April 4th, 2013

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Airs One-Hour Special on North Korea

The Situation Room: North Korean Crisis – Airs Today at 6 p.m. ET

As the tensions continue to escalate in North Korea, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer will take viewers inside the conflict for The Situation Room: North Korean Crisis special today beginning at 6 p.m. ET on CNN with a simulcast on CNNI. The one-hour special report will replay at 1 a.m. ET/ 10 p.m. PT on CNN.

Chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour and anchor Fareed Zakaria will join the program to contribute international perspective and analysis. Correspondent Tom Foreman will use the network’s virtual studio to show viewers the impact a North Korea attack could have on U.S. interests and White House correspondent Brianna Keilar will report on the actions being considered by the Obama administration. Pentagon correspondents Barbara Starr and Chris Lawrence will also provide reports on the thousands of U.S. military members caught in the middle of this crisis. Correspondents David McKenzie in Beijing, Kyung Lah and Jim Clancy both in Seoul, will provide global reports on the impact of an attack. In addition, Blitzer will provide first hand accounts from his trip to the region with former Gov. Bill Richardson in 2010.

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Jennifer Scoggins                            Washington D.C.                              202.515.2947                          jennifer.scoggins@cnn.com