Current Events with Charlie Rose
In this adaptable presentation, Mr. Rose addresses the most salient issues of the day from his own unique perspective, developed over years of first person interviews with the biggest newsmakers.
Defining the Global Conversation
In his three decades in television, Charlie Rose has excelled in conducting scintillating interviews with many of the most influential politicians and entertainers of our time. The program's round oak table and simple black backdrop provide an intimate atmosphere for intelligent conversation attracting leaders from around the world including Barack Obama, Gordon Brown, Nicolas Sarkozy, Lula da Silva, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Recep Erdogan, Bashar al-Assad, Pervez Musharraf, Hosni Mubarak, Lee Kuan Yew and Manmohan Singh. Since 1991, Charlie Rose has done more in-depth hours with Nobel Laureates, and extraordinary men and women of science, politics, art, business, sports, technology, literature and entertainment than any other program in the world. These conversations have made Charlie Rose the cultural and intellectual custodian of our time, providing accessible profiles of the people who have influenced our world.
Mr. Rose entered television full-time in 1974 when Public Broadcasting System commentator Bill Moyers hired him as managing editor of the PBS series Bill Moyers’ International Report. In 1976 Rose was named correspondent for the PBS series USA: People and Politics, a weekly political magazine with Moyers. That year, their television special, A Conversation With Jimmy Carter was honored with a Peabody Award. Later in 1976, Mr. Rose moved to NBC as a correspondent, based in Washington DC. From 1984-1990, Mr. Rose anchored CBS’s Nightwatch, the network’s late-night interview series. His interviews with convicted murdered Charles Manson, conducted during that period, won an Emmy. Mr. Rose also served as an anchor for other CBS News broadcasts, including Face the Nation, CBS Morning News, CBS This Morning and Newsbreak, and reported for 48 hours.