the media's coverage of President Trump and the COVID-19 pandemic. Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal, stars of Hulu's hit series "Normal People," discuss love and coming of age. New Yorker contributor Charles Duhigg sits down with Michel Martin to compare the pandemic responses in Seattle and New York.

56m 4s

April 29, 2020

Christiane speaks with former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp about small business loans for those impacted by COVID-19. She also speaks with Barbados' Prime Minister Mia Mottley about the dangers facing the country. Michel Martin speaks with chef Eric Ripert about the importance of restaurants to the economy and communities.

55m 42s

April 28, 2020

The president of Americans for Prosperity joins Christiane Amanpour to answer the question on everyone's mind: How can the American economy be opened up safely? Then, journalist Michael Specter discusses Anthony Fauci's career and leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, Dr. Richard Levitan joins Hari Sreenivasan to explain why COVID-19 patients should be going to hospitals sooner.

55m 57s

April 27, 2020

Christiane speaks with Richard Horton about what the UK got wrong when it comes to COVID-19 and where the country can go from here. She also speaks with Lawrence Wright about his novel, which has astounding parallels to the current pandemic, and actor Kevin Bacon about how he's using his platform to help healthcare workers. Michel Martin speaks with former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.

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