Amanpour: Elissa Slotkin, Nicolai Wammen and James Shapiro
Democratic congresswoman Elissa Slotkin of Michigan joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the bailout plan Congress passed to help Americans in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Nicolai Wammen, Dutch Finance Minister, discusses the substantial economic actions Denmark took early during the outbreak. James Shapiro, academic and author of "Shakespeare in a Divided America" talks about how the author's works can be invoked in the se extraordinary times.
Amanpour: Senait Fisseha and David Kessler
Senait Fisseha, chief advisor to the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest efforts to tackle the coronavirus and why the World Health Organisation thinks world leaders have not acted fast enough. Next to the spread of Ebola in Africa, and the undeniable parallels to today's pandemic, addressed in a PBS Frontline film by Ben C. Solomon. Our Michel Martin talks with David Kessler, author of "Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief" about how we can process feelings of loss and grief in these extraordinary times.
Amanpour: Arancha González Laya, Dr. David Shulkin, Lawrence Bartley
Arancha González Laya, Spanish Foreign Minister, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the alarming rise in coronavirus cases in her country. Dr. David Shulkin, former U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, talks about the pressure U.S. hospitals are under and the designated medical backup role the Veterans Administration plays. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Lawrence Bartley about The Marshall Project's "News Inside" - a newspaper written for inmates.
Amanpour: Dr. Boris Lushniak, Jay Carney, Dick Pound, Eliud Kipchoge and Anthony Monaco
Dr. Boris Lushniak, Dean of the Maryland School of Public Health, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the Trump administration's response to the continuing coronavirus outbreak. Jay Carney, Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs at Amazon, talks about how the company is thriving during the pandemic. Dick Pound, International Olympic Committee Member and Olympic Golf Medalist Eliud Kipchoge discuss the postponement of the summer Olympics. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Anthony Monaco, President of Tufts University, about how it hsd turned parts of its campus into an emergency hospital.
Amanpour: Karen Armstrong, Mike Chinoy and Nicholas Christakis
Karen Armstrong, author and religious scholar, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the aloneness many of us will feel in self-isolation as the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide and the hit the pandemic will have on practicing religion. Mike Chinoy, former Senior CNN Asia Correspondent, talks about China's response to the coronavirus and his new book "Are You With Me?" detailing the life of renowned human rights lawyer Kevin Boyle. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to sociologist Nicholas Christakis about how he thinks the coronavirus will impact us as a society, and his latest book, "Blueprint."