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ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The federal indictment of baseball player Barry Bonds on charges he lied about using steroids introduced.

(Studio: Jim Avila) The perjury charges against Bonds examined; details given about the government evidence from the 2003 BALCO raid and other places and from his former mistress and about the timing of the indictment. [Former US attorney Kevin RYAN†- says these are tough cases to prove.] [Greg Anderson's attorney Mark GERAGOS†- says his client has no plans to talk.] ["Game of Shadows" co-author Mark FAIARU-WADA††- comments on the case.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: John Berman) The coming report on the wide-ranging place of drugs in baseball examined; scenes shown of Bonds as a beanpole and a behemoth. [ESPN baseball analyst Tim KURKJIAN†- says this ends Bonds' career and the Mitchell report will be damaging to baseball.] [Steroids in sports investigation chairman George MITCHELL†- comments on his investigation.] [Former player Bob FELLER†, former commissioner Fay VINCENT†- talk about the game of baseball.] The names of three players linked to the steroid scandal noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Avila, Jim;
Berman, John

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