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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer


The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit read less

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A cable news legend is now available in an audio podcast format. The iconic Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer discusses the day's most important stories. Running Monday through Friday since 2005, it is CNN's most prized hour for breaking news and more.

Blitzer and guests analyze the issues with nuance, tact, and precision. Episodes feature stories on the top trending topics in the country and worldwide. Government representatives, community members, and other influential figures share their impassioned perspectives.

Blitzer is a news industry veteran whose career dates back to coverage of the 1977 Israeli-Egyptian negotiations. A veteran of CNN since 1990, he attained mass fame in the US as the military affairs reporter on the Gulf War in Kuwait. A stint as a White House correspondent in the 1990s followed. Next came the role of lead CNN anchor for all US presidential elections from 2004 onward.

Blitzer's recent excellence in journalism includes stories on the January 6 Capitol attack. He spoke out against the uptick in hate crimes against Asian Americans. He scored a winning interview with Volodymyr Zelensky about negotiations with Russia.

CNN presents The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer podcast format without commercials. The network uploads episodes the same day they air on CNN.

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