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    • December 2, 2012 - The Cost of Admission, Three Generations of Punishment, Around the World in 20 Days

      Steve Kroft investigates Health Management Associates (HMA), America's fourth largest for profit hospital chain. HMA owns 70 hospital in 15 states and faces allegations from doctors that HMA's non-medical staff pressured them to meet admission quotas, regardless of a patient's medical needs.
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      Anderson Cooper profiles Shin Dong-hyuk, the first defector from North Korea's Camp 14. Shin was born in the camp and escaped at age 23. He tells the story of his escape and talks of the brutality of life in such camps.
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      Bob Simon profiles Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, two Swiss men who built the only solar-powered plane capable of night-time flight. Their goal is to circumnavigate the globe in 20 days and 20 nights without burning a drop of fossil fuel.

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      Scott Pelley interviews "Mark Owen," one of the members of Seal Team 6. Owen, who is disguised for his own safety, gives a first-hand account of the raid in Pakistan which resulted in the killing of the world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden. "Mark" recalls each step of the mission and the preparation he and the nation's elite force made for it in order to give credit to his SEAL comrades and the hundreds of others whose work played a role in the successful mission. The story is presented in four parts and comprises the entire program.

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    • March 11, 2012 - The Spymaster Speaks, Teacher to the World, Aerosmith

      Lesley Stahl talks with Meir Dagan, the former head of the Israeli intelligence service about the possibility of a nuclear Iran.

      Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the teaching methods of Sal Khan, whose educational website Khan Academy helps millions of students around the world. His teaching methods have become so effective that they may become the future of American education.

      Lara Logan profiles the members of Aerosmith who, despite their differences, substance abuse and changing musical tastes, have stayed together for 40 years.

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    • Steve Kroft reports on how America's lawmakers can legally buy stock and real estate based on information not available to the public.

      David Martin reports on tasers, a non-lethal device that has saved lives and prevented serious injury to suspects and police. But a new study says some authorities use it too quickly, with deadly consequences.

      Byron Pitts profiles University of Maryland Baltimore County President Freeman Hrabowski has turned UMBC into an institution which produces outstanding scientists and engineers, many of whom are minorities.

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    • Scott Pelley reports on the impact of the end of the Space Shuttle program in which 7,000 employees at the Kennedy Space Center lost their jobs and the devastating ripple effect on local businesses in Brevard County.

      Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California at San Francisco, believes the high amount of sugar in the American diet is deadly. His research, supported by new studies from some of the nation's most respected institutions, suggests that sugar is toxic and a contributory factor to cancer, obesity, Type II diabetes, hypertension and even heart disease and stroke.

      Morley Safer visits the Art Basel Miami Beach art fair where contemporary art prices have been outperforming the stock market since 2003.

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    • October 3, 2010 - Unfinished Business, The Go-To-Guy, Giving Away A Fortune

      Lesley Stahl in Iraq with General Ray Odierno who just left his command there about a month ago. Will the U.S. effort work if a land dispute between Iraq and the Iraqi Kurdistan keep mistrust and conflict from ever giving these people any peace?

      Next, Morley Safer talks with Kenneth Feinberg. Just in case you don't know who this is, Feinberg is the man who was in charge of the victims' of 9/11 compensation fund, Agent Orange compensation and most recently the BP oil spill. No one is ever completely happy with how these things go, but Feinberg is used to that and very open about what he's doing.

      Finally, Scott Pelley with Bill and Melinda Gates, who are using some of their fortune for good deeds.

      And stick around for Andy Rooney's gadgets.

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    • April 15, 2012 - Remembering Mike Wallace
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      A special program dedicated to Mike Wallace, who died on April 7 at the age of 93. Mike was one of the founders of 60 Minutes and set the tone for the show. He and Harry Reasoner were the initial correspondents when the show debuted in 1968.

    • In a follow up to a March 6, 2011 story, Scott Pelley returns back to central Florida to interview homeless families who are forced to live in cars.

      Morley Safer reports on the real and artificial flavors industry, upon which food manufacturers rely to make their foods and beverages desirable to consumers.

      Bob Simon profiles Angelina Jolie, who is making her directorial debut with the film In the Land of Blood and Honey.

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    • Steve Kroft looks into Chinese telecom giant Huawei, a global company whose U.S. Headquarters are in Plano, Texas. Huawei, whose Chinese hierarchy is clothed in secrecy and whose senior executives rarely grant interviews, has been investigated by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee over concerns of being a potential security threat to the United States, government, industry and citizenry.
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      Lesley Stahl reports on the world's largest eye-wear company, the Italian firm Luxottica, responsible for putting glasses on half a billion people.
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      Bob Simon profiles singer-songwriter Rodriguez, whose two early-1970's albums were largely ignored in America while thriving in South Africa. A recent documentary on his life entitled Searching for Sugar Man, has helped Rodriguez gain a measure of notoriety in America.

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    • January 27, 2013 - President Obama & Secretary Clinton, The Fall of Lance Armstrong

      In a double-length segment, Steve Kroft sits down with President Obama and outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in their first joint interview.
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      Scott Pelley interviews the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, Travis Tygart, who is convinced that Lance Armstrong continued to lie when he confessed to serial doping in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

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    • March 25, 2012 - Resurrecting Chrysler, Evidence of Innocence, Novak Djokovic

      Steve Kroft profiles Sergio Marchionne, who is credited with saving Chrysler through an alliance with Fiat. They paid back their loans to the U.S. Government six years early.

      Lara Logan reports on the case of Michael Morton, who was exonerated by DNA evidence after spending 25 years in prison for the murder of his wife. In his first interview, talks about the likelihood that prosecutorial misconduct played a role in his conviction.

      Bob Simon profiles world number-one men's tennis player Novak Djokovic, who is the current holder of three of the four Grand Slam titles and began 2012 by winning his first 41 matches.

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    • Anderson Cooper reports on illegal activities at America's cemeteries including exhuming bodies to resell plots, pressurized sales tactics and moving graves without informing families. These practices raise questions around whether or not the multi-billion needs more government oversight.

      Bob Simon visits Tel Aviv, Israel's largest city. The city is an oasis of merriment in the increasingly violent and unstable Middle East.

      From December 18, 2011 - The Many Meryls (Morley Safer)

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    • March 4, 2012 - Stuxnet, The Archbishop of Dublin, Redshirting

      Steve Kroft reports on a sophisticated computer worm called Stuxnet successfully sabotaged Iran's nuclear program by destroying centrifuges. It is now available to all and its ideas and methods potentially exposed to terrorists or rogue nations who could modify the worm and use it against the United States.

      Bob Simon talks to the Archbishop of Dublin regarding the sex abuse crisis in the Irish Catholic Church. The Archbishop is an outspoken critic of the Church and the way the crisis has been handled.

      Morley Safer reports on kindergarten "redshirting," the practice of holding children who have late birthdays back one year so they will be among the oldest in instead of among the youngest.

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    • 10/23/11
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      In a double-length segment, Steve Kroft interviews biographer Walter Isaacson, who wrote Steve Jobs authorized biography. The feature includes Jobs telling his story in his own words from over 40 interviews he gave to Isaacson. Among Jobs' revelations are that he refused potentially life-saving surgery on the cancer that recently killed him.

      Lesley Stahl reports on special applications for the iPad that allow autistic people to make breakthroughs in communicating, some for the first time.



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    • Lesley Stahl looks into California's three year drought.

      Lara Logan reports on Afghanistan's efforts to be rid of al Qaeda and the Taliban. Former CIA operative Henry Crumpton discusses the strategy he feels is now necessary in Pakistan.

      From October 11, 2009: The Birdmen (Steve Kroft)

    • January 29, 2012 - Defense Secretary Panetta, The Commissioner, Big Game Hunting

      Scott Pelley profiles U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta who, as head of the CIA, ran the mission that captured and killed Osama bin Laden.
      Steve Kroft profiles National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell.
      Lara Logan looks at exotic big game hunting in Texas, where people can hunt for some 100 species from places like Africa and Asia.

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    • February 08, 2009 Brace For Impact; Coldplay
      2/8/09
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      February 08, 2009 Brace For Impact; Coldplay Long awaited Katy Couric interview with Capt. Chesley (Sully) Sullenberger, the heroic pilot who successfully landed a 75 ton jet in the Hudson River without a single loss of life. This is Sully's first in depth interview and not surprisingly, very candid and thoughtful. Steve Kroft with Coldplay, the British group that rarely gives interviews and has been nominated for seven Grammys (airing tonight).moreless
    • May 5, 2013 - Counterinsurgency Cops, Robin Hood, Invisible Wounds

      Law enforcement is taking back the streets of Springfield, Massachusetts, from criminal gangs and drugs by using military counterinsurgency tactics that are used overseas. Lesley Stahl looks at the tactics and the successes achieved using them.
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      Paul Tudor Jones, with inspiration from a 60 Minutes story in 1986, founded the Robin Hood Foundation, a New York charity for the richest of the rich. Scott Pelley reports on the foundation, which has raised as much as $57 million in one night. The charity has distributed over $1.25 billion to New York's neediest with an emphasis on education.
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      CBS News Correspondent David Martin, on assignment for 60 Minutes, reports on how tens of thousands of U.S. battlefield veterans are suffering from permanent and/or traumatic brain injuries from concussions incurred in Iraq and Afghanistan. The situation is one which the military is only recently coming to grips with. David also looks at the steps being taken to help veterans.

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    • Steve Kroft examines the story behind "Blackwater 61", a plane carrying soldiers and supplies that crashed into a mountain in Afghanistan.

      Lesley Stahl reports on an alternative energy source that large corporations in California have been secretly testing.

      Scott Pelley returns to Ground Zero to look at why, despite billions spent, none of the buildings and memorial has been completed.

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    • November 7, 2010 - President Obama, Pacman
      11/7/10
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      In a double length story, Steve Kroft interviews President Obama about the unmistakable message voters sent in the midterm elections.

      Bob Simon profiles boxer Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, winner of world championships in seven different weight divisions.

    • Scott Pelley examines the world of espionage in and the ever increasing role of the Chinese in their attempts to steal America's secrets.

      Bob Simon reports from the banks of the Euphrates River, where Armenians claim that some 100 years ago the Turks committed genocide with the deportation and killing of more than a million of their citizens. The Turkish and American governments, however, refuse to call it genocide.

      Lesley Stahl profiles Kathryn Bigelow, whose film The Hurt Locker has her in line to possibly become the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director.

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    • 10/14/12
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      Clarissa Ward, on assignment for 60 Minutes, travels to Syria including its largest city, Aleppo, to take a first-hand look at the Syrian civil war which has taken hundreds of lives and destroyed cities. She talks to rebels who, due to a lack of support from the West, are turning Islamic militants who have their own agenda: turning Syria into an Islamic state.
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      Scott Pelley reports on an alternative to standard justice for veterans who are first time felony offenders. Instead of going to prison, they attend a program that helps them overcome symptoms of war, including PTSD. Upon graduation, their criminal record is expunged. State Judge Marc Carter talks about the program.
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      In celebration of 50 years of James Bond films, Anderson Cooper profiles the current Bond, Daniel Craig and talks to Barbara Broccoli, whose family has produced every Bond film - dating back to 1962. Anderson also gets a look at some of the memorabilia from the franchise, including a champagne bottle from the first film, Dr. No, and the famous golden gun.

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    • May 6, 2012 - The Raptor, Cleaning Up Whitley County, Michael Phelps

      Lesley Stahl talks to two pilots - Major Jeremy Gordon and Capt. Josh Wilson of the Virginia Air National Guard based at Langley Air Force Base - who have chosen not to fly the nation's top fighter jet, the F-22 Raptor, because of safety and health concerns. The two pilots are risking their careers by speaking to 60 Minutes without military approval.

      Byron Pitts reports on the work of investigative reporters Adam Sulfridge and Samantha Swindler, who were responsible for the arrest and incarceration of Whitley County, Kentucky's corrupt sheriff, Lawrence Hodge. Working for The Corbin Times-Tribune, the two managed to do what federal authorities could not - building a case to get the sheriff and numerous associates convicted on charges which included money laundering, extortion and distribution of drugs.

      Anderson Cooper profiles United States swimmer Michael Phelps, eight-time gold medalist at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. Michael talks about the time after Beijing when he stopped training to enjoy life, which included being photographed with a marijuana pipe. He has rededicated himself to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, after which he will retire.

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    • February 10, 2013 - Attack in Algeria, 40 Million Mistakes, Lincoln

      Charlie Rose interviews Mark Cobb, Steve Wysocki and Nick Frazier, three of the five Americans who survived the January 16, 2013 terrorist attack on an Algerian natural gas facility. The three-pronged al Qaeda attack resulted in 37 deaths.
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      An investigative report by Steve Kroft examines the accuracy of credit reports that 200 million American consumers rely on. An eight-year Federal Trade Commission study, due out the day after this segment aired, looks at Experian, TransUnion, Equifax, the three major players in the credit reporting industry. The study says that there is a 20 percent error rate, which translates in 40 million mistakes.
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      Lesley Stahl examines the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, through the eyes of the team that made the film Lincoln. Featured in the report are director Steven Spielberg, star Daniel Day Lewis and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, on whose book the movie is based. Lincoln has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards.

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    • September 23, 2012 - Campaign 2012
      Season 44 - Episode 42
      9/23/12
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      Campaign 2012 is examined in depth with separate interviews with the two men vying for the Office of the President. Steve Kroft interviews President Barack Obama and Scott Pelley interviews Governor Mitt Romney on a wide range of topics which are of interest to voters including the economy, jobs, healthcare, national security and the federal budget.

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    • November 30, 2008 The Cheaters; The Silver Star; Michael Phelps Online gambling is illegal in the U.S., but it's a nearly impossible law to enforce. In this story, a group of men turn a dishonest cyber-poker game around and cheat to the tune of $20 million. In the second story tonight, Lara Logan reports on the second woman to ever win the Silver Star (the first being in World War II). Monica Brown wasn't even supposed to be there when she ended up saving two wounded men in battle. Also tonight, Michael Phelps talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper. This 23 year old Olympic record breaker, now a marketing millionaire and still remarkably personable.moreless
    • December 14, 2008 Barney Frank; Where's the Bottom? And Win Forever In our first story, Lesley Stahl with Rep. Barney Frank about the bailouts the government is undertaking. In keeping with the economy, the second segment is about the mortgage crises and how much worse it may get before rebounding. Scott Pelley reports. Also tonight, USC college football coach, Pete Carroll discusses how he helped make the Trojans the powerhouse they are. Byron Pitts interviewsmoreless
    • Scott Pelley returns to Wilmington, Ohio for the latest on the aftermath of the DHL shut down.

      Bob Simon travels to Istanbul, Turkey to interview Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, leader of the 300-million member Orthodox Christian Church.

      Morley Safer interviews Alec Baldwin.

    • January 11, 2009 Wall Street Speculation; Obama's Advisor; Wyclef Jean Steve Kroft explores how our current economic mess had more contributors than we may have thought. Not the least of which being Wall Street speculation in the oil futures market. News correspondent, David Martin with the Joint Chief of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen. This is Obama's advisor as our government changes parties during wartime, another historical first. Finally, Scott Pelley with Wyclef Jean, a Haitian immigrant turned rock star.moreless
    • February 15, 2009 Buy American; Whistle Blower; Taliban Power Lesley Stahl examines the new "Buy American" clause pushed for public works funded by the stimulus money. Dan DiMicco, CEO of the nation's largest steelmaker thinks it's a great idea. The head of Caterpillar, on the other hand, believes retaliation by other countries could spur them to push their own "Buy Europe" or "Buy China" clauses and end up hurting the American economy even more. In our next story, Scott Pelley with Paul Bishop, a whistle blower from World Savings where he was let go rather than taken seriously after trying to expose the bad mortgage market. Finally, Steve Kroft in Pakistan. How strong has the Taliban gotten ? And what might they do if they take over Pakistan and the hundred nuclear bombs there?moreless
    • March 01, 2009 SEC Ignoring Fraud; Mexico's War; The Republican Obama The Bernard Madoff rip-off involved thousands of victims and billions of dollars. Why does Harry Markopolos claim that the SEC (Security Exchange Commission) wouldn't know fraud if it was handed to them? Steve Kroft reports on how the contention is that the SEC personnel reportedly watching out for this aren't experienced enough to see it. In our second story, CNN's Anderson Cooper reports about the ongoing and growing war involving Mexican gangs and drugs. With most of their weapons coming from the U.S. and more than 6,000 deaths in the last couple of years, it may be time to notice and do something about it. Finally, Morley Safer with Republican Governor of Louisianna, Bobby Jindal. The son of Indian immigrants, at just 37 years old, is he a future contender for the presidency?moreless
    • Morley Safer profiles Peter Thiel, a billionaire internet business pioneer who pays students with promising entrepreneurial ideas $100,000 to drop out of college. He sees the controversial program as a viable alternative to what, in his opinion, is a university system that is too expensive and not effective in preparing graduates for success.

      Lara Logan reports on the Undiagnosed Diseases Program at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, a final hope for patients with rare and undiagnosed medical conditions run by Dr. William Gahl's.

      Steve Kroft profiles Roger Waters, the creative force behind Pink Floyd and writer of the rock opera The Wall which, at the age of 68, he is still performing around the world.

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    • April 12, 2009 Bionic Veterans; Guns for Sale; Steve Wynn's Win
      April 12, 2009 Bionic Veterans; Guns for Sale; Steve Wynn's Win Scott Pelley gets some incredible insight as to the advances made in prosthetic limbs. Fred Downs, head of prosthetics for the Veterans Administration, demonstrates the almost "sci fi" type limbs now being used to change lives. In our second story, Lesley Stahl explores the reasons behind an increase in gun sales and why at least one advocacy group is encouraging Americans to be armed. Finally, a look at the glitz and glitter of casino gaming as seen through the eyes of one of the most innovative and successful moguls, Steve Wynn. He is interviewed by Charlie Rose who also discusses the eye disease that may soon take the sight of this visionary. And tonight, what's the problem with Andy Rooney.moreless
    • January 25, 2009 The Winter of Our Hardship; No Peace Deal; Wine Rx Scott Pelley in Wilmington, Ohio where DHL, the town's largest employer has closed operations. The massive hardships are seen on a tremendously personal level, including how one supervisor who would walk dismissed employees off the property and take their ID badges, had it done to her as well. With "No Peace Deal", Bob Simon from Israel and the West Bank. Finally, Morley Safer reports on resveratrol, a substance in red wine that so far has repeatedly shown promise at lengthening lifespans.moreless
    • April 20, 2008 Green Berets; Gastric Bypass; Missing da Vinci
      April 20, 2008 Green Berets; Gastric Bypass; Missing DaVinci Lara Logan interviews Green Berets who suffered a particularly vicious attack by hundreds of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. How they stood ground for two days, hugely out numbered and won the battle. Next, just how safe is gastric bypass surgery ? Dr. Eugenia Calle tells Lesley Stahl that incidents of cancer increase with weight gain, so is gastric bypass a potential cancer preventative? There are even more surprising benefits than this. Finally, Morley Safer reports on the disappearance of a Leonardo da Vinci mural in Florence, Italy. Did it really just fade away? Plus Andy Rooney, going nowhere.moreless
    • September 30, 2007 Clarence Thomas; Bi-Polar in Children; Vince Young
      September 30, 2007 Clarence Thomas; Bi-Polar in Children; Vince Young The lead story tonight about Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court Justice who discusses his years in service with Steve Kroft, addresses his many critics. Surprisingly Thomas also talks about his past scandal with Anita Hill and his feelings about the confirmation hearings that lead to justice’s appointments (or not). In our second story, Katie Couric investigates what appears to be an over-diagnosis of Bi-Polar Disorder in children. Rebecca Riley, just four years old, died from an overdose of medication for bi-polar disorder. Both doctors and parents are interviewed about the rising diagnosis of this previously ‘adult only’ disorder, in a million American children. Finally, Scott Pelley talks with Vince Young, the Tennessee Titans’ quarterback considered NFL Hall of Fame material.moreless
    • December 09, 2007 Gorilla Massacre; Addiction Cure or Con; LaDainian Tomlinson
      December 09, 2007 Gorilla Massacre; Addiction Cure or Con; LaDainian Tomlinson Anderson Cooper reports on one of the worst mass murders in the animal world in the past year. Ten, very endangered Mountain Gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo were slaughtered by terrorists of a different kind. With only about 700 left on earth, preserving them means preserving their habitat. Their habitat is worth more as charcoal to some dealers with a powerful message to those wanting to protect the last of these magnificent creatures: “If you don’t stop, we can kill all the gorillas”. In our second story, Scott Pelley investigates the claims of a former junk-bond salesman who now promotes ‘Prometa’, a supposed cure for methamphetamine addiction. Is it for real or for profit? Also, San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson talks with Bob Simon as he hands out Thanksgiving dinners, contributes goods to underprivileged children. Finally, a nice story from the sports world.moreless
    • November 12, 2006 Ed Bradley: In Memorium
      11/12/06
      6.5
      November 12, 2006 Ed Bradley: In Memorium

      With the unexpected passing of one of 60 Minute’s finest and long time journalist this week, tonight’s entire hour is dedicated to Ed Bradley’s contribution not only to this long lived series, but in the lives he touched.
    • July 3, 2005 - Old Soldiers, The New Free Space
      7/3/05
      6.5

      How can the U.S. justify calling back to active duty, soldiers who have already put their time in and are now over 50 years old?
      Also: Is the space race growingly dependent on private investors?

