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Nightline #929732

ABC Special for Friday, Apr 24, 2009

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  • Taped segment with Martin Bashir (ABC), Craigslist founder Craig Newmark‡, Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster, Cook County (Illinois) Sheriff Tom Dart, and Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal re: issues related to ads on the internet website Craigslist for casual sexual encounters, such as the one that led to the arrest of Philip Markoff‡ for the murder of Julissa Brisman‡.
  • Taped segment with David Wright (ABC), San Diego County (California) Public Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten, Centers for Disease Control Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser, New York University School of Medicine Dr. Martin Blaser, and then President Gerald Ford‡ re: concerns that recently reported cases of swine flu could become a global epidemic.
  • Taped segment with musician Gavin McGraw re: his favorite songs.
  • A brief Closing Arguments segment with Bashir re: the issue of whether Craigslist should take responsibility for policing its website for postings related to prostitution and other illicit behavior.
  • Reporter(s):
    Wright, David

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