John Walsh's new show 'The Hunt' premiers on CNN this Sunday. It's the latest chapter for a man who as the host of 'America's Most Wanted' is credited with helping law enforcement capture more than 1,200 fugitives and locating more than 60 missing children. Anderson looks back at the murder of Walsh's son Adam that started his journey and changed the way crimes against children are investigated and punished.
John Walsh explains to Anderson why he decided to 'saddle back up' for 'The Hunt.'
It's been years since one New York woman left her town filled with poverty and violence in Honduras to emigrate to United States. She hasn't seen her parents for nearly two decades - until now. CNN's Rosa Flores reports on their reunion.
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On June 6th, 1944, soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy. For many of the veterans who are alive today, their memories of D-Day are still fresh 70 years later. They shared their stories in their own words.
Jeralean Talley is the oldest living American, she is also the second oldest person in the world. Jeralean was born in 1899 and has plenty of stories to tell. Gary Tuchman traveled to Michigan to help celebrate her 115th birthday and learn her secret to a long and happy life.
This Memorial Day, Americans will pause to remember those who died on the battlefield. We are also inspired by the story of a young soldier who nearly lost his life while serving in Afghanistan. Retired Staff Sergeant Travis Mills survived a bomb attack, but lost his four limbs. He tells Barbara Starr "once upon a time I was a wounded warrior… but now I'm healed. I'm just a guy living life."
In the next episode of "Parts Unknown" Anthony Bourdain goes to Mississippi where he learns the difference between soul food and southern food. Anderson Cooper has family roots in Mississippi. He shared some of his memories about the state telling Bourdain "there's a memory there, there's a history there for good and for bad." Bourdain described the traditional southern cooking as "awesome," adding "the food is great."
For some, dinner in Las Vegas means all you can eat buffets or a cheap prime rib dinner. But in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown" Anthony Bourdain went off the strip for some of Sin City's best kept food secrets. Anderson sat down with Anthony Bourdain who described "the Las Vegas not a lot of people get to see."
He was an addict and a drug dealer profiting off of a business that destroys so many life. But he is living a much different life today. Things only turned around when a dog came into his life. Tom Foreman has his American Journey.
Anderson takes a look at a remarkable documentary called "American Promise." Two African American boys literally grow up in front of the camera over the course of the film. It follows them in painful detail as they struggle to navigate a new school, where blending in is virtually impossible.
Anderson spoke with filmmakers Dr. Joe Brewster and Michele Stevenson, who are also the parents of one of the boys featured in "American Promise."
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