    • August 16, 2009 Michael Vick
      August 16, 2009 Michael Vick
      Season 41 - Episode 46
      8/16/09
      6.5
      August 16, 2009 Michael Vick Former pro quarterback, Michael Vick in an interview by CBS Sports anchor James Brown. He discusses his suspension, his involvement in dogfights and hopes to be signed. At this writing it was reported that Vick has been signed to the Eagles.
    • When shots rang out in the Ohio HS, coach Frank Hall ran toward them instead of away, saving an untold number of young lives; then, Wolfgang Beltracchi fooled the experts for decades in an art scam that netted him and his partners millions of dollars; and, Liam Neeson speaks about his wife's untimely death, his childhood and how his age is beginning to conflict with his action star roles.

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    • 12/7/08
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      December 07, 2008 The Oil Kingdom; Schnabel Lesley Stahl visits Saudi Arabia and tours the oil producing facilities while interviewing Saudi officials. Though prices have plummeted in recent months, they're not worried. What's in store for us, and them. In our second story, Morley Safer with Julian Schnabel, a powerhouse in art and film who made his initial mark in the 1980's and has never looked back.moreless
    • September 19, 2010 - The Swindler, Jimmy Carter, Football Island

      From October 04, 2009: The Swindler (Steve Kroft)

      Lesley Stahl interviews former president Jimmy Carter about his new book White House Diary. In the book, he admits to mistakes he made and blames Senator Ted Kennedy for delaying comprehensive health care reform.

      From January 17, 2010: Football Island (Scott Pelley)

    • November 20, 2005 - Juiced, A Deal With The Devil, Cirque Du Soleil

      Steroid use and lies in baseball. Also, is there an admitted serial killer free among us?
      Leslie Stahl gets a front row seat and behind the scenes interviews with the Cirque Du Soleil

    • December 02, 2007 The Purge; One Laptop; Will Smith
      12/2/07
      6.4
      December 02, 2007 The Purge; One Laptop; Will Smith Scott Pelley reports about the Anglican clergyman in Baghdad who watched his flock killed with survivors forced into exile by extremist Muslims. Why now, after 2,000 years of being able to mutually respect each other, are Christians and Muslims embroiled in one of the worst religious civil wars in history? In our next story, ‘One Laptop Per Child’, Lesley Stahl reports about MIT’s Professor Nicholas Negroponte’s determination to get a laptop into the laps of children in Third World countries. The professor has since realized his goal is more of a dream, but it’s one he’s not quite ready to give up on. Finally, actor Will Smith is a box office draw who earns more than $20 million per film. Tonight he sits down with Steve Kroft and explores the formula for his success, plus some great looks into his newest movie, “I Am Legend”. All of this and Andy Rooney’s Christmas crisis, tonight on 60 Minutes.moreless
    • April 30, 2006 - Lethal and Leaking, Priory of Sion, Colbert Report

      In Hanford, Washington, the Department of Energy has spent more than 16 years trying to clean up an area along the Columbia River, without much success. Lesley Stahl reports on what is being called 'the most contaminated piece of real estate'.
      "The Da Vinci Code" hasn't even premiered yet, but the media has gone wild for anything remotely associated with the subjects covered in it. Tonight, Ed Bradley delves into the "Priory of Sion" and asks the question, 'is it just an elaborate hoax?'
      Finally, in the Colbert Report, Morley Safer explores the notoriety that Stephen Colbert's mock news reports is causing.

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    • 4/29/12
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      In a double-length segment, Lesley Stahl interviews the former head of the C.I.A.'s Clandestine Service, Jose Rodriguez, who talks to about 'enhanced interrogation techniques' used on high-level al-Qaeda prisoners. He defends certain techniques, including waterboarding, that some consider torture.

      Morley Safer talks to Dr. Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, on the use of MRI brain scans of addicts to demonstrate the difficulty to just no to drugs and other addictions, including eating, smoking and gambling.

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    • November 16, 2008 Obama's First Interview; Musical Savant Steve Kroft with President elect Obama's first post election interview. This is expected to be one of the most watched shows of the season as Barack Obama talks about his plans for the next four years. He also discusses his cabinet choices. Wife Michelle is also interviewed. In the second story, Lesley Stahl re visits one of the most amazing musical savants known. Rex Lewis-Clack's life was changed when his parents found that their son, born blind and mentally impaired, was extraordinarily gifted. Now, at 13, see how far music and his gift has taken him.moreless
    • Sunday October 16 - Addicted to Heroin, Bill Romanowski, The Lord God Bird

      Afghanistan is more than a hot bed of war, struggle for freedom and terrorism, it's becoming the number one supplier of the raw material (opium) that produces heroin.
      Also: Former NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski candidly interviewed by Scott Pelley and Ed Bradley talks with the team on the look out for definitive proof the Ivory Billed Woodpecker is really back from extinction.

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    • May 17, 2009 Secretary of Defense; AIG; Vogue Editor
      Katie Couric with an updated, in depth look and interview with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates about what's really happening now and his insights to a time frame for an end to this war. Also, Steve Kroft with the insurance and banking powerhouse, AIG, the reported center of the economic crises. Finally, Morley Safer with Vogue editor, Anna Wintour in a very rare interview. You might know her as "The Devil Wears Prada".moreless
    • October 21, 2012 - Rocky Mountain High, Resignation, Spielberg

      Steve Kroft reports on the thriving medical marijuana industry in Colorado which, despite its creation of jobs and revenue, is all against federal law.
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      Anderson Cooper profiles Greg Smith, whose very public resignation from Goldman Sachs via a The New York Times editorial. He tells Anderson of his motivation behind his actions.
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      Lesley Stahl profiles Steven Spielberg, Hollywood's most successful filmmaker. Spielberg discusses his new film, an epic historic feature on Abraham Lincoln's quest to abolish slavery.

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    • November 04, 2007 Curve Ball; Ivory War; Captain of Capitalism
      Curve Ball; Ivory War; Captain of Capitalism An Iraqi defector exposes secret information about mobile biological weapons and the U.S. uses this as a justification to invade Iraq. The problem is, as we all later discovered, the information wasn’t true. Bob Simon investigates and exposes the identity and more about the man known as “Curve Ball”. Scott Pelley is in Africa to find out why, with so many sanctions, laws and prohibitions, are elephants still being slaughtered for tusks. The intelligent, magnificent African elephant is endangered and poachers continue to reduce their numbers for this ivory. Finally, Lesley Stahl talks with Tom Perkins, former Hewlett-Packard director, owner of the biggest yacht (sailboat) in the world and sheds some light on why he’s so deserving of the title ‘Captain of Capitalism’. All this and Andy Rooney, tonight on 60 Minutes.moreless
    • July 23, 2006 Re-visited episode
      July 23, 2006 Re-visited episode
      Season 38 - Episode 44
      7/23/06
      6.0
      WORKING 24/7 Though the digital revolution has allowed people to work from anywhere at anytime, is it really a good thing? Lesley Stahl reports on how this convenience may be causing people to work longer and stress higher. THE AIRPORT ROAD: Lara Logan accompanies soldiers who defended the Baghdad airport highway. THE DINNER SET GANG 20 years of burglary from only the best of homes. Steve Kroft interviews two of the most prolific cat burglers who often did the robbery while everyone was home and eating dinner.moreless
    • May 10, 2009 Eyes in the Sky; Who Killed the Spy?; Bill James
      America's Air Force has the ultimate weapon of stealth and surprise, "unmanned aerial vehicles" or "eyes in the sky" can hit their target from 2 miles above it in perfect silence. Lara Logan has been granted access to the pilots, a demonstration and classified footage of missions over Afghanistan. Next, Steve Kroft with a unique murder mystery: The Egyptians claim it was their greatest spy, but then, so do the Israelis. Ashraf Marwan was likely pushed or dropped from his 5 story high terrace in London, but who was he really working for and why was he killed? Then, Morley Safer with Bill James. He doesn't actually play for the Red Sox, but he is credited with helping them win two World Championships.moreless
    • October 14, 2007 Blackwater; Supermax Prison; Emerald City of the Middle East
      October 14, 2007 Blackwater; Supermax Prison; Emerald City of the Middle East Private contractor security, Blackwater, USA, has been under scrutiny for some time, but no more so than recently. 17 killed, 24 injured when a Blackwater team opened fire after a car bombing last month. Lara Logan interviews Blackwater founder, Erik Prince. In another story tonight, Scott Pelley takes a look at what is called the ‘toughest prison in America’, a Florence, Colorado federal penitentiary. Former warden, Robert Hood provides a rare insight into the prison, some infamous inmates and why some prisoners are in their tiny cells for 23 hours a day. Byron Pitts provides an interesting look at Joel Osteen, a Texas preacher with 42,000 parishioners a week. In what could well be the biggest church on earth, find out what Pastor Osteen thinks of his critics. Finally, Steve Kroft reports on what is called the ‘real’ Emerald City and it’s not in Oz. In the midst of the war torn Middle East, Dubai is a city of modern architecture, incredible wealth and the hopes of ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum.moreless
    • April 22, 2007 Mind of an Assassin; Life In Baghdad; Stop Snitchin'
      April 22, 2007 Mind of an Assassin; Life In Baghdad; Stop Snitchin'

      Mind of an Assassin: Scott Pelley reports about the findings of the Secret Service study that profiles killers. Tonight the study is compared to what is known about the Virginia Tech shooter. Lara Logan reports about life in Baghdad, Iraq's capital city where survival is uppermost on citizens' minds every day. Finally, in "Stop Snitchin", Anderson Cooper explores the hip-hop cultures reported undermining of investigations into murders nationwide.moreless
    • March 22, 2009 Obama Interview; Street Musician
      3/22/09
      5.8
      March 22, 2009 Obama Interview; Street Musician President Barack Obama sits down with Steve Kroft in one of the longest interviews since taking office. Also tonight, Morley Safer with Nathaniel Ayers, a musician that had his beginnings in one of the finest music schools. When schizophrenia struck, he took to the streets of Los Angeles, California where a reporter found him. Now, the subject of a book and a film, Ayers' philosophy is remarkably uplifting.moreless
    • March 15, 2009 What Went Wrong; Nourishment of a Nation Scott Pelley with Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke about what went wrong and brought us to this incredible economic crisis. There is so much to discuss that this segment is double-length. Next, Lesley Stahl with Alice Waters, a world class chef, author of 8 cookbooks and a personal problem with microwaves. Well, at least to the point of wanting to show people how easy, environmentally friendly and healthy fresh, organic can be.moreless
    • 12/28/08
      5.5
      December 28, 2008 The Road to the White House Steve Kroft and a special edition 60 Minutes that explores President Elect Obama's long trek to winning the presidential election.
    • January 15, 2006 - John Murtha, The Hermit Kingdom, Felicity

      John Murtha; The Hermit Kingdom; Felicity

      Republican John Murtha, perhaps the biggest critic of the war in Iraq gives an interview tonight on 60 Minutes; also, a rare look into the secretive communist, North Korea. Finally, in tonight's episode, an interview with Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives and Transamerica).

    • September 23, 2007 40th season premier President Mahmoud; Pot Shops
      September 23, 2007 40th season premier President Mahmoud; Pot Shops The only interview with the man everyone’s talking about, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, scheduled to address the U.N. next week. His controversial request to visit ground zero was not met well, despite his claiming it was out of respect for the lives lost. This man is accused of harboring and supporting more terrorists than just about any other place on earth. Scott Pelley asks some hard questions and confronts the man with some disturbing facts. Also tonight, Morley Safer surprised at the growing movement to legalize marijuana in the treatment of various medical conditions. Voted on and passed as legal in California, the state’s law, Prop 215 has been abused right from the start, which is not surprising to many. Safer and his cameras get into the inner sanctums where pot is openly sold, smoked and produced in gourmet goods for patient’s eating enjoyment.moreless
    • April 29, 2007 Slam Dunk
      April 29, 2007 Slam Dunk
      Season 39 - Episode 32
      4/29/07
      5.3
      April 29, 2007 Slam Dunk

      Scott Pelley talks with former CIA head, George Tenet about the now infamous remark, spurred by the Bush administration and considered one of the justifications behind going to war. Tenet is candid and animated about being used, misunderstood and misrepresented, determined to set the record straight.moreless
    • May 24, 2009 Buy American; New Sheriff In Town; Red Wine For Health Revisited stories: Lesley Stahl with what 'buying American' means to the world economy; Katie Couric with self appointed, "Narcotics Task Force" sheriff Sgt. Bill Jakob; Morley Safer with the truth about the health benefits of red wine.
    • June 29, 2008 Christian Persecution in Iraq; Gene Genealogy; Will Smith
      June 29, 2008 Christian Persecution in Iraq; Gene Genealogy; Will Smith Scott Pelley on the persecution of Christians in Iraq and the tragedy thousands suffer for their beliefs. In our second story, the newest trend of having our genealogy traced via DNA testing. How surprising results may bring the most unlikely of families together. Lesley Stahl reports. Finally, Will Smith with Steve Kroft in an enjoyable and enlightening interview that will only endear this young actor even more.moreless
    • March 29, 2009 Do You Have Worms?; Kenya Cats; LeBron James
      Lesley Stahl with an enlightening and sometimes frightening report about the internet threats hiding in millions of PC's. Viruses and worms can crash a computer, steal your information and do much more harm than many people think. Find out what you can do to protect yours. In our next story, Bob Simon in Kenya, Africa with a report about steps taken against African lions by local farmers. While the numbers of these incredible cats are dwindling toward extinction, locals are using poison in order to protect their cattle from them. Richard Leakey, worldwide known conservationist, is fighting to get this poison, actually a pesticide made in America, banned. Also tonight, Steve Kroft with 24 year old basketball hot shot, LeBron James.moreless
    • 11/8/09
      5.3

      How safe are our computer systems? The ones that run the water works, power grids and possibly even military arsenals? Steve Kroft reports.

      In a two-part segment, Katie Couric profiles Andre Agassi on his the release of his upcoming autobiography Open and his decision to open up about the darkest moments of his life.

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    • June 22, 2008 Al Hurra; Plumpynut; Scarce Salmon
      6/22/08
      5.2
      June 22, 2008 Al Hurra; Plumpynut; Scarce Salmon Scott Pelley reports on the "Al Hurra", a Bush Administration creation for pro-American news broadcast in the Middle East. Instead of being a positive influence, it turns out to be terribly mismanaged and barely supervised. Half a billion dollars wasted? In a follow up to a previously aired stored, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper follows the miracle food that can save countless numbers of starving children. Why isn't Plumpynut being mass produced? Finally, in 2000 outlines were offered to save Pacific Northwest salmon. Lesley Stahl reports about why recovery of these valuable fish is now more out of reach than ever and estimated to cost nearly $10 billion to put in effect.moreless
    • March 23, 2008 Doomsday Vault; Brother of Jesus; David Beckham (previous stories re visited)
      March 23, 2008 Doomsday Vault; Brother of Jesus; David Beckham (previous stories re visited) Scott Pelley discusses the 'Doomsday Vault', off the coast of Norway, near the North Pole, it contains a wealth of seeds that will be key to regrowing the planet if devastation occurs. Tonight's second story concerns Bob Simon's investigation into a reported discovery of an ossuary that held the bones of Jesus' brother, James. Highly controversial claim. Also, David Beckham interviews with Anderson Cooper.moreless
    • April 13, 2008 Corruption In Iraq; Kanzius Machine; The Future of Classical Music
      April 13, 2008 Corruption In Iraq; Kanzius Machine; The Future of Classical Music Steve Kroft with a candid although perhaps not that surprising report on corruption in Iraq. What may be the shocking part of this story is where that corruption is being found most of all. In our next story, you are certain to be amazed at the Kanzius machine, a promising and so far effective weapon in the war against cancer. Lesley Stahl interviews John Kanzius, a former t.v. exec who, when diagnosed with leukemia, set out to cure it. Finally, Bob Simon reports on a phenomenal youth orchestra in Venezuela that is world renowned. Gustavo Dudamel, one of the success stories from this innovative and progressive system is going on to conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic.moreless
    • April 27, 2008 Israeli Air Force Ready; Antonin Scalia vs Supreme Court (double segment)
      April 27, 2008 Israeli Air Force Ready; Antonin Scalia vs Supreme Court (double segment) Bob Simon reports on the preparedness of the Israeli Air Force even though the furor has let up over Iran's president's statement about wiping Israel "off the map". The Israeli Air Force's Major General Eliezer Shkedy believes the threat is ever present and they're ready. In our next story, Lesley Stahl interviews the US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia. When the Bush v Gore 2000 decision is raised he states, clearly, "Get over it". When it comes to the US Constitution, he wants it more closely observed as written. Pretty much nothing is left undiscussed, including his personal life. Interesting interview. Andy Rooney on Pope watch.moreless
    • December 21, 2008 Governor Schwarzenegger; Airport Security; Elephant Orphans
      December 21, 2008 Governor Schwarzenegger; Airport Security; Elephant Orphans Scott Pelley with Arnold Schwarzenegger and the sad state of the State of California. The man who once topped box office charts, now a political leading man despite facing some huge challenges with California's economical spiral. Also tonight, Lesley Stahl and the latest on airport security measures. Where weaknesses remain, where new tools are being tried and how Kip Hawley (outgoing head of TSA) feels poor reports are unjust. Finally, Bob Simon follows up on the orphaned elephants of Kenya. Why their numbers are still significant.moreless
    • November 20, 2005 - Illegal and Thriving; New Orleans is Sinking; U2

      Internet gambling is highly illegal in the U.S., yet without U.S. gamblers it wouldn't thrive like it is.
      New Orleans' flooding has just brought attention to the geographical problem that's been there all along and isn't going away soon.
      The group "U2" is profiled and interviewed.

    • November 6, 2005 - The Airport Road, The First Man, The Winner

      Imagine the most dangerous road in the entire world. Lara Logan joins U.S. Soldiers on the Baghdad airport highway. The scenes are right from the evening news, but this time, a lot more personal. What do these soldiers think as they defend this volatile highway?
      Also: Neil Armstrong in an exclusive interview with Ed Bradley and Patriots quarterback, Tom Brady with Steve Kroft.

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    • December 13, 2009 - President Obama, Growing Body Parts, Ricky Gervais

      Steve Kroft interviews President Obama on a range of topics including the war, troops, bankers getting richer despite doing a bad job and taking bail out money and the recent party crashers at the White House.

      Morley Safer profies Dr. Anthony Atala, a researcher who is growing body parts from human cells taken directly from patients for the purpose of producing replacing body parts.

      Lesley Stahl profiles Ricky Gervais.

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    • October 23, 2005 - 38 Years, 6 Months, 4 Days; Michael Jordan; Rex

      Make no judgements until you see this about Charles Jenkins, the soldier who deserted to North Korea almost 40 years ago. Scott Pelley reports.
      Ed Bradley gets a rare interview with Michael Jordan.
      Lesley Stahl explores musical savants; mentally challenged persons with extraordinary musical talents.

    • December 4, 2005 - Chasing The Flu, MS-13, Howard Stern

      60 Minutes takes an extensive, comprehensive look at the bird flu threat, it's history and the possibilities.
      MS-13, the gang that spans continents.
      Howard Stern, candid interview, no holds barred!

