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CNN Transcripts for September 18, 2023

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Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees


The Lead with Jake Tapper

CNN News Central
• Americans Leave Tehran; New Sanctions Against Iran; Clark Seeks to Move Trial; Gene Rossi is Interviewed about the Clark Case. Aired 9-9:30a ET
• John Kirby is Interviewed about the Freed Americans from Iran; Stellantis to Meet with UAW; House GOP Faces Pushback on Funding Bill. Aired 9:30-10a ET
• Five Americans Freed After Being Wrongfully Detained in Iran; Trump Co-Defendant Hearing in Georgia Case to Federal Court; Hunter Biden Sues IRS, Says Agents Illegally Released Tax Info. Aired 10- 10:30a ET
• Release of 5 Wrongfully Detained Americans from Evin Prison, Iran; Five Released U.S. Prisoners Landed in Doha; Interview with Genser, Attorney for Family of Detained American Siamak Namazi, Jared Genser. Aired 10:30-11a ET
• 5 Americans Freed After Being Wrongfully Detained In Iran; Blinken Speaks On Iran's Release Of 5 Detained Americans. Aired 11- 11:30a ET
• Blinken: Spoke To Freed Americans, It Was "Emotional"; Today: Stellantis Meets With UAW As Strike Enters Day Four; CNN Spotlight: Sophia Chang And Empowering Women Of Color. Aired 11:30a-12p ET
• Four-Day Workweek?; Autoworkers Strike Continues; Hunter Biden Sues IRS; Kevin McCarthy Attempting to Avoid Shutdown; Five Americans Freed From Iran. Aired 1-1:30p ET
• Military Searching For Missing F-35 Fighter Jet; Ukraine Fires All But One Deputy Defense Ministers; L.A. County Officials Give Update After Deputy Killed, Arrest Made. Aired 1:30-2p ET
• Americans Imprisoned In Iran Released In Rare Deal; Former DOJ Official's Attempt To Move Case To Federal Court; Bleak Polls For Trump And President Biden's Potential Rematch Selective Strike By Auto Workers Continues, Potential Economic Impact; Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Ambush, Arrest Made. Aired 2-2:30p ET
• Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Los Angeles Deputy; Why Some At- Home COVID Tests Don't Reveal Infection; "Champion For Change": Immigration Advocate Murel Saenz. Aired 2:30-3p ET
• Five Americans Freed by Iran En Route to U.S.; Hunter Biden Sues IRS, Claims Private Info Leaked; Fed. Judge Says He'll Decide Soon on Ex-DOJ Official's Attempt to Move GA Election Subversion Case to Federal Court; UN Revises Death Toll to 3,958, as Thousands Are Still Missing. Aired 3-3:30p ET
• Military Searches For Missing F-35 Fighter Jet; Today Stellantis Meets With UAW As Strike Enters Day 4; Gas Prices Hit 2023 Hights As Oil Surges; Drew Barrymore Reverses Decision, Won't Resume Show. Aired 3:30-4p ET

