The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper, is a collection of unique and immersive single subject episodes from CNN’s Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning longform storytelling team. Every week we showcase character-driven stories, special interviews, profiles, and investigative deep dives featuring reporting from CNN’s anchors and correspondents.
CNN's Erica Hill travels to London to examine the role of the Royal family in British society and around the world, in an eye-opening special ahead of the coronation of King Charles III. After the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II, one of the most popular and celebrated monarchs, King Charles and Camilla, Queen Consort face a country and a world questioning their very purpose. Are the King and his throne in peril? British scholars, journalists, and some of those closest to the Royals give their insights.
CNN’s Bill Weir reports on how we are now firmly on the path to climate catastrophe. In the last two-years, record shattering heatwaves have fueled wildfires in North America, Germany and Belgium have seen their worst flooding in decades, and China saw a year’s rainfall in one day. The world’s top scientists are calling for the use of ‘carbon capture’, but the technology needed cannot be developed overnight. They are also considering something once considered taboo: solar geoengineering. Scientists may be able to intervene to solve the climate crisis, but at what cost?
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh and his team recently hiked the entire Darien Gap, a migrant trail that spans from South American to Central America, with thousands of migrants seeking a path to the US. There are no roads in this trek, people must make it on foot carrying all their possessions as they hike through the dense jungle, rushing waters, and steep mountainsides. But despite the danger, the number of migrants on this trail only continues to grow. The team did this walk over 5 days, and the stories they found are extraordinary.