20/20

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AIRED ON 9/23/2016

Season 40 : Episode 3

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Among the most recognized and revered television newsmagazines, 20/20 was ABC's answer to CBS's 60 Minutes. Though some stories were humorous, light-hearted and sometimes frivolous features, the meat of "20/20's" programming was investigative reporting many times exposing corporate, medical, educational and governmental wrongdoing, incompetence and criminal negligence and reports on news events of the week from (often) different angles than was seen on the nightly news. Though most of the reports proved to be factual, some were heralded as sensationalist; others led to allegations of libel while at least one story later proved to be an embarrassing hoax. The show's current co-anchors are John Stossel and Elizabeth Vargas.

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  • Barbara Walters

    Barbara Walters

    Co-Anchor 1978-2004

    Chris Connelly

    Chris Connelly

    Correspondent 2002 -

    Brian Ross

    Brian Ross

    Correspondent 1994-

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    Cynthia McFadden

    Correspondent 1999-

    John Stossel

    John Stossel

    Correspondent 1978-2003 / Co-Anchor 2003-?

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    Categories

    News, Talk & Interview

    Themes

    Current News, Politics, history defining moment, hot seat interviews, corporate secrets