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Colorado / Balloon Flight Hoax / A Discussion #951720

CNN Evening News for Friday, Oct 23, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The admission by Mayumi Heene that the balloon boy flight was an intentional hoax introduced; scenes shown from october 15 of the boy, Falcon, says this was for a show.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Erica Hill) The timeline in the balloon boy hoax reviewed & outlined on screen & what Mayumi said about the hoax & family knowledge the boy was hiding in the house discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin: Los Angeles: Lisa Bloom) The legal case against the Heene family now that a hoax has been admitted discussed. [Earlier, TOOBIN - says there was no hoax.]

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