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Forty years since Nixon resignation

August 7th, 2014
02:53 PM ET

Forty years ago Friday, Richard Nixon became the first-ever U.S. President to resign.

But just 24 hours before he stepped down, the American president still believed he could remain in office.

CNN's Fred Pleitgen has the story. Click above to watch.


Filed under:  Imagine a World • Latest Episode

Man saved JFK's life with a coconut

August 6th, 2014
03:11 PM ET

In August 1943, John F. Kennedy and his Navy crewmen were stranded on a Pacific island, after their PT was sunk.

They came across two islanders, Eroni Kumana and Biuka Gasa, who were among the allied scouts who helped keep watch on the Japanese.

Because they didn't speak English, Kennedy carved a message on a coconut, and the scouts risked their own lives to deliver it – making it possible for JFK and his crew to be rescued.

Eroni Kumana died last week at the age of 93.

Click above to watch.


Filed under:  Imagine a World • Latest Episode

The legacy of James Brady

August 5th, 2014
03:18 PM ET

Imagine a world where a presidential press secretary becomes more than a mouthpiece or a punching bag – he becomes a hero.

CNN’s Fred Pleitgen has the story of James Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73.

Click above to watch.


Filed under:  Imagine a World • Latest Episode

Why has Turkish social media exploded with images of Turkish women laughing?

July 30th, 2014
03:46 PM ET

Turkish social media has exploded with Tweets and Instagrams of Turkish women laughing. Why?

Hala Gorani explains. Click above to watch.


Filed under:  Imagine a World • Latest Episode • Turkey

A family quarrel that cost the lives of millions

July 28th, 2014
03:07 PM ET

Exactly one hundred years ago, the First World War did not begin.

On July 28, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia – retribution for the assassination of Austria’s heir to the throne in Sarajevo, one month before.

Over the next week, Europe’s royals – all relatives – spoke as the clock ticked down to Armageddon. Russia’s Czar Nicholas and Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm, cousins, exchanged affectionate telegrams, signing off “Nicky” and “Willy.” Meanwhile, King George V of Great Britain was working behind the scenes.

Hala Gorani has the story. Click above to watch.


Filed under:  Imagine a World • Latest Episode

In hardship, acting in good faith

July 23rd, 2014
07:10 AM ET

In times of hardship, ordinary people around the world reach across religious lines. Christiane Amanpour has the story.


Filed under:  Christiane Amanpour • Imagine a World • Latest Episode • Religion

With Dutch court ruling, justice delayed but not denied

July 16th, 2014
03:29 PM ET

The Netherlands is liable for the killings of more than 300 Bosnia Muslim man and boys in July, 1995, a Dutch court ruled Wednesday.

It happened in the village of Srebrenica, where in all more than 7,000 were killed in a genocidal spasm, by Bosnian Serb forces.

Christiane Amanpour has the story. Click above to watch.


Filed under:  Bosnia • Christiane Amanpour • Imagine a World • Latest Episode

An extraordinary story of Holocaust defiance

May 22nd, 2014
06:39 AM ET

In the late 1930's, Adolf Hitler's storm troopers marched into Czechoslovakia and the Jewish population found itself on the Nazi hit-list.

That is, until a young British stockbroker named Nicholas Winton went to Prague and saw for himself the plight of the children.

For nearly 50 years, Winton hardly spoke of what he'd done – saving 669 children, most of them Jewish, from certain death.

He has since reunited with some of those children, now all grown up, and many with children of their own.

Winton has just turned 105.

Click above to watch.

Keeping the peace from being lost in translation

May 20th, 2014
08:09 AM ET

On the brink of the Cold War, one man kept the peace from being lost in translation. Christiane Amanpour has the story of Soviet interpreter Viktor Sukhodrev, who died last week.

Click above to watch.


Filed under:  Christiane Amanpour • Imagine a World • Latest Episode • Russia

Russian President Putin annexes ... words

May 7th, 2014
08:33 AM ET

"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."

So begins George's Orwell's novel, “1984,” the iconic tale of totalitarianism and government mind control.

In Russia, President Vladimir Putin is now honoring journalists for their coverage of his country’s annexation of Crimea, bloggers with more than 3,000 visitors per day will now have to register with the government, and swear words will be banned in films, TV, theater and other media.

Clocks are striking 13 all over the country. Christiane Amanpour has the story; click above to watch.


Filed under:  Christiane Amanpour • Imagine a World • Latest Episode • Russia • Ukraine
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