Former Secretaries of State Headline CNN Special


CNN will air The Next President: A World of Challenges on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 9 p.m. ET, featuring five former U.S. secretaries of state engaging in a roundtable discussion about the issues facing the next U.S. president.

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and Frank Sesno moderate the discussion which was taped earlier this week at The George Washington University. The broadcast will be re-aired Sunday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. ET.

The discussion featured Madeleine K. Albright, James A. Baker III, Warren Christopher, Dr. Henry A. Kissinger and Gen. Colin L. Powell. The former secretaries fielded questions not only from Amanpour and Sesno but also from students in the audience.

It will also air on CNN International on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 9 p.m. ET, with re-airings on Friday, Sept. 26, at noon ET, on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 8 a.m. and noon ET and on Sunday, Sept. 28, at 1 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET. Viewers also can log on to to watch the entire discussion plus bonus material.