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Nightline #923710

ABC Special for Monday, Mar 09, 2009

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  • Taped segment with Martin Bashir (ABC), obesity patient Carol Poe‡, West Virginia University Neurosurgery Chairman Dr. Julian Bailes, and West Virginia University neurosurgeons Dr. Michael Oh and Dr. Donald Whiting re: deep brain stimulation surgery to help Carol Poe overcome her obesity.
  • Taped segment with Mike von Fremd (ABC), Nadya Suleman’s father Ed Dowd, and octuplets’ mother Nadya Suleman re: Dowd’s opinions about issues related to his daughter’s life caring for her fourteen children.
  • Taped segment with Jake Tapper (ABC), President Barack Obama, Sen. Lamar Alexander, Sen. Richard Shelby, and White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs‡ re: the large number of issues that President Obama has addressed since taking office.
  • A brief Closing Arguments segment with Bashir re: religious and moral considerations related to President Obama’s executive order on stem cell research.
  • Reporter(s):
    von Fremd, Mike;
    Tapper, Jake

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