CNN Newsroom
• Recovery Efforts Hindered by Limited Materials; Ukraine Indicates Key Village Near Bakhmut Recaptured; North Korean Leader Heads Home after 6-Day Russian Tour; Biden to Attend Annual U.N. Gathering, Meet with World Leaders; E.U. Chief Visits Italian Island to Discuss Migrant Crisis; U.S. Judge Rules New 'DREAMers' Protections Unlawful; Women Seek Support for Children Fathered by U.N. Staff; Hijacked Buildings a Growing Problem in Johannesburg. Aired 12-12:45a ET
• UN Revises Libya Flood Death Toll To 3958, Over 9,000 Injured; Survivors Live In Tents After Homes Destroyed; World Leaders Gathering In New York For Annual Meeting; Ukraine Says It Has Recaptured Key Village Near Bakhmut; North Korea's Kim Heads Home After Successful Visit To Russia; EU Chief Visit Italian Island To Discuss Migrant Crisis; Women in Haiti Seek Support for Children Fathered by U.N. Staff; Hijacked Buildings in Johannesburg; Shaming Shrinkflation; The Museum of Failure Displays Products that Flopped. Aired 1-2a ET
• President Biden to Address U.N. Assembly in New York; No Deal Yet Between Automakers and Union as Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Joins the Strike; Trump's Interview with "Meet the Press" Filled with Lies; Death Toll at least 4,000 in Libya Flooding; Migrant Crisis in Overwhelms Lampedusa. Aired 2-3a ET
• Joe Biden Arrives in New York for the U.N. General Assembly; Trump Denounces Election Results in a TV Interview; NoKor Leader Returns Home after a Six-Day visit in Russia; UAW Strike Reaches Fourth Day, Talks with Auto Makers Left No Contract Offers to Put Forward; CNN Investigates the Housing Crisis for low-income residents in South African Hijacked Buildings; A French Supermarket Puts a Shame on Small Products due to Inflation. Aired 3-4a ET
• CNN International: Iranian Foreign Minister: 5 Detained Americans Expected to be Freed Today; Biden to Attend Annual Gathering, Meet with World Leaders; Zelenskyy to Head to U.S. to Attend UNGA, Meet Biden; Israeli Prime Minister to Meet with Biden, Elon Musk During U.S. Visit; UN Revises Previous High Death Toll in Libya to at Least 3,958. Aired 4:00-4:30a ET
• CNN International: Qatari Jet on Standby in Iran to Bring Five U.S. Citizens and Two Relatives to Doha. Aired 4:30-5a ET
• CNN International: Iran Expected to Release Five American Prisoners Today; U.N. Revises Death Toll Downward to at Least 3,958; Report: More Women come Forward after Actor Accused of Sexual Assault; U.S. Unfreezing $6 Billion in Iranian Fund to be used only for Humanitarian Needs; CNN Investigates "Hijacked Buildings" in Johannesburg; Iran Releasing Five American Prisoners as Part of Wider Deal. Aired 8-9a ET
• Ukraine's Zelenskyy to Address UNGA on Tuesday; World Leaders Gather for U.N. General Assembly; U.S. Official Confirm Released Americans have Left Tehran; Rescue Teams Say Urgent Aid is Needed; China's FM to Meet Lavrov during Visit to Russia. Aired 9-10a ET

CNN This Morning
• Iran Expected to Release 5 American Prisoners Today; Today: Stellantis to Meet with UAW as Strike Enters Day 4; House GOP Reaches Short-Term Funding Bill, But Hurdles Remain; Trump: Republicans 'Speak Very Inarticulately' About Abortion. Aired 6-6:30a ET
• Trump Comments on Abortion Ban; Trump Denies Speaking with McCarthy about Biden Impeachment; House Reaches Short-Term Funding Bill; Segun Oduolowu is Interviewed about Jann Wenner's Controversial Comments; Deadly Flooding in Libya; Cowboys Dominating NFL Start. Aired 6:30-7a ET
• Iran Expected to Release Five American Prisoners Today; Today, Stellantis to Meet With UAW as Strike Enters Day Four; L.A. County Says, New Lead in Deputy's Murder, $250,000 Reward Offered. Aired 7- 7:30a ET
• Sources: Five Americans Being Transported To Qatari Jet In Tehran; Interview with Rep. Pat Ryan (D-NY); Zelenskyy Set To Visit Lawmakers In Washington This Week; Strikes Stage Comeback As Thousands Of Workers Voice Demands. Aired 7:30-8a ET
• CBS Poll: Only 34 Percent Believe Biden Would Finish a Second Term; Top House Democrat Jeffries Pickets with UAW Members on Strike; Five Americans Freed from Iranian Prison as Frozen Iranian Funds Released; Nine Teenagers Who Escaped from Juvenile Detention in Pennsylvania Back in Custody; Hunter Biden Sues IRS for Improperly Revealing His Tax Return Information. Aired 8-8:30a ET
• Fred Upton is Interviewed about the UAW Strike and the Funding Bill; Major Climate Disclosure Bill in California; Champions for Change Harry Miller; Plane Carrying Five Released American Prisoners Takes Off From Tehran. Aired 8:30-9a ET

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