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Monday, May 2, 2011

Today's Coverage of Breaking News

(subject to change and will be updated throughout the day, as information is sent to ATC)

11a-1pET CNN Newsroom anchored by Drew Griffin

1p-3pET CNN Newsroom anchored by Randi Kaye from Ground Zero

3p-5pET CNN Newsroom anchored by Anderson Cooper from Ground Zero and Wolf Blitzer from Washington, D.C.
Guests include: Time Magazine contributor, Omar Waraich, CNN Terrorism Analyst Paul Cruickshank, Former CIA covert operations officer Mike Baker, CNN reporters Barbara Starr , Ed Henry , Jill Dougherty, Jeanne Meserve, Nick Paton Walsh from Islamabad) and Ted Rowlands, as well as senior political analysts Gloria Borger and David Gergen. 5p-7pET The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer (CNNI simulcasts)

8 - 9PM In the Arena
Arena is live tonight from what will be the lobby of 4 World Trade Center. Guests that will provide reactions to the death of Osama bin Laden include firefighters and family members of 9/11 victims, former CIA Islamabad station chief Robert Grenier, author and writer Lawrence Wright (The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11), Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi (who personally knew bin Laden), Pakistan opposition party member Imran Khan, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and CNN political analyst David Gergen.

9 - 10PM Piers Morgan Tonight
Carmen Bin Ladin-former sister-in-law of Osama Bin Laden, Bob Woodward- Associate Editor of The Washington Post and author of “Obama’s Wars,” former Governor Tom Ridge – First Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (2003-2005), and Steve Emerson- Executive Director of The Investigative Project on Terrorism. Sen. John Kerry, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, former Sen. Bob Kerrey, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, as well as special guests Barry Zelman and Jim Riches, both who lost family members in the 9/11 attacks.

10 - Midnight AC360, Live from Ground Zero
Anderson Cooper's interview with Pervez Musharraf, former President of Pakistan, Michael Scheuer – former Osama Bin Laden hunter, Ari Fleischer – fmr. WH press secretary under Pres. Bush, Jim Riches, Ret. FDNY Deputy Chief, NYT’s Thomas Friedman, Robert Baer, former CIA operative, Gary Berntsen, former CIA Officer and Kenny Specht, 9/11 first responder.
Additionally, CNN reporters and contributors: Nic Robertson, Sanjay Gupta, Peter Bergen, Fareed Zakaria and Fran Townsend.

In addition to CNN’s anchors and correspondents, CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen (@peterbergencnn) – who interviewed Osama bin Laden for CNN in 1997 – and CNN terrorism analyst Paul Cruickshank are contributing to the network’s coverage.

CNN is covering the global impact of this story with the following reporters in the U.S. and around the world:

Islamabad, Pakistan: Nick Paton Walsh (@nickpatonwalsh)

White House: Dan Lothian (@danlothiancnn), Brianna Keiler (@brikeilarcnn), Ed Henry (@edhenrycnn)

Pentagon: Barbara Starr (@barbarastarrcnn), Chris Lawrence (@clawrencecnn)

State Department: Jill Dougherty (@cnnjill)

Ground Zero (NY): Ali Velshi (@alivelshi), Jason Carroll (@jasoncarrollcnn), Deb Feyerick (@debfeyerickcnn), Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper)

New York Stock Exchange: Richard Quest (@richardquest), Alison Kosik (@alisonkosikcnn)

Times Square (NY): Alina Cho (@alinachocnn)

Newark airport (NJ): Allan Chernoff (@allancnn)

Shanksville, Pennsylvania: Jim Acosta (@jimacostacnn)

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Anonymous said...

Well at least we now know what President
Obama meant when he said there are more
important issues. Thanks for the lineup.
John King and Wolf Blitzer got it right. It will
be interesting to see what CNN does all day
long and in prime time. At some point today
there should be a military briefing. Wonder
if they will release photos or video.

susan said...

I was surprised Anderson was not there. Kind of a slap in the face. They send him to the wedding that he seemed to not want to cover, but when there is breaking news they ignore him.Plus, when was the last time King or Wolf cover anything about a war out on the field.They just anchor behind there desk. i was disapointed they snubbed Anderson.

Anonymous said...

Anderson even said he was surprised that they didn't call him in. Additionally, John King seemed to be having some kind of medical or perhaps a sleep issue during his reports the other night which have some wondering why CNN would still bring him in. Anderson was ready to go and while some don't think he's up to the task, he would've handled it all very well.