Amanpour: Amy Walter, Jack Saul, Dr. Helene Gayle and Angélique Kidjo


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As America feels the toll of the coronavirus, it is drawing closer to the November election where President Trump is set to face off against Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Amy Walter, the national editor of the Cook Political Report, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how the U.S. presidential race is shaping up. Around the world people are struggling in lockdown, separated from loved ones and trying to prevent the spread of Covid-19; all of which is having a massive strain on our mental health. Psychologist Jack Saul unpacks how this trauma and how best to treat it. Dr. Helene Gayle is the current president and CEO of The Chicago Community Trust and previously worked for 20 years at the CDC - she digs into why the mortality rate is much higher for black Americans with our Michel Martin. She explains why economic inequality is the key. And finally, Angélique Kidjo, singer and UNICEF goodwill ambassador, reflects on the healing power of music and what motivated her to reinvent Miriam Makeba’s famous South African hit ‘Pata Pata.’

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