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11.05.2021

CBS NEWS TO DELIVER SPECIAL COVERAGE OF THE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR COLIN POWELL

 

CBS News will deliver special coverage today, Friday, Nov. 5 of the memorial service for Colin Powell, the retired four-star general, first Black U.S. secretary of state, and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. CBS News will deliver a special report to be broadcast on the CBS Television Network and live-streamed on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news service, the CBS News app and on Paramount+.

Coverage plans are below:

  • CBS EVENING NEWS Anchor and Managing Editor Norah O’Donnell will anchor a CBS News special report at approximately 12:00 PM, ET. Joining O’Donnell for the special coverage will be FACE THE NATION moderator and chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan in the studio; chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes at Washington National Cathedral; and national security correspondent David Martin at the Pentagon.

  • CBSN will begin its coverage at 11:30 AM, ET, anchored by CBSN anchor and CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers and CBSN anchor Anne-Marie Green. CBSN will simulcast the Network’s special report.

  • CBS News’ social channels will live-stream the coverage, with live streaming coverage also featured on CBSNews.com, CBS News’ YouTube page at 11:30 AM, ET, and the CBS News Facebook page at 11:55 AM, ET.

  • CBS News Radio will provide affiliates with two hours of special reports anchored by correspondent Allison Keyes in Washington.

  • CBS Newspath will provide coverage to its 200+ affiliates nationwide and to broadcasters around the world. Correspondent Debra Alfarone will report from Washington National Cathedral.

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Press Contacts:

Lance Frank, CBS News Communications

FrankL@cbsnews.com

 

Hugo Rojo, CBS News Communications

RojoH@cbsnews.com

Press:

Lance Frank
212-975-5959
FrankL@viacomcbs.com

Hugo Rojo
202-457-4444
RojoH@cbsnews.com