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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame photographer Andrew Bernstein discusses life behind the scenes with some of the biggest names in the world of sports. Covering the most memorable events of the past three decades, telling lively and personal stories, plus in-depth discussions about the serious issues affecting current and retired athletes. This podcast about the memories, business and culture of sport is a co-production of Legends of Sport and Los Angeles Times.
 
Incredible conversations with the Mancunians - born, bred and adopted - who put the heart into Modern Manchester. We Built This City focuses on how these extraordinary Mancunians have built something that impacts lives and the purposeful relationships that have helped steer them, the values that have driven them to do it, and the legacies they plan to leave behind. Celebrate human grit, determination, loyalty, and diversity across culture, arts, politics, sport, music and business. Lisa Mort ...
 
It’s your weekly dose of the honest-to-god truth with John Roa. As a successful entrepreneur, humanitarian and globe-traveler he knows a thing or two about what it truly takes to succeed. It’s not all champagne and caviar, as you might think. Each week, he pulls back the curtain that we call success by sharing personal conversations with some of the biggest names in this game we call life. We promise to keep things between us.
 
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Dr Sasa, the envoy representing Myanmar's parliament to the U.N, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the escalating violence at the hands of the military in his country and the help Myanmar needs from the international community. Isabel Allende, author of "The Soul of a Woman", talks about her latest book and her journey as a feminist. Our Walter …
 
Charlie Sykes, Founder and Editor-at-large of The Bulwark and host of The Bulwark podcast joins the show to discuss the campaign to minimalize the events of January 6, tribalism in the Republican Party, and the prospects for bipartisanship in our fractured politics.By CSIS | Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
“I can and I will, watch me.” Manchester is built on trailblazing women, so to mark International Women’s Day 2021, we’re going to celebrate the incredible women that you’ve heard on our podcast over the last two series. Join Lisa Morton in discovering how you build a legacy in a world that doesn’t tilt in your favour, the importance of fighting fo…
 
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, author of "The Daughters of Kobani", and Retired General John Allen, who led the global coalition against ISIS, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Biden's foreign policy priorities and the the challenges women face against extremists in Syria. Actress Dominique Fishback and Shaka King, director and co-writer of "Jud…
 
Nobel prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his new book, "Klara and the Sun" that asks what it means to be human. Candace Johnson, President and CEO of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, talks about the possible capabilities of Cuba's biotech field now that the country has developed its own covid vaccine…
 
Christine Schraner Burgener, U.N. Special Envoy on Myanmar, discusses the ongoing unrest in the country where defiant protesters returned to the streets again today after security forces killed at least 18 on Sunday, according to the UN. Ben Hubbard, The New York Times Beirut Bureau Chief, talks about the Biden administration's handling of the rele…
 
As the U.S. intelligence report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is released finding Mohammed bin Salman responsible for approving the operation, Christiane Amanpour gets an emotional reaction from Hatice Cengiz, Jamal's fiancée, and analysis from Sarah Leah Whitson, Executive Director of Democracy for the Arab World Now. Chuck Hagel, fo…
 
Congresswoman Linda Sanchez tells Christiane Amanpour about the immigration bill she introduced and why now is the time to pass this reform. Andrea Martinez, immigration attorney, discusses the human impact immigration policy has and her work to reunite families separated under Trump's zero tolerance policy. Actress Jodie Foster and lawyer Nancy Ho…
 
Phil Mayall, Board Director of Muse, doesn’t just change places – he changes people’s aspirations. Phil has been behind some of the region’s biggest placemaking and regeneration projects, from Vimto Gardens to the £2.5bn Salford Crescent project. Discover alongside Lisa Morton how Phil creates spaces for communities to live, breathe and grow in Gre…
 
David Cameron, former British Prime Minister, discusses his call to action for energy investment in fragile states where the pandemic has hit the hardest. Samuel Burke, host of "Suddenly Family", discusses his family's shocking DNA discovery that led to making a podcast about other lives turned upside down by at home genetic tests. Our Hari Sreeniv…
 
