Former CNN anchor Bernard Shaw, pictured at CNN’s Washington bureau in February of 2001, died on Sept. 7, 2022. (Alex Brandon / AP)

Bernard Shaw was CNN’s first chief anchor and was with the network when it launched on June 1, 1980. He retired from CNN after more than 20 years on February 28, 2001.

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Trump, Carson and Fiorina Among 11 Candidates in Wednesday Debate

Eleven GOP presidential hopefuls will meet for a second prime-time cable news debate Wednesday. Donald Trump still leads the polling but retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson’s numbers have surged as has the profile of former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina. We discuss what to expect from tomorrow night’s debate.

The CNN series "Chicagoland" concluded Friday, April 25. Let us know your opinions on the show.


The CNN series Chicagoland debuts this week. We talk with series producer Yoav Attias and Pulitzer prize-winning Chicago journalist and co-writer, co-producer and series narrator, Mark Konkol, about the dichotomy of Chicago, and the picture it paints of the city on a national stage. Read an article about the Chicago premiere.