Charlie Rose Special Edition: Bashar al-Assad

Charlie Rose Special Edition: Bashar al-Assad

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm

Charlie Rose interviews Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, asking Assad about the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Airing one night before President Obama is scheduled to address the nation on his plans to respond to the situation in Syria, Charlie Rose presents a recorded an interview in Damascus with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, which will run in its entirety in a special presentation on WXXI-TV Monday, September 9, at 9 p.m.

In the interview, Charlie Rose asks Assad about the use of chemical weapons in Syria.  The interview may be excerpted on news programs, in particular on CBS This Morning on Monday morning. PBS NEWSHOUR will also air an interview with President Obama on Monday's program, when he speaks with Gwen Ifill.

Please note: Due to this special broadcast Antiques Roadshow Wichita, KS will air tomorrow, Tuesday, September 10 at 8 p.m. 

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