Amanpour: Timothy O'Brien, John Pomfret and Timothy Snyder
Timothy O'Brien, senior adviser for the Bloomberg 2020 Campaign, joins Christiane Amanpour to answer key questions about billionaire businessman Mike Bloomberg's late entrance to the election race. He confirms exclusively that Bloomberg will disclose her tax returns and sell his company if elected. John Pomfret, former Washington Post Beijing bureau chief, and Elizabeth Cohen, CNN senior medical correspondent, asses the global fallout from coronavirus and the implications for Chinese President Xi. Our Ana Cabrera speaks to Timothy Snyder, the historian and bestselling author, to discuss the rise of tyranny across the world and the threat to American democracy.
Amanpour: Nancy Pelosi, Volodymyr Zelensky, James Jacoby
Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Speaker of the House, sits down with Christiane Amanpour in Munich where she is attending a security conference with leaders from around the world. She gives an earnest warning to the Democrats, urging them to unify in order to defeat President Trump in the 2020 Presidential race. She discusses that, the failure to impeach and the now infamous moment of her tearing up Trump's State of the Union speech. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, who is also attending the Munich Security Conference, answers crucial questions about Ukraine's relationship with the U.S. and place at the center of the impeachment crisis. He says he is ready to meet President Donald Trump at the White House. Then our Hari Sreenivasan talks to James Jacoby, director of new PBS Frontline documentary "Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos," to unpack the rise Jeff Bezos and his trillion-dollar business.
Amanpour: Brian Deese, Ro Khanna & Gilbert Gee
Christiane Amanpour is joined by Brian Deese, Global Head of Sustainable Investing at BlackRock to talk about the fund manager's pledge to put sustainability at the heart of its investments. U.S. House Democrat and Co-chair of the Bernie Sanders campaign Ro Khanna discuses Sanders' New Hampshire win and the race for the democratic nomination. Correspondent Matt Rivers speaks with some of the passengers now stuck on the Diamond Princess, the cruise ship turned quarantine zone floating just off the coast of Japan. And our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Gilbert Gee, Professor at the Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA, about the rising fear and prejudice faced by Asian communities in the wake of the Coronavirus.
Amanpour: Ehud Olmert, Husam Zomlot, Charlotte Alter and Yuval Levin
As Israel is headed towards a high stakes election and its Prime Minster, Benjamin Netanyahu, is facing indictment, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss politics in the region and the fate of Israel's leader. Husam Zomlot, head of the Palestinian Mission to the UK, weighs in with his view on the President Trump's controversial Middle East Peace Plan drawn up between his senior adviser Jared Kushner and Netanyahu. Charlotte Alter, national correspondent at TIME, discusses how the millennial vote could sway the presidential election in 2020 and her book "The Ones We've Been Waiting For." Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Yuval Levin, conservative commentator and director of social and cultural studies at the American Enterprise Institute, to get his cure for divisiveness.
Amanpour: Jan Egeland, A.O. Scott, Karen Han, Latif Nasser and Carol Rosenberg
Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council and former adviser to U.N. special envoy for Syria, joins Christiane Amanpour to assess the situation on the ground for the people of Idlib province. As President Assad attempts to crush the last resistance in the rebel-held area, he highlights the humanitarian crisis that news outlets are neglecting. A.O. Scott, chief film critic at The New York Times and Karen Han, entertainment reporter at Polygon, reflect on Parasite's historic win at the Oscars, as the only international film in Oscar history to win the coveted "Best Picture" award. As well as discussing this brilliant win for South Korean director Bong Joon-ho they dig into why people are still criticizing the ceremony for lack of diversity in other areas. Latif Nasser, host of Radiolab's "The Other Latif," and Carol Rosenberg, reporter at The New York Times and expert on Guantanamo Bay, talk to our Hari Sreenivasan about Latif's search for truth. The podcast host shares a name with detainee 244 at the infamous "Gitmo" prison who is suspected of being one of Bin Laden's most trusted advisers, but he says he's innocent.