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Tonight Piers Morgan sits down with Mark Kelly for the hour to talk about his wife, Rep. Gabby Giffords, her recovery, and how she is coping now. In their new book "Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope," Kelly writes about Sarah Palin and the crosshairs she placed on her website, targeting Democratic districts including Giffords. Kelly doesn't agree with the actions Palin took. "Certainly the targets that she put over Gabby’s and other people’s districts, you know, in our opinion, was not the right thing to do."
Kelly notes that Giffords spoke about it before she was shot on January 8, 2011 and she made it clear that it could "ultimately incite people to do violent things." He stresses, "Sarah Palin certainly is not responsible for what happened. But I think the angry rhetoric in an election year is not - it's not helpful." Tune in at 9pm ET for the full, emotional interview.
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For November 23, 2011 – Yemeni President to attend a signing ceremony for a proposal aimed at ending his country's months-long political crisis, GOP sparring in Tuesday's CNN National Security Debate... FULL POST
Piers Morgan sat down with astronaut Mark Kelly this afternoon for an interview set to air tomorrow night. Kelly is the husband of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords who was shot January 8, 2011 in her home town of Tuscon, AZ. While he was traveling on a plane to see Giffords reports started coming in that she was dead. "It was a difficult period of time," he says. "I just got up, walked into the airplane's bathroom and, you know, just broke down."
Tune in for the full hour-long interview Wednesday night at 9pm ET.
Meredith Vieira and her husband, journalist and former television producer Richard Cohen, sat down with Piers Morgan last night and discussed why she felt it was time to retire from "Today." Vieira admitted, “it was a decision that I did not come to lightly” because she felt like she was leaving her "family." After a year of consideration, Vieira made her decision to leave the show explaining that “I finally realized that the best thing I could do for myself and my family was to get off of that treadmill and breathe a little bit and enjoy life while we have our health.”
Cohen commented on Vieira’s incredible support and their teamwork to manage his Multiple Sclerosis.
Said Cohen: “Meredith bought into this a long time ago. We built a family. We built a life. And we weren't afraid of the future… And I think we're proud of what we've put together.”
For November 22, 2011 – Fresh violence erupts in Cairo and what's next after 'super committee' failure? FULL POST
Actress Michelle Williams is a guest on "Piers Morgan Tonight" at 9pmET, and she talks about playing Marilyn Monroe in the new movie "My Week With Marilyn." "I've never spent this long with a character before," she tells Piers Morgan, reflecting on how emotional she was. "That always moves me, when somebody is bravely fighting against themselves or the outside world, but when there's real bravery involved in the fight."
She also talks about turning 30, being a mom, and her life now: "Patterns have started emerging, and I find that comforting." Watch the full interview tonight, 9pmET/PT. Also on the show: journalist Meredith Vieira.
Legendary actor William Shatner was a guest on "Piers Morgan Tonight" on Friday, and talked about his childhood. "My mother was an exuberant, silly lady," Shatner told Piers Morgan. "You need to be silly to be funny."
Also on the show was Lana Wood, sister of Natalie Wood, who talked about the reopened case. FULL POST
For November 21, 2011 – Super committee talks break down and unrest in Egypt mounts... FULL POST
Legendary actor William Shatner is a guest on "Piers Morgan Tonight" this evening, and he talks about his career, his childhood and more. But he also talks about the Priceline commercials campaign – and his decision to take stock instead of a paycheck. "The stock went up, but we're all tied down, locked in," he told Piers Morgan. "And then, the dotcom bubble. And we all still couldn't get rid of our stock...it was worth pennies."
So those stories of making hundreds of millions aren't true? "No! I would have, could have," he said. Watch the full interview tonight, 9pmET/PT.
Natalie Wood's sister, Lana Wood, speaks out for the first time tonight in an exclusive interview with Piers Morgan. Dennis Davern, the captain of the ship Natalie was last seen on, called Lana several times about 10 years after Natalie's death. He would "tell me bits and pieces in a very agitated manner," Lana says, "very upset, crying that there was more to it than he said."
Lana is confident the homicide division is taking the case very seriously. She says, "what's important is to get to the bottom of what actually happened"