"This Week with George Stephanopoulos" is ABC News’ pre-eminent Sunday morning discussion program, featuring newsmaker interviews and panel discussions and debates on a wide range of global issues and commentary, putting into unique perspective the preceding week’s news, and often setting the stage for the week ahead.
Full Episode: September 19, 2021
With an FDA advisory panel recommending Pfizer booster shots only for those over 65 or at high risk, Martha goes one-on-one with Dr. Anthony Fauci on the latest setback for the Biden administration in its booster plan push. After the Pentagon admitted a drone strike that killed 10 Afghan civilians was a mistake, Martha interviews Adm. Mike Mullen on the tragedy and Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley’s calls to China in the final months of the Trump presidency. Following a powerful day of testimony from U.S. gymnasts on the sexual abuse they suffered by team doctor Larry Nassar, Pierre Thomas and Christine Brennan join Martha to discuss the FBI’s failure in handling the case and what comes next.
Full Episode: Sunday, September 12, 2021
After Pres. Biden announced a sweeping new vaccine mandate amid the delta variant, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy joins George to discuss how the administration plans to enforce the policy and the potential legal challenges from GOP governors. After calling for a pause in the Democrats' $3.5T economic package, George interviews Sen. Joe Manchin and goes one-on-one with Sen. Bernie Sanders on his strategy for passing the bill amid pushback from moderate Democrats. Plus the Powerhouse Roundtable.
Full Episode: Sunday September 5, 2021
Hurricane Ida devastated Louisiana and the northeast, causing flooding and killing dozens of people. ABC "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos goes one-one-one with White House Senior Advisor Cedric Richmond about what types of federal emergency assistance President Biden is prepared to authorize. The Supreme Court voted not to block a Texas law that would make it illegal to have an abortion after six weeks. Republican Senator Bill Cassidy spoke with George about the decision from the Supreme Court, and relief efforts in Louisiana. The nation will mark 20 years since 9/11 as the country absorbs more harrowing scenes from the chaotic exit out of Afghanistan, and George speaks with ABC's Martha Raddatz, Pierre Thomas, and retired ABC News broadcaster Charlie Gibson about that fateful day.
Full Episode: Sunday August 29, 2021
Collapse into chaos. The Biden administration is in damage control as the Taliban seizes power in Afghanistan, the military racing to evacuate Americans and our Afghan allies left behind. ABC "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz sits down exclusively with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, asking is the Pentagon was prepared -- and could the mission expand? Also, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has what you need to know about COVID-19 booster shots.
Full Episode: Sunday, August 22, 2021
Following the deadly terror attack that killed 13 U.S. service members and an estimated 170 Afghans, Martha Raddatz interviews Secretary Blinken about the race to evacuate Americans and allies from Afghanistan before the August 31 deadline. Martha goes one-on-one with Senator Sasse about his call for the U.S. to maintain a “light footprint” in Afghanistan. With COVID hospitalizations passing 100,000 for the first time since January, Martha Raddatz goes one-on-one with Dr. Fauci. Plus, the power house roundtable.