Tag: Crossfire

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Opinion

’80s throwback: What life looked like when Crossfire first aired

This suit was itchy!–Growing up in Jackson, Mississippi, William Patrick Butler mostly remembers how much he and his sister loved watching “Star Wars” over and over again on HBO whenever it came on. Here they pose in their church outfits beside Ma’s old Chevrolet Cavalier, which was replaced in 1983 with a more fun red Pontiac Grand Prix. (CNN Photo/William Patrick Butler/iReport) by Daphne Sashin (CNN) — “Crossfire” is back, and just look how much life has changed since that first show in 1982. The clothes. The hair. The music.

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Entertainment

CNN bringing ‘Crossfire’ back on the air

VAN JONES by David Bauder NEW YORK (AP) — CNN said Wednesday that it is bringing the political debate show “Crossfire” back on the air this fall with Newt Gingrich as one of the combatants. The former House speaker and Republican presidential candidate will be one of the four regular hosts of the program, taking the conservative side along with commentator S.E. Cupp of The Blaze. Stephanie Cutter, a former campaign spokeswoman for President Barack Obama, and Van Jones, a Yale-educated attorney and advocate for green projects, will speak from the left.