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Nightline #950192

ABC Special for Friday, Oct 16, 2009

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  • Taped segment with Ryan Owens (ABC), Richard Heene, Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderman, and unidentified others re: today’s news media interviews with Richard Heene and his family, whose homemade helium balloon’s flight across a portion of Colorado was shown live yesterday by several cable news networks, after they were told Heene’s six-year-old son might be inside the balloon.
  • Taped segment with Martin Bashir (ABC), former National Football League player Mike Webster‡, Webster’s son Garrett Webster‡, West Virginia University Neurosurgery Chairman Dr. Julian Bailes, neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu‡, and University of Pittsburgh Neurosurgery Professor Dr. Joseph Maroon re: research into the long term effects of sub-concussive brain trauma on football players.
  • Taped segment with musician Lenny Kravitz re: his favorite songs.
  • A brief Closing Arguments segment with Bashir re: California’s new proposed standards for energy-efficient flat screen televisions.
  • Reporter(s):
    Owens, Ryan

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