CNN to Air Documentary Marathon

CNN on Thursday Nov. 22 will broadcast five of its most popular CNN: Special Investigations Unit and CNN Presents documentaries, featuring anchors Larry King, Sanjay Gupta, Soledad O’Brien and Don Lemon.

CNN: Special Investigations Unit – Growing Up Diana – (Airs 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.; 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and on Friday, Nov. 23, from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m.) – CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien investigates the lesser-known early life of one of the most famous women of all time – through rare interviews with Princess Diana’s childhood nannies, friends and family members.

CNN: Special Investigations Unit – James Brown – Say it Proud – (Airs 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.; 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.; and on Friday, Nov. 23, from 4 a.m. to 5 a.m.) – CNN Newsroom anchor Don Lemon unravels the multiple paradoxes of James Brown, who rose from abject poverty to the heights of fame and wealth. Brown’s career and life reflected the culture and politics of the times in which he lived.

Fed Up: America’s Killer Diet – (Airs 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.; 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.; and on Friday, Nov. 23, from midnight to 1 a.m.) – Just in time for the holiday of excessive eating, CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the surprising science behind how nutrition affects the body and brain – and how unhealthy food remains central to the American diet despite growing consumer awareness about health.

Special Investigations Unit – Chasing Life – (Airs 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.; and on Friday, Nov. 23, from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m.) – In a documentary based upon his book also called Chasing Life, Gupta reveals whether there is a longevity gene; whether cutting calories or exercise contributes more to a longer life; if anti-aging supplements are a waste of money; if stem cell therapy can reverse or stop the aging process and much more.

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