As we count down to the re-launch of Crossfire, our new hosts are looking back at amazing moments from the program’s 23-year history.
Newt Gingrich shows a night in 1988 when figures from the Kennedy and Bush eras debate U.S. defense. Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara & about-to-be Vice President Dan Quayle were in the Crossfire discussing the Soviet Union’s military defense capabilities in the final days of the socialist state.
Crossfire returns to CNN on September 16, airing weekdays at 6:30pm ET.
Author, documentary filmmaker, historian, Speaker of the House (1995-1999), and 2012 Republican presidential candidate
Fmr. Obama Deputy Campaign Mgr. and W.H. Sr. Adviser, founder of Precision Strategies, fmr. Sr. Adviser to Maj. Leader Reid and Sen. Kennedy
Conservative columnist for New York Daily News, contributing editor at Townhall Magazine, commentator and author
Former Special Adviser for Green Jobs under President Obama, co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, author and attorney
Crossfire hosted by Newt Gingrich, Stephanie Cutter, SE Cupp, and Van Jones airs weeknights at 6:30 pm ET on CNN.
The classic debate program resembles the show's original format with passionate conversation and focus on topical events on the day. The daily, 30-minute program features two hosts and guests each night, discussing a range of issues from all sides of the political and cultural spectrum. In addition to the weekday show the Crossfire co-hosts appear across the network's programming.