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ABC Special for Monday, Oct 15, 2007

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  • Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC), autistic child’s mother Jody Weisman‡, First Words Project Director Dr. Amy Wetherby, Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr, and unidentified others re: the importance of early diagnosis for the development of autistic children.
  • Taped segments with Martin Bashir (ABC), comedian Larry Wilmore, Comedy Central’s Daily Show host Jon Stewart‡, Daily Show correspondent John Oliver‡, and unidentified others re: the humor of Daily Show Senior Black Correspondent Larry Wilmore.
  • An update by Bashir re: the return of adventurer Marc Paterson‡ from the Alaskan wilderness after following in the footsteps of Chris McCandless, who starved to death there and about whom the movie “Into the Wild” was made.
  • Reporter(s):
    Donvan, John

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