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January 27, 2022

55m 42s

The EU has said an attack on Ukraine is an attack on Europe. America’s favorite TV and real-life couple, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, have come back to life in Aaron Sorkin’s new film "Being the Ricardos." "The Most Dangerous Branch" author David A. Kaplan reacts to Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement from the Supreme Court. A new podcast series, "Things Fell Apart," examines polarization.

Episodes

  • January 27, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 27, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 42s

    The EU has said an attack on Ukraine is an attack on Europe. America’s favorite TV and real-life couple, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, have come back to life in Aaron Sorkin’s new film "Being the Ricardos." "The Most Dangerous Branch" author David A. Kaplan reacts to Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement from the Supreme Court. A new podcast series, "Things Fell Apart," examines polarization.

  • January 26, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 26, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 44s

    Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre discusses the Ukraine crisis. Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla gives an update on vaccine developments and global health. Philosopher and director Bernard-Henri Lévy discusses his new film "The Will to See."

  • January 25, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 25, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 56s

    Jens Stoltenberg is working overtime to ensure U.S. and European unity while tensions are high on the Russia/Ukraine border. An exclusive interview on why the IMF is downgrading prospects for growth this year. After more than 900 days in detention, Egyptian-Palestinian activist Ramy Shaath is finally free. Jonathan Greenblatt on the rise of antisemitism and his new book "It Could Happen Here."

  • January 24, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 24, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 45s

    Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai explains how global powers should try to deal with the Taliban and save Afghan lives. Marin Alsop, the first woman to lead a major American orchestra, reflects on her fascinating career. Lawyer and policy expert Matthew Cortland explains how the pandemic is affecting the disabled community.

  • January 21, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 21, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 57s

    “There is a gaping hole in the governing of Britain.” This is the sobering assessment of former Prime Minister Tony Blair. "The Shark Is Broken," based on the filming of the 1975 thriller "Jaws," is the talk of London’s West End. Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott reflects on the current deadlock. Irish band Fontaines D.C. met and bonded over poetry as university students in Dublin.

  • January 20, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 20, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 32s

    Sen. Chris Murphy discusses the Ukraine crisis. Actress Penélope Cruz reflects on her new film "Parallel Mothers" and her work with director Pedro Almodóvar. Merritt Tierce discusses her recent New York Times Magazine article "The Abortion I Didn't Have."

  • January 19, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 19, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 56s

    Kori Schake and Abby Phillip assess President Biden's first year in office on the eve of the anniversary of his inauguration. Filmmakers Stanley Nelson and Traci Curry discuss their new documentary "Attica." Laura Coates discusses her book "Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor's Fight for Fairness."

  • January 18, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 18, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 57s

    Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has returned to the country to face charges of treason. Congressman Jamie Raskin discusses his new memoir "Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy." In "Fulfillment" Alec MacGillis examines Amazon's impact on the wealth and poverty of towns and cities across the country.

  • January 17, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 17, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 41s

    On this Martin Luther King Day, House Majority Whip James Clyburn tells Christiane why he's not giving up on voting rights. Former U.S. diplomat Kurt Volker and German politician Norbert Roettgen to assess the situation regarding Russia and Ukraine. Investigative reporter Azmat Khan says flawed intelligence and imprecise targeting caused the deaths of thousands.

  • January 14, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 14, 2021

    S2022 - 55m 55s

    Sportscaster Mary Carillo discusses the Australian Open and Novak Djokovic. UK House of Lords member Helena Kennedy weighs in on developments in the Boris Johnson party scandal. Actors Laurence Fishburne and Frankie Faison reflect on Sidney Poitier's legacy. Michael Li of the Brennan Center explains how gerrymandering is dividing the U.S.

  • January 13, 2022: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 13, 2022

    S2022 - 55m 56s

    Michael Phelps speaks about the upcoming Olympics and his struggles with mental health. Max Foster discusses Britain’s Prince Andrew, who has been stripped of his military titles and his royal patronages. Dmitri Trenin gives insight into Russia’s next moves. Dale Weeks died after waiting 15 days for specialized care; his daughter blames the unvaccinated COVID-19 patients.

  • January 12, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 12, 2021

    S2022 - 55m 56s

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman offers analysis of tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Journalist Tom McTague discusses recent calls for Boris Johnson's resignation. State Senator Kathy Bernier (R-WI) explains how the Big Lie could come back to haunt her party. Whistleblower Frances Haugen explains how Facebook's prioritization of “growth over safety” contributed to the Jan. 6 riot.

Extras + Features

  • Carl Bernstein on Reporting the Truth During the Trump Era: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Carl Bernstein on Reporting the Truth During the Trump Era

    S2022 - 18m 9s

    The evolution of journalism has known many challenges, up to and including the current flood of misinformation. Journalist Carl Bernstein has seen it all on his career path from copy boy to Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who helped break the Watergate scandal. He revisits that journey in his new book, "Chasing History." He discusses the issues that threaten our culture and our politics today.

  • ADL CEO: America Is Tipping From Hate to the Unthinkable: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    ADL CEO: America Is Tipping From Hate to the Unthinkable

    S2022 - 17m 40s

    Antisemitism is on the rise globally, including right here in the U.S. Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, addresses the issue in his new book, "It Could Happen Here." He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how we can strike back against hate. The interview is part of Exploring Hate, our ongoing series on antisemitism, racism and extremism.

