Amanpour: Thant Myint-U, Jeremy Wallace, Steve Coogan and Michael Winterbottom
Thant Myint-U, historian and author of "The Hidden History of Burma," explains how Aung San Suu Kyi has always been a nationalist, we just failed to see it. He digs into the history of racial division, illicit industries and the Rohingya crisis. Jeremy Wallace, political reporter at the Houston Chronicle, looks at the crucial battleground of the 2020 race; Texas. Steve Coogan, the actor best known for "Alan Partridge," talks about his new project "Greed" with director Michael Winterbottom. The show is a satire that is loosely based on disgraced fashion mogul Philip Green.
Amanpour: Tom Frieden, Michael Higgins and Aaron Glantz
Tom Frieden, the former CDC director, joins Christiane Amanpour to explain why a global coronavirus pandemic is inevitable. Michael Higgins, author of "Jean Vanier, Logician of the Heart," reflects on the shocking new revelations that Vanier, once referred to as a "living saint", allegedly abused at least 6 women. He highlights how the Church has a "track record of failure" in preventing the abuse that took place. Aaron Glantz, the award-winning journalist and author of "Homewreckers," sits down with our Hari Sreenivasan to analyze at America's 2008 housing crisis and how a group of Wall Street magnates took advantaged of a rigged system.
Amanpour: Nina Turner, Jill Wine-Banks and Dan Crenshaw
Nina Turner, the national co-chair for the Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the current frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. She digs into the most recent debate in South Carolina, Sanders' policy and her hopes for the future of U.S. politics. Jill Wine-Banks, former assistant special prosecutor in Watergate, talks about the sexism she experienced as the only woman in her team for the prosecution. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw in his home state of Texas for a candid conversation about losing his right eye when he was a stationed in Afghanistan as a Navy SEAL and therefore why healthcare is at the top of his priority list as a politician. He also weighs in on the 2020 race and explains his policy on gun laws.
Amanpour: Rahm Emanuel, Bobby Ghosh and America Ferrera
Rahm Emanuel, the former Mayor of Chicago and Barack Obama's former chief of staff, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss to impact of mayors in American politics, the current state of the Democratic Party and his own inspiring personal story. Bobby Ghosh, the former editor-in-chief of the Hindustan Times and current member of the Bloomberg Opinion Editorial Board, reflects on President Trump's state visit to India and how the nation led by Prime Minister Modi is not behaving like the world's biggest democracy. He assesses the controversial citizenship law and the violent clashes between Hindus and Muslims. Then our Michel Martin speaks with actress and director America Ferrera about her iconic role in Ugly Betty and producing her new show "Gentefied," a bilingual drama following three Mexican-American cousins' fight to keep their grandfather's taco shop open. She offers a candid account of her how her experiences as a Latina shape the way she explores identity in her work.
Amanpour: Anne Milgram, Douglas Wigdor, Marc Lotter and Dan Pfeiffer
As Harvey Weinstein is found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman, the former New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram joins Christiane Amanpour to reflect on this landmark ruling. Once a prosecutor of sex crimes, she explains how this verdict will offer hope to other survivors of sexual violence. Douglas Wigdor, the attorney for a witness who testified in the Weinstein trial, weighs in on what he calls a major victory. Marc Lotter, director of strategic communications for the Trump presidential campaign, offers a window into Trump's campaign strategy and how his team are using data to target voters. Our Michel Martin sits down with author Dan Pfeiffer to discuss his new book, "Un-Trumping America: A Plan to Make America a Democracy Again." He lays out what the Democrats need to do in order to win in 2020.