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Amanpour and Company

Featuring conversations with global leaders and decision makers on the issues affecting the world today, Amanpour and Company adds to the long tradition of public affairs programming that has been a hallmark of public media for decades.

September 17, 2021

55m 46s

Dr. Rajiv Shah; Evan Osnos; Bill Nelson

Episodes

  • September 16, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    September 16, 2021

    S2021 E4056 - 55m 57s

    Angela Povilaitis; Georgia Wells; Tristan Harris; Leopoldo López; George Will

  • September 15, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    September 15, 2021

    S2021 E4055 - 55m 57s

    Dr. Hans Kluge discusses waning vaccine uptake in Europe. Global Witness CEO Mike Davis and Mexican climate activist Margarita Campuzano assess the state of the climate crisis. Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Schmidt tells Michel Martin how Democrats should seize this political moment.

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

    September 14, 2021

    S2021 E4054 - 55m 57s

    Ken Burns discusses his new documentary “Muhammad Ali.” 7-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe weighs in on this year's tournament. Sports journalist Dave Zirin explains how football player Colin Kaepernick sparked an international social movement by kneeling during the national anthem.

  • September 13, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    September 13, 2021

    S2021 E4053 - 57m 4s

    Tara Haelle; Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo; "The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain;" Matt Pottinger

  • September 10, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    September 10, 2021

    S2021 E4052 - 55m 58s

    Fmr. Afghan Ambassador to the United States Roya Rahmani, foreign policy expert Lawrence Wilkerson, and retired FDNY Assistant Chief Joe Pfeifer each reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

  • September 9, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    September 9, 2021

    S2021 E4051 - 55m 57s

    Anand Gopal; Daniel Bogado; Spencer Ackerman; Sandra Cisernos

  • September 8, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    September 8, 2021

    S2021 E4050 - 55m 56s

    Chris Murphy; Kori Schake; Ali Soufan; Nick Mohammed

  • September 7, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    September 7, 2021

    S2021 E4049 - 55m 32s

    Former CA Gov. Jerry Brown discusses the climate crisis. Desmond Shum discusses his new book “Red Roulette.” Legal expert Dahlia Lithwick analyzes last week's Supreme Court ruling in Texas.

  • September 6, 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    September 6, 2021

    S2021 E4048 - 55m 48s

    Shkula Zadran; Carol Moseley Braun; Peter Baker & Susan Glasser; Kai-Fu Lee

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    September 2, 2021

    S2021 E4046 - 55m 57s

    Shefali Luthra; Craig Whitlock; Gen. David Petraeus; Ady Barkan

Extras + Features

  • An Urgent Plea for Vaccine Equity: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    An Urgent Plea for Vaccine Equity

    S2021 E4057 - 2m 30s

    The World Health Organization is making an urgent plea for global vaccine equality, as rich nations post vaccination rates more than 60 times higher than those of poorer countries. According to Rajiv Shah, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, wealthy countries must commit to a “new global charter” in order for humanity to overcome the challenges ahead. He joins the show.

  • Will Humans Be an Interplanetary Species?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Will Humans Be an Interplanetary Species?

    S2021 E4057 - 16m 42s

    SpaceX made history this week with the launch of Inspiration4, the first-ever all-civilian mission to orbit the Earth. This milestone initiative offers a glimpse into the future of space exploration, and few are better qualified to speak on the new era than NASA Administrator Bill Nelson. The former senator is one of just a handful of members of Congress ever to travel to space, as he explains to

  • "Wildland: The Making of America's Fury": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Wildland: The Making of America's Fury"

    S2021 E4057 - 2m 57s

    Journalist Evan Osnos has spent much of his career covering global turmoil for The New Yorker. In his new book, he turns his attention to his home country. In "Wildland: The Making of America’s Fury," Osnos compares the U.S. to a dried-out forest, where – after years of political and institutional failure – a single spark can erupt into a raging inferno.

  • Exclusive Interview with Larry Nassar Prosecutor: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Exclusive Interview with Larry Nassar Prosecutor

    S2021 E4056 - 49m 18s

    At a Senate hearing, four athletes – Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, and Maggie Nichols – gave emotional statements about the sexual abuse they endured at the hands of Larry Nassar and the FBI's failure to stop it. In 2018, Nassar received a sentence of up to 175 years in prison. Angela Povilaitis, the prosecutor in the case, joins the program for an exclusive interview.

