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Nightline #994823

ABC Special for Thursday, Jun 09, 2011

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  • Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC), former blow dryer addict Laurie (identified by first name only), psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow, and unidentified others re: the TLC cable television program “My Strange Addiction.”
  • Taped segment with Dan Harris (ABC), psychologist Michael Kraus, University of California Berkeley Psychology Professor Dacher Keltner, and professional basketball player Chris Bosh re: the impact of touch on performance in athletic competition and other endeavors.
  • Taped segment with John Berman (ABC), ESPN columnist/commentator Bill Simmons, and television talk show host Jimmy Kimmel re: the career of “The Sports Guy” Bill Simmons.
  • Reporter(s):
    Donvan, John;
    Harris, Dan;
    Berman, John

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