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The Charlie Rose Show is hosted by an acclaimed broadcast journalist and interviewer who speaks with many of the world's most influential thinkers, politicians, writers, athletes, filmmakers, musicians, scientists, actors, business leaders, artists, entertainers and other news makers in a unique one-on-one roundtable discussion.

The show style is informal, however, Mr. Rose is known for asking inquiring and thought-provoking questions. In-depth questions are the focus, rather than using the show as simply a promotional opportunity for guests.

Charlie Rose and his guests are the only two people in the room while the interview is taking place. There is no cameraman, producer, sound man, or other technician present. Rather, the show is taped out of New York using robotic camera equipment.

As a result of the show's popularity and Mr. Rose's resultant influence, the New York Times has reported that Mr. Rose encouraged discussions between the leaders of the Fox and NBC networks which eventually led to a mutual truce with regard to verbal attacks between anchors Bill O'Reilly and Keith Olbermann on their news programs.

The show's anchor, born Charles Peete "Charlie" Rose, Jr. in 1942 graduated with a bachelor's degree in history in 1964. At Duke University School of Law, he earned his juris doctor in 1968 and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity.

The Charlie Rose Show began in 1991 and has been broadcast on PBS television stations in major markets around the U.S. since 1993. It airs daily Monday through Friday at various times. Broadcast on over 200 PBS affiliates, the program lasts one hour. The show broadcasts on the following stations in the following cities: WNET New York, WETA and WHUT Washington DC, WGBH Boston, KCET Los Angeles, KQED San Francisco, WYCC Chicago and PBA Atlanta. In addition, full episodes of the show are available online at the show's official website.

Charlie Rose hosted a revived version of the CBS classic Person to Person news program, along with Lara Logan in 1990. The show featured celebrities interviewed in their homes. The popular show was originally hosted by Edward R. Murrow from 1953 to 1961.

As a result of the show's popularity, the former host of CBS' "Nightwatch" (1984

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  • President-elect Donald Trump’s plans for healthcare legislation with Bob Costa. "Fences," with the the film's producer and star, Denzel Washington, and Constanza Romero Wilson. Billy Eichner, the creator and star of "Billy on the Street."

  • An hour with Ash Carter, United States secretary of defense.

  • An hour with John Kerry, secretary of state.

  • An hour with Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff.

  • A report on today's intelligence briefings and Donald Trump's interview with the New York Times. Russian hacking during the presidential campaign with Representative Adam Schiff. Jeffrey Goldberg, editor of The Atlantic.

  • Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on President Barack Obama's legacy. We conclude with actor Naomie Harris, discussing her most recent movies, "Moonlight" and "Collateral Beauty."

  • Bob Costa of the Washington Post and Carl Hulse of the New York Times. National security challenges facing the Trump administration with David Sanger. Isabelle Huppert, discussing her most recent movies, "Elle" and "Things to Come."

  • A conversation about artificial intelligence with Andrew Moore, dean of the school of computer science at Carnegie Mellon.

  • President-elect Donald Trump€™s plans for healthcare legislation with Bob Costa. "Fences," with the the film's producer and star, Denzel Washington, and Constanza Romero Wilson. Billy Eichner, the creator and star of "Billy on the Street."

  • "Live By Night" with the director and writer Ben Affleck and actors Chris Messina, Elle Fanning, Chris Cooper, and Sienna Miller. “Hidden Figures,” with actors Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, and director Ted Melfi.

  • President Obama's final press conference with John Dickerson. The latest development from the Trump transition with columnist Tom Friedman. Mark Shriver discusses his book "Pilgrimage." Will Ahmed, founder and C.E.O. of WHOOP.

  • Ta-Nehisi Coates, author and national correspondent for The Atlantic. His latest cover story reflects on the life and presidency of Barack Obama. Jim Steyer, the founding C.E.O. of Common Sense Media, and Tom Steyer, president of NextGen Climate.

  • Kathleen Hays, host of "Taking Stock" on Bloomberg Radio. Russian cyber attacks with Mike Morell, former acting director of the CIA. Robert Gates, former secretary of defense, on Rex Tillerson and the Trump transition.

