Amanpour and Company

Keeping Trump from Office Won’t Stop Threat to Democracy

Clip: 09/01/2022 | 18m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

Historian Nicole Hemmer says the dissolution of the USSR created a vacuum in American politics when America emerged as the sole global superpower. Hemmer’s latest book "Partisans" focuses on the conservatives who remade U.S. politics in the 1990s. Hemmer speaks with Walter Isaacson about how that decade's politics paved the way for Donald Trump’s presidency.

Aired: 09/01/22

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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