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Nightline #981369

ABC Special for Monday, Dec 06, 2010

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  • Taped segment with Bill Weir (ABC), lap band surgery candidate Rashseeda Brown‡, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Dr. Louis Aronne, Allegheny General Dr. Donald Whiting, and unidentified others re: proposed changes in regulations for lap band surgery that would permit more people to qualify for the procedure.
  • Taped segment with Chris Bury (ABC), Notre Dame Professor David Lodge, fishing guide Jerry Abele, Chicago Sport Fishing Council President Randall Schmidt, charter boat captain Al Scaleki‡, Asian Carp Director John Goss, river ecologist Kevin Irons, Army Corps of Engineers Colonel Vincent Quarles‡, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn‡, chef Philippe Parola‡, and unidentified others re: the threat to other fish represented by the invasive Asian carp’s advance up the Illinois River toward the Great Lakes.
  • Taped segment with Vicki Mabrey (ABC) and wildlife photographer John Varty‡ re: a preview of the upcoming program “Leopard Queen” on the National Geographic Wild cable television channel.
  • A brief Closing Arguments segment with Weir re: President Barack Obama’s announcement earlier today of a compromise agreement to extend Bush administration tax cuts for two years.
  • Reporter(s):
    Bury, Chris;
    Mabrey, Vicki

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