  • Did Facebook Contribute to Jan. 6? Whistleblower Weighs In: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Did Facebook Contribute to Jan. 6? Whistleblower Weighs In

    S2022 - 17m 11s

    Critics say that Facebook was a prime tool used to spread misinformation and sow confusion in the 2020 election. Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, who came forward with leaked documents, says there is evidence to prove these allegations -- as she explains to Walter Isaacson.

  • Pfizer CEO: Omicron Vaccine Is Coming in March: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pfizer CEO: Omicron Vaccine Is Coming in March

    S2022 - 17m 44s

    In an important development in the Covid wars, Pfizer has started clinical trials of an Omicron vaccine to help address the current and future mutations of the coronavirus. CEO Albert Bourla has recently been awarded the Genesis Prize in recognition of his professional achievements and contributions to humanity. He speaks with Walter Isaacson to discuss vaccine developments and global health.

  • Could Her Father’s Life Have Been Saved?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Could Her Father’s Life Have Been Saved?

    S2022 - 18m 5s

    78 year old Dale Weeks was fully vaccinated and booster, but recently passed away – not from COVID-19, but from a series of events in local hospitals that were overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases. His daughter Julie Simanski sits down with Michel Martin to share her frustrations.

  • Is the Supreme Court the Most Dangerous Government Branch?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Is the Supreme Court the Most Dangerous Government Branch?

    S2022 - 17m

    Today, Justice Stephen Breyer formally announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, and President Biden confirmed he will keep his campaign promise to appoint the first Black female justice to the Court. In his latest book "The Most Dangerous Branch," David A. Kaplan warns against the growing polarization of America’s highest court. He speaks with Michel Martin about where it goes from here.

  • Why Gerrymandering Is Inherently Racist: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why Gerrymandering Is Inherently Racist

    S2022 - 17m 45s

    Manipulating district voting boundaries – also known as gerrymandering – is dividing the nation. Republicans suggest the process is “not that bad,” but in a recent Washington Post op-ed, Michael Li – one of the foremost experts on this process – calls this "a misleading narrative.” He explains why to Michel Martin.

  • “Invisible Child:” The Life of a Homeless Family in NYC: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    “Invisible Child:” The Life of a Homeless Family in NYC

    S2022 - 18m 7s

    Eight years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Andrea Elliott wrote a damning exposé of New York’s handling of its homeless population, focusing on one girl named Dasani. Elliott's new book, "Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival and Hope in an American City," expands on her previous reporting. The author speaks with Hari Sreenivasan.

  • “Thousands of Civilian Deaths” — NYT on U.S. Airstrikes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    “Thousands of Civilian Deaths” — NYT on U.S. Airstrikes

    S2022 - 16m 57s

    America’s air war in the Middle East was advertised as the most precise campaign in history. But new investigative reporting is revealing a cacophony of errors. Flawed intelligence and imprecise targeting caused the deaths of thousands of civilians, a number that was severely underreported by the Pentagon. Azmat Khan exposes the true human toll of American airstrikes.

  • Dr. Ayoade Alakija: What Do We Really Know About Omicron?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dr. Ayoade Alakija: What Do We Really Know About Omicron?

    S2022 - 2m 13s

    Can we learn to live with COVID-19? The question might sound strange in view of Omicron case numbers that threaten to overwhelm health services in the U.S. and Europe. But important studies from South Africa and the U.K. indicate that this variant is less severe. To discuss all this, Christiane speaks with Dr. Larry Brilliant and Dr. Ayoade Alakija.

  • Has Amazon Contributed to America’s Political Unraveling?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Has Amazon Contributed to America’s Political Unraveling?

    S2022 - 16m 19s

    Amazon is the second most trusted institution in the U.S., surpassed only by the military, according to a Georgetown and NYU poll. What can the company's disproportionate influence mean for American society? In "Fulfillment," award-winning journalist Alec MacGillis examines the company’s impact on the wealth and poverty of towns and cities across the country.

  • Ed Yong: COVID Testing One of Biden Admin’s “Key Failures": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ed Yong: COVID Testing One of Biden Admin’s “Key Failures"

    S2022 - 17m 27s

    The Omicron variant is surging in almost all 50 states. For those who have tested positive but are asymptomatic, the CDC has shortened the isolation period from 10 days to five. Ed Yong, science writer for The Atlantic, tells Walter Isaacson how this policy change could have a significant impact on U.S. healthcare.

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    Friday
    Jan 28

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Amanpour and Company

    Friday
    Jan 28

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Amanpour and Company

    Friday
    Jan 28

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Amanpour and Company

    Friday
    Jan 28

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Amanpour and Company

    Friday
    Jan 28

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Friday
    Jan 28

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Saturday
    Jan 29

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Saturday
    Jan 29

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Monday
    Jan 31

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Amanpour and Company

    Monday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Monday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Monday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Tuesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Amanpour and Company

    Tuesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Amanpour and Company

    Tuesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Amanpour and Company

    Tuesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Tuesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Tuesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Wednesday
    Feb 2

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Wednesday
    Feb 2

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.

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