Amanpour: Helen Prejean, Rob Schenck and Crawford Allan
Sister Helen Prejean, author of "River of Fire", talks about providing dignity to death row inmates in their last moments. Her religiosity and kindness inspired the Oscar winning film "Dead Man Walking". Our Michel Martin sits down with Reverend Rob Schenck, evangelical minister and author of "My Words Led to Violence. Now Trump's Are Too". Schenck was a prominent figure in an aggressive anti-abortion movement, whose words led to the fatal shooting of a doctor; after years of soul searching, he warns of the very real dangers of hate-filled rhetoric. Crawford Allan, senior director at WWF and TRAFFIC Wildlife Crime Initiative, explains the illegal cheetah trade and why their numbers are dwindling in the wild.
Amanpour: Scott Jennings, Jaafar Abdul Karim, Sarfraz Manzoor and Gurinder Chadha
Scott Jennings, former senior adviser to Mitch McConnell, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how to tackle gun safety in the Senate. Jaafar Abdul Karim, German TV host of "JaafarTalk", talks about conquering prejudice in Europe and the Middle East. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Sarfraz Manzoor, author of "Greetings From Bury Park", and Gurinder Chadha, acclaimed director of "Bend It Like Beckham" and "Blinded by the Light". They reflect on teaming up to make "Blinded by the Light", a film based on Manzoor's memoir, all about being a Pakistani growing up in 80's London.
Amanpour: Cesar Vargas, Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and Danny Meyer
Cesar Vargas, the first person admitted to the New York State Bar who was previously and undocumented immigrant, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how and why it's going to become even harder to apply for a green card very soon. Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, the co-directors of "American Factory", talk about their new Netflix documentary that takes you inside the Chinese Fuyao glass plant in Dayton Ohio. It highlights the cultural and workplace differences between Chinese and American workers. Our Walter Isaacson sits down with Danny Meyer, CEO and founder of Union Square Hospitality Group, to talk about his career in the restaurant business and why he aims to eradicate tipping.
Amanpour: Lewis Lukens, Caleb Cain, Kevin Roose, Perri Peltz and Matthew O'Neill
Lewis Lukens, fomer Acting Ambassador to the U.K., joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the potential costs of a U.K.-U.S. trade deal post-Brexit. Our Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Caleb Cain, who was radicalized by alt-right videos, and Kevin Roose, New York Times tech Columnist. They unpack the ways in which we can embrace and reject extremism both online and in real life. Perri Peltz and Matthew O'Neill, co-directors and co-producers of "Alternate Endings", explain why we need to be more open about talking about death.
Amanpour: Joshua Wong, Tom Malinowski, McKay Coppins and Casey Gerald
Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong's key pro-democracy leaders, joins Christiane Amanpour to explain why protests have endured for a 10th consecutive week. Tom Malinowski, Democratic congressman and former Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights under Obama, weighs in on the situation in Hong Kong as well as other human rights issues around the world. McKay Coppins, staff writer at The Atlantic, discusses the conspiracy theories surrounding billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's suicide. Our Michel Martin sits down with Casey Gerald, author of "The Black Art of Escape", to reflect on a dark anniversary for African-Americans - 400 years since the first slaves arrived on U.S. shores.