Amanpour: John McLaughlin, Joe Crowley, Yair Golan and Garry Kasparov
John McLaughlin, former deputy CIA director, joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the first public impeachment hearings due to take place this week. Joe Crowley, former House Democrat and predecessor to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sheds light on the political strategies both Republicans and Democrats will employ during these hearings. Yair Golan, Israeli Knesset member and former deputy chief of staff at the IDF, reflects on the political paralysis in Israel and the spike of violence at the Gaza-Israel border. Our Miles O'Brien sits down with Garry Kasparov, the chess grandmaster and pro-democracy activist, to discuss the threat technology and Putin's Russia poses to American democracy.
Amanpour: Timothy Garton Ash, Christopher Mallaby, Andrey Kortunov, Wendell Pierce and Jimmie Fails
Timothy Garton Ash, historian and author, Christopher Mallaby, former UK Ambassador to Germany, and Andrey Kortunov, the Director General of the Russian Intl. Affairs Council, join Christiane Amanpour to reflect on the historic day the Berlin wall came down 30 years ago. They discuss how the reunification of Germany shaped the modern world. Wendell Pierce, actor best known for his roles in "The Wire" and "Suits", talks about taking to the stage in London in the reinterpretation of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman." Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Jimmie Fails, actor in "The Last Black Man in San Francisco", to discuss his debut role in the semi-autobiographical film that has prompted rave reviews.
Amanpour: Steven Reed, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Alex Gibney and Megan Phelps-Roper
Steven Reed, mayor-elect of Montgomery, Alabama, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his historic victory as the African-American mayor of the former Confederate capital and battleground of the civil rights movement. Mikhail Khodorkovsky, exiled Russian businessman and former oligarch, talks about Russia's unique form of gangster capitalism. Alex Gibney, director of documentary "Citizen K", speaks about creating his new doc that delves into the extraordinary and complex life of Khodorkovsky. Our Michel Martin sits down with Megan Phelps-Roper, former member of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church, to talk about why she left and how she feels about religion now.
Amanpour: Scott Jennings, John Nichols, Iltija Mufti, Leonard Kleinrock and Vint Cerf
Scott Jennings, former adviser to U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, and John Nichols, correspondent at the Nation, join Christiane Amanpour to explore the Democrats' big win in Kentucky. Iltija Mufti, daughter of Mehbooba Mufti, the former leader of Kashmir, discuss India's crackdown in Kashmir. Our Miles O'Brien sits down with Leonard Kleinrock and Vint Cerf, the founding fathers of the internet, to reflect on their first pioneering steps and what they would do differently if they could go back.
Amanpour: George Osborne, Eleni Kounalakis, Chris "Shockwave" Sullivan, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Aneesa Folds
George Osborne, former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer under Prime Minister David Cameron and current editor of the Evening Standard newspaper, sits down with Christiane Amanpour. He discusses the future of the conservative party, the possibility of a trade deal with the U.S. and the likely outcome of the approaching December election. Eleni Kounalakis, Democratic Lieutenant Governor for California, gives her take on the climate crisis causing the ongoing fires in California and the ten-day toxic smog in New Delhi. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Chris "Shockwave" Sullivan, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Aneesa Folds, the cast of Freestyle Love Supreme, to explain how their Broadway show that fuses rap and improv.