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

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.






Amanpour: Elissa Slotkin, Nicolai Wammen and James Shapiro

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


Amanpour: Senait Fisseha and David Kessler

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


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

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


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

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


Amanpour: Karen Armstrong, Mike Chinoy and Nicholas Christakis

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


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

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


Amanpour: Peter Piot, Symone Sanders and David Miliband

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


Amanpour: Phil Murphy, Neel Kashkari and Laurie Santos

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


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

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


Amanpour: Yuval Noah Harari, Stephen Fry & David Zucchino

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


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

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


Amanpour: Matteo Renzi, David Urban & David Autor

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


Amanpour: Adam Schiff, Lydia Cacho & Ted Olson

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


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

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


Amanpour: Helen Lewis, Daniel Kehlmann and Daniel Markovits

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


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

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


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

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


Amanpour: Paul Polman, Bill McKibben and Robert Bullard

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


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

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


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

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