    • October 12, 2008 Made by the Mob; High Tech War; The Oldest Family Business CBS News correspondent Armen Keteyian interviews Joaquin (Jack) Garcia, a fascinating undercover agent who infiltrated the Gambino crime family and was instrumental in bringing down the mob. A Cuban-American, Garcia was adept enough at pretending to be Italian that he was integrated into the deepest levels of the most dangerous mobster family. Lesley Stahl explores the most advanced weaponry being developed and used in the war in Iraq. You won't believe how high tech it gets. Finally, Morley Safer with the Antinoris, the family with what is believed to be the oldest family business in the world, Italian wine-making.moreless
    • November 27, 2005 - Plan B. Living Large, James Blake

      Plan B is an emergency contraceptive and an FDA official is upset about it not getting approval.
      Living Large examines the super-sizing of American homes, despite the typical family consisting of less members than ever.
      James Blake is interviewed

    • June 12, 2005 - The Closer; Beatrice's Goat; Bob Dylan

      Canadian lottery scams just seem to get more bold and even vicious. Find out who is behind them and how to spot them.
      Also, a poor African girl and her family are given a goat that changes their lives.
      And Bob Dylan is interviewed.

    • July 31, 2005 - President Putin, Jane Fonda (My Life So Far)

      Mike Wallace with a revealing look at the Russian leader and Jane Fonda discusses her life so far, including her infamous Hanoi visit during the Viet Nam war.

    • December 11, 2005 - Dying To Get In, Rendition, Swimming with Sharks

      How far is too far to go in order to secure our borders? Ed Bradley examines some of the measures being taken at the Mexican border.
      Does our CIA support torture by handing people over to countries known for how they do it?
      Tour operators put people in shark cages; how responsible are they for the tourists safety? Bob Simon reports.


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    • July 1, 2005 - Child Prodigies - 60 Minutes Special

      Unbelievable feats by kids you typically see in any playground; even more unbelievable and highly gifted contributions from children who are considered challenged.
      How are these individuals discovered, nurtured and enjoyed?

    • Byron Pitts with Christopher Parsons, a bomb squad National Guardsman who, along with other specialists like him are finding roadside and other deadly bombs before anyone else does.

      Lesley Stahl talks with the inspiration behind the lead character in Jurassic Park and reports on famed dinosaur hunter Jack Horner, who is shaking up the paleontology world.

      Scott Pelley travels to Southern Iraq, where many biblical scholars place the Garden of Eden, and finds a water world where the 'Marsh Arabs' are recovering from Saddam Hussein's attempt to destroy the 'cradle of civilization.'

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    • October 30, 2005 - The Outing of Valerie Plame, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, Prince Charles

      Ed Bradley talks with friends, coworkers and family of CIA operative, Valerie Plame, who recently announced her sexual orientation.
      Morley Safer questions how much power an employer has, or should have in their employees lives. From smoking to fitness, why do so many employees just take it?
      Prince Charles in his first American interview in more than a decade, with Steve Kroft.

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    • August 14, 2005 - The Governor, An Expensive Lesson, Hilary Swank

      From actor to governor. Arnold Schwarzenegger talks with Morley Safer about foreign born citizens running for president.
      Also, are those career colleges all they promise to be?
      Hilary Swank is also featured.

    • May 13, 2012 - Hank, The Gulen Movement, The Role of a Lifetime

      From CBSNEWS.com

      Hank - Legendary retired covert CIA Officer Henry "Hank" Crumpton tells his spy stories to Lara Logan, including his role in the early war in Afghanistan as Deputy Director of the CIA's Counter-Terrorism Center.

      The Gulen Movement -A worldwide Islamic movement that has inspired scores of public charter schools here in the U.S. is led by a Turkish cleric living in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Lesley Stahl reports on Fethullah Gulen and his message of education.

      The Role of a Lifetime - "CSI: NY" star Gary Sinise's appearance in "Forrest Gump" helped lead to his humanitarian efforts for disabled veterans like the "Lt. Dan" character he made so memorable in the c film. David Martin reports.

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    • October 9, 2005 - My FBI, The Dinner Set Gang, NASCAR Family

      Mike Wallace with a revealing report and interview with former FBI Director Louis Freeh about the Clinton years.
      Steve Kroft has a shocking interview with two professional thieves who stole millions of dollars worth of gems over their 20 year 'career' while owners ate dinner downstairs.
      Lesley Stahl gets insider info about the ever-growing auto racing industry from the 3rd generation NASCAR family's Brian France.

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    • March 16, 2008 Dennis Quaid; Are You Sleeping?
      3/16/08
      4.6
      March 16, 2008 Dennis Quaid; Are You Sleeping? An exclusive interview with Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly about the nearly fatal error when their newborn twins were given too much of the wrong medicine by the hospital. Steve Kroft reports. In this double-length segment, we hope we're not keeping you up, though it might be worth it just this once. Lesley Stahl does a story about how lack of sleep is one of the newest links to illness, even obesity.moreless
    • April 23, 2006 - A Spy Speaks Out, Aging In The 21st Century, The Star In Starbucks

      Ed Bradley stirs up the charges that the White House ignored the facts while pursuing a war in Iraq. Tonight, a CIA official talks about what was known and when.
      With the Baby Boomer generation making up the majority of 'older' Americans these days, it's no surprise that anti-aging products are a fast growing, multimillion dollar industry. From just plain smart choices with diet and exercise to the many products, treatments and controversies out there, Steve Kroft gives us a look and even warnings.
      Starbucks is one of the biggest business successes in recent years, in fact, a $29 Billion dollar, multinational corporation. Tonight, Scott Pelley reports on how Howard Schultz grew a few local stores into the star that is Starbucks.

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    • October 2, 2005 - Chalabi, A Fractured Mind, Elian Gonzalez

      If you didn't know Ahmed Chalabi before now, you will. Lesley Stahl interviews the Iraqi fallen leader who is now Deputy Prime Minister
      And meet Robert Oxnam, along with several of his other personalities. Morley Safer does.
      Elian Gonzalez made media madness five years ago when he was just 6 years old. Today, at 11, he recounts to Bob Simon what he remembers and feels about what he went through.

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    • August 28, 2005 - Prescription For Trouble, The Killing In Sudan, Crusade Against Credit

      How much did the makers of Vioxx know and when did they know it? Ed Bradley reports.
      Scott Pelley investigates mass murder and refugee desperation in Sudan.
      Lesley Stahl looks into Dave Ramsey's crusade to return Americans to using cash, not credit.

    • May 25, 2008 Re-visited episodes
      May 25, 2008 Re-visited episodes
      Season 40 - Episode 36
      5/25/08
      4.5
      May 25, 2008 Re-visited episodes Bob Simon with the story of Alton Logan, the innocent man who languished in prison for 26 years while two lawyers knew the truth and didn't tell. Steve Kroft in Stockton, CA, the foreclosure leader in the U.S. with a hard look at how greed led to the sub-prime mortgage meltdown. Morley Safer with a report on the newest generation entering the workforce, the "millennials" (1980-1995). These kids never learned to lose graciously or had limits enforced; coddled and indulged, they are not proving to be the longest lasting or best employees.moreless
    • January 04, 2009 Mind Reading; Is It Murder?; The Mad Scientist of Football Mind reading with a scientific spin. What studies have found by looking into our brains. Lesley Stahl reports. Bob Simon reports on drunk driving and new campaigns that include longer prison sentences and even charges of murder. Finally, Scott Pelley with Texas Tech coach, Mike Leach.moreless
    • June 19, 2005 - Grand Theft Auto, Top 10 Percent, Amazon Treasure

      Popular video games are increasingly violent. Are they the cause of violence among teens, including murder?
      Should high performing high schoolers be automatically given spots in prestigious colleges? Also, a new species of monkey discovered!

    • January 06, 2008 Mob Executioner; Roger Clemens
      1/6/08
      4.5
      January 06, 2008 Mob Executioner; Roger Clemens Steve Kroft sits down with John Martorano, notorious hit man for a Boston mob. Rare and sometimes disturbingly cold interview, Martorano had agreed to the interview with his high school friend, the late 60 Minutes correspondent, Ed Bradley. He fulfills his promis with Steve Kroft. . Also tonight, Roger Clemens answers some hard questions by Mike Wallace about steroid use. Though the Mitchell Report found him guilty, he maintains he never used. And of course Andy Rooney in a ‘presidential state of mind’.moreless
    • November 13, 2005 - Aftershock, Burning Rage, Mad Money Man

      Tonight's 60 Minutes profiles an incredible group of NY paramedics who left everything behind, paychecks and even their jobs, to step in when no one else would after the Pakistan earthquake left such devastation. Bob Simon asks them not just why, but sheds light on the need that made this team step up when no one else did.
      Ed Bradley examines environmental and animal rights groups using violent tactics.
      Dan Rather reports on the Wall Street millionaire making so much noise on cable t.v.

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    • April 19, 2009 Delayed Retirement; Cold Fusion; Ole'!
      April 19, 2009 Delayed Retirement; Cold Fusion; Ole'! With many people's 401(k) retirement investments surprisingly drained, not everyone is in the position to wait the predicted 10 plus years for recovery. What are they doing when retirement was planned in the next couple years? Steve Kroft reports on the hardships not publicized when retirement funds all but disappear. In our second story, Scott Pelley with a look at how a new energy source may be an old idea. Cold fusion has been considered 'junk science' since first hailed as possible in the late 80's, but now former skeptics are considering it. Finally, Bob Simon revisits the Spanish bullfighting family of Cayetano and Francisco Ordonez. The update shows how the story takes a bad turn.moreless
    • July 17, 2005 - In Harm's Way, The Big Gun, Staying At Home

      Steve Kroft reports on the shortcomings of our own government in providing proper equipment, including armored vehicles, for our troops overseas.

    • July 24, 2005 - Rendition; Born In The USA; Dustin Hoffman

      Why would the CIA hand over terrorist suspects to countries known for their torture techniques?
      Black babies are increasingly be adopted by parents in other countries and Dustin Hoffman gives a pleasant, very open interview.

    • September 11, 2005 - Parkinson's Drug Trial; Order Out Of Chaos; Mr. Feinberg

      Is there hope within this lifetime of Parkinson's patients and is the drug company with the possible treatment, withholding it?
      Ed Bradley looks into the efforts by New Orleans police to restore order and Morley Safer reports on the man who decided how much money each 9/11 victim-survivor received.

    • July 10, 2005 - Handouts for the Homeland; Submission; Highway In The Sky

      We allot more than $10 BILLION for homeland security, so, want to know where it's actually going? You might not!
      Film maker is victim of a Muslim ordered hit!
      Have you ordered your personal flying machine yet?

    • September 18, 2005 - Ricky Williams; No Sex Teens; Andy Rooney

      Mike Wallace profiles Ricky Williams who went from football to yoga and back again. He explains why.
      Ed Bradley talks to teens who join a club and make a no-sex-until-marriage pledge
      Andy Rooney and the obvious about smokers in America

    • September 4, 2005 - Katrina; Echo Boomers; Medical Tourism

      Scott Pelley tries to find out why the levees failed after Katrina's rampage.
      The Baby Boomer's kids start to replace their parents in the marketplace.
      Why do Americans flock to 3rd world countries for surgery? Bob Simon reports.

    • September 30, 2012 - The Longest War, Arnold
      9/30/12
      4.3

      The 45th Season premieres features two stories.

      At 11 years, the Afghan campaign is the longest in American history. Lara Logan talks to General James Allen, the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan, and to President Hamid Karzai on the state of the war on terror.

      In a two-part segment, Lesley Stahl interviews Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose autobiography - Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life - is due out on October 1. The former Governor of California discusses his upbringing, marital infidelities and his bodybuilding and Hollywood careers.

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    • November 25, 2007 Awakening; Hi-tech Credit Theft; The Eagles Come Back
      November 25, 2007 Awakening; Hi-tech Credit Theft; The Eagles Come Back Anderson Cooper reports on some incredible stories of people coming back from semi-consciousness after brain injuries. Many people are trapped in a semi-conscious state, able to perceive more than their caregivers might know. In our second story, Lesley Stahl examines Hi-tech crime that consumers might not ever suspect. It’s not the website orders that require your credit card number that you need to worry about, it’s using them anywhere at any time. Find out the newest, most sophisticated ways you may have your pocket picked. Finally, Steve Kroft scores a first ever interview with The Eagles, the mainstay band of the 1970’s, living “Life In The Fast Lane” and trying to “Take It Easy” at the “Hotel California” . Now releasing their first album in nearly 30 years, they are back at the top of the charts.moreless
    • September 25, 2005 - The Hostage; The Search for Bin Laden; The Captain

      Nearly a year in captivity, Lesley Stahl interviews Roy Hallums.
      Steve Kroft explores the latest in the hunt for Osama Bin Laden and just how close we may have gotten.
      Baseball's Derek Jeter speaks with Ed Bradley

    • March 10, 2013 - Lethal Medicine, Sheryl Sandberg, God's Architect

      Scott Pelley presents an investigative report on the New England Compounding Center, the source of pain medication that was infected with fungal meningitis. As of this report, the outbreak has killed 48 Americans and sickened hundreds more.
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      Norah O'Donnell profiles Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg about the feminist movement and about her controversial book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.
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      Lara Logan looks at one of the world's most unique churches, the Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain. The building, designed by architect Antoni Gaudí has been under construction since 1883. Pope Benedict XVI visited the church and consecrated it as a Basilica.

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    • November 09, 2008 The Inner Circle; The Wasteland; Ted Turner Behind the scenes and a part of the “inner circle” with Steve Kroft on election night with Obama. You really haven’t seen this anywhere else and it’s both warm and fascinating. Then we go to China, a land of secrets and lies. Scott Pelley follows the trashed technology we think is being recycled and safely disposed of as it ends up in China where it’s anything but safe. Finally, Morley Safer going toe to toe with mogul Ted Turner in one of the most candid interviews he’s given.moreless
    • March 08, 2009 Follow the Failure; DNA exoneration Follow the FDIC as they actually take over a bank, secretly on a Friday night. What exactly happens when a bank fails? Scott Pelley reports. Lesley Stahl with a very interesting report on DNA evidence and how it weighs against, or with eyewitness accounts of crimes. Included in this segment, Jennifer Thompson, a rape victim who testified against Ronald Cotton, the man she was absolutely sure was her attacker. Years later, DNA exonerated Cotton and Jennifer admits she was wrong. This unlikely pair have teamed up to change the way system works, or doesn't work.moreless
    • March 25, 2007 John & Elizabeth Edwards; Dennis Kozlowski; The Network
      March 25, 2007 John & Elizabeth Edwards; Dennis Kozlowski; The Network

      Katie Couric with an up close and very personal interview with John and Elizabeth Edwards; about John's campaign and Elizabeth's recent, devastating news of incurable cancer. Dennis Kozlowski, prisoner 05A4820: Morley Safer sits down with the disgraced Tyco chief now behind bars. Also, Bob Simon talks with a former Jihadist who is now renouncing violence.moreless
    • February 22, 2009 Lower Drinking Age; Muslim Militants; Nazi Mascot
      February 22, 2009 Lower Drinking Age; Muslim Militants; Nazi Mascot Lesley Stahl reports on the newest argument to reduce the legal drinking age to 18. More than 100 college presidents believe this will reduce binge drinking. Numerous organizations believe this would mean 900 families a year burying a teen. In our next segment, Lara Logan talks with Richard Butler, the CBS Newsman kidnapped along with others by Muslim militants. For three months he lived believing he would never make it out alive. Also, Bob Simon with a truly unusual story about a young boy living with Nazi's after his family was massacred by them.moreless
    • April 5, 2009
      April 5, 2009
      Season 41 - Episode 28
      4/5/09
      2.0
    • April 08, 2007 Senator John McCain; Meet Dr. Evil; Vive Les Nukes!
      April 08, 2007 Senator John McCain; Meet Dr. Evil; Vive Les Nukes!

      Scott Pelley interviews Sen. John McCain after his controversial comments while strolling through the al-Shorjah market in Baghdad. Why he's now apologizing and explaining. In a second segment, Washington lobbyist, Rick Berman is the man everyone seems to love to hate. Known as "Dr. Evil", Morley Safer reports about the heart of the matter. Steve Kroft reports tonight about why France is quietly at the forefront of world interest in their nuclear energy program.moreless
    • April 15, 2007 Lacrosse Players Innocent; Imus; Maximum Security
      April 15, 2007 Lacrosse Players Innocent; Imus; Maximum Security Education

      Lesley Stahl conducts the first interview with the Duke Lacross players recently found innocent of all charges in the rape charges that gleaned national attention. Also, Mike Wallace did a extensive profile on Don Imus nearly a decade ago. How stunningly current and revealing that story is is explored tonight. Finally, inmates in college behind bars. Bob Simon visits a prison where long-time inmates attend school though the prestigious Bard College.moreless
    • April 01, 2007 Under The Influence; A Not So Perfect Match; The Age of Warming
      April 01, 2007 Under The Influence; A Not So Perfect Match; The Age of Warming

      'Under the Influence': A Republican congressman calls the push to pass Medicare's prescription drug bill one of the "ugliest", lobbyist frenzys he's seen. Steve Kroft reports. In 'A Not So Perfect Match', Leslie Stahl reports on how DNA crime scene profiling may soon involve the suspect's family members as well. Does this go too far? Scott Pelley visits Antarctica in his report on 'The Age of Warming'. How the coldest place on our planet is the fastest warming.moreless
    • February 25, 2007 Dissension In the Ranks; Nazi Deception; Bill O'Reilly
      February 25, 2007 Dissension In the Ranks; Nazi Deception; Bill O'Reilly

      More than 1,000 active and reserve duty military members show no qualms about speaking their minds with regard to the current situation. Lara Logan reports about their publically petitioning Congress.

      Also, little known propaganda in the form of an incredible Nazi Deception, involving the creation of a Czechoslovakian town where Jews were reportedly treated very well. Bob Simon reports on the survivors, some of them returning to the town and how the children's opera "Brundibar" daringly mocked the Nazi's. Finally, Mike Wallace with Bill O'Reilly. This is a whole new spin on the clash of the titans.moreless
    • March 04, 2007 Jihad Online; Wake-Up Call; Dog Nut
      March 04, 2007 Jihad Online; Wake-Up Call; Dog Nut

      The internet has become a wealth of information and a way to bring people closer than ever. It has also become a tool for terrorists. Scott Pelley reports about Jihad. com. Wake-Up America! Steve Kroft reports with US Comptroller General David Walker about the spiraling of the Medicare program unless people really pay attention and take it seriously. Dog Nut: "The Simpsons" multimillionaire creator, Sam Simon, talks with Morley Safer about his commitment to saving stray dogs, even going so far as to get many of them trained to help assist the deaf.moreless
    • March 11, 2007 The Widows of Harlan County; Left Behind; The Anthrax Case
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      Bob Simon reports on how the widows of the miners lost in one of the most tragic, current mine cave-ins are doing. Scott Pelley reports on thousands of Iraqis who helped US troops, construction and business people - still in Iraq and targeted for their perceived treason. Many want to come to the U.S. for a new life, after all, they risked theirs for Americans, so why are they still there? Also, Lesley Stahl delves more into the The Anthrax Case, reviewing the attacks in 2001 and how the single "person of interest" has not only never been charged, but is launching a lawsuit. Is Dr. Steven Hatfill attacking the FBI as a pre-emptive strike or is he truly a victim?moreless
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    • Scott Pelley interviews Jessica Buchanan, the American aid worker who recounts her terrifying October 2011 kidnapping, captivity and dramatic nighttime rescue on January 25, 2012 by Navy SEAL Team 6 in the Somali desert.
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      Dr. Sanjay Gupta profiles Air Force veteran Mike Haynie, a Syracuse University business professor who created a course that teaches veterans how to start their own businesses.
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      Charlie Rose interviews Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who shows him a priceless and inspirational da Vinci manuscript.

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    • April 26, 2009 Shadowing Biden; Killer Coal; Elephant Orphanage Lesley Stahl with Vice President Joe Biden as he allows this reporter to follow him around for three days. Just what does he do and how does his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, figure in? Also expect to see President Obama in this segment. Also tonight, Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers who is building coal plants despite knowing the deadly byproduct of this cheap and abundant fuel. Scott Pelley reports on how clean coal technology may be the answer and how it can be done, but will it be done in time? And Bob Simon following up with the heartbreaking elephant orphanage in Kenya. Why are there even more orphaned elephants?moreless
    • May 19, 2013 at 7:00 PM ET - A Face in the Crowd, Three Generations of Punishment, Michael Jackson

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      Anderson Cooper tells the story of North Koren defector Shin Dong Hyuk, who managed to escape Camp 14 after three generations of brutal punishment endured by his family. Camp 14 is thought to be part of a national prison system which is as brutal as any in the world.
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      Lara Logan looks at the Michael Jackson legacy. His brand has more income in death than when he was alive, having sold some 50 million albums since his death.

