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Nightline #929569

ABC Special for Wednesday, Apr 22, 2009

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  • Taped segment with Vicki Mabrey (ABC), recession expert Lachman Achafin‡, and Lynnette Khalfani-Cox of re: possible indications that the economic recession is slowing down.
  • Taped segment with Brian Ross (ABC), Houston businessman Bassam Nabulsi, Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch, Nabulsi’s attorney Tony Buzbee, and Rep. James McGovern re: issues related to videotapes showing the torture of a United Arab Emirates grain dealer by Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al Nahyan.
  • Taped segment with David Wright (ABC), talent contestant Susan Boyle‡, “Entertainment Weekly” Senior Writer Whitney Pastorek, and unidentified others re: questions about the “Britain’s Got Talent” television show’s discovery of singer Susan Boyle.
  • A brief Closing Argument segment with Terry Moran (ABC) re: the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to permit seventeen-year-old women to buy Plan B birth control pills over the counter.
  • Reporter(s):
    Mabrey, Vicki;
    Ross, Brian;
    Wright, David

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