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: Michael D'Antonio, David Urban, Curtis Sittenfeld and Scott Galloway

As Americans honour their military service people on Memorial Day, the country edges closer to another landmark, 100,000 coronavirus deaths. President Trump has been widely criticized for this handling of the pandemic, and for his behaviour over the weekend. Christiane Amanpour is joined by Michael D'Antonio, author of "The Truth About Trump", and David Urban, a member of President Trump's 2020 advisory committee. Curtis Sittenfeld talks to Christiane about her new book "Rodham", which...


Amanpour: Amy Walter, Jack Saul, Dr. Helene Gayle and Angélique Kidjo

As America feels the toll of the coronavirus, it is drawing closer to the November election where President Trump is set to face off against Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Amy Walter, the national editor of the Cook Political Report, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how the U.S. presidential race is shaping up. Around the world people are struggling in lockdown, separated from loved ones and trying to prevent the spread of Covid-19; all of which is having a massive strain on our mental...


Amanpour: Peter Piot, Dorothy Duffy, Anand Giridharadas, Sue Stuart-Smith and Ron Finley

Peter Piot is the director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is still recovering from coronavirus after being diagnosed back in March. He joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his ordeal as well as the global response. When Dorothy Duffy sadly lost her older sister to Covid-19, who was living in a care home at the time, she wrote a beautiful and emotive poem to highlight how she is not just a statistic. She reads some of that poignant piece and explains her thought...


Amanpour: Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Richard Haass and Anya Hindmarch

Helle Thorning-Schmidt, co-chair of the Facebook oversight board, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the threat disinformation and conspiracy theories pose when gone unchecked. Thorning-Schmidt says that, over time, the board could challenge Facebook's community standards and impact its ads and its algorithm. Nikole Hannah-Jones won a Pulitzer Prize for The 1619 Project in the New York Times; a project that attempts to re-examine the legacy of slavery in the United States. She explains how...


Amanpour: Bob Menendez, Susan Glasser, Ed Luce, Jonathan Nez and Satya Nadella

Democratic Senator from New Jersey Bob Menendez joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack President Trump's decision to fire State Department Inspector General Steve Linick. He reflects on this decision and current administration's general behaviour. Susan Glasser, staff writer at The New Yorker, and Ed Luce, the U.S. national editor of the Financial Times, draw parallels between Washington under Trump and Moscow under Putin. Then the Navajo Nation president discusses the high number of...


Amanpour: Atul Gawande, Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton and Guillaume Long

Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital, talks to Christiane Amanpour about the key steps to safely re-opening the United States and around the world. He delves into the lessons that can be learnt from hospitals as well as how we address mortality during the pandemic. Then – actress Julie Andrews is perhaps the most well-known nanny in the world; her iconic roles in “Mary Poppins” and “The Sound of Music” are cultural cornerstones. Her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton is an...


Amanpour: Ed Yong, Gary Lineker and Tom Nichols

As the U.S. nears 90,000 coronavirus deaths, the WHO this week warned that the virus may never go away, making a vaccine the holy grail. President Trump promised a vaccine at 'warp speed' on Friday, a much faster timetable than many experts predict. Christiane Amanpour speaks to Ed Yong, science writer at The Atlantic, about the science behind the virus. Meanwhile the eyes of many sports fans will be on the German Bundesliga this weekend as it becomes the first major European soccer league...


Amanpour: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Paolo Gentiloni, Dr. Boris Lushniak and Sarah Lewis

Christiane Amanpour is joined by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the former President of Liberia, to talk about how the coronavirus is affecting Africa, and her own experience leading, and winning, the battle against Ebola in 2014. Former Italian Prime Minister and current EU Economy Commissioner, Paolo Gentiloni, reflects on the struggle for unity amongst the European bloc, and the uncertainty around Europe's tourist season. Dr. Boris Lushniak, former U.S. Acting Surgeon General, discusses the...


Amanpour: Luiz Henrique Mandetta, Mariana Mazzucato, Mark Cuban and Hassan Akkad

As coronavirus infections in Latin America sky-rocket, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to dismiss the virus as a 'little flu'. Christiane Amanpour speaks to Luiz Henrique Mandetta, Brazil's former Health Minister, who sparred publicly with President Bolsonaro over his handling of the crisis. Mariana Mazzucato, professor of economics at University College London, reflects on the damage COVID-19 has caused across the globe, and digs into how the crisis could spark a move towards...


Amanpour: Donna Shalala, Donald G. McNeil Jr., Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Dr. F. Perry Wilson

As almost every U.S. state in is now set to lighten lockdown restrictions, America's top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci testified on Tuesday before the Senate Health Committee. The message: open too quickly and face serious consequences. Donna Shalala, former U.S. Health and Human Services secretary, joins Christiane to digest the hearings. Donald G. McNeil Jr., science and health reporter at the New York Times, talks to Christiane about America's roadmap to recovery, and the...