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    • May 19, 2013 at 8:00 PM ET - A Long and Dangerous Journey, Lion Kings, Taylor Swift

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      Lara Logan profiles National Geographic filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert. The Botswana residents, who have spent more time with lions than any other living people, have produced over 20 films in a three-decade career. 60 Minutes first profiled the couple in a November 25, 2012 segment.
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      Lesley Stahl profiles 23-year old music sensation Taylor Swift, who writes and sings her own autobiographical songs. 60 Minutes first profiled Taylor on November 20, 2011.

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    • 06.13.10
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      Scott Pelley reports on a brazen assault on a nuclear facility; Also, Morley Safer meets the man tasked with recovering money stolen by Madoff; Plus, Steve Kroft reports on dead celebs' earning potential.
    • 08.08.10
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      Many Americans spend their last days in an intensive care unit to prolong their lives at an enormous cost; Also, Patriarch Bartholomew, the leader of the Orthodox Christian Church; Plus, Chef Jose Andres gives a tour of his culinary laboratory.
    • Lesley Stahl interviews President Obama's national security Susan Rice on wide range of subjects including the Iran, Syria, Benghazi and the NSA leaks.
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      From October 21, 2012 and September 15, 2013: Rocky Mountain High (Steve Kroft)
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      Morley Safer interviews Steve Clarkson, the 'quarterback guru' who trains children as young as eight, who one day hope to become National Football League quarterbacks.

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      Bob Simon profiles Egyptian's Christians, known as Coptics. The recent turmoil in Egypt has led to one of the worst periods of persecution of the Coptics in its nearly 2,000-year history.

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    • December 8, 2013 - Mandela, Survivor
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      In a two-part segment, Anderson Coopers talks to former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell about a 2005 battle in Afghanistan which he alone survived. At the time, it represented the largest loss of life for Naval Special Warfare since World War II.

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    • Charlie Rose interviews Amazon's Jeff Bezos, who talks about what the company has become and looks to the future.
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    • December 29, 2013 - 60 Minutes Presents: Going to Extremes

      From October 11, 2009: The Birdmen (Steve Kroft)
      From March 6, 2010: Spy on the Ice (Bob Simon)
      From March 24, 2013: The Nile Crocodile (Anderson Cooper)

    • In a two-part segment, Scott Pelley digs into the case against New York Yankee baseball player Alex Rodriguez with a series of interviews with the key players in the process that lead to a season-long suspension. The original suspension was for 212 games and through the arbitration process, it was reduced to 162 games which comprises the 2014 baseball season.
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      Lesley Stahl looks at the phenomenon of 'total recall' memory, where people can remember what they were doing on any given day in the past. 60 Minutes originally aired a feature on the phenomenon on December 19, 2010, when only six people were known to have the gift.

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    • February 2, 2014 - 60 Minutes Presents: Amazing Kids

      From October 13, 2013: Boy Wonder (Morley Safer)
      From November 25, 2012: Children Helping Children (Scott Pelley)
      From February 19, 2012: The Mozart of Chess (Bob Simon)

    • January 19, 2014 - 60 Minutes Presents: Tales of Survival

      From May 12, 2013: The Rescue of Jessica Buchanan (Scott Pelley)
      From March 31, 2013: The Lost Boys (Bob Simon)

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      Bob Simon profiles Kim Dotcom, who ran the file-sharing service Megaupload; Anderson Cooper interviews author Malcolm Gladwell; Scott Pelley reports on volcanoes.
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      Steve Kroft reports on how the FBI tracked down and arrested former Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger; Lesley Stahl investigates the murder of a neo-Nazi leader; Bob Simon reports on the theft of thousands of historical documents.
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      The Egyptian TV host has been labeled a traitor for his satire, but Bassem says that won't stop him from poking fun at the powerful; then, Morley Safer explores the new, hardly regulated world of commercial drones; and, The hot sauce industry is on fire with revenue of more than a billion dollars, but it all began with just one name: Tabasco.moreless
    • Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight; then, An inside look at the people behind the revolution that resulted in the parliamentary ouster of President Victor Yanukovych and Russia's power grab in Crimea; and, A new $1.3 billion radio telescope is allowing scientists to see parts of the universe they've seen never before, offering insight into how it all began.moreless
    • Businessman Bill Browder says his life has been threatened as a result of his claims of corruption in the Russian government.
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      Scott Pelley reports on the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers; Bob Simon reports on European "Pink Panther" thieves who have stolen $500 million in valuables over 20 years; Morley Safer examines the cartoon selection process at the New Yorker magazine.
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      Steve Kroft interviews author Michael Lewis ("Flash Boys") who discusses how high-frequency traders work the stock market to their advantage; Scott Pelley profiles SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk; Wynton Marsalis interviews jazz legend Marcus Roberts.
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      Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones' charity -- the Robin Hood Foundation -- fights poverty with the hard-nosed, business sense of Wall Street; then, Imagine being able to remember virtually every day of your life; and, 200 musicians in the Congo are defying the poverty of their war-torn country and creating some of the most moving music we have ever heard.moreless
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    • Steve Kroft talks with FBI agents about their 16-year search and eventual capture of mobster Whitey Bulger.
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      Scott Pelley 60 Minutes gets a rare inside look at revolutionary new therapies which are helping the thousands of veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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      Anderson Cooper profiles best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell.

    • November 17, 2013 - Gitmo, The Giving Pledge, The Recyclers

      Lesley Stahl gets a rare view inside Guantanamo Bay prison, where some 164 accused terrorists have been jailed, most for 11 years without charge or trial.
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      Charlie Rose talks to some of a group of billionaires who have pledged to give at least half their fortunes to charity. The only requirements for membership in the club are to be a billionaire and to pledge to give away at least 50% of your worth. Interviewees include founding members Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates.
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      Bob Simon reports from the poorest section of Asunción, the capital city of Paraguay, where some residents have fashioned musical instruments and started an orchestra from trash scavenged at a local dump.

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    • Scott Pelley chronicles Matthew Schrier's kidnapping, torture and escape from the hands Syrian rebels after 210 days in captivity.
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      Anderson Cooper interviews GoPro CEO Nick Woodman, whose camera, the world's best-selling, has created a revolution in video.
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      Morley Safer profiles freelance photographer Henry Grossman whose photographs, especially of President John F. Kennedy and the Beatles, remain iconic landmarks of a ripe period in American history.

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    • Lesley Stahl presents an investigative report on Guantanamo Bay.
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      Scott Pelley profiles custom luxury car manufacturer Lamborghini on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
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      Armen Keteyian profiles University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban, who has won three of the last four national championships.

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      Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, speaks to Steve Kroft about the U.S. attempt to indict him on criminal charges; Plus, using DNA technology to sustain endangered species.
    • September 29, 2013 - The Secretary of State, Imminent Danger, Killing Jesus

      Scott Pelley interviews Secretary of State John Kerry, who is dealing with multiple challenges including chemical weapons in Syria, foreign terrorism and a potentially a new relationship with the new president of Iran.
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      Steve Kroft examines America's mental health system, which may be failing those with schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses. Schizophrenia is a brain disease many mass murderers showed symptoms of.
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      Norah O'Donnell interviews Bill O'Reilly, who talks about his latest book, Killing Jesus.

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    • Charlie Rose interviews Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Scott Pelley talks with U.S. President President Obama regarding the current crisis in Syria.
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      Deputy CIA Director Michael Morell gives first television interview since his recent retirement to CBS senior correspondent John Miller. He tells of his briefings to President Obama regarding Syria as well as other security issues. He also talks about the Syria situation and his concern that the nation could turn into a terrorist haven.
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    • Steve Kroft reports on the federal disability program which, having exploded in size, could become the first federal benefits program to run out of money.
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      Anderson Cooper reports on the more than one million near-Earth objects in space big enough to destroy a city. Included is a feature on the meteor which hit Chelyabinsk in Russia on February 15 of this year.

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      Bob Simon examines the decline and bankruptcy of Detroit, which has debts of $18.5 billion. The report includes efforts to revitalize the city.
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      Morley Safer profiles 15-year old Jack Andraka, winner the of the $100,000 prize at the Intel International Science Fair, who has developed an early test for pancreatic cancer.
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      Lesley Stahl profiles John Riordon, an assistant bank manager at a Saigon Citibank who risked his life to save 105 of his Vietnamese staff members and their families just days before the 1975 fall of Saigon to the Viet Kong.

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    • October 20, 2013 - Washington's Open Secret, Dick Cheney's Heart, Return of the Humpbacks

      What's widely known in Washington may come as a surprise to the public: members of Congress can and often do use funds donated to their political action committee for personal use like private trips and to hire family members. Steve Kroft reports.
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      For the first time, Dick Cheney speaks frankly and in detail about the heart disease that plagued him over his entire political career and especially when he was vice president. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
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      Scott Pelley reports on two very different ways two individuals are going about trying to save the endangered humpback whale.

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    • October 27, 2013 - Benghazi, The Deputy Director, The Greatest Show on Earth

      Lara Logan presents and in-depth report on the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya last year which killed the U.S. ambassador and three others. The report includes an eyewitness account of the attack.
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      John Miller, on assignment for 60 Minutes, interviews former Deputy Director of the CIA Mike Morell on a variety of subject at this, one of the most trying times in U.S. history.
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      Bob Simon goes backstage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and talks with general manager Peter Gelb on his efforts to reinvigorate the art form.

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    • 06.21.09
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      Scott Pelley takes a look at secretive "Supermax" federal prison; Anderson Cooper reports on the Drug-cartel war in Mexico; Also, Steve Kroft talks with basketball superstar, LeBron James.
    • 06.28.09
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      Steve Kroft examines online poker and cheating the system; Lesley Stahl reports on the newest neuroscience innovation; Also, Scott Pelley speaks with a man helping poor people in Africa.
    • February 12, 2012 - Deception at Duke, India's Gold, The Year of Adele

      Scott Pelley reports on Duke University oncologist Dr. Anil Potti, an Indian-born Rhodes Scholar who manipulated data in his study of a breakthrough cancer therapy and fooled not only Duke itself, but also 112 patients who signed up for the treatment and top medical journals. It is one of the largest medical frauds in history.

      Byron Pitts reports on the demand for gold in India, which accounts for an amazing 32 percent of the worldwide market for the precious metal with wedding jewellery driving roughly 50 per cent of the demand. The Indian Dream of owning gold is akin to the American Dream of owning a home

      Anderson Cooper profiles 23-year old British singing sensation Adele, whose second album sold over 17 million copies worldwide and has put her in line for six Grammys. She talks about recent laser vocal cord surgery to remove a polyp that threatened her career.

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    • February 5, 2012 - 60 Minutes Presents: Dolly Parton, Anna Wintour, Meryl Streep

      Morley Safer profiles three famous ladies.
      From June 7, 2009 - Dolly
      From May 17, 2009 - Anna Wintour
      From December 18, 2011 - The Many Meryls

    • February 19, 2012 - Trapped in Unemployment, Treating Depression, The Mozart of Chess

      Scott Pelley reports on a program run by Joe Carbone, president and CEO of WorkPlace Inc., called Platform to Employment which is designed to help the long term unemployed back into the workforce.

      Lesley Stahl profiles Dr. Irving Kirsh, a Harvard psychologist who says anti-depression drugs are not much better than placebos, especially for the mildly to moderately depressed, something that is heavily disputed by psychiatrists and the pharmaceutical industry.

      Bob Simon profiles chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen, the number one chess player in the world.

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    • February 26, 2012 - 60 Minutes Presents: Going to Extremes

      From October 11, 2009: The Birdmen (Steve Kroft)
      From October 02, 2011: Alone on the Wall (Lara Logan)
      From March 28, 2010: The Sharkman (Anderson Cooper)

    • Steve Kroft talks to Anton R. Valukas, Chairman of Jenner & Block and former U.S. Attorney, the bank examiner who investigated the how and why of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history and the trigger behind the world financial crisis. This is Valukas' first interview.

      Bob Simon reports on the slow exodus of Palestinian Christians from the Holy Land, who say life in the middle of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has become too difficult.

      Armen Keteyian reports on Jay Miscovich, who found a cache of emeralds on the bottom of the ocean off the coast of Key West, Florida worth millions.

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      Mike Wallace looks into a hot springs spa that sells expensive "miracle cures" to the sick and elderly.

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      Mike Wallace interviews Clint Hill, a former secret service agent who shielded Jackie Kennedy seconds after President John F. Kennedy was shot.

    • April 8, 2012 - An Imperfect Union, The Sport of Kings, Joy in the Congo

      Steve Kroft reports on the European debt crisis which, if not contained, would impact the United States. Interviewees include International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde.

      Lara Logan profiles Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, the sport of polo's leading star and the face of Ralph Lauren's Polo fashion brand.

      Bob Simon visits the Congo's Kimbanguist Symphony Orchestra, a group of 200 musicians and vocalists who perform in the capital city of Kinshasa. Today, it is Central Africa's only symphony orchestra and the world's only all-black orchestra.

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    • October 26, 2008 Credit Default Swaps; T. Boone Pickens; Goronqosa
      October 26, 2008 Credit Default Swaps; T. Boone Pickens; Goronqosa It sounds complicated and it actually is, but tonight, Steve Kroft makes it a lot easier to understand: Credit Default Swaps and their role in the unraveling of the economy. Charlie Rose interviews T. Boone Pickens, the multi-billionaire oil man who claims to have a plan to make the U.S. far less dependent on foreign supplies. Could it really work? Finally, Scott Pelley with Greg Carr, a U.S. citizen trying to make Gorongosa, a Mozambique, African location into one of the world's newest tourist destinations.moreless
    • October 19, 2008 al Qaeda Stronger; Government owned banks; Bullfighting today Foreign born al Qaeda in Afghanistan gaining strength and sophistication. Lara Logan with Major General Jeffrey Schlosser and how this is happening. In a second, very timely story, Lesley Stahl with what we might be seeing now that the government bail out has put government in the private sector. Bob Simon with two brothers, Cayetano and Francisco Ordonez, probably the most recognized matadors in Spain. While taping this segment, a critical injury occurs when a 1,300 lb bull gets the best of a top matador.moreless
    • October 05, 2008 Wall Street's Shadow Market; Kill bin Laden; 0 to 60 on a battery?
      October 05, 2008 Wall Street's Shadow Market; Kill bin Laden; 0 to 60 on a battery? In tonight's first story, Steve Kroft with the details you might not have heard about the unraveling of the economy. What are 'credit default swaps' and how did they play a role in the downward spiral? The complex degradation of our economy is explained. Scott Pelley re-visits the first weeks after 9/11 when the appropriate focus was on the instigator of the massive, tragic terrorist attacks, bin Laden. A former Delta Force Officer recounts the secret missions in the Tora Bora Mountains near Pakistan and never before seen video will shed new light on what really was (and is) going on. Finally, Lesley Stahl with a story from Silicon Valley in California. While cars running on batteries isn't really news, one that can go from 0 to 60 in four seconds is the stuff fantasy is made of. The newest cars are being developed to run on Lithium-ion batteries, just like the one in your laptop. We're not that far away. All this and Andy Rooney's financial advice tonight on 60 Minutes.moreless
    • September 28, 2008 Economy Down; Gen. Ray Odierno; Forming the Universe
      New Season Begins September 28, 2008 Economy Down; Gen. Ray Odierno; Forming the Universe

      Scott Pelley with Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson as he faces a partisan and misbehaving Congress while trying to work out this economic mess.

       Lesley Stahl with Gen. Ray Odierno who has gone from battle to diplomatic engagement with Iraq. Why does he feel so many mistakes were made to begin with?

      Finally, Steve Kroft with Physicist Bob Stanek and some futuristic, but surprisingly current scientific developments that may include a Star Trek-like transporter. Find out how these researchers are hoping to unlock how the universe began.
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    • September 21, 2008 Candidate Debate; 40th Anniversary and in HD
      September 21, 2008 Candidate Debate; 40th Anniversary and in HD A flurry of firsts on tonight's show: Steve Kroft with Obama and Scott Pelley with McCain with the most candid look and interviews. The economy to healthcare, energy to the war – it all gets put on the table tonight. Another first is that tonight is 60 Minutes 40th anniversary broadcast and the first broadcast in High-Definition.moreless
    • September 14, 2008 Award Winning Episode
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    • September 07, 2008 The War Within; Alec Baldwin; The King of Sushi
      September 07, 2008 The War Within; Alec Baldwin; The King of Sushi Bob Woodward with Scott Pelley about his latest book with an inside look at the White House. You might not know what you think you know about Bush's strategies and input from his closest advisors. With everything very public about Alec Baldwin's divorce and custody battle, you'll be amazed at what Morley Safer uncovers in his candid interview with Baldwin himself about the subject. The King of Sushi is bluefin tuna. Bob Simon reports on how demand for this popular fish and methods of capture are endangering future fish.moreless
    • November 02, 2008 Welcome Home, you’re fired; Fake Cop; Bionic People Tonight, an atrocity exposed when Lesley Stahl investigates thousands of reservists and guardsmen returning home from duty to find their jobs gone. Some blatantly fired for “being gone too long” and others victims of downsizing while they were Iraq or Afghanistan. A small Missouri town’s newest Sheriff, Sgt Bill Jakob, was cleaning up the streets like no one else. Arresting drug dealers and other criminals, the mayor thought he was the best thing that happened to his town. Unfortunately, he wasn’t really a cop at all. Finally, Scott Pelley reports on how the future is now. Technology connected directly to the human brain, enabling communication with people otherwise trapped in a paralyzed body. What’s next is even more remarkable.moreless
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    • Steve Kroft examines the $60 billion a year Medicare and Medicaid fraud industry.

      Katie Couric reports on the lack of attention paid to combating epilepsy.

      Byron Pitts profiles Tyler Perry, who started his own studio in Atlanta and produced the popular movie series Madea.

    • Scott Pelley on the Center for Disease Control's report that Swine Flu (the H1N1 virus) is targeting people who would normally be safe.

      Lesley Stahl files a follow up report on the incredible invention of John Kanzius, a cancer fighting machine that sidesteps the side effects of chemo or radiation.

      Anderson Cooper interviews Drew Barrymore, who has gone from child star to producer to movie director.

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    • October 11, 2009 - Golf Company, A Blow to the Brain, The Birdmen

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      Scott Pelley spends time with a U.S. Marine company in Afghanistan. They were deployed as part of President Obama's troop buildup.

      Bob Simon reports on new that studies show athletes, especially professional football players, who suffered many blows to the head, became brain damaged.

      Steve Kroft reports on the latest extreme adventurer craze: men donning wing suits and jumping off mountain tops to glide at speeds of 140 miles per hour.

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    • Steve Kroft interviews New York attorney Marc Dreier, who has scammed some $400 million and earned the nickname the 'mini-Madoff.'

      Lesley Stahl reports on the possible dangers of coal ash.

      Scott Pelley reports from Kenya, the site of the great wildebeest migration.

