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GUESTS: Robert H. Knight/ Director of Cultural Studies, Family Research Council Kate Kendell/ Executive Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights. Patricia Aufterheide/ Professor of Communications, American University Wednesday night, ABC will make TV history when the star of the weekly sitcom "Ellen", announces to the world that she is a lesbian. Some say having a lesbian lead is a big step for social tolerance, but a few major sponsors opted not to buy time during the coming out episode and one TV station won't air it at all. Join host Melinda Penkava and guests for a look at "Ellen"'s impact on TV programming and society itself.