CNN Evening News for Saturday, Nov 20, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.
(Hollywood: Sibila Vargas) “The Swan,” the TV reality show that transforms “average” women into stunning beauties through exercise, dieting, life coaching, therapy & plastic surgery, featured; excerpts shown.
(Studio: Carol Lin) Live discussion held with former contestant Cindy Ingle and host Amanda Byram about the show’s controversial message that plastic surgery can fix everything and beauty equals happiness; Ingle’s procedures outlined. [INGLE – talks about how her life has changed; explains why she went through this extreme makeover.] [BYRAM – notes the importance of the coaching & therapy; comments on society’s ideas on appearance.]
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