    • September 13, 2009 Obama Update; Ted Kennedy Memoir; 'Guiding Light' sign off In our first story, Steve Kroft with President Obama Lesley Stahl with Ted Kennedy's son in a first interview after his death from brain cancer. Excerpts from Kennedy's memoir, True Compass is discussed in a videotaped segment with the Senator and his son talks about what might seem like extraordinary measures he took after losing two brothers to assassination. Morley Safer and a retrospect of The Guiding Light, a soap opera that has blazed a trail over decades and is winding down to a close.moreless
    • August 23, 2009 In Memory of Our Creator
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    • July 19, 2009 The Life & Times of Walter Cronkite
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    • August 24, 2008 Double Segment: Civilians Killed In Iraq; Dennis Quaid's Twins
      August 24, 2008 Double Segment: Civilians Killed In Iraq; Dennis Quaid's Twins Scott Pelley with a Peabody award winning story about the worst single killing by American troops since Vietnam. Women and children dead, American troops responsible. Marine Staff Sergeant, Frank Wuterich is charged with murdering 18 civilians, including women and babies. His explanation is probably what garnered the award this story won after airing in '07. Also tonight, Steve Kroft with Dennis Quaid and the story about the medical mistake that nearly took the lives of his two newborn babies. How many non-celebrity victims are there?moreless
    • August 17, 2008 Exposing a Spy; Congo Civil War; da Vinci's Secret Katie Couric with Valerie Plame Wilson, the spy who was exposed by her own country in a leak hear 'round the world. CNN's Anderson Cooper uncovers the most heinous, vile of crimes used as a weapon of war: Rape in the Congo. Finally, Morley Safer in Florence, Italy looking for treasure. Is there a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece mural underneath what we see on this wall?moreless
    • February 17, 2008 FDA Approving Dangerous Drugs? ; Little Denmark
      February 17, 2008 FDA Approving Dangerous Drugs? ; Little Denmark Scott Pelley gets an unusual glimpse into the process of drug approval by the Food and Drug Administration (the FDA). Of course you'll also discover how and why some drugs get approved despite their life threatening danger. This is a 'can't miss' 60 Minutes episode that will certainly have you re thinking those ads you see pushing the newest and latest prescriptions. Also tonight, Morley Safer investigates "Little Denmark", reportedly a country of over 5 million of the happiest people on earth. What is their secret? Will it work for any country?moreless
    • February 10, 2008 Behind Clinton and Obama; A Fine Mess at the Mint
      February 10, 2008 Behind Clinton and Obama; A Fine Mess at the Mint 60 Minutes nabs two exclusive interviews with the top Democratic runners, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Steve Kroft sits down with Obama while Katie Couric interviews Hillary. There are plenty of fascinating facts and humor in a very serious race for both candidates to make U.S. history with either the first African American or first female president of the United States. In our second story, Morley Safer explores why the US Mint continues to make both pennies and nickels, coins that cost more to make than they're worth! How many other pitfalls behind a money making business that's losing money?moreless
    • February 03, 2008 Fathers, Sons and Brothers
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    • January 27, 2008 Mortgage Meltdown; Saddam Hussein
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      January 27, 2008 Mortgage Meltdown; Saddam Hussein Steve Kroft tracks the mortgage meltdown and takes a look at the worst city in the country with foreclosures. How does this effect even those people without mortgages and how did it even begin? You might be surprised. Also tonight, Scott Pelley with FBI agent George Piro. Piro was the agent who conducted a nearly year long interrogation of Saddam Hussein. This fascinating story depicts a man who not only terrorized a nation, but who, while in a top security prison, planted a tiny flower garden. Find out about those 'weapons of mass destruction' and how Saddam felt about both George and George W. Bush.moreless
    • January 27, 2008 New Episode
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    • January 13, 2008 Bluefin Tuna; Congo Inhumanity; The Toddler CEO
      January 13, 2008 Bluefin Tuna; Congo Inhumanity; The Toddler CEO Bob Simon follows the Sushi to the sea in our first story about Bluefin tuna. In a unique reverse investigation, find out where it all begins and why the end may be near. In a disturbing second story, Anderson Cooper explores the horrific and commonplace atrocity of rape and mutilation that has become part of the civil war there. Even more disturbing is that even civilians are participating in this heinous act of humiliation and violence as a method of control. Finally, meet 23 year old Mark Zuckerberg, ‘The Toddler CEO’ founder of Facebook. Mark’s endeavor is now a $15 billion dollar company and his own worth is about $3 billion. Still, this Harvard drop-out lives in a one bedroom apartment and sleeps on a mattress on the floor.moreless
    • December 30, 2007 Mega Fires; Pot - Pain or Profit; Get Me The Geeks
      December 30, 2007 Mega Fires; Pot - Pain or Profit; Get Me The Geeks Before the century is over, at least half of the forests in the western U.S. may burn to bare ground. Scott Pelley has reported on the mega-fires before and now follows up on what, if anything, is being done to address the conservation efforts that just may be fueling these fires and what can yet be expected. Morley Safer is continuing his look into Proposition 215 which legalized medical marijuana in California, hoping that pain patients would finally find relief. Unfortunately, it seems this business is little more than legal pot emporiums. Dealers with storefronts. How easy is it to get a prescription for pot ? Now that the holidays are over, raise your hand if you’ve got a new gadget you can’t exactly figure out. You’re far from the only one. Many people have handy-dandy electronics and don’t access all their capabilities because it’s just too complicated. Steve Kroft follows up on his report “Get Me The Geeks!” in lending a hand to those of us who might not even know how to turn the darn things on yet.moreless
    • March 02, 2008 Clinton, Obama one on one; Remote Area Medical
      March 02, 2008 Clinton, Obama one on one; Remote Area Medical Steve Kroft leads tonight's show with interviews, one on one, with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. This is the closest contest in the last quarter century. In our second story, Stan Brock, founder of RAM, a free medical services organization for the poor in other countries, has found more than ½ of it's work being done here in the U.S.. Scott Pelley reports about how American elderly and disabled who have worked all their lives are now needing services typically in place for other countries poor.moreless
    • March 09, 2008 John McCain; Innocent Murderer; The Ichan Lift
      March 09, 2008 John McCain; Innocent Murderer; The Ichan Lift Tonight Scott Pelley interviews John McCain about how his popularity has risen in the year since his last sit-down with him. Get a sneak peek into the upcoming campaign strategies the may be in place for either Clinton or Obama. Also, it's not unheard of to hear murderers languishing in prison avow to their innocence; but, what if it were true? And what if just about everyone knew it, but the years, nearly 30 of them, still crawl on while sitting in that jail cell? Tonight, lawyers Dale Coventry and Jamie Kunz talk about how they knew an innocent man sat in prison, but couldn't do anything about it. Bob Simon reports. Finally, Lesley Stahl interviews billionaire Carl Icahn, the man with the "Midas Touch" when he becomes involved in just about any company. So much of that touch has been apparent that he's at the top of the business world and those in the know call it the "Icahn Lift" when he steps in. Some displaced workers however have a completely different opinion of him.moreless
    • March 30, 2008 Five Years; The Gore Campaign; Stat Man
      March 30, 2008 Five Years; The Gore Campaign; Stat Man There is no doubt that Guantanamo Bay is a horror show complete with torture tactics that most of us won't even allow ourselves to imagine. So imagine being an innocent man at Guantanamo. For five of the longest years of your life. Scott Pelley reports. Lesley Stahl with Al Gore and a passion about global warming that admittedly didn't seem to be in him for his presidential bid. Just when you thought you knew Al Gore, this will surprise you. In our third story, meet Bill James. As Morley Safer discovers, this man never played professional baseball, or even close, but has been designated a very key player for the Boston Red Sox. Find out how, tonight on 60 Minutes.moreless
    • July 27, 2008 Re-visited Episodes
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      July 27, 2008 Re-visited Episodes Steve Kroft with John Martorano, assassin who promised Ed Bradley (before he died) that he'd do this interview. NASA's Mars mission and possible return to the moon. Bob Simon reports. Scott Pelley with Bruce Springsteen.
    • June 15, 2008 Go to Bed; The Happiest Country
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    • June 08, 2008 Deadly Dust; Howard Hughes Medical; Mega Church
      June 08, 2008 Deadly Dust; Howard Hughes Medical; Mega Church Scott Pelley examines what's behind combustible dust like the latest in a sugar factory (Savannah, GA) where 13 died and many injured. Why aren't safety measures in place? This report is sure to surprise. In our second report, Lesley Stahl follows up on a 2003 report about the legacy of good of Howard Hughes in the medical institute that was initially meant for the billionaire himself. Finally, Byron Pitts reported on the mega-churches gaining popularity these days. 16,000 seats, often filled and still criticisms about not doing enough.moreless
    • May 18, 2008 Re-visited episodes: Iraqi Refugees; Slice of Paradise; Bon Jovi
      May 18, 2008 Re-visited episodes: Iraqi Refugees; Slice of Paradise; Bon Jovi Iraqui's Helping Americans: Scott Pelley examines the atrocities and injustice Iraqui's receive after risking life and limb, quite literally, to aid American efforts. Slice of Paradise: See exclusive, first time ever footage of a very rare bird's mating ritual. Bob Simon is one of very few people with a news crew who has ever visited this remote Indonesian paradise. Also, Steve Kroft with Bon Jovimoreless
    • May 11, 2008 Chiquita Banana Murders? U.S. Prisons; Alec Baldwin
      May 11, 2008 Chiquita Banana Murders? U.S. Prisons; Alec Baldwin Very interesting story with Steve Kroft about how, in the jungles of Columbia, murderous paramilitary forces may be at least partially funded by the company that brings you those bananas on your kitchen table. In our second story, Scott Pelley with Washington Post reporters Amy Goldstein and Dana Priest with their investigation into some hugely neglectful conditions in U.S. Government run prisons. Finally, Morley Safer with Alec Baldwin. No holds barred, Alec discusses the infamous voice mail he left his daughter and even his feelings about running for office.moreless
    • May 04, 2008 Innocent in Jail; Tilman's Truth; Dr. Farmer
      May 04, 2008 Innocent in Jail; Tilman's Truth; Dr. Farmer Scott Pelley reports on James Woodard, the longest serving inmate who was proven innocent with DNA evidence. It raises the question as to how many others are really innocent and in jail. Also tonight, the mother of Pat Tillman, the NFL star who became an Army Ranger. Initially his tragic death was reported to be while acting in heroism. The subsequent discovery that he was killed when his own men accidentally shot him opened the floodgates of questions. Why did the military lie and was there blatant negligence ? Katie Couric reports. Finally, meet Dr. Paul Farmer. This health care provider created a workable and successful charitable medical service in Haiti (Partners in Health). Now grown to touch nine countries and employing 6,000, Byron Pitts reports about how Dr. Farmer feels about the lives saved and the ones still needing saving.moreless
    • April 06, 2008 Bailing Out Wall Street; Why War?; Mission to Mars
      April 06, 2008 Bailing Out Wall Street; Why War?; Mission to Mars Lesley Stahl reports on China Investment Corp's Wall Street bailout in recent months. Gao Xiging gives his first interview as president of the corporation and explains why they did it. Remarkably candid interview, unusual for China. Next, Steve Kroft talks with Douglas Feith, one of the top Pentagon defense team members during the 2001-05 U.S. invasion of Iraq. Find out why he says war is necessary. Finally, Bob Simon with some amazing pictures of the red planet and why NASA feels a manned mission to Mars shouldn't be too far off. There is also an update tonight on "The Prosecution of Governor Siegelman"; this and Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes.moreless
    • Scott Pelley reports on the latest on the status and availability of the H1N1 vaccine.

      Lara Logan reports on a high ranking member of Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia, who maneuvered his way to the front of the line in the U.S. for a liver transplant.

      Lesley Stahl reports on how major movies are pirated, in some instances prior to being releassed in movie theaters.

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    • November 22, 2009 - Cost of Dying, Witness, Cameron's Avatar

      Steve Kroft reports on how many Americans spend their last days in an intensive care unit, subjected to uncomfortable machines or surgeries to prolong their lives at enormous cost.

      Bob Simon talks to Newsweek reporter Maziar Bahari who was recently freed after four months of interrogation and torture at the hands of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

      Morley Safer interviews with James Cameron on his newest 3D sci fi fantasy movie, Avatar.

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    • May 30, 2010 at 8:00 PM ET - The Deadliest Weapon, Resurrecting the Extinct, Anna Wintour

      From November 15, 2009: The Deadliest Weapon (Byron Pitts)
      From January 10, 2010: Resurrecting the Extinct (Lesley Stahl)
      From May 17, 2009: Anna Wintour (Morley Safer)

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    • October 3, 2004 - Echo Boomers
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      Steve Kroft reports on the "echo boomers," children of the the baby boomers, born between the early 1980s and the early 1990s and numbering 80 million strong.

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    • September 26, 2010 - A Relentless Enemy, The People Behind the Mosque, Cool Brees

      In 43rd Season premiere, the first story features Lara Logan back to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Last time she was there, she and her crew were fired on - by fighters in a Pakistani sanctuary.

      In the second story, Scott Pelley with some uncomfortable questions and answers about the Ground Zero Islamic Center proposal.

      Finally, Steve Kroft with Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl star quarterback.

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    • October 10, 2010 - The Speed Traders, Nelson Mandela, Eminem

      Steve Kroft explores what is believed to be behind the "Mini Market Crash" of spring 2010 when the stock market took a 600 point dive in a matter of minutes. A computer trading method, "high frequency trading" is thought to be behind it with thousands of trades possible in less than a second. Learn how it's done tonight.

      Up next is Bob Simon with the very private Nelson Mandela as he shares some of his memoirs, including from the decades he spent in prison fighting for the end of apartheid.

      In our final story, Anderson Cooper with a candid and rare interview with Eminem.

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    • November 28, 2010 - Good Cop, Bad Cop, Spider-Man, John Paul Stevens

      Anderson Cooper reports on the Afghan National Police force, which is more important to the country's security than the army. But despite improvements there are significant problems within its ranks.

      Lesley Stahl takes a look at the rehearsal and production ofSpider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which is the most ambitious and expensive Broadway musical in history.

      In a very rare opening into the workings of the U.S. Supreme Court, retiring Justice John Paul Stevens sat down with Scott Pelley for a series of interviews over the summer to share some thoughts on his 35-year tenure on the Court.

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    • Bob Simon reports on the March 2011 tsunami's destruction of the Japanese town of Otsuchi and its bond to the town of Fort Bragg, California.

      Lara Logan profiles free-soloing rock climber Alex Honnold, the subject of the movie Alone on the Wall.

      Morley Safer interviews 92-year old Andy Rooney, who is making his final regular appearance on the program.

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    • The 44th Season opens with three segments:
      New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly takes Scott Pelley on a personal tour of the city's anti-terror defenses, which rival most nation's armies.
      Lesley Stahl gets inside the growing neo-Nazi movement in America.
      Steve Kroft profiles Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of Comedy Central's animated hit South Park.

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    • April 10, 2011 - The Murder of Louis Allen, The Library, Albert Pujols

      Steve Kroft reports on his 18-month investigation into a 47-year old murder in a Mississippi town.

      Morley Safer tours the Vatican Library, which holds some of the oldest and most precious works of art and treasure known to man.

      Bob Simon profiles St. Louis Cardinals' slugger Albert Pujols.

    • November 21, 2010 - The Merchant of Death, Designing Life, Mark Wahlberg

      In our first story, Armen Keteyian reports on arms dealer Viktor Bout, also known as the "merchant of death" faces charges in America after finally being nabbed by the DEA. The agents responsible for capturing him talk about Viktor's cold, heartless and unconscionable arming of terrorists, including getting weapons into the hands of children.

      In our second story, Steve Kroft profiles microbiologist J. Craig Venter who, with his team of scientists, mapped the human genome and created what he calls "the first synthetic species."

      Finally tonight we have Mark Wahlberg sitting down with Lara Logan. Though he infrequently speaks about it, Wahlberg was an up and coming, real life thug in Boston before ending up acclaimed in Hollywood. How did he go from nearly killing someone in a criminal act, to, well, acting?

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    • Scott Pelley with the plight of America's unemployed, even after benefits have been extended to a record breaking 99 weeks.

      Jane Goodall changed the way the world viewed chimpanzees. Tonight, with Lara Logan and the film crew, Goodall takes us back to where it all began, 50 years ago.

      Also tonight, Steve Kroft with the hugely popular BBC hit Top Gear, a TV show about cars. Find out why it's such a hit.

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    • Scott Pelley starts tonight with a timely story about ever rising anger in America over the economy. Newton, Iowa residents up in arms over a major factory shut down only to see it reopen in Mexico.

      In our second story, Lesley Stahl interviews former White House budget director David Stockman, who favored tax cuts but now supports a one-time surtax on the rich.

      Finally, Bob Simon getting it straight from the horse's mouth - sort of. He interviews jockey Mike Smith about a horse named Zenyatta, heralded as the potentially "greatest thoroughbred in racing history". If she wins the Breeder's Cup this year, she will have her 20th victory and an undefeated career.

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    • October 24, 2004 - Jon Stewart
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      Steve Kroft reports on Jon Stewart and his Daily Show on Comedy Central. Jon has done more than anyone to make fake news popular and his coverage of the 2004 election won him a Peabody Award.

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      Lesley Stahl offers a behind-the-scenes look at Saturday Night Live with it founder Lorne Michaels.

    • March 21, 2010 - Chief of Staff, The Lost Children of Haiti, Tennis Twins

      Obama's Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel talks with Katie Couric about what it's like to be the man who is consistently in the middle of all presidential decisions and tough, unpopular choices, not the least of which being the new health care reform.

      In our second story, Scott Pelley reports on the current situation with Haiti's earthquake victims, the most tragic being the children. We've heard about the attempts to steal the kids that desperate parents give up with hopes for a better chance at survival, but what about those left in a form of legal slavery there?

      Finally, Lesley Stahl with pro tennis doubles champs, identical twins who have convinced their opponents that a psychic connection explains how they know what each other are doing or going to do.

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      Our first story is a double length feature with a different look at the Wall Street mess. Michael Lewis, former bond trader and best selling author talks with Steve Kroft on the current status on Wall Street, including why big bonuses continue to be paid.

      Also tonight, Lesley Stahl with Derek Paravicini, who despite severe disabilities is a renowned musical savant.

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    • Leslie Stahl talks with David Kris, head of the National Security Division at the Justice Department about Iran's nuclear capabilities and how some their uranium enrichment equipment may have come from America..

      Scott Pelley gets an inside look at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

      Morley Safer reports that despite over a year of news coverage on Bernard Madoff's multibillion dollar Ponzi, similar scams are still thriving.

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    • Lara Logan was given unprecedented access to a team of Army Green Berets, ODA 7215, whose job it is to train Afghan soldiers to protect their homeland. The 60 Minutes team "lived with them, trained with them and went to battle with them" for 2 1/2 months.

      Bob Simon interviews Olympic snowboarder U.S. Shaun White as he prepared for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.

      Steve Kroft profiles award winning performer Beyonce Knowles, best known only by her first name.

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    • Steve Kroft talks with Director of Homeland Security Richard Stana on the status of the multi-billion-dollar "virtual fence" being built at the U.S.-Mexican border.

      Anderson Cooper's report looks at behind-the-scenes issues from the Republican and Democratic camps during the 2008 presidential campaign.

      Lesley Stahl reports on advances in sustaining endangered species and maybe day even resurrect some that have died out by using DNA technology.

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    • January 17, 2010 - Haiti, Football Island, Penelope Cruz

      Byron Pitts with the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne in the latest efforts for citizens of Haiti.

      Also, Scott Pelley in American Samoa trying to shed light on why this small territory produces more NFL players than anywhere else.

      Finally, Penelope Cruz sits down with Charlie Rose.

    • Steve Kroft with Bradley Birkenfeld, a Swiss banker who exposes how some Americans evade taxes by hiding their money in Swiss bank accounts. This has been known for decades, but not until this whistle blower was anything ever able to be traced.

      Byron Pitts reports on the impacts of two wars and a recession have had on the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs. Claims have significantly increased, slowing the large bureaucracy and frustrating many veterans.

      African elephants with language? Experts not only have this to be true, but are putting together a sort of elephant translation-dictionary. Bob Simon in Central Africa for this absolutely incredible story.

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    • March 28, 2010 - The Case Against Nada Prouty, The Russian Is Coming, The Sharkman

      FBI & CIA officer, Nada Prouty was on the trail of terrorists for years before being branded a traitor and spy. Scott Pelley with the first media interview she's conducted since being targeted by national security investigations and nicknamed, "Jihad Jane"

      Next up, Steve Kroft with a man who insists there's a lot of luck behind his making it big in his lifetime. Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia's richest 'oligarch' is now talking about making the New Jersey Nets a New York based team. With his billions of dollars, mega boats, cars and nearly everything he touches prospering, it seems strange that he attributes it to being in the right place at the right time - and 8 Russian party girls.

      Finally, Anderson Cooper with Mike Rutzen in Cape Town, South Africa. Rutzen, also known as "The Sharkman", swims with the most feared predators in the ocean and takes Anderson with him.

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    • April 04, 2010 - Patented, America's Gift, Going Smokeless

      Morley Safer interviews Lori Andrews, a professor of law who insists your genes are yours alone. Another lawyer, who is also a molecular biologist, insists that biotech gene patents benefit society as a whole.

      In our next story, Bob Simon reports on Ugandans dying of HIV and AIDS, in a country where the vast majority of people cannot afford or access to necessary medications, are now finding hope in a program, started by President George W. Bush, helping to alter tragic outcomes.

      Also tonight, Leslie Stahl looks at how tobacco companies are trying to stay afloat as the number of smokers declines with smokeless products.

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    • April 11, 2010 - Gotti, Discovery
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      In a double-length report, Steve Kroft interviews John Gotti Jr. in his first extended television interview about growing in the mafia lifestyle and being the son of "The Dapper Don."

