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45 Engaging Minutes with Christiane Amanpour of ABC News

When the announcement was made this spring that Christiane Amanpour would leave CNN for ABC News my initial reaction was, there goes someone else out CNN’s spinning door.  But it’s way more than that.  Amanpour is among a select group of the most respected international broadcast journalists of the past quarter century and you could mount a convincing case that she is the best of her generation.

This August, Amanpour will slip into the Sunday morning chair at ABC “This Week,” the network’s premier public affairs program whose lineage traces back to the legendary David Brinkley.  She will be the first journalist of this kind – international boots constantly on the ground – to hold serve on Sunday. Continue reading

May 23, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment