Amanpour and Company

Life, Death and Football

Clip: 09/03/2021 | 16m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Washington Post sports journalist Kent Babb follows a high school football season in his new book, "Across the River." Set in Louisiana--the state that reported the highest homicide rate in the country for 2019--Babb’s book is a stark look at the fight to keep young students out of the line of fire – and George Clooney has snapped up the film rights.

Aired: 09/03/21

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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