Nadhim Zahawi, UK Vaccines Minister, and Ran Balicer, Chair of Israel's Covid-19 National Experts Panel discuss the successful vaccine rollout schemes in their countries. Mohamedou Ould Slahi, former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Steve Wood, a former guard at the detention camp, and director Kevin Macdonald discuss their new film "The Mauritanian" based…
 
“If you get stuff wrong, and you will get stuff wrong, you’re a human being”. Lisa Morton explores the strength of making mistakes and learning from them. She looks at how Bryony Shanahan’s model of leading with kindness, actually provides people with space, humility and courage to deal with any mistake they or the team make. The outcome is powerfu…
 
Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati, and Aliza Ayaz, climate activist and UN Youth Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the very real effects of the climate crisis in Kiribati and Pakistan - and what might change now the U.S. has rejoined the Paris Climate Accord. Actor Steven Yeun discusses his new…
 
Lina al-Hathloul, sister of Saudi women's rights activist, Loujain al-Hathloul, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss her sister's release from prison and her views on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. She argues he is not a reformer and that in Saudi Arabia, "activism is considered terrorism". We look at the history behind vaccine hesitancy in mino…
 
Can President Biden reverse the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal? Former State Department adviser Vali Nasr and EU foreign policy adviser Nathalie Tocci join Christiane Amanpour to discuss what it will take to revive the deal. Then Stacey Holman, series producer and director of "The Black Church", explains how the resili…
 
Former Ambassador to China Terry Branstad joins Christiane Amanpour to talk China and Trump. He describes meeting Xi Jinping in the 1980s when he was the Iowa governor Xi was a young Communist official. Actor and director Robin Wright and trauma specialist Dr. James Gordon discuss working together on the new film "Land"; a story of human resilience…
 
“If I can even create a little bit of the atmosphere that happens in a football arena, in the theatre, then I will.” Bryony Shanahan was named Joint Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange in February 2020. Just one month later, the lights went down suddenly as Covid struck the UK. Discover alongside Lisa Morton the effect Covid has had on live per…
 
A journalist on the ground in Myanmar gives Christiane Amanpour the scene from the streets as thousands of protesters continue their resistance to the military coup. Then Congressman Tom Malinowski weighs in; he says the coup and struggle for democracy in Myanmar is going to be protracted but that it will be a no-win situation for the military. Tur…
 
What can Biden’s America can offer the world? Former British ambassador Peter Westmacott, author of "They Call It Diplomacy," joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss. He says that despite a "nasty bump," the U.S. can be a guiding light for democracy. Then the documentary that everyone has been talking about; Samantha Stark, the director behind "Framin…
 
"We don't judge others, we empathise, and we learn" Lisa Morton looks at how listening to others is an important antidote to assuming the loudest story is the only story, and how Karen Gabay's love for leaning in to the less popular stories can inspire you understand the people you work and spend time with. In any business, understanding where peop…
 
The complex proxy war in Yemen has been raging for 7 years and has caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. But will President Biden offer a road to peace? Activist Tawakkol Karman, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner, and journalist Robert Worth join Christiane Amanpour to explain what it will take. Former FBI Special Agent Asha Rangappa says the T…
 
Uncover a part of Manchester’s history you’ve never heard before. Host of The People on BBC Radio Manchester, Karen Gabay has built a career on giving a platform to ordinary people and their stories, but she still has time to rub shoulders with Mary J Blige and Idris Elba. Discover alongside Lisa Morton the power of working for love, not money, and…
 
As mass protests continue in Myanmar, former US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the situation on the ground and his worries for the safety of demonstrators. Turning to U.S. politics and the second impeachment of Donald Trump, constitutional law scholar and Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman says republicans…
 
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, W.H.O regional director for Africa, and Angus Thomson of UNICEF, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest in the coronavirus pandemic, specifically the study on the AstraZeneca vaccine's efficacy against the South Africa variant. Then folk singer Judy Collins talks about her return to New York's The Town Hall and reflects…
 
Senator Bob Menendez joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss America’s new foreign policy goals under President Biden and how the U.S. plans to regain its respect on the world stage. He digs into how Biden is approaching the alleged genocide of Muslim Uyghur’s in China. Then Uyghur-American lawyer Nury Turkel further highlights China’s treatment of th…
 
