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Nightline #887183

ABC Special for Thursday, Mar 06, 2008

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  • Taped segments with Neal Karlinsky (ABC), transgender Microsoft executive Megan (formerly Michael) Wallent, Wallent’s administrative assistant Tina Dunn‡, Wallent’s wife Ann‡, Wallent’s boss Bret Anderson‡, and unidentified others re: issues related to 38-year-old Megan Wallent’s announcement of her decision to begin living as a woman instead of a man.
  • Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC), autistic child’s mother Karen Driscoll‡, autistic child’s father Jon Poling‡, plaintiffs’ attorney Tom Powers, Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Dr. Paul Offit, Autism United Executive Director John Gilmore, and autistic child’s mother Terry Poling‡ re: issues related to the legal decision by a federal vaccine court in favor of providing financial compensation to autistic child Hannah Poling.
  • Reporter(s):
    Karlinsky, Neal;
    Donvan, John

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