Amanpour: David King, David Enrich and Amanda Little

Christiane Amanpour is joined by David King, former UK chief scientific adviser, to discuss the easing of Britain's lockdown. He tells Christiane why he thinks that lifting restrictions too soon could damage public trust in science. Meanwhile, the US Supreme Court will decide on Tuesday whether President Trump can block congressional and criminal inquiries into his financial practices. It is the biggest presidential immunity case since Watergate. David Enrich, business investigations editor...


Amanpour: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Max Hastings, Dr Jane Goodall & Tom Ridge

Marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe, historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Max Hastings join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the importance of VE day and the leadership that made it possible. World-renowned primatologist Dr Jane Goodall tells Christiane about her new National Geographic documentary "Jane Goodall- The Hope", and the risk that the coronavirus could pose to apes. And Michel Martin talks to former Pennsylvania governor and veteran Tom Ridge, about his...


Amanpour: Dr. Richard Hatchett, Evan Osnos & Laura Marling

With dire economic warnings coming in from experts on both sides of the Atlantic, a coronavirus vaccine is being held up as a medical and economic holy grail. 108 potential COVID-19 vaccines are in the works - but what are the chances of one being successful? Christiane Amanpour speaks to Dr. Richard Hatchett, CEO of Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and former adviser on pandemics to presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. New Yorker writer Evan Osnos tells Michel Martin...


Amanpour: Tony Blair, Stacey Abrams and Marc Benioff

Tony Blair, the former British Prime Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the globe's response to the coronavirus pandemic; which he says severely lacks the coordination needed to combat the virus effectively. He also reflects on the UK's death toll and their failure to shut down the nation quicker. And from the UK to the U.S. - Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia State House Minority Leader, explains that whilst she isn't quite pitching herself for the role, she would be a more than...


Amanpour: Ian Bremmer, Robert Reich, David Nott and Bharat Ramamurti

Ian Bremmer, founder of the Eurasia group, and Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, join Christiane Amanpourto discuss the war of words between the United States and China and the fears of a new cold war. They warn against the ratcheting up tension during both a pandemic and a global recession. And from one war zone to another - David Nott, the trauma and humanitarian surgeon, talks about trading hotzones such as Syria and Yemen to the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak in...


Amanpour: Ursula von der Leyen, Sebastião Salgado and Alex Stamos

Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, joins Christiane Amanpour about the global fundraiser she is leading for a vaccine and treatment of coronavirus. She highlights that the virus knows no borders and in order to combat it we must come together as a globe. Celebrated photographer Sebastião Salgado talks passionately about the plight of Brazil's indigenous people; he appeals to the Brazilian government to protect them from both exploitation as well as Covid-19. Then...


Amanpour: Billie Jean King, Andy Murray, Gen. David Petraeus and Ken Burns

Billie Jean King, former tennis champion, and Andy Murray, three-time tennis Grand Slam winner, join Christiane Amanpour for an exclusive conversation about how the coronavirus is effecting sports events and fighting for gender equality on and off the court. Our Walter Isaacson talks to General David Petraeus, the former CIA Director and former commander of coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, about leadership during times of crisis. Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns discusses making his...


Amanpour: Margaret Sullivan, Fintan O'Toole, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Paul Mescal and Charles Duhigg

Columnists Fintan O'Toole, from the Irish Times, and Margaret Sullivan, from the Washington Post, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss how President Donald Trump's misleading comments about Covid-19 may have cost lives. Then in a much-needed dose of culture to distract us all during these times - actors Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal talk about portraying Marianne and Connell is the TV series adaptation of Sally Rooney's best-selling book, "Normal People." They talk intimacy, mental health...


Amanpour: Heidi Heitkamp, Mia Mottley and Eric Ripert

Heidi Heitkamp, former U.S. Senate Democrat for North Dakota, joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the U.S. response so far to the coronavirus outbreak. She says that Trump has failed due to his isolationist mentality. Mia Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados, highlights the importance of moral leadership during this crisis. She reveals how Covid-19 is impacting the island nation and what international action is needed going forward. Our Michel Martin speaks to Eric Ripert, executive...


Amanpour: Tim Phillips, Michael Specter, Richard Levitan

With the number of coronavirus cases in the United States now standing at over 1 million the nation is struggling economically. Tim Phillips, president of Koch-backed group Americans for Prosperity, joins Christiane Amanpour to argue why we shouldn't bail out the states. He explains why the economy needs the be reopened slowly state by state. Michael Specter, staff writer at The New Yorker and professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, gives an insight into the man behind the White...