Amanpour and Company

The Rise of the Right From Reagan to Trump

Clip: 08/28/2020 | 18m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

Historian and journalist Rick Perlstein has been called the “chronicler extraordinaire of American conservatism.” His new book "Reaganland" is the latest in a series exploring how conservative politics came to dominate America. The author speaks with Walter Isaacson about how this sequence of events led to the current political climate in America.

Aired: 08/28/20

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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