Friday, August 18, 2006

CNN's Amanpour Walks "In the Footsteps..."

As reported by CNN’s chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour, this CNN news doc premieres Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).

The two-hour special will also re-air Saturday, Aug. 26, and Sunday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m. (ET) with a replay at 10 p.m. (ET).

"This is the kind of in-depth international reporting that CNN is uniquely positioned to offer," said Jon Klein, president of CNN/U.S.

CNN analyst Peter Bergen, featured in the doc, is a fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Managing editor for "In the Footsteps" is Kathy Slobogin, Ken Shiffman is senior producer, Cliff Hackel director/producer/editor, Brian Larch producer, Pierre Bairin field producer and Peter Bergen co-producer.

"CNN Presents" is noted as the most honored documentary series in cable news, receiving six New York Festivals Awards, two National Headliner Awards and a National Press Club Robert L. Kozik Award for Environmental Reporting.

CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company, is a trusted source for news and information, with a reach extending to nine cable/satellite television networks, one private place-based network, two radio networks, wireless devices around the world, four Web sites, CNN Pipeline, an on-demand broadband video service, CNN Newsource, the world’s most extensively syndicated news service and partnerships with four television networks