The on-again, off-again anchor team of Catherine Crier and Bernard Shaw is back together again starting today at 4:30 p.m., as CNN launches "Inside Politics '92," a daily half-hour program devoted to presidential politics.
"The 1992 presidential campaign is the most important U.S. news story of the year, and CNN's daily political newscast indicates our commitment to provide U.S. viewers with the most comprehensive and enlightened coverage," CNN President Tom Johnson said.
Besides daily reports from the campaign trail, the show will include ongoing analysis of TV advertising by the candidates and polling of voter concerns. Reporter Brooks Jackson and Jim Connor, a producer, form the self-described "truth squad," which will report on and dissect the candidates' ads. Other analysts and reporters appearing regularly on the show with Crier and Shaw will include: Ken Bode, William Schneider, David Broder, Debra Potter and Jack Germond.