June 30th, 2014
10:55 AM ET

The Hunt With John Walsh Premieres Sunday, July 13

The CNN Original Series The Hunt with John Walsh, produced by Zero Point Zero (ZPZ) Production, Inc. (Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown) premieres Sunday, July 13 at 9 pm ET/PT.

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Featuring Walsh, a passionate victim’s rights activist, television personality and a spokesperson for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, The Hunt will expose stories of ongoing criminal investigations of fugitives, expand the search internationally, and employ the documentary, visual style of the Peabody and Emmy award winning ZPZ.

Through interviews with victims, loved ones and law enforcement, coupled with new leads, The Hunt will provide the public with salient information to facilitate the capture of fugitives profiled in the series.

The July 13 series premiere episode “Shane Miller,” tells the story of Miller’s wife Sandy and daughters Shelby (age eight) and Shasta (age five), who were murdered in their Northern California home in May 2013, following accusations of habitual abuse. Sandy's husband Shane Miller, a convicted felon and the only suspect in the case, is currently on the U.S. Marshal’s most wanted list. FULL POST

June 29th, 2014
11:14 AM ET

Fmr. U.S. Treasury Secy. Rubin on climate change: “The risk here is catastrophic”

CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA GPS features an interview with the former U.S. Treasury Secretary under George W. Bush, Henry Paulson, and the former U.S. Treasury Secretary under Bill Clinton, Robert Rubin.  Paulson and Rubin speak with Fareed about their new report on the future of our environment if Americans do not start taking preventative measures against climate change, the cost of inaction, and the limitations to progress posed by Washington. Additionally, Paulson and Rubin also speak with Fareed about the U.S. fiscal outlook and economic recovery.

A transcript and videos from the discussion are available after the jump.

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June 29th, 2014
10:48 AM ET

Lois Lerner atty.: "It's convenient to have a demon"

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley in a CNN EXCLUSIVE, Lois Lerner's attorney William Taylor III responded to Rep. Issa in his first television interview. Taylor spoke to Crowley about Lerner's side of the IRS scandal and why she remains silent.

For more information, check out the following blog post.

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Lerner attorney: Client vilified by GOP out of convenience

A transcript of the interview is available after the jump.

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June 29th, 2014
10:40 AM ET

Rep. Issa: "I don't think anyone... on my committee has ever said she deliberately crashed her computer"

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA),Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, spoke to Crowley in an EXCLUSIVE interview about the IRS investigation, Lois Lerner, and other unanswered questions.

In the interview, Rep. Issa commented on the IRS scandal, “I don’t think anyone… on my committee has ever said she deliberately crashed her computer.”

A transcript of the interview is available after the jump.

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June 26th, 2014
08:15 PM ET

Attorney Bert Fields talks with CNN about his strategy to cross-examine Donald Sterling

Please credit – CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. Highlights from the interview are after the jump and a full transcript is posted on http://archives.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/sitroom.html. FULL POST

June 26th, 2014
07:12 PM ET

CNN's Wolf Blitzer questions IRS commissioner on missing emails

IRS commissioner John Koskinen sat down with CNN's Wolf Blitzer to answer questions about possible IRS partisanship, missing emails and more. Highlights from the interview are after the jump and a full program transcript is posted on  http://archives.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/sitroom.html. FULL POST

June 26th, 2014
05:42 PM ET

THE SIXTIES: A Long March to Freedom (1960 – 1968)

The moral mission of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s is re-examined by eyewitnesses at the forefront to history in tonight's edition of THE SIXTIES: A Long March to Freedom.  Describing their experiences during the Movement are SNCC co-founders and former student activists Diane Nash, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, and U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton.  Rev. James Lawson, Rev. C.T. Vivian, and Bob Moses also discuss first-hand accounts of the lunch counter sit-ins, Freedom Rides, the state university integration efforts, and more – all led by the Children’s Crusade in Birmingham.

Taylor Branch, Dave Garrow, Gene Roberts, Isabel Wilkerson, and Diane McWhorter give historical context to “Bloody Sunday,” the march from Selma to Montgomery, Freedom Summer, the murder of three civil rights workers in Mississippi, the passage of the Civil Rights and Voting Rights acts, and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

THE SIXTIES: A Long March to Freedom debuts tonight, Thursday, June 26 at 9:00pm and encores at 11:00pm and 1:00am Eastern.

Via Facebook, viewers can also interact with presidential historian Tim Naftali and CNN's Don Lemon about the topics raised in tonight's episode during the premiere broadcast.  Viewers can also interact with the series producers via Twitter by following @TheSixtiesCNN and using #TheSixtiesCNN. FULL POST

CNN’s Connect The World to present month of programmes from across the Middle East
June 26th, 2014
10:31 AM ET

CNN’s Connect The World to present month of programmes from across the Middle East

– Show to go live from Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Beirut, Istanbul
and Sharjah through July

London 26 June 2014. CNN International’s Connect the World with Becky Anderson is to embark on a journey across the Middle East for a month of live programming.

Beginning in its home base in Abu Dhabi, the show then heads to Cairo, on to Beirut and then to Istanbul, before completing its journey back to the UAE, in Sharjah.

Along the way the programme will be exploring the key stories emanating from across the region, meeting the people, and getting under the skin of the issues that matter most – particularly to the younger generation.

Subjects on the agenda will include politics, culture and business, taking in youth and women’s issues, art and architecture, the media, education and the economy. The show will also look at how the fasting month of Ramadan is marked across the region.

As part of the special series, Connect the World will also be running an interactive feature called Your Talk of the Town. This will see Becky Anderson interviewing iconic guests in each of the show’s locations, and taking questions from viewers via social media using the hashtag #CTWLiveFrom. FULL POST


Topics: CNN
June 26th, 2014
12:19 AM ET

CNN EXCLUSIVE: Conrad Murray: "I'm remorseful"

Five years after the death of Michael Jackson, CNN's Don Lemon spoke exclusively to Michael Jackson's former physician Conrad Murray. Murray spoke about his conviction, his relationship with Jackson and his children, his medical care of Jackson and more.

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Evander Holyfield to talk Suarez and biting with CNN’s Hala Gorani
June 25th, 2014
11:38 AM ET

Evander Holyfield to talk Suarez and biting with CNN’s Hala Gorani

On The World Right Now with Hala Gorani tonight, former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield recounts his own brush with a biting sportsman, in his notorious clash with Mike Tyson.

In the wake of the World Cup controversy involving Uruguay’s Luis Suarez, Gorani will be asking Holyfield about the alleged biting incident, and getting his take on what drives a sports star to bite an opponent.

The World Right Now with Hala Gorani airs at 9pm CET on CNN International.

Viewers can submit their own questions for Holyfield by tweeting them to @HalaGorani.


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