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Nightline #813060

ABC Special for Tuesday, Dec 20, 2005

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  • Live discussion between Martin Bashir (ABC) and George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley re: issues related to President George W. Bush’s recent acknowledgement that he authorized spying on specific US citizens following the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, circumventing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and leading to today’s resignation of Judge James Robertson.
  • Taped segment with Chris Bury (ABC), President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, author James Bamford, Sen. Orrin Hatch, Sen. Bob Graham, Georgetown University Law Professor David Cole‡, former Deputy White House Counsel Brad Berenson‡, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell, and a brief live discussion between Bashir and Bury.
  • Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC), Parkway Bakery owner Jay Nix, supermarket manager Terik Zada‡, and unidentified others re: life in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Taped segment with Robert Krulwich (ABC) and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg re: the impact of the current transit strike in New York City.
  • Reporter(s):
    Bury, Chris;
    Donvan, John;
    Krulwich, Robert

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