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Nightline #998687

ABC Special for Friday, Jul 29, 2011

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  • Taped segment with Elizabeth Vargas (ABC), Amanda Knox’s mother Edda Mellas ‡, author Nina Burleigh, DNA expert Greg Hampikian, Knox’s stepfather Chris Mellas, and unidentified others re: details from the latest Italian court hearings in the case of Amanda Knox, who was convicted of murder three years ago in Perugia, Italy.
  • Taped segment with Jake Tapper (ABC) and White House Associate Director of Public Engagement Kalpen Modi ‡ (aka Kal Penn ‡) re: actor Kal Penn’s two year hiatus from acting to work for President Obama at the White House.
  • Taped segment with Bill Weir (ABC) re: statistics related to the national debt, and a brief live discussion between Weir and Jonathan Karl (ABC) re: the status of congressional negotiations to raise the debt limit.
  • Reporter(s):
    Vargas, Elizabeth;
    Tapper, Jake

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