      Bob Simon reports on the landmark discovery of a nearly 2 million year old hominid skeleton in South Africa.

    • May 30, 2010 at 7:00 PM ET - 60 Minutes Presents: Gotti

      Steve Kroft presents a three part interview with John Gotti, Jr., son of the late John "Teflon Don" Gotti. Topics include growing up with his father whom he strove to please by living a life of crime, how he betrayed his father by leaving the mob and, with the end of his court case in December 2009, adjusting to being a free man ay his home on Long Island with his wife and six children.

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    • Our first story is a must see for anyone who owns or has ever used plastic. That means everyone. Lesley Stahl investigates phthalates, chemical compounds found in many plastics. Just how safe, or how dangerous are they?

      In our next story, Byron Pitts with a look at the SEED school. Inner-city kids with a live in option for education.

      Finally, here's the man to thank or blame it all on: Martin Cooper, inventor of the cell phone talks, in person, with Morley Safer.

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    • Immigrants trying to get into the U.S. by any means will often end up giving their lives in the attempt. Hundreds of John and Jane Doe's are buried not too far from where they drown crossing "The All American Canal". Scott Pelley reports.

      An entirely new look at cooking with José Andrés who deconstructs the chemistry of food and flavors in ways you'd never expect or even believe. Anderson Cooper reports (and eats).

      Finally, Steve Kroft interviews Conan O'Brien in his first interview since his being ousted from the Tonight Show in order to make it possible for Jay Leno to return after failing miserably in a different time slot. Conan tries, but doesn't always hold back how he's feeling.

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      In a double length episode, Scott Pelley with Michael Williams, the chief tech on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. What this man has to say about what happened and why is disturbing. Worst of all, how easy it is to happen again.

      Also tonight, Bob Simon with Gustavo Dudamel, phenomenal conductor with magnetic personality, wonderful humor and a dedication to bring options of music to inner city kids rather than gangs, drugs and crime. "el Sistema" is a working model of how to help these kids make different choices.

      Andy Rooney's essay is on gambling.

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    • Steve Kroft with a shocking report on American citizens in training to become a terrorist against their own country. The 'Times Square Bomber' is far from the only one out there.

      In our second story, Scott Pelley on the Hillary Clinton's heels as she goes about her usual duties and delves into her biggest focuses with regard to foreign policy.

      Finally, Morley Safer looks at the newest trend of "walking away" from homes with mortgages far higher than their value. One former such home owner is now showing others how to cut their losses and just 'walk away'.

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    • April 25, 2010 - The Narrative, Boosting Brain Power, The Bay Bridge: Competing Against Time

      Tonight, Lesley Stahl explores the how and why behind American born and raised individuals joining terrorist "jihads".

      Also, Katie Couric reports on the overwhelming use of "smart drugs" in our nation's schools and universities.Finally, Byron Pitts from San Francisco where the Bay Bridge is being rebuilt and fitted for the "big one".

      Byron Pitts reports on the earthquake preparedness of the Bay Bridge, which collapsed during the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta quake.

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    • April 18, 2010 - 21st Century Snake Oil, Pacino
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      In our first story, a double sized episode with Scott Pelley and hidden cameras exposing the heartless, low down and completely fraudulent stem cell snake oil sales pitches that rob sick people and their loved ones of hope and a lot of money.

      Also tonight, Katie Couric with Al Pacino. His latest role as Dr. Jack Kevorkian, "Dr. Death" was actually fashioned by his studying the 1998 Mike Wallace interview with the actual Kevorkian. How does Pacino feel about the role and the subject itself, medically assisted suicide or euthanasia for people?

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    • December 23, 2007 Mega-Church Message; DNA Family Tree; Tom Brady
      December 23, 2007 Mega-Church Message; DNA Family Tree; Tom Brady Byron Pitts with an uplifting story about a huge, mega-church with a positive reinforcement approach to preaching and life. Pastor Osteen insists that more lives are changed when people are given encouragement and solutions rather than threats of fire and brimstone. In our second story, Lesley Stahl explores the popular new trend of researching family roots with DNA. Many families are finding they are of mixed race and this can make for some interesting new family reunions. Also, New England Patriot’s Tom Brady has three Super Bowl rings and his fame branches out into advertising deals and magazine covers, so how does he remain so grounded? Steve Kroft gets some surprising answers. Let’s not forget Andy Rooney and his ghosts of Christmases past.moreless
    • December 16, 2007 Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell; New Garden of Eden; The Mitchell Report
      December 16, 2007 Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell; New Garden of Eden; The Mitchell Report Lesley Stahl reports on the obstacles and attitudes gays in the military face while serving their country. More than 20 retired, high ranking officers called for the repeal of the ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy which is largely ignored anyway. Surprisingly, in many cases sexuality doesn’t seem to matter these days. The value of the soldier has grown to be more than their sexual orientation. Sgt Darren Manzella told his entire chain of command that he is gay, but no one seemed to care about that since he was an integral part of their unit. Next, a breathtaking visit to a remote mountaintop in Indonesia where, remarkably, new species continue to be discovered. A fascinating report which includes Bob Simon on this beautiful field trip with his guide, Bruce Beehler (Conservation International) and a host of rare, exotic creatures. Included is the exclusive (60 Minutes is the first to ever catch this on film) mating dance of a couple of rare birds, plus a recently discovered species. Finally, Katie Couric and Yankee player, Alex Rodriguez about the Mitchell Report. All of these stories and Andy Rooney.moreless
    • June 25, 2006 The Oil Sands
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    • July 02, 2006 Interview with Elian Gonzalez; Al Qaeda’s Town; First Man
      July 02, 2006 (Clip Show of Repeats with some updates) Interview with Elian Gonzalez; Al Qaeda’s Town; First Man Bob Simon interviews an 11 year old Elian Gonzalez who has been home in his native Cuba for five years now, after an emotional battle between the U.S. and Cuba concerning where he should stay. Remember, his mother drowned at sea while illegally crossing into the U.S.; Elian’s father immediately began fighting to get him back to Cuba, while Elian’s U.S.moreless
    • June 18, 2006 Dying To Get In; Rendition; Swimming With Sharks
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    • October 16, 2011 - Running the War, The Life and Death of Vincent van Gogh

      Scott Pelley talks to General John Allen, the man in charge of the war in Afghanistan, which hits the 10 year mark. As guerrilla tactics are still exacting a high human toll, Gen. Allen says that some U.S. troops will need to be there longer than most Americans thought.

      In a double length segment, Morley Safer looks at the troubled life of artist Vincent van Gogh through the eyes of Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, whose exhaustive investigation produced the biography Van Gogh: The Life. The authors say their research strongly indicates van Gogh may not have taken his own life.

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    • June 11, 2006 - Plan B, The Hobbit, Mel Brooks on Broadway

      Leslie Stahl reports on the motivation behind the FDA refusing to approve an emergency contraceptive called 'Plan B'. Is it being withheld because of payoffs, politics and personal agendas or is there a serious health risk?
      Also tonight, follow Bob Simon as he delves into the recent discovery of what appears to be an entire civilization of humans never known to have existed before. Seemingly isolated on an island, archaeological findings claim it's an entirely different human species.

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    • June 04, 2006 - Dying to Get In; A Different Kind of Grocery Store; Carl Kiaasen's Miami Herald Columns

      With all the increased efforts to secure the borders from Mexican immigrants, more of them are trying to find different ways to make it across. Hundreds are dying in the desert. Ed Bradley reports on the tragic loss of life in a desperate attempt to find a new life.
      Dan Rather talks with John Mackey, the founder of Whole Food Markets, now a chain of more than 180 stores providing organic food at higher prices. In today's tight economy, few believed the idea would work, but it has. Quite well as a matter of fact.
      Steve Kroft interviews Carl Hiaasen, a Miami Herald columnist who has focused his stories on the unusual community in South Florida, from criminals to eccentrics.

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    • May 28, 2006 - Mafia Cops, Wounds of War
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      The 'Wounds of War' segment is a double length segment about the soldiers returning from war these days. Mike Wallace tells their story with some interviews that only Mike Wallace could present during this Memorial Day feature.

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    • July 09, 2006 Revisited Stories
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    • July 16, 2006 Re-visit of previous episode
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      WHO'S LIFE IS IT ANYWAY? How far is too far for employers to go in monitoring employees conduct? Are personal freedoms at stake? Morley Safer investigates. BURIED IN THE PAST: Scott Pelley looks into the history of two ophaned brothers and the past they share, secreted by the Holocaust. BODE: The bad boy of the slopes or just misunderstood? Bob Simon sits down with Bode Miller and discusses his less than expected performance at the Olympicsmoreless
    • July 30, 2006 Previous Episode Revisited
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    • September 17, 2006 Ilegal Gambling; Romo; Howard Stern
      September 17, 2006 Illegal Gambling; Romo; Howard Stern Though internet gambling thrives and legalizing it would mean billions in tax revenue, the opposition to it insists it will only cause more problems. Lesley Stahl reports on a very hot button issue with arguments well put for both sides. In another feature tonight, Scott Pelley talks with Bill Romanowski as this former NFL Linebacker tries to explain his notorious behavior on the field. Also, in an uncommon interview, Howard Stern tells Ed Bradley about his newest ventures (satellite radio) and even opens up a bit about his personal life.moreless
    • September 10, 2006 Five Years Later (Double Episode)
      September 10, 2006 Five Years Later The fifth anniversary of the 9/11 attack on U.S. soil. Tonight is a double episode. The Dust At Ground Zero: Examining the latest victims of 9/11, the rescue workers and others who were exposed to toxic dust on that fateful day. Katie Couric is conducting her first 60 Minutes story with this one. Also, Tuesday’s Children: Scott Pelley follows the families of those killed in the terror attack five years ago, especially the children now living with the loss of a parent.moreless
    • September 03, 2006 AfterShock; Tiger
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    • August 27, 2006 It Takes One To Know One; After Katrina; Gay or Straight?
      August 27, 2006 It Takes One To Know One; One Year Later; Gay or Straight? The one who knows one is Barry Minkow, a con man turned minister who exposes frauds. One Year Later: Byron Pitts with Mayor Ray Nagin and nothing held back. What’s going on now, a year after Katrina? Why is it going so slowly? Gay or Straight (re-visit): Can science predict a person’s sexualitymoreless
    • August 20, 2006 Aging Today; Michael Jordan; 'Submission'
      August 20, 2006 Aging in the 21st Century; Submission; Michael Jordan (episodes aired at different previous dates) The anti-aging product industry is now making billions of dollars per year as baby boomers reach their 60’s and struggle to hang on to their youth. Steve Kroft reports. In “Submission”, Morley Safer interviews Hirsi Ali, the creator of an anti-Koran film that offends Muslims. Michael Jordan with Ed Bradley in a rare and candid interview.moreless
    • August 13, 2006 Irans President; Colbert Report
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    • August 06, 2006 Re-Visited Episode
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      A re-visit to a previously aired show GLOBAL WARNING! – Scott Pelley; FATAL1TY - Steve Kroft reports. LIVING LARGE – Morley Safer
    • May 21, 2006 - I'm Mike Wallace: A 60 Minutes Tribute

      This entire episode of 60 Minutes is dedicated to Mike Wallace, one of the longest running 60 Minute investigative reporters. Tonight, he tells his fellow cast mates what he's sorry for and what he still smiles about. Find out which actress didn't hide her flirting with him and what he really went through with his depression.

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    • May 14, 2006 - The New Boss, The Harlem Children's Zone, Not Ready To Make Nice

      Once powerhouses, forces to be reckoned with, workforce unions are on the decline. Tonight, Lesley Stahl reports on one man's mission to bring the power of unions back with his Service Employees International Union.
      Ed Bradley looks at the efforts that educator Geoffrey Canada is making to get Harlem children on the right track to college.
      Finally, when the Dixie Chicks exercised their freedom to speak their minds about President Bush, some Americans were outraged. Their reputations were hurt, even death threats were received, but as Steve Kroft reports tonight, they are not sorry for having an opinion.

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    • January 29, 2006 - The Worst Case Scenario, Prisoner of Pain, Off The Scale

      Just how prepared is the U.S. government to handle the fall out of a nuclear attack? Forget bird flu, what are the medical facilities in place for the population upon a terrorist attack with nuclear weapons?
      Also, when an accident victim has no control over their pain and ultimately, no control over the amount of pain meds he takes, is he further victimized when drug laws put him in jail?
      Bob Simon sits down with Deborah Voigt, the opera singer who lost a part because of her weight. Now, 100 lbs lighter after surgery, is she happy she did it and what about the offers now?

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    • January 22, 2006 - The Oil Sands, Kinky for Governor, Fatal1ty

      Alberta, Canada is one of today's largest oil producing regions. What's behind the oil boom and how much is there?
      Kinky Friedman, Jewish country singer with no political experience, believes he can govern Texas!
      Johnathan Wendel (Fatal1ty) makes a living playing video games. Is he giving false hope to today's youth?

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    • January 8, 2006 Gangster Cops?, Sir Howard, Bode Miller

      Has the mafia infiltrated the NY detectives? Ed Bradley gets the first interview with one of the former cops.
      Sony CEO, Sir Howard Stringer is determined to make the company the giant it once was.
      Bode Miller may be a skiing sensation representing the U.S., but does he go too far?

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    • January 1, 2006 - The New Space Race, Fighting AIDS, Immortality

      Ed Bradley reports on how the worldwide governments may soon lose the space race to an individual who is far more committed to it.
      Since leaving office and re-structuring his life, Bill Clinton has taken up what some would consider even bigger causes, like eradicating AIDS.
      Finally, how long do you want to live? It may come down to making that choice, rather than having it made for you by nature.

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    • December 25, 2005 - Three Stories of Survival
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      Three stories for Christmas, all of survival.
      How are the Sea Gypsies of the Andaman Sea doing? Remember them? They knew the tsunami was coming and moved to higher ground, with just about no one else heeding their generations of knowledge of the sea.
      Plus, visit Beirut, the 'Paris of the Middle East'. Is it once again becoming the place it used to be?
      Finally, Mike Wallace and Tina Turner.

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    • December 18, 2005 - The Bridge to Gretna; Rendition; Morgan Freeman

      Ed Bradley investigates the incident where hundreds of evacuees were actually prevented from crossing a bridge into a safer area of Louisiana by being fired on by law enforcement.

      The recent exposure of tactics by our CIA to transfer prisoners to countries with torture interrogations.

      Mike Wallace interviews Morgan Freeman about his varied and well respected life.

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    • August 21, 2005 - Anonymous Revealed, Party at Gregg's, The Sea Gypsies

      Michael Scheuer, once head of the CIA and highly critical of the government's failure to succeed at getting Bin Laden, drops his veil of anonymity and interviews with Steve Kroft.
      Also, parents supplying alcohol to their underage children and how a society of people knew the tsunami was coming and escaped to safety in time.

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    • February 19, 2006 - State of Denmark, Global Warning!, Philip Seymour Hoffman

      Not in the headlines so much since publishing the offensive cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, Bob Simon travels to Denmark and talks with the man who made worldwide news of it all.
      Just in case you've forgotten about it, global warming is making dramatic changes on the planet. Tonight, visit the 'top of the world' and see some of the most significant findings.
      Nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Truman Capote, Philip Seymour Hoffman sits down with Steve Kroft for a humorous and heartfelt interview.

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    • February 12, 2006 War Profiteers?, A Surplus of Embryos, Wounds of War

      You've probably suspected it and tonight, Steve Kroft asks the hard questions about where the money for restoration in Iraq really goes.
      Also tonight, a disturbing report about the massive destruction of human embryos. Nearly ½ million of them a day! Lesley Stahl investigates.
      Mike Wallace interviews many of returning soldiers who have survived thanks to modern improvements in both medicine and protective devices used in war. With all the latest scandals about body armor, this new look at what's happening is, perhaps, overdue.

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    • February 26, 2006 - Montana's Coal Cowboy, On The Waterfront, To Walk Again

      Montana's governor Brian Schweitzer claims the solution to high oil prices are right here at home. With all the coal in Montana, he claims there's enough potential diesel fuel to enable the U.S. to refuse to bow down to current suppliers overseas.
      Also, the sale of U.S. port terminals to Middle Eastern company? How good an idea is this? It might really surprise you.
      Finally, stem cell research has proven successful in making paralyzed rats walk again. Can the same be done with humans?

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    • May 7, 2006 - Sallie Mae, The Ethanol Solution, John Daly: Golf and Beer

      Government backed loans for college students has become the launching pad for Sallie Mae Corp skyrocketing stocks in the last 10 years. Lesley Stahl examines why shareholders may be causing students to drown in debt.
      The answer to our dependence on foreign oil, or oil at all, may be right under our noses in the massive corn fields of America. Dan Rather investigates just how simple this solution might be and why is it taking so long?
      Morley Safer has an interesting and rather lighthearted interview with John Daly, the professional golfer who lives in the fast lane of his golf cart. His sage wisdom at the age of 40 is to stay away from whiskey and pills, but bring on the beer and the bogeys.

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    • April 16, 2006 - Terror Behind Bars, Too Many Men, Jamie Oliver

      A look behind the bars of Israeli prisons and interviews with noted terrorists. Bob Simon reports.
      In the episodes other story, Lesley Stahl reports on the rising number of men in China. There has long been a favoring of male offspring and now the imbalance is larger there than anywhere else on earth. Unfortunately, crime rates have also risen in direct proportion.
      Also, a story about the 'Naked Chef', Jamie Oliver, one of the youngest and most known chefs in Great Britain. Oliver has had his own television series, published several cookbooks and is enthusiastic about introducing children to a healthy way of eating early in life. Ed Bradley reports.

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    • April 9, 2006 Death of a General, The Orphanage, Michelle Wie

      April 09, 2006 Death of a General; The Orphanage; Michelle Wie

      Scott Pelley interviews the serviceman who has been convicted in the killing of an Iraqi general being tortured. The soldier continues to insist he was not just authorized, but instructed.
      Bob Simon travels to Africa to take an inside look at a unique orphanage, for elephants. When heartless poachers slaughter adult elephants and even rhinos, for their tusks and horns, the babies have little chance for survival beyond a couple of days. This orphanage provides 'round the clock care that saves many of their lives, and pursues the poachers.
      Finally, an interview with Michelle Wie. She's just 16, but the highest paid female golfer on earth! Steve Kroft reports.

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    • April 2, 2006 - Dire Predictions from Osama bin Laden's Bodyguard

      Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard gives away some secrets about al Qaeda's upcoming plans of attack against the U.S.. How believable is he and how are officials reacting? Bob Simon reports.

    • March 26, 2006 - Betting On A Fall, Tiger Woods
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      Investment pools for the wealthy may be the motivation behind misinformation about major companies. Lesley Stahl looks into whether or not one of these pools is being rightly accused in a lawsuit claiming they spread rumors in order to sway the market.
      Tiger Woods sits with Ed Bradley in a rare interview.

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    • March 12, 2006 Brutal, Al Qaeda's Town, Gay or Straight?

      One of the FBI's most wanted, James "Whitey" Bulger, ran rampant on the streets of Boston. Helping him with drug dealing, robbery and even murder, Kevin Weeks finally comes clean.
      In Al Qaeda's town of Tal Afar, it was wall to wall terrorists. Still, as Lara Logan reports, the U.S. military persisted, insisting on reclaiming it for peace.
      Finally, tonight, Gay or Straight? Is it possible that the more older brothers a guy has, the more his liklihood of being gay? Science has some very interesting evidence and theory about homosexual tendencies.

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    • March 05, 2006 - Is The Price Right?, The Court Martial of Willie Brand, The Prince of Pot

      A disturbing, stark look into why people without health insurance are often required to pay more than people who have it. Dan Rather investigates why the same services are more expensive for those who seem least able to afford it.
       The Court Martial Of Willie Brand is about the horrific assault and resulting death of an Afghan prisoner by a U.S. soldier. He claims he was just following orders, but how this prisoner died is beyond belief.
      The Prince of Pot has been selling marijuana seeds from his business in Canada for years and he openly promotes the legalization of pot. U.S. officials are working to prosecute him in America and if convicted in the U.S., he could end up in prison for life. Why is he remaining so passionate about this?

