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ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 12, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Seattle: Neal Karlinsky) The controversy over the effect of cartoon character Spongebob Squarepants on young minds due to the speed of the TV show examined; cartoon excerpts from "Spongebob" and "Caillou" shown. [University of Virginia Dr. Angeline LILLARD†, Seattle Children's Research Inst. Dr. Dmitri CHRISTAKIS†- comment on the impact on four-year-old kids.] [Nick Kids and Family consumer insight SVP Jane GOULD†, voice ACTOR - explain the show's aims: to entertain.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Karlinsky, Neal

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