Amanpour: Charles Barkley, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Mehdi Hasan and Dr. Deepak Chopra
Charles Barkley, former NBA Player, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the political firestorm that has engulfed the NBA ever since the manager of the Houston Rockets tweeted support for the Hong Kong protests. Brittany Packnett Cunningham, co-host of "Pod Save the People", and Mehdi Hasan, columnist at The Intercept, reflect on the most recent Democratic presidential debate and how foreign policy was unusually front and center. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Dr. Deepak Chopra, the new age wellness guru, to talk about his eighty-ninth book, "Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential."
Amanpour: Jack Goldsmith, Katharine Gun and Robbie Robertson
Jack Goldsmith, former Head of the U.S. Office of Legal Counsel, joined Christiane Amanpour to discuss how his step-father became the prime suspect in the disappearance of labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, which is now the topic of new film "The Irishman." He delves into this as well as what he sees as executive overreach in The White House, past and present. Katharine Gun, the Iraq War whistleblower, reflects on leaking memos that exposed a plot by U.S. security officials to secure votes for the invasion. Our Walter Isaacson sat down with Robbie Robertson, musician in "The Band", to look back on his rock career and his more recent work on "The Irishman" music score.
Amanpour: Shiraz Maher, Kori Schake, Jane Fonda and Raj Chetty
Shiraz Maher, Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Kori Schake, Deputy Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss Turkey's military offensive in Syria. Jane Fonda, actress and activist, talks about her recent arrest at a climate protest. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Raj Chetty about how he's using Big Data to give disadvantaged children the same opportunities he had.
Amanpour: Jonathan Rugman, Patricia Cornwell and Susan Rice
Jonathan Rugman, the award-winning journalist, joins Christiane Amanpour to speak about the exclusive access that enabled him to write his book, "The Killing in the Consulate: Investigating The Life and Death of Jamal Khashoggi." Patricia Cornwell, best-selling novelist of the The Scarpetta Series", talks about her love of all things adventure and how that helped her pen the first in her new series "Quantum." Susan Rice, former U.N. Ambassador to the U.S. and author of "Tough Love", reflects on her political career and working under President Obama.
Amanpour: John Bruton, Nancy McEldowney and Alastair Mactaggart
Nancy McEldowney, former Ambassador to Bulgaria and former policy adviser on Europe during the Clinton Administration, reflects on the second day of Turkey's offensive in Northern Syria and the impact it is already having on the Kurdish population there. John Bruton, former Irish Prime Minister, gives his take on the latest Brexit developments, as the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Our Hari Sreenivasan sat down with Alastair Mactaggart, real-estate developer and founder of "Californians for Consumer Privacy", to explain why he is fighting for people's privacy.