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Season 43 Episode 8

November 14, 2010 - $haleionaires, Haiti, Medal of Honor

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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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