Amanpour and Company

Threats to Democracy in the Time of COVID-19

Clip: 04/24/2020 | 2m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

While many are suffering from the economic and health devastation caused by COVID-19, some governments are taking the opportunity to grab more power, undermining fragile democracies. To assess the rise of autocracy under COVID-19, Christiane speaks with David Rohde, whose new book examines the possible existence of a shadow government in the U.S.--alongside historian and journalist Anne Applebaum.

Aired: 04/24/20

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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