  • Cybersecurity with Sam Palmisano and Tom Donilon. "Patriots Day" with Peter Berg, Mark Wahlberg, and former Boston police commissioner Ed Davis. Andy Cohen, host of Bravo's "Watch What Happens: Live."

  • Brian Moynihan, chairman and C.E.O. of Bank of America. We conclude with director and screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan. His newest film is called “Manchester by the Sea.”

  • Brian Moynihan, chairman and C.E.O. of Bank of America. We conclude with director and screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan. His newest film is called “Manchester by the Sea.”

  • Bestselling author Michael Lewis discusses his new book, "The Undoing Project."

  • Fareed Zakaria discusses the legacy of Barack Obama, populism in the west, and Donald Trump's foreign policy. Brandon Iribe, C.E.O. of Oculus. Viet Thanh Nguyen, whose debut novel, â€

  • A conversation with Cardinal Peter Turkson, taped in Rome. We conclude with a look at artificial intelligence with John Kelly, senior vice president of cognitive solutions and research for the IBM Corporation.

  • "Jackie" with guest host A.O. Scott of The New York Times, director Pablo Larraín, and actor Natalie Portman, who portrays former First Lady Jacqueline Onassis. We conclude with an interviw and performance by Regina Spektor.

  • President-elect Trump's economic agenda with guest host Jeff Glor; Jill Schlesinger; and Dennis Berman. Jimmie Johnson, 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion. "Loving" with writer and director Jeff Nichols, and actors Ruth Negga and Nick Kroll.

  • The death of Fidel Castro and the future of Cuba with guest host Jeffrey Goldberg, Jorge Dominguez, Peter Kornbluh, and Julia Sweig. We conclude with Ben Rhodes, deputy national security advisor for strategic communications.

  • An hour with Mikhail Khodorkovsky. He was Russia's most famous political prisoner until President Putin unexpectedly pardoned him in December 2013.

  • Tom Friedman of the New York Times discusses his new book, "Thank You for Being Late." Jared Kushner's role in the Trump administration. Charlie is joined by Emily Jane Fox of Vanity Fair and Jonathan Mahler of the New York Times.

  • David Remnick discusses his conversation with President Obama after the election. Michele Flournoy, former under-secretary of defense. President-elect Donald Trump’s recent cabinet apointments.

  • Jim Fallows of The Atlantic discusses his piece, "China's Great Leap Forward."We continue with David Leonhardt of the New York Times. We conclude with an interview and performance by country musician Margo Price.

  • Ken Stern of Vanity Fair; Joshua Green of Bloomberg Businessweek; Philip Rucker of the Washington Post; and Michael Shear of the New York Times. We conclude with an appreciation of Gwen Ifill with Michele Norris, Ifill’s close friend and colleague.

  • Paul Reickhoff, Founder & Executive Director, Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America; Daniel Anfang, Sergeant, Us Marine Corps; David Myers, First Lieutenant, US Marine Corps.

  • Doris Kearns Goodwin; Walter Isaacson, founder and C.E.O. of the Aspen Institute; Jeff Greenfield of Politico and PBS Newshour Weekend; Kurt Andersen, host of WNYC’s Studio 360; and Cokie Roberts of ABC News.

  • Dan Balz of the Washington Post; Carl Hulse of the New York Times; John Dickerson, host of "Face the Nation"; Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times; and Maureen Dowd of the New York Times.

  • An update on the election with Al Hunt. David Adjaye, founder and principal architect of Adjaye Associates. Grammy and Academy Award-winning lyricist Carole Bayer Sager.

  • Larry Kudlow on his new book "JFK and the Reagan Revolution." "The Crown." Charlie is joined by creator and writer Peter Morgan, director Stephen Daldry, and three stars of the series: Matt Smith, John Lithgow and Claire Foy.

  • A continued look at the election and developments in the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Jon Meacham, whose book on George H. W. Bush was just released in paperback. We conclude with fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger.

  • A discussion about the new emails pertinent to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private server. Neil Shen, founder of Sequoia Capital China. Taylor Goldsmith, singer and guitarist for the band Dawes, performing on set.

  • A conversation with jounalist Ted Koppel about the presidential election. We conclude with Eric Kandel, discussing his latest book.