  • Is Instagram Toxic?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Is Instagram Toxic?

    S2021 E4056 - 3m

    Instagram says it's looking to discourage users from focusing on their physical appearance in the wake of a major Wall Street Journal investigation, which revealed that researchers repeatedly found the app was toxic for teenage girls in particular, yet publicly downplayed its mental health implications. Georgia Wells reported the story for the WSJ and is joined by tech ethicist Tristan Harris.

  • A Look at What's Happening in Venezuela: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Look at What's Happening in Venezuela

    S2021 E4056 - 2m 52s

    A new film, "A La Calle," zeroes in on ordinary people in Venezuela and their daily struggle to find food and medicine and to earn the money they need to get by. Featured in the film is exiled opposition leader Leopoldo López, who spent more than three years in prison for speaking out against President Maduro. He joins the show from Madrid, where he and his family are seeking asylum.

  • WHO's Europe Chief on Vaccine Inequity: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WHO's Europe Chief on Vaccine Inequity

    S2021 E4055 - 2m 15s

    Many wealthy nations are preparing to start rolling out booster shots. In the UK, the most vulnerable will be offered a third dose from next week, while in the U.S., the Biden administration is pushing to make them widely available by Monday. Yet in poorer countries, many are still waiting for their first shot. Dr. Hans Kluge joins Christiane to discuss vaccine inequity.

  • Experts Discuss Killings of Climate Activists: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Experts Discuss Killings of Climate Activists

    S2021 E4055 - 2m 58s

    Extreme weather events have laid bare the threats posed by the climate crisis, yet while activists rally to save the planet, many of them face increasing violence. 227 environmental activists were murdered last year, according to Global Witness, which says most of the killings happened in Latin America. Global Witness CEO Mike Davis and activist Margarita Campuzano join the program to discuss.

  • Steve Schmidt: How Democrats Should Seize the Moment: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Steve Schmidt: How Democrats Should Seize the Moment

    S2021 E4055 - 18m 16s

    Gavin Newsom beat a recall challenge last night, in part by emphasizing his commitment to mask and vaccine mandates. It’s a stark contrast to Republican governors in states like Texas and Florida. Former GOP strategist and Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Schmidt says their anti-science stance is a selfish ploy to woo the far right. Schmidt joins Michel Martin to discuss the current climate.

  • Tennis Great John McEnroe Reacts to Grand Slam 2021: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tennis Great John McEnroe Reacts to Grand Slam 2021

    S2021 E4054 - 2m 56s

    Tennis can be a hard and solitary sport, so it’s no wonder that center court has become a beacon for vital conversations around mental health. Seven-time Grand Slam Champion John McEnroe knows all about the pressures of the game. He joins Christiane to react to this year's tournament and reflect on his career.

  • Ken Burns Talks “Muhammad Ali”: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ken Burns Talks “Muhammad Ali”

    S2021 E4054 - 2m 31s

    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali risked jail, being stripped of his titles and financial ruin, all to defend his faith and Black rights. Now his legend has drawn the eye of award-winning historian and filmmaker Ken Burns, whose new documentary traces the arc of Ali’s life and the history he lived.

  • “The Kaepernick Effect:” How Taking a Knee Began a Movement: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    “The Kaepernick Effect:” How Taking a Knee Began a Movement

    S2021 E4054 - 17m 41s

    Colin Kaepernick helped ignite a movement when he took a knee during the national anthem, a silent protest against police brutality and racial inequality in America. Sports writer Dave Zirin examines the lasting impact of this moment in his new book, "The Kaepernick Effect," as he explains to Hari Sreenivasan.

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    Tuesday
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    Tuesday
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    Tuesday
    Sep 21

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Tuesday
    Sep 21

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    Wednesday
    Sep 22

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    Wednesday
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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Wednesday
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    Wednesday
    Sep 22

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Wednesday
    Sep 22

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Wednesday
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    Thursday
    Sep 23

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Thursday
    Sep 23

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Thursday
    Sep 23

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Thursday
    Sep 23

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Thursday
    Sep 23

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    Christiane Amanpour leads discussions about world issues and interviews with global leaders.
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    Sep 23

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

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