via press release:
Wolf Blitzer Celebrates Five Years in The Situation Room
It was five years ago, August 8, 2005, when CNN created The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, its own command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. From images of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina to the search for survivors in the Haiti earthquake, the Emmy award-winning The Situation Room has transformed the way viewers watch developing news stories.
The video wall filled with multiple video feeds delivers stories into living rooms across the country, makes the newsgathering process transparent and provides perspective to the day's news.