Republican Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why he thinks Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene should not be on committee assignments. Then, Ingrid and Joachim Wall speak to Amanpour, along with Director Tobias Lindholm, about the gruesome murder of their daughter Kim Wall, and the investigation’s portrayal in the new…
 
“That's my artwork on that screen. That's going to be in living rooms and houses all over the world.” Justin Eagleton has designed some of the biggest PlayStation games of the early noughties, has had his props blown up on Coronation Street and painted world-famous celebrities including Noel Gallagher and Rio Ferdinand. Discover, alongside our host…
 
Journalist Tim Harford and renowned medical researcher Dr. Helen Rees join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest on covid-19 vaccines and the spread of disinformation. Then, CNN’s Phil Black spends some time with bereaved families who have tragically lost loved ones to the virus. Director Ebs Burnough speaks to Amanpour about his debut film abo…
 
Sergey Markov, Director of the Institute of Political Studies, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny's sentencing to two and a half years in jail. Marina Litvinenko, widow of Alexander Litvinenko, talks about the ongoing protests across the country and the her unique perspective following her husband's death …
 
In an exclusive interview, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tells Christiane Amanpour that the U.S. has "a limited window of opportunity" to return to the Iran nuclear deal. As President Biden threatens to review sanctions on Myanmar following the military's staged coup, Tom Andrews, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Myanmar, discusses how the situati…
 
Writer and policy researcher James Piltch joins the podcast to talk about his new piece for Politico Magazine “Democrats Have a Values Problem. But Here’s How They Can Fix It." In his research, Piltch has found that Americans say they prize freedom over equity—but what does that really mean and how does it manifest itself? And how do Republicans an…
 
Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron is retiring after a legendary career in journalism. He joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his life and legacy and how he credits his 'strong sense of mission' for his success. Then looking back at the Arab Spring ten years on; Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Souief and Amnesty International's Amna Guellali dis…
 
As Pakistan's Supreme Court orders the release of the four men accused and previously convicted of the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002, Christiane Amanpour is joined by his father Judea Pearl to reflect on the loss of his son and getting justice. Economist Mariana Mazzucato talks about her new book "Mission Economy" and how the p…
 
Meet Amazon’s biggest ethical competitor. Cas Paton launched his first business with just £80 in his pocket. He’s now the founder of OnBuy, the venture capitalist-backed, fastest-growing retail marketplace in the world. Lisa Morton chats to Cas about his upcoming global expansion plans, his dedication to ethical trading and his purpose-first busine…
 
Jim Clyburn, Democratic Congressman, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the climate agenda President Biden set out today and the theme of equity that runs through the President's executive actions. Barry Gibb, the last surviving member of the Bee Gees, discusses the band's legacy and the new HBO documentary that looks at their extraordinary stard…
 
Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the economic recovery from the pandemic in 2020 and why it will be unequal and uneven. Then, 20-time Grand Slam Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal discusses the upcoming Australian Open from quarantine in his hotel room in Adelaide. Our Walter…
 
Evelyn Farkas, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, and Nina Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs at The New School, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the protests in Russia against the detention of opposition leader Alexey Navalny, and how the Biden administration should respond. Then, climatologist and author…
 
With coronavirus infection rates soaring in Ireland, Taoiseach Micheál Martin joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss introducing new measures to combat the spread of the virus. He also reflects on Biden’s proud Celtic roots, the U.S.-Ireland relationship and the damning new report that shows 9,000 children died in Ireland’s mother-and-baby homes. The…
 
Devi Sridhar, professor of Global Public Health at the University of Edinburgh, joins Christiane Amanpour to asses where the UK is at with its vaccine rollout and how Biden plans to quickly implement his federal plan to combat covid-19. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, discusses President Biden's promise to repair alliances and "engage wit…
 
“Some people are Mancunian by pure accident of birth. I chose to become one.” Urban Splash founder Tom Bloxham MBE, was told his ambitious regeneration projects - from Britannia Mills to Timber Wharf - ‘would never work’. Lisa Morton discovers how he went from selling posters and fire extinguishers, to championing Manchester’s creative industry, be…
 
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