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

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

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Excellent productions

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The pros pro! Not sure if I want to listen as pod or via PBS but nice to have either option.

Soothing and non hysterical

By HUNTER RUNNETTE - Aug 20 2019
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A perfect end of day podcast.... smart!!!!

iTunes Ratings

318 Ratings
Average Ratings
206
30
15
10
57

Excellent productions

By Cindoc - Oct 27 2019
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The pros pro! Not sure if I want to listen as pod or via PBS but nice to have either option.

Soothing and non hysterical

By HUNTER RUNNETTE - Aug 20 2019
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A perfect end of day podcast.... smart!!!!

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Amanpour

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

Amanpour: Malcolm Gladwell, Nick Broomfield and David McCullough

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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 discuss his new book "The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West". via Knit

Jun 28 2019

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

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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". via Knit

Nov 19 2019

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Amanpour: Bob Iger and Martin Kemp

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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

Sep 30 2019

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Amanpour: David Urban, Preet Bharara & Rachel Yehuda

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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

Apr 01 2019

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Amanpour: Helen Prejean, Rob Schenck and Crawford Allan

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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; after years of soul searching, he warns of the very real dangers of hate-filled rhetoric. Crawford Allan, senior director at WWF and TRAFFIC Wildlife Crime Initiative, explains the illegal cheetah trade and why their numbers are dwindling in the wild. via Knit

Aug 16 2019

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

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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 down with Sylvester James Gates, professor and theoretical physicist, to reflect on co-writing, "Proving Einstein Right". He explores how scientists proved Einstein's ground-breaking theory of relativity all those years ago. via Knit

Nov 18 2019

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

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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

May 31 2019

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

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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 Street. via Knit

Apr 02 2019

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

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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. via Knit

Feb 22 2019

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

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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

May 08 2019

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

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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 Knit

Mar 22 2019

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

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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

Mar 01 2019

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

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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 report from New York and Stockholm respectively on the groundbreaking youth climate strikes happening all over the globe. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Harvard Law Professor Michael Sandel about public discourse. via Knit

Mar 15 2019

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

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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

Apr 16 2019

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

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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 career. via Knit

May 01 2019

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

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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

Apr 04 2019

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Amanpour: Anand Giridharadas, Mads Mikkelsen and Lindy West

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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

Jan 18 2019

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

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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" and the allegations of plagiarism against it. via Knit

Feb 28 2019

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Amanpour: Mohammad Shtayyeh, Bryan Stevenson and Marin Alsop

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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 conductor. via Knit

Jun 24 2019

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Amanpour: Michael Collins, Charles Fishman and Kati Marton

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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 husband, the legendary diplomat Richard Holbrooke. via Knit

Jul 19 2019

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

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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 change, to tensions with Ukraine, in a wide-ranging conversation. Artist Dread Scott looks back on his recent recreation of a Louisiana slave revolt from 1811, the German Coast Uprising. He outlines why he thinks so many people wanted to come together to recreate the forgotten rebellion. Our Alison Stewart sits down with designer Christian Siriano to find out more about his rise to the top of the fashion world. Known for his breathtaking visual imagination, and for championing body positivity and diversity on the runway, he talks about why he's not afraid to break the rules. via Knit

Dec 07 2019

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

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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 Stewart, the former British Conservative MP, talks about the urgent need to bring politics back to the center and why he's throwing his hat into the ring for London Mayor. From signaling issues on the Piccadilly line, to knife crime in the capital, he highlights key issues and how he hopes to solve them, should he replace current Mayor Sadiq Khan. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with George Church, professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, to discuss his extraordinary work that ranges from growing human organs to resurrecting long extinct animals. He addresses the potential that genetic engineering holds, but also the ethical issues it poses. via Knit

Dec 05 2019

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Amanpour: Kay Bailey Hutchison, Michael Lewis and Jonathan Haidt

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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 sits down with Jonathan Haidt, the social psychologist and co-author of "The Dark Psychology of Social Networks." He serves up solutions for what he calls the "outrage machine," that is spreading anger and toxicity. via Knit

