CNN's Amanpour criticizes network's decision to hold Trump town hall
Christiane Amanpour, the veteran international correspondent who has been at CNN for 40 years, became the network's first journalist to publicly criticize the decision to host Donald Trump for a town hall in New Hampshire last week.
CNN's Amanpour regrets equating Trump with Nazi assault
Amanpour says she regrets a comment equating Donald Trump's presidency with Kristallnacht, an attack on Jews in Nazi Germany seen historically as the launch of the Holocaust. Amanpour said on her weekday program that airs on PBS and CNN International that the Nazis were assaulting fact, knowledge, history and truth. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – CNN's Christiane Amanpour says she regrets equating President Donald Trump's tenure to Kristallnacht, an attack on Jews in Nazi Germany seen historically as the Holocaust's launch. Amanpour had noted the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, an attack on Jews, their businesses and synagogues that happened Nov. 9-10, 1938. She said it was an assault on “fact, knowledge, history and truth,” and that the Trump administration represented a modern-day attack on the same values.
Jane Fonda's Climate Change Protests: A Timeline of Her 'Fire Drill Fridays' and
"And so I decided to use my celebrity to try to raise the sense of urgency, and I moved to Washington, and I'm going to get arrested every Friday." See below for an updated timeline of Fonda's arrests -- and the famous friends who have joined her in the important cause. Both stars were arrested at the protest, Fonda in her now-iconic red trench coat. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty ImagesOct. 11, 2019The first of the "Fire Drill Friday" protests where the actress was arrested. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesRELATED CONTENT:Jane Fonda and Ted Danson Arrested While Protesting in D.C.Jane Fonda Arrested on Capitol Hill for Climate Change ProtestWhy Jane Fonda Feels Bad For Megyn Kelly After Her Show's Cancellation
Jane Fonda arrested on fourth Friday in a row
Jane Fonda said she wants to get arrested every Friday. That's exactly what she plans to do -- all to address the climate crisis. WASHINGTON (CNN) - Jane Fonda said she wants to get arrested every Friday. The actress and activist said she moved to Washington for four months to raise awareness about the devastating challenges that are facing the Earth. "And so I decided to use my celebrity to try to raise the sense of urgency, and I moved to Washington, and I'm going to get arrested every Friday."