20 Years at CNN for Wolf Blitzer

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By kevin Comment

CNN’s “Situation Room” anchor and sometimes-marathon-broadcaster, Wolf Blitzer, celebrates his big 20th anniversary at the network today. Blitzer joined CNN on May 8, 1990 when he started as the military-affairs correspondent at the Pentagon.

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Not exactly the Magic Wall there behind him in that shot.

On Friday afternoon, 100+ staffers at CNN’s D.C. bureau gathered — along with his wife Lynn — to congraulate Blitzer. Photos and more after the jump…


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Gotta love the ticker-cake.

Jeanne Moos also put together this package on his career:

And here’s an old favorite of mine. The Situation Room in a Minute (July 24, 2008):