Dec 04 2019

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

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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, executive director of the Center for Human Rights in Iran, explain the importance of defending artist freedoms in Iran amid the ongoing protests that have seen more than 200 killed. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Feras Fayyad, the Emmy Award-winning director, to discuss his new film of "The Cave" which documents the work of Syrian doctor Amani Ballour as she managed an underground hospital in Ghouta, outside Damascus. via Knit

Dec 03 2019

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

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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 dramatizing the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. He explains how the consequences of that deep division and religious extremism seen 25 years ago can still be felt in Israeli society today. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Jonah Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed and co-founder of The Huffington Post, to unpack what "public interest" means in the age of the internet. via Knit

Dec 02 2019

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

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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 "Through Positive Eyes" to celebrate World AIDS Day and end stigma once and for all. Julia Neuberger, senior rabbi and member of the British House of Lords, discusses the Labour party's anti-Semitism problem and how this might impact the upcoming UK election. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, to discuss his new book, "From Generosity to Justice: A New Gospel of Wealth." via Knit

Nov 27 2019

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

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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 older in the public eye. She reflects on "Becoming a Dangerous Woman"; and why she chose this as the title of her new memoir. Our Alison Stewart sits down with Lena Waithe, award-winning screenwriter, to talk about writing her first feature film, "Queen & Slim," a tale of bloodshed, race, trauma and hope. via Knit

Nov 26 2019

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

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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 crisis. And our Michel Martin sits down with Martha Minow, the former dean of Harvard Law School, to discuss her new book "When Should Law Forgive?" about the complicated intersections between law, justice and forgiveness. via Knit

Nov 22 2019

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

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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". via Knit

Nov 19 2019

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

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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 down with Sylvester James Gates, professor and theoretical physicist, to reflect on co-writing, "Proving Einstein Right". He explores how scientists proved Einstein's ground-breaking theory of relativity all those years ago. via Knit

Nov 18 2019

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

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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 plants leaked a chemical known as PFO into the water supply. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Adam Frankel, President Obama's former speechwriter and author of "The Survivors," to discuss his search for truth after uncovering a traumatic secret in his family. via Knit

Nov 14 2019

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

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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 author, and Carl Bernstein, former Washington Post reporter, reflect on past impeachment processes involving Presidents Nixon and Clinton. They give their take on how this impeachment compares. via Knit

Nov 14 2019

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

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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 Gaza-Israel border. Our Miles O'Brien sits down with Garry Kasparov, the chess grandmaster and pro-democracy activist, to discuss the threat technology and Putin's Russia poses to American democracy. via Knit

Nov 12 2019

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

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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 reinterpretation of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman." Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Jimmie Fails, actor in "The Last Black Man in San Francisco", to discuss his debut role in the semi-autobiographical film that has prompted rave reviews. via Knit

Nov 08 2019

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

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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 Khodorkovsky. Our Michel Martin sits down with Megan Phelps-Roper, former member of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church, to talk about why she left and how she feels about religion now. via Knit

Nov 08 2019

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

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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 could go back. via Knit

Nov 06 2019

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

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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 smog in New Delhi. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Chris "Shockwave" Sullivan, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Aneesa Folds, the cast of Freestyle Love Supreme, to explain how their Broadway show that fuses rap and improv. via Knit

Nov 05 2019

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

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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 co-founder of Twitter, to discuss his new publishing platform Medium and why he's focusing on more nuanced, quality content. He also digs into why Twitter needs to take more responsibility. via Knit

Nov 04 2019

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Amanpour: Karen Armstrong, Brendan Simms and Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

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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 down with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, president of StubHub and founder of theBoardlist, to discuss the importance of diversity and structural reform of corporate America. via Knit

Nov 02 2019

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

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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 to delve into the outstanding life of Harriet Tubman, the slave who led her people to freedom. Michel Martin sits down with Ocean Vuong, author of "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous," to talk about the debut novel that earned him six weeks on the New York Times best-seller list this year. via Knit

Oct 31 2019

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