Amanpour and Company

COVID's Wakeup Call: The Weaknesses of Western Governments

Clip: 09/16/2020 | 17m 58s Video has closed captioning.

In their new book The Wake-Up Call, top journalists at Bloomberg News and The Economist study different government responses to the pandemic. The winners and losers may prove surprising, with many states in Asia-–including authoritarian China-–faring better and saving more lives than their wealthy western counterparts. Walter Isaacson speaks with the authors about their findings.

Aired: 09/16/20

Rating: NR

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