  • A conversation with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. We conclude with an election update with Robert Costa of The Washington Post.

  • A conversation with Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor, taped at the New York City Bar Association.

  • James Clapper, director of National Intelligence, taped at the Council on Foreign Relations.

  • Glenn Beck, host of the syndicated radio show “The Glenn Beck Program.” We conclude with Sarah Jessica Parker, star of the HBO comedy series “Divorce.”

  • Holly Williams of CBS News reports from Iraq on the campaign to take back the city of Mosul. Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan. We continue with a look at the film "Moonlight." Ms. Lauryn Hill performing “Rebel…I Find It Hard to Say.”

  • An hour with professional golfer Tiger Woods.

  • The campaign to retake Mosul from ISIS with David Ignatius of The Washington Post and Eric Schmitt of The New York Times. Nancy Pelosi, minority leader of the House of Representatives. Issa Rae, co-creator and star of HBO's "Insecure."

  • John Dickerson, the anchor of Face The Nation, and the political director of CBS News. Ernest Moniz, the United States Secretary of Energy. We conclude with a look at the film "Other People."

  • Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor in chief of the Economist, discusses the magazine's guest essay written by President Barack Obama. We conclude with a performance and interview with Sturgill Simpson. His new album is called "A Sailor's Guide to Earth."

  • John Carlin, assistant attorney general for National Security, discusses the U.S. government, terrorism and cyber security.

  • Continued coverage of the presidential election. Charlie is joined by Ed Rollins, Republican strategist and co-chairman of pro-Trump Great America Super Pac, and Jake Sherman of Politico. Part two of Charlie's conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  • Bob Costa of the Washington Post, Frank Luntz, founder and chairman of Luntz Global, and Jonathan Karl of ABC News. Tom Barrack, real-estate investor and longtime friend of Donald Trump. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court.

  • Jonathan Chait, columnist for New York Magazine; Dan Senor, former advisor to Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan; and Mike Allen of Politico. We conclude with Jim Lentz, C.E.O. of Toyota Motor North America.

  • Maria Sharapova discusses her return to competitive tennis after being suspended for testing positive for meldonium. We conclude with electronic music DJ Steve Aoki. He is the subject of a new Netflix documentary called "I€™ll Sleep When I€™m Dead."

  • The Rosetta probe comet landing with Rachel Feltman, Dr. Michelle Thaller, Daniela Hernandez. Mark Phillips, senior foreign correspondent for CBS News on his career in journalism. Part two of Charlie's conversation with Reid Hoffman.

  • A discussion of the battle for Aleppo with Philip Gordon of the Council on Foreign Relations and Clarissa Ward, foreign correspondent for CNN. We conclude with Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn.

  • A discussion about the crisis in Aleppo with former CIA director David Petraeus.We conclude with an appreciation of Shimon Peres, who died today.

  • Ed Luce of the Financial Times and presidential historian Jon Meacham. Bob Costa, national political reporter for the Washington Post, and Jerry Seib, Wall Street Journal WashingWe conclude with an appreciation of Edward Albee who died earlier this month.

  • Guest host Jake Tapper interviews Tony Blinken, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State. Next, Charles Flanagan, Foreign Minister of Ireland. We conclude with Evan Osnos of the New Yorker discussing his article €œWhat would President Trump do?€

  • An update on Saturday's bombing in New York City with guest host Jeff Glor of CBS News and Marc Santora of The New York Times. We conclude with Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

  • Updates on the presidential race with Bob Costa, and later with Nick Confessore. Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg. We conclude with a look at the film "Snowden" with Oliver Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Zachary Quinto.

  • A conversation with Maureen Dowd, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times. Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, here to introduce their new documentary, "Defying the Nazis."

  • Political update with guest host Andrew Ross Sorkin; Brian Stelter; and Ben Shapiro. Ray Kelly on his book €œVigilance: My Life Serving America and Protecting Its Empire City." Steve Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone and founder of the Schwarzman Scholarship.

  • Part two of Charlie's conversation with former president Bill Clinton. Stan Wawrinka, 2016 U.S. Open champion. Senators Tim Scott and Cory Booker at the Smithsonian€™s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

  • An hour with former President Bill Clinton.

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