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September 3rd, 2013
12:36 PM ET

Crossfire Classic: Limbaugh on burning the flag

Each day we’re looking at a “classic” moment from the program’s proud, 23-year history. Today Van Jones introduces what you might call a “burning” debate between talk show hosts Rush Limbaugh and Bob Lassiter in 1990.

Crossfire returns to CNN on September 9th at 6:30pm ET.

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September 2nd, 2013
12:10 PM ET

Crossfire Classic: Intense moment with MOVE

Crossfire now returns to CNN just seven days from today on September 9th at 6:30pm ET. As we count down to the premiere, we've been digging through the show’s 23-year history for memorable moments.

During a 1985 eviction fight, Philadelphia police dropped a bomb on a row house occupied by a group called MOVE. Six months later, MOVE member Louise James Africa came on Crossfire to defend the group against allegations they threw garbage into the street.

Stephanie Cutter introduces today’s Classic Crossfire Clip.

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August 30th, 2013
05:03 PM ET

1988 Crossfire Classic: Soviet military capabilities

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.

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August 29th, 2013
04:52 PM ET

Crossfire Classic: Bob Hope on visiting troops overseas

As we count down to September 16th’s return of Crossfire on CNN, we’re posting clips of the best moments from the program’s 23-year history. S.E. Cupp introduces a bittersweet moment with show-business legend Bob Hope who was in the Crossfire back in 1988. Hope shared a poignant moment while visiting troops at a hospital during a USO tour.

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August 28th, 2013
04:55 PM ET

Crossfire Classic: Communist candidate in 1984

We’re counting down to September 16th’s re-launch of CNN’s Crossfire by presenting classic moments from the program’s 23-year history. Stephanie Cutter has today’s Crossfire Classic from 1984, featuring activist & Communist party candidate for vice president Angela Davis.

Crossfire returns to CNN on September 16, airing weekdays at 6:30pm ET.

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August 27th, 2013
12:48 PM ET

Crossfire Classic: Falwell opposes MLK day in 1983

Crossfire returns to CNN this fall. As we prepare for the re-launch, we’ve dug into our archives and found some classic –and controversial- moments that are worth seeing again. Crossfire host Van Jones has a 1983 classic featuring Rev. Jerry Falwell, that’s especially timely with the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech.

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August 26th, 2013
07:41 PM ET

Crossfire Classic: NRA defends guns in 1993

Every day as we count down to the debut of CNN’s Crossfire, our hosts are presenting classic moments from the program’s 23-year history. Today, S.E. Cupp shows us a 1993 debate that’s as timely now as it was 20 years ago: gun control. NRA’s Wayne LaPierre was in the Crossfire after a mass shooting in New York to defend gun owner’s rights.

Crossfire returns to CNN on September 16, airing weekdays at 6:30pm ET.


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August 23rd, 2013
11:38 AM ET

Crossfire Classic: 2000 Florida recount

Every day leading up to September 16th re-launch of CNN’s Crossfire, our new hosts are introducing a “classic” moment from the program’s 23-year history. Tonight, Stephanie Cutter shows us a guest who made a bigger splash after he left Congress.

Crossfire returns to CNN on September 16, airing weekdays at 6:30pm ET.


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