Amanpour and Company

Sociologist: Why People Vote for Leaders Who Lie To Them

Clip: 11/16/2020 | 18m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

As a physician, sociologist, and former hospice doctor, Nicholas A. Christakis is in a unique position to understand COVID-19 and its ripple effects on society. His latest book explores what it means to live amid a plague, and he speaks to Hari Sreenivasan about all this and more – including what he thinks President-elect Biden must do to restore confidence in institutions.

Aired: 11/16/20

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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