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OCT
21
2 YEARS

CNN's Fareed Zakaria to Interview Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Moammar Gadhafi's Death

It will air on CNN International tonight, and on Zakaria's "GPS" on Sunday.

Fareed Zakaria
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CNN Fareed Zakaria has landed an exclusive interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. They'll sit down together at the presidential palace in Tehran.

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It will air Friday night on CNN International at 10:30 p.m. ET. The full interview will air on Fareed Zakaria GPS on Sunday at 10 p.m. on CNN/U.S.

Networks have flooded coverage with Gadhafi's death.

Jon Stewart dedicated nine minutes of The Daily Show Thursday to joking about the dictator's last words, offering advice to Gadhafi ("Dic Tip") and slamming Republicans.

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"Is there no Republican that can be gracious and statesmen-like in this situation?" said Stewart. "We removed a dictator in six months, losing no American soldiers, spending, like, a billion dollars rather than a trillion dollars, and engendering what appears to be goodwill with the people who now have a prideful story of their own independence to tell… not to mention oil, they have oil. Anybody wanna give credit?”

Also, in an odd turn, it was revealed Thursday that a 1980s sitcom -- which featured  Matthew Perry -- was eerily prescient of Gadhafi's death.

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Second Chance, which was cancelled after just one season's run, opened in Saint Peter's Office on the then-future day of July 29, 2011. Characters' lives were judged to determine whether or not they were going to heaven or hell.  

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Gadhafi was the second to be judged and told he was "quite dead, completely dead" before trying to kill St. Peter with a machine gun, before the Saint retorted "you never could take a joke." He was then sent to hell, where he was sentenced to spend eternity wired as a human bomb, blowing up every two minutes.