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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.

    Amanpour: Jess Kelly, Hossam Bahgat, Mariana van Zeller, Michelle Singletary, John Carlin, and k.d. lang

    Amanpour: Jess Kelly, Hossam Bahgat, Mariana van Zeller, Michelle Singletary, John Carlin, and k.d. lang

    Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights founder Hossam Bahgat and human rights activist Jess Kelly join Christiane Amanpour to discuss Kelly’s husband and other activists' arrests. Then, award-winning investigative journalist Mariana van Zeller breaks down her new series for National Geographic, “Trafficked.” Finance columnist Michelle Singletary talks to Michel Martin about her latest series and her own struggles as a black woman from Baltimore. And Finally, Singer k.d. lang and Red Hot Organization co-founder John Carlin join Amanpour to mark World Aids Day and the 30th anniversary of the “Red, Hot and Blue” album.

     

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    Amanpour: Ellie Geranmayeh, Jens Stoltenberg, Wendell Pierce, and Scott Galloway

    Amanpour: Ellie Geranmayeh, Jens Stoltenberg, Wendell Pierce, and Scott Galloway

    Ellie Geranmayeh from the European Council on Foreign Relations joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the potential fallout from the killing of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Then, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg breaks down what a Biden presidency means for the Alliance. Turning to the arts, actor Wendell Pierce speaks to Amanpour about the film “Between the World and Me.” Author Scott Galloway talks to Hari Sreenivasan about his new book and how he thinks the coronavirus pandemic will impact education, health, and society.

     

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    Amanpour: Leopoldo López, Sister Helen Prejean, Chelsea Walsh and the Kanneh-Mason family

    Amanpour: Leopoldo López, Sister Helen Prejean, Chelsea Walsh and the Kanneh-Mason family

    Venezuelan opposition activist Leopoldo López joins Christiane Amanpour from exile in Madrid to discuss what the Biden administration’s next steps should be. He explains how their multilateral approach brings hope of a coordinated effort against Nicolas Maduro. Then renowned anti-death penalty campaigner Sister Helen Prejean speaks out on President Trump's unprecedented spree of federal executions before leaving office, and the need for restorative justice. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Chelsea Walsh, a covid crisis travel nurse, about jetting around the country to help those most impacted by this pandemic. She reveals the emotional and physical toll tackling this virus takes on healthcare workers like her. And finally, the multi-talented Kanneh-Mason family reflect on the power of music and play part of their new classical album "Carnival."

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    Amanpour: Anthony Gardner, David Miliband, Sadiq Khan, Claudia Sheinbaum and Loretta J. Ross

    Amanpour: Anthony Gardner, David Miliband, Sadiq Khan, Claudia Sheinbaum and Loretta J. Ross

    As President-elect Joe Biden names Tony Blinken as his new Secretary of State, Anthony Gardner, former U.S. Ambassador to the EU, and David Miliband, CEO of International Rescue Committee, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss what his foreign policy agenda could look like in a post-Trump era. Turning to coronavirus - the Mayors of two leading cities, London's Sadiq Khan and Mexico City's Claudia Sheinbaum, explain how this pandemic has hit women the hardest. Then our Michel Martin speaks to Loretta J. Ross, professor at Smith College, about cancel culture and if there’s ever really a time and place for it.

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    Amanpour: Justin Welby, Leon Botstein and Nicholas Thompson

    Amanpour: Justin Welby, Leon Botstein and Nicholas Thompson

    Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the UK foreign aid cuts, the decision to close churches during lockdown and measurements being put in place in response to sexual abuse within the Church of England. Turning from faith to education – Leon Botstein, the president of Bard College, discusses the call to close New York City public schools due to Covid-19 and the importance of education for democracy. Then our Walter Isaacson speaks to Nicholas Thompson, the editor-in-chief of WIRED Magazine about how misinformation is spread on social media and why Facebook need to change their algorithm.

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    Amanpour: Kevin Rudd, Steve McQueen, and Noubar Afeyan

    Amanpour: Kevin Rudd, Steve McQueen, and Noubar Afeyan

    Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his petition to investigate Rupert Murdoch's media monopoly, and what a Biden presidency might mean for U.S.-China relations. Then, celebrated film director Steve McQueen talks about his latest work of cinema, “Small Axe.” Moderna chairman Noubar Afeyan speaks to Walter Isaacson about the herculean task of producing and distributing a coronavirus vaccine.

     

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