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Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.

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Where does the GOP go from here? Amanpour
Regardless of who wins the Georgia's Senate runoff next week, the Democrats will hold the Senate in the next Congress, after an expected red wave at the midterms turned out to be more of a light splash. Even though the GOP took the House, the repercussions of that vote are spelling trouble for Kevin McCarthy, as fringe members of his party push back against his candidacy for House speaker. So where does the GOP go from here? And what does that mean for America as a whole? Asa Hutchinson, who has been Governor of Arkansas since 2015 and will soon leave the post after the maximum two terms, joins the show to discuss. 
Also on today's show: Dr. Anthony Fauci, author Tiya Miles.
Dec 2, 2022
Exclusive: Hillary Rodham Clinton Amanpour
From Iran to Afghanistan and beyond, women are standing up and resisting intense crackdowns on their rights and freedoms. Women’s equality is now the focus of a summit hosted by former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, her daughter and vice chair of the Clinton Foundation. Friday’s event will bring together “advocates, artists, political and policy leaders from around the world to address defending and advancing women’s rights.” The agenda includes voting rights, hea...Show morelthcare, peace, the workplace, and more. It’s a fight Secretary Clinton has led for decades, and she joins the show from Arkansas for an exclusive conversation. 
Also on today's show: Acclaimed American soprano Renée Fleming on her comeback role at the Met; journalist Natalie Kitroeff.
Dec 1, 2022
One-on-one with Antony Blinken Amanpour
Russia must pay for its “horrific crimes” in Ukraine – that’s according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, who has announced plans for a special court to prosecute Russian offenses. While holding Russia accountable is a long-term goal, Ukraine’s need for weapons and equipment now is dominating this week’s meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Romania. With winter setting in and Russia’s relentless attacks hobbling Ukraine’s infrastructure, Christiane speaks with US Secretary o...Show moref State Antony Blinken from the sidelines of the NATO meeting. 
Also on today's show: Alison Davidian, special representative, UN Women in Afghanistan; FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh, the first woman to head New York City's fire department.
Nov 30, 2022
NATO's latest efforts to help Ukraine Amanpour
In Europe, NATO's foreign ministers are wrestling with how to supply Ukraine with the weapons and equipment it needs to survive a harsh winter at war. Led by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the ministers pledged solidarity and $53 million to bolster its electrical systems, and condemned Russia's targeting of civilian populations. To discuss all this and the latest in Ukraine, Christiane speaks with President Zelensky's chief diplomatic adviser Igor Zhovkva. 
Also on today's show: Comedian Rob Delaney discusses his new book, A Heart That Works, which chronicles the life and tragic death of his infant son Henry; famed documentarian Ken Burns.
Nov 29, 2022
Eyeing the potential impact of protests in China Amanpour
Widespread anti-government protests have erupted across China for the first time since 1989 in a rare show of defiance against the ruling Communist Party. Demonstrations spread from Shanghai in the east to Xinjiang in the west, with thousands chanting, “need human rights, need freedom.” Protesters are calling for an end to nearly three years of “zero Covid” restrictions, and even for the removal of Chinese leader Xi Jinping. They were triggered by a deadly apartment fire Thursday in Xinjiang. Vi...Show moredeos appear to show that lockdown measures hindered firefighters, keeping them away from the building. The blaze killed at least 10 people. What could all this mean in China and across the world? Former government official Victor Gao joins from Beijing. 
Also on today's show: Oxford University historian Peter Frankopan, former Russian diplomat Boris Bondarev, author Douglas Brinkley.
Nov 28, 2022
Amanpour update for November 25, 2022 Amanpour
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Nov 25, 2022
Amanpour highlights from 2022 Amanpour
On today's show we bring you three of Christiane's favorite interviews of the year: tennis great Rafael Nadal, master satirist Armando Iannucci, and sculpture superstar Barbara Chase Riboud.
Nov 24, 2022
Yet another mass shooting in the US Amanpour
America today woke to news of yet another mass shooting, this time at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday. That makes two mass shootings in Virginia this month, and seven in America in the past seven days – including the weekend killings at an LGBTQ club in Colorado. This summer, President Biden signed the first major gun safety bill in nearly three decades, but any further developments on this front are unlikely – particularly with the Republicans taking co...Show morentrol of the House of Representatives in January. Representative Jim Clyburn joins the show to discuss all this, and the upcoming transition of power within the Democratic caucus. 
Also on today's show: Author Yuval Noah Harari; Dr. Daniel Rauch, Chair, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Hospital Care.
Nov 23, 2022
COP27 fell short. Now what? Amanpour
“This is the make-or-break decade, but what we have in front of us is not enough of a step forward for people and the planet.” That’s the verdict of the European Union’s climate policy chief Frans Timmermans, after an underwhelming COP27 in Egypt. He joins the show from Strasbourg. 
Also on today's show: President Obama's former speechwriter Cody Keenan on his new book Grace; Gun safety and LGBTQ activist Brandon Wolf on the Colorado Springs shooting; LGBTQ Australian football player Josh Cavallo on the World Cup.
Nov 22, 2022
Exclusive report: Disturbing allegations from Iran Amanpour
Today's show begins with an exclusive report on what’s happening to Iranian protesters behind bars. Demonstrations have been ongoing since September, as people continue to take to the street across the country, and as many as 14,000 people have been arrested since protests began. Now, troubling accusations are emerging about the treatment they’re facing while detained, with men and women alleging sexual assault by Iran’s security forces. CNN's Nima Elbagir has the story. Following her report, Christiane speaks with Maziar Bahari an Iranian-Canadian filmmaker and human rights activist. 
Also on today's show: Director Sally El Hosaini, dancer Misty Copeland.
Nov 21, 2022
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