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Nightline #1000083

ABC Special for Friday, Aug 19, 2011

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  • Taped segment with Jim Avila (ABC), musicians Eddie Vedder ‡ and Natalie Maines ‡, released prisoners Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin, prosecutor Scott Ellington, defense attorney Dennis Riordon, attorney Stephen Braga, actor Johnny Depp ‡, ABC News Legal Analyst Dan Abrams, and unidentified others re: the release of the “West Memphis Three” after new DNA evidence indicated they were not responsible for the murders of three boys in 1993.
  • Taped segment with Neal Karlinsky (ABC), 1-800-Got-Junk? founder Brian Scudamore, 1-800-Got-Junk? employee Wyatt Skovron, and unidentified others re: the success of Scudamore’s junk removal company.
  • Taped segment with Bill Weir (ABC) re: the recent fight during a US-China basketball game as a symbol of tensions between the two countries.
  • Reporter(s):
    Avila, Jim;
    Karlinsky, Neal

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