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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: Tzipi Livni, Diana Buttu, Mary Jordan and DJ Patil

    Amanpour: Tzipi Livni, Diana Buttu, Mary Jordan and DJ Patil

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss tensions between Israel and Palestine. She warns that if Israel annexes Palestinian territory unilaterally, it's giving up hope for peace in the future and making a huge historical mistake. Palestinian human rights lawyer and former adviser to the PLO Diana Buttu weighs in, arguing that if Israel go ahead with the annexation, they are breaking international law and must be held accountable. Mary Jordan, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and author of "The Art of Her Deal," reveals how First Lady Melania Trump used her husband's ascent to renegotiate her prenup and how she influenced the President’s VP pick. Then our Hari Sreenivasan turns back to the coronavirus pandemic with his conversation with DJ Patil, the former U.S. chief data scientist. He explains that Covid-19 isn’t going away and the likelihood of a second wave and how we best mitigate it.  

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    Amanpour: Christine Todd Whitman, Faiz Shakir, Glenn Hubbard and Kadir Nelson

    Amanpour: Christine Todd Whitman, Faiz Shakir, Glenn Hubbard and Kadir Nelson

    Christine Todd Whitman, the former governor of New Jersey, digs into the climate crisis and the upcoming presidential election. Faiz Shakir, the former campaign manager for Bernie Sanders’ 2020 run, and Mark Mckinnon, former presidential adviser, analyse the progressive surge in Tuesday's primaries and what it will mean come November. Then our Walter Isaacson talks to Columbia professor and economist Glenn Hubbard about how we are going to recover economically from the fallout of Covid-19. And finally, Kadir Nelson, the artist and author, reveals the inspiration behind his acclaimed covers for The New Yorker and The Rolling Stone. He talks art, racial justice and politics in this current moment of cultural reckoning.

     

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    Amanpour: William Cohen, Clifford Stott and Norm Stamper

    Amanpour: William Cohen, Clifford Stott and Norm Stamper

    William Cohen, the veteran Republican and former Defense Secretary, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss a potential second term for President Trump. He says this would could spell the end of democracy and pave the way for tyranny. Clifford Stott, social psychology professor at Keele University, discusses how to prevent protests turning violent. For example, he explains how officers can and should use dialogue to defuse tensions with large crowds. Then our Michel Martin speaks to Norm Stamper, former Seattle Police chief and author of “To Protect and Serve: How to Fix America's Police,” about the toxic police culture he was once a part of and how best to remedy it.

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    Amanpour: Kristalina Georgieva, Reverend William J. Barber II, Anne Milgram, Matthew Desmond and Afua Hirsch

    Amanpour: Kristalina Georgieva, Reverend William J. Barber II, Anne Milgram, Matthew Desmond and Afua Hirsch

    Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the International Monetary Fund, joins Christiane Amanpour to assess the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. She reveals that the global recession will be worse, and the recovery potentially slower, than currently forecast. Reverend William Barber II, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, highlights the urgent need to combat voter suppression before the 2020 presidential election. He says voting rights are a matter of life and death. Former federal prosecutor Anne Milgram discusses the firing of U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman; stating the removal was bizarre, political and raises questions that need to be answered by Attorney General Barr. Then our Michel Martin speaks to Princeton professor and author of "Evicted", Matthew Desmond, about the eviction crisis in the United States and how ending up on the street is a very real possibility for many Americans. He lays out how investing in affordable and stable housing is economically beneficial. And finally – today the UK mark Windrush day, a day honoring the contribution of the Windrush Generation who emigrated to the UK after WWII, but many of whom were wrongfully detained and even deported. Afua Hirsch, journalist and author of “Brit(ish), delves into the country's history of systemic racism.

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    Amanpour: Carol Anderson, Eric Foner, Malcolm Gladwell and Lonnie Bunch

    Amanpour: Carol Anderson, Eric Foner, Malcolm Gladwell and Lonnie Bunch

    Today is “Juneteenth” in the United States; a holiday that celebrates the emancipation of America’s slaves. Historians Carol Anderson and Eric Foner join Christiane Amanpour to unpack this historic day and the legacy of systemic racism that is still felt today. They explore the patterns of both progress and backlash for black Americans. Malcolm Gladwell, host of "Revisionist History" and author of "Talking to Strangers", discusses police reform and America’s moral shift. Then Walter Isaacson speaks to Lonnie Bunch, the first African American to oversee The Smithsonian Institution and head of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, about the tragic story of 14-year-old Emmett till who was lynched in 1955. He says slavery is embedded in everything and highlights the importance learning from our brutal history. And finally – we mark the graduation of Malala Yousafzai, who despite being targeted by the Taliban 8 years ago, now holds a degree from one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

     

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    Amanpour: Jim Sciutto, Gabriela Jauregui, Farnaz Fassihi. Dr. Larry Brilliant

    Amanpour: Jim Sciutto, Gabriela Jauregui, Farnaz Fassihi. Dr. Larry Brilliant

    Jim Sciutto, CNN’s security correspondent and author of "The Madman Theory: Trump Takes on the World," joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack former national security adviser John Bolton’s explosive new memoir detailing his time in the White House by Trump’s side. Sciutto digs into Bolton’s motives and questions why he did not protest more loudly about the President’s behavior at the time and when testifying under oath. Since lockdown, rates of domestic violence around the world have spiked and nations with already poor records on women’s rights are seeing increased rates of femicide. Gabriela Jauregui, author and women's rights activist from Mexico, and Farnaz Fassihi, the New York Times journalist, explain the ‘shadow pandemic’ of violence against women in Mexico and Iran. Physician and epidemiologist Dr. Larry Brilliant has been sounding the alarm about pandemics for years; he speaks to our Walter Isaacson about working for the W.H.O in India and the lessons he learnt eradicating the smallpox virus. 

     

     

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