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Christiane Amanpour
January 12, 1958 -
Nationality: English
Category: Journalist
Subcategory: English Journalist

We were thrilled and we were privileged to be part of a revolution, because make no mistake about it, Ted Turner changed the world with CNN.


We do it because we're committed, because we're believers.


But to be self-obsessed is simply not o.k. for the most important country in the world, the United States, which affects every other country in the world.


U.S. soldiers, with whom I now have more than a passing acquaintance, joke that they track my movements in order to know where they will be deployed next.


In Bosnia, little children shot in the head by a guy who thinks it's okay to aim his gun at a child.


Little did we know then that CNN would become the big league.


We manage the fear, I manage the fear, but it certainly takes its toll, the strain does.


I have spent the past ten years in just about every war zone there was.


I'm not an American but I have always had the outsiders' respect for the American people and the American way.


Here in the United States, our profession is much maligned, people simply don't trust or like journalists anymore and that's sad.


I have always thought it morally unacceptable to kill stories, not to run stories, that people have risked their lives to get.


But 17 years ago, I arrived at CNN with a suitcase, with my bicycle, and with about 100 dollars.


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