Amanpour: Afua Hirsch, Simon Fraser, Mark Landler, Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Craig Whitlock
Afua Hirsch, author and social commentator, Simon Fraser, former head of the UK Foreign Office and Mark Landler, the London Bureau Chief for the New York Times join Christiane Amanpour on set to discuss the Conservative Party landslide victory in the historic UK election. Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the former Danish Prime Minister discusses Boris Johnson's Brexit plan. Craig Whitlock, a lead investigative reporter for the Washington Post, discusses his work uncovering the Afghanistan papers.
Amanpour: Frans Timmermans, Zeid Raad Al Hussein and Yoni Appelbaum
Frans Timmermans, the European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal, tells Christiane Amanpour why the deal is the "best option" for the bloc to tackle the climate crisis. Zeid Raad al Hussein, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, discusses disgraced Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's hearing at The Hague. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Yoni Appelbaum, Historian & Ideas Editor at The Atlantic, about why the U.S. is 'coming apart.'
Amanpour: Sherrod Brown, Jeremy Hunt & Daryl Davis
Christiane Amanpour is joined by Democrat Sherrod Brown of Ohio to talk about impeachment and his new book "Desk 88" which details the lives of the senators who sat at his Senate desk before him, including Robert F. Kennedy, and Al Gore Senior. Former UK Foreign Secretary and Conservative MP Jeremy Hunt discusses his party's approach to Brexit on the eve of the UK General Election. And our Hari Sreenivasan is joined by Daryl Davis, a black musician who has spent the past 30 years engaging in dialogue and - in some cases - ultimately befriending, members of the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist groups.
Amanpour: Michael Bloomberg, John Avlon, Dexter Filkins, Rana Ayyub, Christine Quinn and Daniel Russo
Former New York mayor and now democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg joins Christiane Amanpour in Madrid at the COP 25 climate summit. Political analyst and former chief speechwriter to Rudi Giuliani, John Avlon discusses the US presidential race. Dexter Filkins, staff writer at the New Yorker, and Rana Ayyub, global opinions writer at the Washington Post, tell Christiane about their recent collaboration investigating violence against the Muslim minority in India. And our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Christine Quinn, president & CEO of WIN, and Daniel Russo, principal of Bronx school PS 294, about the rise in child homelessness in America.
Amanpour: Farnaz Fassihi, Péter Szijjártó, Dread Scott and Christian Siriano
Farnaz Fassihi, from the New York Times, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the recent deadly protests in Iran. A 50 percent rise in oil prices triggered national unrest, and thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest with deadly consequences. She gives her gives her view on the brutal crackdown on demonstrators. Péter Szijjártó, the Hungarian Foreign Minister, talks all things NATO as the summit took place in London this week. He discusses everything from migration, to climate change, to tensions with Ukraine, in a wide-ranging conversation. Artist Dread Scott looks back on his recent recreation of a Louisiana slave revolt from 1811, the German Coast Uprising. He outlines why he thinks so many people wanted to come together to recreate the forgotten rebellion. Our Alison Stewart sits down with designer Christian Siriano to find out more about his rise to the top of the fashion world. Known for his breathtaking visual imagination, and for championing body positivity and diversity on the runway, he talks about why he's not afraid to break the rules.