CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR REPORTS
"BACK TO THE BEGINNING"
ABC News Global Affairs Anchor Christiane Amanpour Travels to the Lands of the Bible to Explore the History and Powerful Stories Behind the Old Testament
Two-Part, Primetime Special to Air Friday, December 21st and Friday, December 28th on the
ABC Television Network
Join ABC News' Christiane Amanpour on the ultimate road trip as she travels to the lands of the Bible to explore the powerful stories from Genesis to the Birth of Jesus. Using the Old Testament as a guidebook, "Back to the Beginning" peels back the layers of history and faith that has inspired billions. Amanpour, the veteran war correspondent, wanted to investigate the roots of those stories that have created so much conflict, and at the same time so much of the healing she has seen across her career. It is an extraordinary journey through the deserts and cities of the ancient world, to the historical and pilgrimage sites associated with the epic tale that is the backbone of Judaism, Christianity and Islam today. "BACK TO THE BEGINNING," a two-part, four-hour special, airs on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21 (9:00 - 11:00 pm ET) and FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28 (9:00 - 11:00 pm ET)on the ABC TELEVISION NETWORK.