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    • September 24, 2006 39th Season Debut: Killing the Dying? Katie and Condoleezza; President Musharraf
      September 24, 2006 The 39th Season Debut: President Pervez Musharraf; Doctors and Nurses Euthanizing? The Private Side of Condoleezza Tonight begins the 39th season of 60 minutes with Steve Kroft posing the questions to Pakistani President Musharraf about his suggested terrorism ties. Katie Couric delves into the person, not the politics, who is Condoleezza Rice; Also, Morley Safer speaks to some doctors and nurses who reportedly help some patients die. Murder or mercy?moreless
    • October 01, 2006 State of Denial; Area 25; Bum Hunting
      October 01, 2006 State of Denial; Area 25; Bum Hunting Bob Woodward sits down with Mike Wallace tonight and exposes the truth behind the Iraq war. Why would our president be hiding the facts behind the violence and attacks on U.S. troops? Area 25 may sound like a new UFO site, but it’s a much more significant site deep in our own brains. Lesley Stahl reports on how the newest medicine and discovery of area 25 may end clinical depression. Bum Hunting is the latest, real life trend that mostly teen boys engage in. Ed Bradley investigates how and why such inhumanity is encouraged by irresponsible behavior on the part of commercial enterprises.moreless
    • July 8, 2007 - Wake Up Call, Shooting Tigers, The Loneliest People

      Medicare spirals toward bankruptcy despite ongoing gov't attempts to make it right. Steve Kroft reports on what is going wrong and what needs to be done.
      There are maybe 5,000 tigers still wild in the Indian jungles. There were 100,000 not that long ago. If there isn't a solution found for the ongoing poaching and encroachment into their natural habitat, the only tigers that may be left are those in the zoos. Scott Pelley examines this devastation.
      Lesley Stahl examines the "Lonliest People". Children who are shuttled place to place in the foster care system, stranger to stranger are now trying to placed with actual family members who are safe and familiar.

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    • June 24, 2007 Re-visited episodes Exposing the Truth; Family Ties; Hitler’s Secret Archive
      June 24, 2007 Exposing the Truth; Family Ties; Hitler’s Secret Archive Re-visited episodes.

      Joe Darby, the soldier who exposed the atrocities at Abu Ghraib became shunned, even in his hometown. Anderson Cooper reports.

      Family Ties explores how anonymous sperm donations that aren’t so anonymous anymore. How “donor siblings” are finding each other and why. Steve Kroft reports..

      Hitler’s Secret Archive includes more than 50 million pages of documents and lists 17.5 million victims. Scott Pelley speaks with three survivors seeing their own records for the first time.moreless
    • June 17, 2007 The Mother of All Heists; A Pill To Forget; John Daly’s Recipe For Success
      June 17, 2007 The Mother of All Heists; A Pill To Forget; John Daly’s Recipe For Success

      Millions of dollars sent to Iraq has just disappeared. Why isn’t anyone really looking for this cash? Steve Kroft reports. Lesley Stahl examines the pros and cons behind the usage of a drug that’s already on the market – to alter someone’s memory of traumatic events. Highly controversial, it isn’t as simple a decision as it seems. After all, aren’t we the sum of all of our experiences, both good and bad? John Daley is no stranger to controversy or over the top living. Tonight he discusses his lifestyle and no excuses with Morley Safer.moreless
    • June 10, 2007 Barry Diller’s Third Act; revisits
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      Online entrepreneur Barry Diller was once a Hollywood mogul as well. Leslie Stahl finds out what drives him and what’s next. Also (revisits) No Fly List and Sea Gypsies.
    • June 3, 2007 Kevorkian’s Freedom Interview; Vanessa Redgrave; Iranian President Mahmoud
      June 3, 2007 Kevorkian’s Freedom Interview; Vanessa Redgrave; Iranian President Mahmoud

      Dr. Jack Kevorkian sits down with Mike Wallace in his first interview since being released from prison for the lethal injection of a terminally ill patient. Kevorkian, now 79, is a staunch advocate of physician assisted suicide, has reported helped 130 people end their lives and still hopes to make it legal.

      Mike Wallace also seems to continue a passionate interview that began in 1979 with Vanessa Redgrave in her first interview since that date. A candidate for a Tony Award for her role in “The Year Of Magical Thinking”, Redgrave is no less outspoken than she was 28 years ago. Wrapping up this 60 Minutes trilogy of stories, Mike Wallace re-visits his ground breaking interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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    • May 27, 2007 Fathers, Sons and Brothers
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      Memorial Day weekend dedication. Scott Pelley has followed National Guardsmen for close to two years. A very special honorarium to our service people.
    • July 29, 2007 Prescription Prices; Morley Safer Goes to Jail; Mixed Martial Arts
      July 29, 2007 Prescription Prices; Morley Safer Goes to Jail; Mixed Martial Arts The U.S. has the highest priced drugs in the world and tonight, Steve Kroft investigates the political reasons that may be keeping them this way. A look into the Medicare prescription drug bill and why can’t the government negotiate for better prices? In another story, Morley Safer visits ‘the big house’ and Dennis Kozlowski, former CEO of Tyco who still tries to claim he didn’t do anything wrong. Kozlowski earned over $100 million a year and was still found guilty of stealing even more for some high flying excesses that are hard to believe. Does everyone recall the $6,000 he paid for a shower curtain? Finally, Scott Pelley reports on a brutal pugilistic sport that combines martial arts jiu-jitsu with boxing and wrestling. Called MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), this fighting frequently ends up with serious injuries and broken bones. Also, Andy Rooney.moreless
    • August 19, 2007 Revisiting: Deep Water; The Age of Warming; Simon Cowell
      August 19, 2007 Revisiting: Deep Water; The Age of Warming; Simon Cowell
    • September 09, 2007 Ground Zero; Get Me The Geeks; Pavarotti Silenced
    • November 18, 2007 Flawed Forensics; Teen Terrorists; Counting Calories
      November 18, 2007 Flawed Forensics; Teen Terrorists; Counting Calories In our first story, a travesty of justice being reported by 60 Minutes and The Washington Post about flawed forensics and inaccurate testimony putting defendants in prison. Steve Kroft reports with producer Ira Rosen and The Washington Post’s John Solomon about unfair trials, skewed statistics and testimony that has been found to be unreliable. So why isn’t the government informing these people and letting them file for the retrials they may be entitled to? Also tonight, amazing footage of how an extremist Islamic terrorist followed his father’s lead to Osama Bin Laden’s training camps while still a teen. Now one of the youngest prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, he is charged with killing a U.S. Soldier. Bob Simon interviews his family in Canada and includes film of his father in Afghanistan just weeks before 9/11. Finally, you might never again order ‘fries with that’ once you find out how many calories you’re really getting in those fast food meals. In fact, most restaurants, not just the fast food industry, are fighting the call for calories to be listed on menus. Lesley Stahl reports about what they might be hiding and how much more we’re eating than we think we are.moreless
    • November 11, 2007 MRSA Super Bug; Executing the Mentally Ill; Millennials
      November 11, 2007 MRSA Super Bug; Executing the Mentally Ill; Millennials Lesley Stahl explores the latest on the drug-resistent staph infection known as MRSA. This super bug doesn’t discriminate, hitting our schools, hospitals, prisons and athletes. Wherever there are people, it can be lurking and it can be deadly. In our second story, Lara Logan speaks with the attorney for a mentally man on death row. Without a doubt, bizarre thoughts and motivations caused him to murder, but now, on medications that reportedly treat the mental illness, the Supreme Court deems him competent for execution. This interview includes talking with the prisoner, Gregory Thompson, who even on medication is clearly not sane. Finally, meet the Millennials. Those born between 1980-1995, self-entitled, over-indulged, children of a generation that has long been expected to have a hard time accepting that they’ll not only have to work for a living, but who were raised to put themselves first.moreless
    • October 28, 2007 Bombing Afghanistan; What’s With The Bees? and Sarko L’Americain
      October 28, 2007 Bombing Afghanistan; What’s With The Bees? and Sarko L’Americain Scott Pelley visits Afghanistan after the deaths of 9 citizens in an air strike. These increasing deaths of civilians by military forces is also increasing ill will toward Americans. Pelley meets a 7 year old survivor who lost his mother and other family members. Afghanistan’s president Karzai asks for these strikes to stop. ‘What’s With The Bees?’ examines the recent crises caused by the disappearance of honey bees by the millions. Steve Kroft reports about how this stunning loss effects our food supply. Why is it happening and what can be done? In ‘Sarko L’Americain’, Lesley Stahl visits France and President Nicolas Sarko. This French president is openly American oriented, embraces the culture and the politics. He’s also sometimes rather passionate, if not volatile in his interactions.moreless
    • October 07, 2007 The Man From Interpol; Roots; Springsteen; Birdman
      October 07, 2007 The Man From Interpol; Roots; Springsteen; Birdman Steve Kroft interviews Interpol’s secretary general, Ron Noble and investigates deeper into the powerful, often mysterious international law enforcement agency. In a second story, Lesley Stahl looks into the newest genetic technology that reportedly lets individuals trace their DNA back hundreds of years. Some people are quite surprised by the results. Also, Scott Pelley interviews Bruce Springsteen who is once again touring. At 58 years old, Springsteen remains outspoken and in recent years rather politically involved, expressing his feelings as he does best, through song. Finally, Birdman is Forrest Bird, inventor of the respirator. Morley Safer reports about how this 86 year old seems to be the least likely candidate for his own device. And Andy Rooney tonight on 60 Minutes.moreless
    • October 21, 2007 Losing the American West; Plumpynut; Spy Exposed
      October 21, 2007 Losing the American West; Plumpynut; Spy Exposed The American West is quickly disappearing due to a single degree temperature increase. Further proof that global warming is changing the landscape of the world is the lengthening fire season in the West. Scott Pelley reports about the mega-fires that are now plaguing areas in America. Interviews with Tom Swetnam (University of Arizona) and Tom Boatner. CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper reports on this next story about ‘Plumpynut’, a remarkable product that has saved countless babies and toddlers from death due to malnutrition. What is it, where is it and why aren’t we hearing more about it? Don’t forget, Andy Rooney wraps up our program, but before he does, Katie Couric interviews Valerie Plame Wilson in her first ever interview. Valerie is the U.S. government spy who was exposed when her identity was leaked to the media. An 18 year career ended with a careless or manipulative decision that could be tracked all the way to the White House.moreless
    • September 16, 2007 Alan Greenspan; Swimming with Sharks
      September 16, 2007 Alan Greenspan; Swimming with Sharks Alan Greenspan is featured in this double length segment with Lesley Stahl exploring how he could lead the economy out of the 9/11 aftermath, but why he didn’t even seem to try to curb the subprime lending abuses crushing today’s economy? In this interview, Stahl also taps into the more personal side of Greenspan. His marriage to a television news correspondent and his tour with a band playing saxophone. In the Swimming with Sharks segment, Bob Simon explores the controversial tourist attraction of entering a cage then dropped into the ocean while sharks are attracted, sometimes with chum (fish bait to spur a feeding frenzy). Is this teaching the sharks that humans are to be associated with food ?moreless
    • May 20, 2007 Deepwater; Patient Dumping; One Laptop Per Child
      May 20, 2007 Deepwater; Patient Dumping; One Laptop Per Child

      Steve Kroft reports on continued government bungling with a multi-billion dollar program for the US Coast Guard that falls far short of strengthening the protection of our shores. A project called “Deepwater”, according to Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md), made a huge mess of the attempt to combine efforts of defense contractors and the Guard.moreless
    • May 13, 2007 Who Is Mitt Romney? Cut Commissions; Ali Abbas
      May 13, 2007 Who Is Mitt Romney? Cut Commissions; Ali Abbas

      Republican candidate Mitt Romney talks with Mike Wallace tonight about his Mormon faith and dark horse position in the upcoming presidential election. Romney discusses how his political views have changed in some cases over the years, but also how he's balanced budgets as governor of Massachusetts. Lesley Stahl discusses the personal losses that the stalled housing market is effecting on Real Estate sales people. Not only are sales down, but because of internet sales, Realtors commission is another place for discounts to be made. Ali Abbas suffered the loss of both arms and most of his family members when a stray American bomb in Iraq changed his life. Ali Abbas talks with Bob Simon about how he's inspired to write and draw with remarkable talent. Perhaps most remarkable is that without his arms, he's learned to use his feet.moreless
    • November 19, 2006 Welcome to Hazleton; Shooting Tigers; Broadway Joe
      November 19, 2006 Welcome To Hazleton; Shooting Tigers; Broadway Joe

      Steve Kroft reports on how illegal immigration is effecting small towns across the U.S., taking a look in particular at Hazleton, PA, a city divided. Magnificent tigers, once 100,000 of them living and thriving in the wild, number just about 5,000 today in Indian jungles. Scott Pelley reports on how human development and heartless poachers have taken such a devastating toll. Broadway Joe, Namath of course, sits with Bob Simon and reminisces about his career in football, his injuries and icon status.moreless
    • November 05, 2006 Buried In Fine Print; The Ship Breakers; Russell Crowe
      November 05, 2006 Buried in the Fine Print; The Ship Breakers; Russell Crowe Jeff Flake (R-Ariz) demands that his colleagues cut the pork! Criticized by fellow House members, Flake crusades against ‘earmarks’, the secret parts of legislation that allows politicians to “bring home the bacon”. Morley Safer reports. Bob Simon explores the Ship Breakers of Bangladesh. Using mostly just their hands, for next to nothing in earnings, stripping old ships is a remarkably dangerous job. Steve Kroft sits down with a very candid Russell Crowe who tries to explain how difficult being rich and famous can be.moreless
    • October 29, 2006 A Fighting Chance; Explosion at Texas City; Big Man On Campus
      A FIGHTING CHANCE – As casualties rise in Iraq, so do the chances of surviving for today’s wounded soldiers, even those with catastrophic injuries. Those wounded on the battlefield are surviving at historically high rates thanks to new technology and the old-fashioned courage of combat medics and surgeons. Scott Pelley reports. Solly Granatstein is the producer. EXPLOSION AT TEXAS CITY – Internal BP documents examined by 60 Minutes confirm that top executives of the oil company were aware of safety issues that led to the worst American workplace accident in 16 years which killed 15 and injured at least 170. Ed Bradley reports. David Gelber and Joel Bach are the producers. BIG MAN ON CAMPUS – Steve Kroft profiles Notre Dame's head football coach, Charlie Weis, whose expletive-laced tirades seem to be putting the fight back into the Fighting Irish. Ira Rosen is the producer.moreless
    • December 17, 2006 Hitler’s Secret Archive; The Lonliest People; The King Of Comedy
      December 17, 2006 Hitler’s Secret Archive; The Lonliest People; The King Of Comedy

      Three Jewish survivors sit down with Scott Pelley and look at their own Holocaust records as more than 50 million pages are exposed. 17.5 million victims. The Lonliest People may be unwanted children who bounce from home to home. Lesley Stahl takes an in-depth look at foster care kids who are thought to be un-adoptable. The new push to find family members and establish new roots may be their only hope. Also, he was known as “Larry The Cable Guy”, but there’s more to Dan Whitney than that. Bob Simon reports on how this ‘every man’ turns routine life into a sense of humor.moreless
    • October 22, 2006 The Mother Of All Heists; Two Heartbeats Away; Searching for Jacob
      October 22, 2006 The Mother of All Heists; Two Heartbeats Away; Searching for Jacob Steve Kroft reports on the missing half billion dollars that was directed toward fighting the insurgency in Iraq. Two Heartbeats Away features Lesley Stahl as she profiles Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, possibly the next House Speaker, which puts her second in the line of succession for the presidency. Scott Pelley has schoolbooks that belong to Jacob. Jacob escaped his village in Darfur while mass murder/genocide, lent a horrific page to history. The trail to return Jacob’s books is fascinating and heartbreaking.moreless
    • October 08, 2006 No Fly List; Pattie Dunn
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    • October 15, 2006 The Duke Rape Case; A Loss of Faith
      October 15, 2006 The Duke Rape Case; A Loss of Faith New interviews and information concerning the 3 lacrosse players from Duke University and their alleged attack on a black, exotic dancer. Ed Bradley reports in this double length segment. A Loss of Faith: When David Kuo, an Evangelical Christian, joined the Bush administration, he believe government and religion could work hand in hand. Now, having left his position, he claims religious leaders are as corrupt and manipulated for money and politics as the government officials.moreless
    • November 26, 2006 General Abizaid; The Memory Pill; Blue Jay
      November 26, 2006 General Abizaid; The Memory Pill; Blue Jay

      Lara Logan speaks with the top ranking US Military Commander in the Middle East about his own ideas for stabilizing Iraq. With things seeming to get worse lately, what is the solution? The Memory Pill examines a controversial treatment that may help victims of traumatic events remember less. Leslie Stahl reports. The Blue Jay is Jay Greenberg, a musical prodigy who had composed five symphonies by the age of 13. Scott Pelley interviews the incredible genius who is contracted with the London Symphony and composing his fifth symphony. Our modern day Mozart.moreless
    • December 03, 2006 Netflix; Hiding From Death; The Gift
      December 03, 2006 Netflix; Hiding From Death; The Gift

      How Netflix began, the problems it faces, how they hope to resolve it and stay ahead of the competition. Lesley Stahl interviews Reed Hastings, Netflix’s founder. Hiding From Death looks at the remarkable story of a family that stayed hidden in a tiny bathroom for 3 months. Bob Simon reports on the terror in Rwanda with genocide having wiped out more than 800,000. The Gift is in piano virtuosa, Gabriela Montero. Morley Safer reports on this daring lady who is improvising the classics and winning fans.moreless
    • December 10, 2006 Exposing The Truth; the Phantom of Corleone; A New Kind of Fight
      December 10, 2006 Exposing The Truth; the Phantom of Corleone; A New Kind of Fight

      Abu Ghraib was exposed when Joe Darby reported fellow soldiers for the horrific abuse. Anderson Cooper reports on how Darby continues to suffer threats, along with his family. The Phantom of Corleone was on the run for decades. Bernardo Provenzano, head of the Sicilian Mafia, finally caught! Steve Kroft reports on why this hasn’t seemed to change business as usual. A New Kind of Fight takes a look at mixed martial arts, once shunned by society as barbaric, extraordinarily vicious fighting. Now, a fast growing sport, Scott Pelley examines the changes in rules and increasing popularity.moreless
    • May 06, 2007 Lou Dobbs; Inside The Enemy Camp; Thrift Store Masterpiece
      May 06, 2007 Lou Dobbs; Inside the Enemy Camp; Thrift Store Masterpiece

      Lou Dobbs, CNN anchor who is perhaps most known for hosting business news, arm in arm with both corporations and profits, has become reformed. Tonight's report with Lesley Stahl examines how Dobbs has now turned into a populist pundit, championing the everyday citizen while railing against illegal immigrants.

      'Inside the Enemy Camp' is a surprising look at Nasir Abas, a former jihad seeking Muslim radical who is now trying to follow the true Muslim path of peace. Abas used to train terrorists at highly secretive camps that produced those associated with hundreds of innocent lives lost. Bob Simon reports on how Abas is trying to make up for his past by educating young Muslims in rejecting radicalism and violence.

      Finally, Teri Horton, a fiesty, 74 year old former truck driver, bought a painting for $5.00 at a thrift store. Now she's positive it's a multi-million dollar Jackson Pollock masterpiece and insists there's a fingerprint on the back that proves it. Anderson Cooper reports.moreless
    • February 18, 2007 The Other Iraq; Diagnosis: Autism; Hillbilly Rockstar
      February 18, 2007 The Other Iraq; Diagnosis: Autism; Hillbilly Rockstar Bob Simon reports on a rather peaceful area of Iraq where Americans are welcomed. Lesley Stahl reports on how, while there is no cure for Autism, there is new hope in a better result when treated early. Kenny Chesney is interviewed by Anderson Cooper.moreless
    • February 11, 2007February 11, 2007 Obama; The Death of Timothy Souders; Norah Jones
      Pre-empted for the superbowl on February 04, 2007, 60 Minutes returns tonight

      February 11, 2007 Obama; The Death of Timothy Souders; Norah Jones

      Democratic presidential contender, Barack Obama and his wife sit down with Steve Kroft in a candid interview about his past, his present and his hopes for the future. Also, Scott Pelley investigates the tragic death of a mentally ill inmate who died from thirst. How should facilities care for the more than quarter million other mentally impaired prisoners in the U.S.? Katie Couric interviews Norah Jones as her 3rd album stands to sell millions.moreless
    • January 28, 2007 An American in North Korea; Get Me The Geeks! ; Brain Man
      January 28, 2007 An American in North Korea; Get Me The Geeks! ; Brain Man

      Bob Simon interviews the last known American defector who has been living in North Korea since the 1960’s. In ‘Get Me The Geeks’, Steve Kroft reports on the increasing popularity and necessity of techs who can actually not only wire our DVD players, computers and t.v. sets, but pretty much anything in this nearly completely electronic world. Brain Man, Daniel Tammet, stands out among those who are considered true savants in the strictest of terms (only about 50 worldwide). Daniel is providing once in a lifetime information about exactly how his brain and thought processes work, as it happens. Morley Safer reports.moreless
    • January 14, 2007 President Bush; Duke LaCrosse Rape Case (double segment)
      January 14, 2007 President Bush; Duke LaCrosse Rape Case (double segment)

      Scott Pelley interviews President Bush about details of his Iraq speech this past week.

