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ABC Special for Thursday, Feb 26, 2009

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  • Taped segment with Vicki Mabrey (ABC), radio talk show host Dave Ramsey, New School economist Teresa Ghilarducci‡, and Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson re: retirement investment options during the US economic recession.
  • Taped segment with Jim Avila (ABC), adoptive father Michael Nyberg‡, US Attorney Brett Tolman, US State Department Special Agent Patrick Durkin, Elizabeth (identified by first name only), and adoptive mother Patty Sawyer‡ re: the discovery of a scam involving a US adoption agency that tricked Samoan parents into giving up their children.
  • Taped segment with Brian Rooney (ABC), victory gardener Tommy Rosen, garden advisor Christy Wilhelmi, and victory gardener Chris Paine re: the growing popularity of backyard victory gardens.
  • A brief “Closing Arguments” segment with Cynthia McFadden (ABC) re: the Defense Department’s decision to let families decide whether to permit news photographs to be taken of flag-draped caskets as they return home a US soldier’s death in Iraq or Afghanistan.
  • Reporter(s):
    Mabrey, Vicki;
    Avila, Jim;
    Rooney, Brian

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