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The First Presidential Debate Between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Promises To be Epic In Every Way. 


                                          Picture Credit: CNN.Com It may not be the Super Bowl but Monday’s Presidential Debate between former Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton and business man Donald Trump will quite possibly receive Super Bowl ratings. Experts […]

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CNN Airs 9/11: Fifteen Years Later Documentary


 It is difficult to believe that the tragic events of 9/11 happened fifteen years ago.  I can still remember the images vividly and can remember where I was and what I was doing when those images were televised live.  I have been constantly watching CNN since Friday, when a memorial service, attended by family members […]

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CNN’s Brianna Keilar Polishes The Floor With Trump’s Lawyer. #SaysWho


Picture Credit: CNN #SaysMasterClassLady This is Comedy Gold!  On CNN to boot! And it has become a viral sensation and propelled the talented Brianna Keilar into the limelight with her sharp, intuitive yet natural journalistic skills.  Listen, regardless of  what side of the political aisle you waltz around on, you have to admit this is […]

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Christina Aguilera Releases New Single As A Tribute To The Orlando Victims. 


Tonight I heard a newly released single by Christina Aguilera on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360.  Entitled “Change“, the song played during a CNN video montage of the victims and their families. It tore my heart to pieces. It was gut-wrenching to see these beautiful people ripped from our lives through such a senseless tragedy. And […]

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CNN Special: The Person Who Changed My Life Airs On Sunday


   I would be hard-pressed to single out one person who changed my life. Maybe I was blessed because I was surrounded by positive, life-changing family members and friends who continually encouraged me in my career.  That is not to say that I didn’t encounter negative people and experience frustrating roadblocks  in the course of […]

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First Democratic Presidential Debate Promises To Be A Game Changer. Tune In Now 


   Well, I don’t know what else is on TV tonight, but I am ready and waiting for the first Democratic Presidential Debate to air on CNN.  Here is what you need to know: “The premiere Democratic debate of the 2016 campaign season, sponsored by CNN and Facebook, will kick off at 8:30 p.m. ET […]

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MasterClass Monday: Andrea Bocelli Sings The Lord’s Prayer For Pope Francis


   Did anyone catch Andrea Bocelli’s glorious and inspiring performance of The Lord’s Prayer during the Festival Of The Families celebration on Saturday, September 26th in Phildaelphia?   What a moment!  Pope Francis must have been incredibly moved by this performance as we were by the Pope’s love, presence and  spirituality throughout his entire USA […]

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The Second Republican Presidential Debate To Air On CNN. 


   I never thought I would be writing about a Republican Presidential debate and yet – here it is.  This is my rationale – this is an entertainment blog and Republican leadership hopeful Donald Trump has defined this Republican leadership fight as a reality entertainment show. It is quite hilarious, don’t you think? And very […]

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Tune In And Test Your Presidential Knowledge During The CNN Quiz Show


Picture Credit: CNN.COM I look for any excuse to add Anderson Cooper’s charismatic face to my blogging site. I have tremendous respect for his brand of reporting – his humble, yet assertive demeanor makes for an intriguing “watch and listen”. However, truth be told, I admire the collective intelligence and expertise which all the CNN […]

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CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute Set To Air On December 7th


Picture Credit: CNN CNN will be airing a very special program focusing on the Top 10 Heroes of 2014 on Sunday, December 7th on CNN at 8:00 PM. Popular and revered CNN Journalist, Anderson Cooper, will be hosting this prestigious event. Here is the official press release from CNN: “Celebrity presenters are set to honor […]

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CNN Airs Roots: Our Journeys Home, Focusing On The Personal Roots Of CNN Anchors


Picture Credit: CNN.COM Have you been watching the mini-episode of CNN’s new historical project, “Roots“? I have been viewing snippets of this documentary this past week and, depending on the storyline, have been moved to tears of sorrow and laughter. I was touched to see the humanity and sensitivity displayed by these popular anchors who […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Ten: Sex, Drugs And Rock And Roll


I may have experienced my teen years during The Sixties but this particular “free to be” revolution didn’t even come close to being on my radar. However, many young people embraced this hippie, “why not” revolution in am effort to “find themselves” and/or express themselves without barriers. Good times! Really good times! Really, really, really […]

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Hollywood Legend Lauren Bacall Dies At Age 89


Well, today is another sad day. Hollywood star, Lauren Bacall, has died at the age of 89. I loved her. Everything about her – her exquisite acting, her classy look, her professionalism, her voice and her name. Lauren. So beautiful. However, her real name was Betty but she was convinced by her agent to change […]

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Remembering Robin Williams: “Make Your Life Spectacular”.


I was just watching CNN’s remarkable coverage of the death of iconic comedian and actor, Robin Williams. They played his graduation speech from the movie, “Jack”, and it struck me as so poignant and so chilling, considering that he is no longer with us on Earth. His words, “Make your life spectacular – I know […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Nine: The Times They Are A-Changin’


The Sixties was quite the revolutionary decade. Looking back, it seems almost unbelievable that the social issues raised during this decade were significant enough to warrant change, but, we have evolved and become a better culture as a result of the social movements of strong leaders during this decade. Acceptance of Homosexuality , equal rights […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Seven: The Space Race


The 7th installment of The Sixties show airs on CNN at 9:00 PM on Thursday, July 24th. This week, we gain exclusive insight into the dollars and drama surrounding the most affluent time of the Space Age – with particular emphasis on the Moon Landing in July 1969. I thoroughly remember devouring every nook and […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Six: The British Invasion And More


Suffice it to say, some of the very best and thoroughly iconic music emerged during The Sixties. Not only were we introduced to the sounds of Motown and the likes of the great Michael Jackson, but also the singular sound from British artists exploded in North America. It was an exciting, almost mind-blowing time in […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Five: A Long March To Freedom


This week, CNN’s 10-part documentary, “The Sixties”, focuses on The Long March To Freedom. And it was a long walk. A really long walk. And, unfortunately, we are still walking that walk. Donna Brazile, a CNN contributor and a Democratic strategist sums up the significant events focusing on segregation during this decade: “CNN on Thursday […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Four: The War In Vietnam


This week, CNN’s 10-part documentary, “The Sixties”, focuses on The War in Vietnam. It was The Sixites prelude to the War In Iraq. It went on forever and ever amen! And, after a while, everyone forgot why they were fighting in the first place. Totally endless and mindless and overflowing with heartbreak and senseless deaths. […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Three: The Assassination Of President Kennedy


This week, CNN’s third episode of The Sixties focuses on one major event that pretty much consumed everyone during this decade – the Assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. As a young adult during this era, I, along with anyone else who was alive when this sad event occurred, will always remember where I was […]

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