      Also: Duke LaCrosse Rape Case forensic expert admits to a “big error in judgment”. Lesley Stahl includes the parents of the accused in a group interview. Did the victim have DNA from several men who were not even on the LaCrosse team.moreless
    • January 07, 2007 Poisoned; First Lady; Dame Helen
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      Russian spy and dissident Alexander Litvinenko poisoned and slowly dying, tells the world who did it. Bob Simon reports on a real life mystery that movies are made of. Plus: First Lady Betty Ford speaks with Lesley Stahl about her husband, President Gerald Ford, her own struggles with substance abuse and cancer. Also, Morley Safer with British actress Helen Mirren, the star of the controversial and powerful movie about the Queen of England.moreless
    • December 24, 2006 Revisited: Swimming to Antartica; Rex; The Orphanage
      December 24, 2006 Swimming to Antarctica; Rex; The Orphanage Revisiting the episode with Scott Pelley reporting on Lynne Cox, record setting swimmer who pursues a new and so far, impossible challenge: A mile in the Antarctic ocean, with only a swimsuit on. Rex: Lesley Stahl visits with musical savants The Orphanage is in Africa, but may not be what you think. This is for elephants who have suffered the loss of their mothers to poaching horrors.moreless
    • December 5, 2010 - Ben Bernanke, Facebook
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      Tonight's features include Scott Pelley's interview with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on pressing economic issues and Lesley Stahl's two-part interview with Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
      Andy Rooney's essay is on saving everything.

    • December 12, 2010 - The Next Speaker, Brazil, Jerry Jones

      Today's features:
      Lesley Stahl profiles Congressman John Boehner (R-Ohio) who will become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives in January 2011.

      Steve Kroft reports on Brazil and its flourishing economy.

      Scott Pelley interviews Jerry Jones, owner and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys.

    • January 22, 2012 - The Great Migration, The Secret Language of Elephants, Jane Goodall

      From October 4, 2009: The Great Migration (Scott Pelley)
      From January 3, 2010: The Secret Language of Elephants (Bob Simon)
      From October 24, 2010: Jane Goodall (Lara Logan)

      The Great Migration and The Secret Language of Elephants were also replayed on December 26, 2010 as part of 60 Minutes Presents: Into The Wild.

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      From April 10, 2011, Morley Safer tours the Vatican Library, which holds some of the oldest and most precious works of art and treasure known to man.

      From April24, 2011, Bob Simon presents a two-part feature in which he steps back in time getting rare access to monks in ancient monasteries on a remote Greek peninsula, whose lives and routines have remained constant for a thousand years. Bob sees many aspects of the monastic life including chanting, prayers, rituals and priceless relics and icons from the Byzantine Empire.

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    • Scott Pelley reports from Cleveland, where the sheer volume of foreclosures is causing high vacancy rates in some neighborhoods to be so high that the values of occupied homes are being impacted. In order to combat the problem, the city is demolishing once valuable properties.

      Anderson Cooper goes on an underwater adventure off coast of Cuba to look first hand at one of the world's most pristine and vibrant coral reefs. But unless mankind is more careful, these reefs, which are already dying, could disappear entirely.

      Morley Safer sits down with the two-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep for a rare interview. She talks about acting, her career, family and her major role: British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

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      Defense Secretary Robert Gates discusses the war in Afghanistan with Katie Couric; AIG CEO Ed Liddy speaks with Steve Kroft about the road ahead.; Morley Safer profiles Vogue editor Anna Wintour.; And, Andy Rooney on staying home this summer.
    • January 15, 2012 - Groupon, Qatar, Jake
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      Lesley Stahl interviews 31-year old Andrew Mason, founder and CEO of Groupon, the multibillion dollar Internet coupon company that, according to Forbes, is the fastest growing company in the world.

      Bob Simon profiles the tiny and wealthy Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, whose 250,000 citizens are the richest in the world. The nation has no income taxes and free health care, education and electricity. The country is home to the Arab world's only independent television news station, Al Jazeera, which is seen as a large influence in launching the Arab Spring.

      Morley Safer profiles Jake Barnett who, at 13 years of age, is attending college and tutoring his much older fellow students. The math and science genius was already taking college courses at the age of eight.

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    • January 8, 2012 - Stem Cell Fraud, Marine Brothers, The Most Expensive Food in the World

      Scott Pelley reports on Dan Ecklund, who offers to treat cerebral palsy with a quality of stem cell that could actually be endangering patients. In truth, stem cells have not proven to be the magic cure-all for incurable illnesses that many Internet sites claim.

      Lara Logan reports on five sets of brothers in the Marine Reserves who fought to be able to fight together on the front lines in Afghanistan.

      Lesley Stahl reports from France and Italy where truffle hunters search for white truffles, which can sell for as much as $3,600 a pound. Due to their great value, a mafia-like attitude and a black market has emerged allowing an influx of inferior Chinese truffles, all of which contribute to the dilution of this lucrative market.

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    • Lesley Stahl profiles House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) regarding political gridlock and his role in it. President Obama has used him as a lightning rod for popular opposition to the Republican agenda in the House.
      Alison Stewart, on assignment for 60 Minutes, interviews Sam Eshaghoff about his criminally fraudulent behavior of taking the SAT and ACT college tests and being paid up to $2,500 per test.
      From October 2, 2011, Lara Logan profiles free-soloing rock climber Alex Honnold, the subject of the movie Alone on the Wall.

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    • March 18, 2012 - SpaceX, Face Blindness
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      Scott Pelley profiles Elon Musk, the first private citizen to launch a space vehicle into orbit and recover it. He is the founder of SpaceX and hopes to become the first private venture to put a person into orbit.
      In a double-length segment, Lesley Stahl reports on Face Blindness, known medically as Prosopagnosia. It is a condition that keeps people from remembering faces, even those of family members. Some studies estimate that as many as one in 50 people may be afflicted with Prosopagnosia. Lesley also interviews 'super recognizers,' people who never forget a face, no matter how long ago they saw it.

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    • September 27, 2009 - McChrystal, The Liquidator, A Living for the Dead

      The 42nd Season opens with the following segments:
      David Martin talks to General Stanley McChrystal, the man tasked with turning things around in Afghanistan. He tells David that the spread of violence in Afghanistan was more than he expected and talks about some the challenges he faces.

      Irving Picard is the man in charge of recovering assets from the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme and returning some of his victims lost investments. He tells Morley Safer that there is still about $18 billion out there that he hopes to recover and that it won't be easy.

      Many famous stars like Marilyn Monroe, James Dean and Elvis Presley are dead and now but, as Steve Kroft reports, all are very much alive when it comes to generating income for their estates.

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    • Lesley Stahl reports from under the city of Jerusalem where a controversial archeological dig has become a flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

      Scott Pelley reports on an annual encampment in San Diego where homeless veterans returning from Iraq or Afghanistan into the recession can find hope, help and services.

      Morley Safer reports on a 100-year-old film that was made on San Francisco's Market Street just days before the 1906 earthquake.

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      In a two-part report, Bob Simon steps back in time getting rare access to monks in ancient monasteries on a remote Greek peninsula, whose lives and routines have remained constant for a thousand years. Bob sees many aspects of the monastic life including chanting, prayers, rituals and priceless relics and icons from the Byzantine Empire.

      Morley Safer profiles billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad, who has already given away over $2 billion and plans on continuing to give more before he dies.

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    • Steve Kroft presents an investigative report on best-selling author Greg Mortenson. Are his inspiring stories, including "Three Cups of Tea," all true?

      Katie Couric talks to Beckett Brennan, a University of the Pacific student who says she was sexually assaulted by three of the school's athletes. She says that the University's board bungled her case.

      Lesley Stahl interviews Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen about his upcoming book, which includes unflattering comments about Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.

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    • Scott Pelley reports on a growing concern in the housing market: as foreclosures increase, banks' ownership documents for the properties are often unclear and are even bogus, a condition causing lawsuits and hampering an already weakened housing market.

      Lesley Stahl spent a year following the inspirational leader of a gospel music program for Harlem teenagers. In a double-length segment, she reports on her students, who learn to sing and build confidence and character in the process.

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    • March 27, 2011 - The New Tax Havens, One Child At A Time, The Sage of St. Anthony

      Lesley Stahl reports on American companies who are finding legal overseas tax havens to protect profits from America's 35% corporate tax rate.

      Scott Pelley reports on the unseen victims of war - the children. He follows the progress of one of them, a badly maimed Iraqi boy, through a network of volunteers headed by Elissa Montanti.

      Steve Kroft reports on St. Anthony, a tiny Catholic high school in Jersey City, New Jersey. Coach Bob Hurley has led the basketball team to 24 state championships and the #1 ranking in the nation.

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    • Lesley Stahl reports on the phenomenon of natural gas extraction from shale rock. Some in the industry claim that reserves are twice the size of Saudi Arabia's oil reserves. Some farmers who lease their land for drilling become overnight millionaires.

      Byron Pitts reports on post-earthquake Haiti where a cholera epidemic threatens to kill more Haitians, whose living conditions after the quake help to spread the waterborne infection.

      Lara Logan interviews Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta, the first living soldier to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, on what he did to earn the nation's highest combat honor and why the recognition makes him uncomfortable.

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    • October 30, 2011 - Madoff, All-American
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      In a double-length feature, Morley Safer interviews Ruth and Andrew Madoff, the wife and son of Bernie Madoff about what it's like to be a Madoff.

      Mark Herzlich of the New York Giants talks about his battle with bone cancer, which he has been fighting since his days at Boston College.

    • October 9, 2011 - The Jobs Czar, The Revolution, The Player

      Lesley Stahl interviews General Electric Chairman Jeffrey Immelt, the man chosen by President Obama to lead the quest for American jobs.

      Bob Simon reports on post Hosni Mubarak Egypt, where the country's military is continuing the repression and torture that citizens endured under the ousted President.

      Scott Pelley interviews NFL super-agent Drew Rosenhaus, who represents more NFL players than any other agent.

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      A replay of the May 30, 2010 program.

    • January 30, 2011 - The Man Behind WikiLeaks, In Search Of The Jaguar

      Tonight's features:
      In a two-part interview, Steve Kroft speaks to Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, about the U.S. attempt to indict him and the torrent of criticism resulting aimed at him for publishing c l a s s i f i e d documents.
      Bob Simon reports on the search of the most elusive of all of nature's big cats, the jaguar, and captured amazing footage in the Brazilian jungle.

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      An investigative report into Tucson mass-murder suspect Jared Loughner's past as Scott Pelley talks to his friends and ates and to ex-Secret Service.
      Steve Kroft takes a look at America's new partner in the war on terror, Yemen, a nation that is a known al Qaeda hideout.
      Lara Logan interviews Bill Walters, a Las Vegas sports betting legend known to some as the "most dangerous sports bettor in Nevada."

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    • January 9, 2011 - The Big Gamble, Silver Or Lead, A Living For The Dead

      Tonight's features:
      Lesley Stahl reports on the proliferation of gambling to 38 states with a focus on its main attraction: 150,000 plus slot machines.

      Byron Pitts reports on powerful drug gangs in Mexico and the drug wars that have left over 30,000, including the mayor of a Mexican city, dead.

      Lastly, a reairing of A Living For The Dead from September 27, 2009 (Steve Kroft).

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    • January 2, 2011 - Bad Medicine, Wynton
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      Tonight's features:
      Scott Pelley talks to drug company whistle-blower Cheryl Eckard about her experience in trying to fix problems at a pharmaceutical factory which lead her to become a key figure in a federal lawsuit
      In a two-part feature, Morley Safer travels with American jazz musician Wynton Marsalis, who shares his love of Jazz music.

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    • December 26, 2010 - 60 Minutes Presents: Into The Wild - The Secret Language of Elephants, The Great Migration, B-Rex

      A replay of the July 3, 2010 program featuring:
      From January 3, 2010: The Secret Language of Elephants (Bob Simon).
      From October 04, 2009: The Great Migration (Scott Pelley).
      From November 15, 2009: B-Rex (Lesley Stahl).

    • Tonight's features:
      Steve Kroft reports on the precarious financial conditions many U.S. states are facing.
      In a two-part feature, Lesley Stahl reports on the recently discovered phenomenon of "superior autobiographical memory," the ability to recall nearly every day of one's life.
      Andy Rooney on why you won't find his belongings for sale!

    • February 13, 2011 - New Age Revolution, The 33, Lady Gaga

      Tonight's features:
      Harry Smith reports on the latest events in the Egypt Revolution.
      Bob Simon report on the 33 Chilean miners were rescued after spending four months a half mile underground and the challenges of returning to normal in spite of serious mental stress.
      Anderson Cooper reports on Lady Gaga who, with her costumes and mega-hit dance songs, has become the world's most talked about entertainer.

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    • February 20, 2011 - Scott Brown: Against All Odds, The Spark, The King's Speech

      Tonight's features:
      U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass) talks to Lesley Stahl about his traumatic childhood.
      Bob Simon reports on Tunisia and the anti-government protests there that sparked the Egyptian Revolution.
      Scott Pelley interviews actor Colin Firth on The King's Speech.

    • Tonight's program is a 60 Minutes Presents special report featuring two stories of hidden cameras that capture con-men at work. Scott Pelley reports.

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      Mike Wallace interviews Tonight Show host Johnny Carson.

    • March 20, 2011 - Catastrophe, The N-Word, The Archbishop

      Tonight's features:
      Scott Pelley reports on the American team working to avert nuclear disaster in Japan after the tsunami crippled atomic power plants.
      Byron Pitts reports on a Southern publisher's sanitized edition of Huckleberry Finn that replaces the N-word with "slave."
      An interview with New York's Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, who talks about the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, his current mission and the state of the church in America.

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    • Bob Simon interviews an Iraqi defector code-named Curve Ball whose false tale of a mobile, biological weapons program was the chief justification for invading Iraq.
      CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on a nine-month investigation of counterfeit prescription drugs.
      Katie Couric reports on an experimental New York City charter school.

    • March 6, 2011 - Hard Times Generation, Hitchens, Spy on the Ice

      Tonight's features:
      For some children, socializing and learning are being cruelly complicated by homelessness. Scott Pelley reports from Florida.
      Steve Kroft profiles Vanity Fair columnist, author and public intellectual Christopher Hitchens
      Bob Simon presents a rare up-close view of polar bears.

    • CBS News chief foreign correspondent Lara Logansits down with Scott Pelley and recounts her horrific experience on February 11, 2011, in Tahrir Square in Egypt when she was covering the Egyptian revolution and the fall of Hosni Mubarak. She was brutalized and sexually assaulted that night and this is her first interview since.

      Byron Pitts interviews New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu about the city's efforts to heal the wounds it still suffers from corruption and Hurricane Katrina.

      In advance of theKentucky Derby, Bob Simon reports on one of the greatest American thoroughbreds ever: the nearly undefeated Zenyatta.

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    • The full hour is dedicated to President Obama's first interview since the killing of Osama bin Laden. Steve Kroft talks to the President on his thoughts as the commando-style raid on bin Laden's compound unfolded.

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      Scott Pelley examines FDIC's control of a failed bank; Steve Kroft reports from Pakistan on Islamic insurgents; Anderson Cooper speaks with Olympian, Michael Phelps; Also, Andy Rooney on newspapers.
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      6/7/09
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      Scott Pelley speaks with Federal Reserve chairman, Ben Bernanke about the U.S. financial system; Morley Safer with country music superstar, Dolly Parton; Andy Rooney doesn't like to throw stuff out.
    • 06.14.09
      Season 41 - Episode 38
      6/14/09
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      Scott Kroft interviews Madoff whistle blower Harry Markopolos; Bob Simon reports on foreigners who are being asked to leave the country; Lesley Stahl speaks with organic chef, Alice Waters.
    • 09.20.09
      09.20.09
      Season 41 - Episode 51
      9/20/09
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      Scott Pelley shows us the biggest innovation in prosthetic arms since WW II; Also, Morely Safer on Anna Wintour, and Byron Pitts speaks with USC football coach, Pete Carroll.
    • 09.06.09
      09.06.09
      Season 41 - Episode 49
      9/6/09
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      Scott Pelley examines increasing the number of forest fires due to global warming; Lara Logan reports from a forward operating base near Pakistan; Plus, Morly Safer with musician, Steve Lopez.
    • 08.30.09
      Season 41 - Episode 48
      8/30/09
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      Scott Pelley shows us where our society's electronic refuse ends up; Also, Steve Kroft examines credit default swaps; Plus, Morly Safer reports on the inventor, Forrest Bird.
    • 08.09.09
      08.09.09
      Season 41 - Episode 45
      8/9/09
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      Steve Kroft reports on the corruption with Chiquita Brands International; Also, Scott Pelley shows us a new technology that connects brains to a computer; Plus, Bob Simon on 'shark tourism'.
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      On Friday, December 9, Steve Kroft sat down with President Obama in the Cabinet Room and asks him a wide-ranging questions of subjects which include his record, his leadership, the economy and his re-election hopes. This is a double-length feature.

      Lesley Stahl profiles Howard Buffett, son of investor Warren Buffett. Warren has chosen Howard to succeed him as head of Berkshire-Hathaway.

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    • December 4, 2011 - Prosecuting Wall Street, Michael Bublé

      In a two-part segment, Steve Kroft interviews two whistleblowers from Countrywide and Citi Group about fraudulent and substandard mortgages and how their warnings were ignored by their companies. The report, which is the culmination of a nine-month investigation and includes interviews with the Department of Justice, offers a look into the root causes of the subprime mortgage crisis, which is still a drag on the struggling United States economy.

      Lara Logan profiles three-time Grammy Award winning Canadian-born singer Michael Bublé, who started out singing in shopping malls and now sells out venues like Madison Square Garden. Michael has sold over 34 million albums by covering c American songs made famous by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett. The feature includes Cry Me a River, I've Got World on a String, Twist and Shout as well as original work. His current album,Christmas, is number one in the U.S.

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    • Season 43 Summer Reairings (June 5 - September 4, 2011)

      See Recap for details.

    • May 29, 2011 - 60 Minutes Presents: Honoring Our Soldiers, A Memorial Day Weekend Special

      Medal of Honor
      In an update of a segment first aired November 14, 2010, Lara Logan interviews Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta, the first living soldier to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War. Having now had the medal for six months, he is just as uncomfortable wearing it as he was to be named its recipient. This is a double-length segment.

      A Relentless Enemy
      In an update of a segment first aired September 26, 2010, Lara Logan's reports from the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan, where the unit she was covering was subject under heavy and continuous enemy fire from fighters the U.S. military tells us keep coming from their sanctuary in Pakistan.

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    • May 22, 2011 at 8:00 PM ET - U.S. v. Drake, Children in the Fields, Al Sharpton

      Scott Pelley reports on former National Security Agency senior executive Tom Drake, who was indicted in 2010 for espionage after media leaks with allegations that the nation's largest intelligence organization had committed fraud, waste and abuse.

      Byron Pitts reports on agriculture'sMigrant Stream where children as young as 12 are allowed to work unlimited hours outside of school and where their families work alongside them in the fields for minimum wage.

      Lesley Stahl reports on former street activist Al Sharpton, who has tempered his become a friend to the president and broadened his activism to include causes like immigration and same-sex marriage.

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    • May 15, 2011 - The Soldiers' Secretary, Afghanistan's Top Spy, Sovereign Citizens

      Secretary of Defense Robert Gates gives Katie Couric his first interview since the killing of Osama bin Laden. Katie also reports on the Secretary's five-day mission to the Middle East which included a stop in Iraq; a mission which she traveled on.

      Lara Logan reports on the former head of Afghani intelligence, who says Pakistan has supported the Taliban for years and that in 2007 his information pinpointed Osama bin Laden to within 12 miles from where American forces killed him last week.

      Byron Pitts reports on the increasing number of American anti-government extremists who don't pay taxes as well as ignoring requirements like social security cards and drivers licenses. They are called sovereign citizens and some have become violent to the point that the FBI considers them a domestic terror threat.

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