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Season 45 Episode 19

February 17, 2013 - Iron Dome, Africa Mercy, Dame Maggie

Aired Sunday 7:30 PM Feb 17, 2013 on CBS
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February 17, 2013 - Iron Dome, Africa Mercy, Dame Maggie

Bob Simon reports on Israel's game-changing missile defense system, the Iron Dome. Defense Minister Ehud Barak discusses the system, which the Air Force says shot down 85 percent of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza last November.
Scott Pelley reports on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest civilian hospital ship. She transports volunteer staff to the Third World where the medical team has successfully restored sight to thousands suffering from cataracts and has helped victims of facial tumors and cleft palates to be able to smile again.
Steve Kroft profiles Downton Abbey's Maggie Smith, the 78 year old star of PBS' hit series.


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Ehud Barak

Ehud Barak

Interviewee - Iron Dome

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Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith

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