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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: Paul Krugman, Russ Feingold, Paul Rosenzweig and Eduardo Padrón

    Amanpour: Paul Krugman, Russ Feingold, Paul Rosenzweig and Eduardo Padrón

    With coronavirus benefit payments in the U.S. set to expire imminently and Congress unable to agree a new aid deal, many Americans face an uncertain financial future. Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the fight to protect American prosperity and the "body blow" that political inaction deals to ordinary citizens. Then, Russ Feingold, president of the American Constitution Society and Paul Rosenzweig, founder of Red Branch Consulting, give their take from either side of the political aisle on Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony this week. And our Walter Isaacson speaks to Eduardo Padrón, president emeritus of Miami Dade College, about the imperative for diversity and flexibility in education, and the systemic inequalities that the coronavirus pandemic has exposed in America's collegiate system. 

    • 55 min
    Amanpour: Tony Blinken, Roberto Azevedo, Maya Soetoro, Yo-Yo Ma and Andy Slavitt

    Amanpour: Tony Blinken, Roberto Azevedo, Maya Soetoro, Yo-Yo Ma and Andy Slavitt

    America takes another step away from its international commitments as President Trump approves the removal of nearly 12,000 troops from Germany. With U.S. global leadership under the spotlight, Christiane Amanpour speaks to Tony Blinken, senior foreign policy advisor to Joe Biden, about the upcoming U.S. election and America’s international responsibilities. Director General of the World Trade Organization Roberto Azevedo reflects on the "grim" prospects for the world economy post-Covid, his "challenging" relationship with President Trump and his decision to step down from WTO leadership. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and co-founder of The Peace Studio Maya Soetoro discuss the link between music and peace and explain how sound gives physical comfort in times of trouble.  And our Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Andy Slavitt, former acting administrator of the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services, about his new podcast "In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt" and why he thinks that trust is key to turn the tide on America’s battle with Covid-19.

    • 57 min
    Amanpour: Tim Bray, Shoshana Zuboff, Fary and Carl Zimmer

    Amanpour: Tim Bray, Shoshana Zuboff, Fary and Carl Zimmer

    CEOs from four of the world’s most powerful companies  - Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google - faced a grilling before US Congress on Wednesday, asked to explain how their vast empires and business practices are reshaping the world we live in. Former Amazon Vice President Tim Bray, and author of "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism", Shoshana Zuboff, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the role and responsibilities of big tech. Then French comedian Fary talks candidly about the myth of his country's colourblind ideal, and his recent project 'Hexagone'.  And our Walter Isaacson speaks to Carl Zimmer, award-winning science writer and New York Times columnist, about the race for a coronavirus vaccine and the diverging approaches being taken.

    • 57 min
    Amanpour: Russ Feingold, Paul Rosenzweig, Jacqueline Novogratz and Eduardo Padrón

    Amanpour: Russ Feingold, Paul Rosenzweig, Jacqueline Novogratz and Eduardo Padrón

    Progressive icon Russ Feingold and former Homeland Security official Paul Rosenzweig join Christiane Amanpour to assess the impact of Attorney General William Barr on American justice. Then Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO of Acumen and author of "Manifesto for a Moral Revolution", calls for a moral revolution. She argues why we need to change our values to help the most vulnerable. And our Walter Isaacson speaks to Eduardo Padrón, president emeritus of Miami Dade College, about the diversity and inclusivity of his college, the life changing importance of education and how it's being impacted by coronavirus.

    • 55 min
    Amanpour: Jerry Brown, Joachim Kersten, Neil Gross and Margaret Sullivan

    Amanpour: Jerry Brown, Joachim Kersten, Neil Gross and Margaret Sullivan

    Jerry Brown, the former California Governor, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Trump’s decision to send federal agents into Portland to quell the unrest. He says this is unprecedented and ‘pure politics’. Joachim Kersten, chair of police science at the German Police University, and Neil Gross, sociology professor at Colby College, talk about what America can learn from German policing. They trace how Germany changed its police training after World War II. Then our Michel Martin speaks to Margaret Sullivan, media columnist at The Washington Post and author of "Ghosting the News", about the impact of coronavirus on local journalism.

    • 55 min
    Amanpour: Steve Leifman, Norm Orstein, Amma Asante and Charles Stewart

    Amanpour: Steve Leifman, Norm Orstein, Amma Asante and Charles Stewart

    Judge Steve Leifman and political scientist Norm Ornstein, the men behind PBS documentary “The Definition of Insanity”, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss Miami-Dade County’s ground-breaking Jail Diversion Program that uses empathy to decriminalize the mentally ill. Then director Amma Asante reflects on making new series "Mrs. America" that examines the controversial 1970s anti-feminist Phyllis Schlafly. She also reveals her experience as a part of the 1% of black and female British directors. And as the November election draws ever closer and many states are expanding the use of postal voting in an effort to keep people safe amid the pandemic, our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Charles Stewart, professor of political science at MIT, about why this has become so politically charged.

    • 55 min

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