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Nightline #878132

ABC Special for Thursday, Nov 15, 2007

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  • Taped segment with Cynthia McFadden (ABC), overweight teenager Jarvis Willis‡, Dr. Siripoom McKay‡, surgeon Dr. Mary Brandt‡, Jarvis’s sister KeAira Willis‡, Texas Children’s Hospital Dr. William Klish‡, surgeon Dr. Michael Helmrath, and unidentified others re: Jarvis Willis’s decision to have gastro-bypass surgery to help him lose weight, following his sister KeAira’s similar surgery last year.
  • Taped segment with Lisa Stark (ABC), Delta Control Center Operations Director Gary Edwards, passengers Edena Hines, Don Waters, and Bert Fergerson, President George W. Bush, Transportation Secretary Mary Peters, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor John Hansman re: efforts to improve air travel for passengers preparing to fly during the upcoming holidays.
  • Taped segment with Jake Tapper (ABC) and Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Hillary Clinton, Sen. Barack Obama, former Sen. John Edwards, and Governor Bill Richardson re: this evening’s Democratic presidential candidates’ debate.
  • An update by McFadden re: federal indictments against baseball player Barry Bonds.
  • Reporter(s):
    Stark, Lisa;
    Tapper, Jake

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