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Nightline #941564

ABC Special for Thursday, Aug 06, 2009

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  • Taped segment with John Berman (ABC), George Sodini, neighbor Patricia Cohen‡, forensic psychiatrist Dr. Michael Welner, and mental health attorney Carolyn Reinach Wolf re: the possible motivation for George Sodini’s murder spree at a health gym earlier this week in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.
  • Taped segment with Jeffrey Kofman (ABC), scientist Guilermo Roelants‡, and project manager Marcelo Castro‡ re: the potential of the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia to produce the lithium needed for electronic devices and car batteries.
  • Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC), Sen. Al Franken‡, New York State Supreme Court Judge Laura Visitacion-Lewis‡, then President John F. Kennedy, George Stephanopoulos (ABC), and unidentified others re: issues related to today’s Senate vote confirming Judge Sonya Sotomayor‡ as the new Justice of the US Supreme Court.
  • A eulogy by Martin Bashir (ABC) for film director John Hughes, who died earlier today at age 59.
  • Reporter(s):
    Berman, John;
    Kofman, Jeffrey;
    Donvan, John

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