The American Edge gives CNN viewers an investigative look at
issues facing Americans. The show airs on Wednesdays at 10
Here's a look at the next four episodes:
Wednesday, November 20
THE AMERICAN EDGE: PLAYING THE ODDS
Gambling fever has swept
America. Attendance at casinos has nearly surpassed theme
parks, making gambling one of the biggest entertainment
alternatives. The business grosses nearly $500 billion a
year. CNN probes the urge driving Americans to play the odds.
Wednesday, November 27
THE AMERICAN EDGE: BELIEF AND DISBELIEF
Americans want to
believe in the impossible. They look for heroes, strive for
romance and focus on hope for the future. The desire is often
an illogical force that causes heartache, life crises and
makes Americans do truly foolish things. How do Americans
decide who and what to believe?
Wednesday, December 4
THE AMERICAN EDGE: FREEDOM FIGHTERS
Americans are on the
brink of new freedoms, new adventures and new ways of looking
at their future. Join CNN for a look at the nation's bravest
Wednesday, December 11
THE AMERICAN EDGE: FRONTIERS
America always has been
defined by the frontiers it explores. But now the nation is
faced with new frontiers, both by choice and by force of
history and current events. CNN explores the new American
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