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The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper

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. 

Seeing red: running with the bulls The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
It's a tradition that dates back to the 14th century, but what is it really like to experience running with the bulls in Spain? CNN Senior National Correspondent David Culver heads to Pamplona, to explore the lure of running with bulls, as well as the controversy around it.
Nov 27, 2023
Going home: the war in Sudan The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
CNN's multi-award winning Chief International Investigative Correspondent Nima Elbagir returns to her home country of Sudan to report on the civil war that's torn her country apart, and the role The Wagner Group has played in this conflict. She also meets with her remaining family members who haven't fled yet, in an emotional reunion.
Nov 20, 2023
Antisemitism in America The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
Antisemitism has been on the rise in America, and it's only gotten worse since the October 7th attack on Israel. Dana Bash looks at what's been happening and examines why the problem is growing.
Nov 13, 2023
Hostage To Terror The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
Anderson Cooper reveals dramatic details of the Hamas mass kidnapping in Israel, speaks to the families of hostage Israelis, and explores the use of hostages as a tool of terror and war.
Oct 30, 2023
Inside Hamas The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
How did the terror group Hamas pull off the massive attack on Israel? CNN brings you everything you need to know about the history and philosophy of Hamas, and what their capabilities are now.
Oct 23, 2023
Terror In Israel The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
Anderson Cooper reports from Southern Israel on the music festival attacked by Hamas and hears stories from survivors and relatives of the victims.
Oct 16, 2023
Waiting for JFK: report from the fringe The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
In a chilling year-long investigation, CNN's Donnie O' Sullivan tracks the stories of Americans who have been consumed by a QAnon-rooted conspiracy theory that JFK and JFK Jr. are both still alive, are descended from Jesus Christ, and are going to take over America. Why do they believe this, and how did they get sucked into this conspiracy?
Sep 25, 2023
Ukraine: dancing in defiance The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
Ukrainian ballet dancers who fled the war and a Russian choreographer who left Moscow in protest travel to the US for a heart stopping performance that highlights their culture.
Sep 18, 2023
Hard hits: can football be safe? The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
Football season is about to begin, but is the game any safer for players? And should the rules of football be changed to protect young people who play this sport? CNN reporter and former pro football player Coy Wire examines the issue.
Sep 11, 2023
Without Roe: the new abortion landscape The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper
A year after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, women without access to legal abortion clinics are turning to an underground network of pilots to help them find care. How does this operate and what are the risks? CNN embed with these pilots to find out.
Sep 5, 2023
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