Syria
9:45 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Exclusive Interview With Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Tonight at 9 on WXXI-TV

In a global television exclusive, Charlie Rose will interview Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a special presentation of Charlie Rose tonight at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV (Channel 21-1, cable 11/1011). Assad gives his only television interview since President Barack Obama asked Congress to approve the use of force against the Syrian regime for alleged use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people.

Also, President Obama will sit down with PBS NewsHour Co-Anchor and Managing Editor Gwen Ifill during tonight's edition of PBS NewsHour at 7 p.m. on WXXI-TV.  Obama will discuss his latest attempts to build support with the American public, Congress and the international community for a military strike against Syria.