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60 Minutes has been on the air since 1968, beginning on a Tuesday, but spending most of its time on Sundays, where it remains today. This popular news magazine provides both hard hitting investigations, interviews and features, along with people in the news and current events. 60 Minutes has set unprecedented records in the Nielsen's ratings with a number 1 rating, five times, making it among the most successful TV programs in all of television history. This series has won more Emmy awards than any other news program and in 2003, Don Hewitt, the creator (back in 1968), was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Emmy, along with the 60 Minute correspondents. Added to the 11 Peabody awards, this phenomenally long-lived series has collected 78 awards up to the 2005 season and remains among the viewers top choice for news magazine features.

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S01E01 24 Sep. 1968 24/09/1968 60 Minutes offers a beside-the-scenes look at presidential candidates Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey during their summer nomination conventions. It also interviews three prominent European thinkers about the elections and an interview with U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark.
S01E02 8 Oct. 1968 08/10/1968 60 minutes offers an exclusive interview with Richard Nixon the Republcan Party candidate for president. It also looks at highlights an original musical comedy produced by Theatre Atlanta and examines U.S. Defense research into germ and gas warfare.
S01E03 22 Oct. 1968 22/10/1968 60 Minutes offers an exclusive interview with Democratic Presidential Candidate and current Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey. It also interviews controversial Independent Presidential Candidate George Wallace and offers the second part of an investigative story on U.S. germ and gas warfare research.
S01E04 12 Nov. 1968 12/11/1968 60 Minutes looks back at last weeks election of Richard Nixon as President. It also offers a profile of NFL football star Joe Namath quarterback of the New York Jets and looks at some color sound footage of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia shot in Prague.
S01E05 26 Nov. 1968 26/11/1968 60 Minutes interviews former nun and current president of Webster College Jacqueline Grennan who left the Roman Catholic Church challenging its stance on birth control. It also goes to the famous Laurent Restaurant with food critic Craig Claiborne and interviews recently re-elected Senator Edmund Muskie.
S01E06 10 Dec. 1968 10/12/1968 60 Minutes investigates how assaults are becoming more common in U.S. prisons.
S01E07 24 Dec. 1968 24/12/1968 60 Minutes goes to Atlanta, Georgia, to interview the family of the late activist Martin Luther King, Jr. during Christmas. It also interviews Ethel Kennedy the widow of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy and offers an essay by Andy Rooney on what Jesus Christ looked like.
S01E08 7 Jan. 1969 07/01/1969
S01E09 14 Jan. 1969 14/01/1969
S01E10 22 Apr. 1969 22/04/1969
S02E01 Old Soldiers; The New Free Space 03/07/2005 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?
S02E02 Anonymous Revealed; Party at Gregg's; The Sea Gypsies 21/08/2005 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.
S02E03 Prescription For Trouble; The Killing In Sudan; Crusade Against Credit 28/08/2005 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.
S02E04 Katrina; Echo Boomers; Medical Tourism 04/09/2005 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.
S02E05 Parkinson's Drug Trial; Order Out Of Chaos; Mr. Feinberg 11/09/2005 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.
S02E06 Ricky Williams; No Sex Teens; Andy Rooney 18/09/2005 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
S02E07 Chalabi; A Fractured Mind; Elian 02/10/2005 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.
S02E08 Addicted To Heroin; Romo; The Lord God Bird 16/10/2005 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.
S03E01 22 september, 1970 22/09/1970
S03E02 The Closer; Beatrice's Goat; Bob Dylan 12/06/2005 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.
S03E03 Grand Theft Auto; Top 10 Percent; Amazon Treasure 19/06/2005 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!
S03E04 Child Prodigies 01/07/2005 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?
S03E05 Handouts for the Homeland; Submission; Highway In The Sky 10/07/2005 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?
S03E06 In Harm's Way; The Big Gun; Staying At Home 17/07/2005 Steve Kroft reports on the shortcomings of our own government in providing proper equipment, including armored vehicles, for our troops overseas.
S03E07 Rendition; Born In The USA; Dustin Hoffman 24/07/2005 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.
S03E08 President Putin; Jane Fonda (My Life So Far) 31/07/2005 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.
S03E09 The Governor; An Expensive Lesson; Hilary Swank 14/08/2005 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.
S03E10 Illegal and Thriving; New Orleans is Sinking; U2 20/11/2005 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.
S03E11 Plan B; Living Large; James Blake 27/11/2005 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
S03E12 Chasing The Flu; MS-13; Howard Stern 04/12/2005 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!
S03E13 Dying To Get In; Rendition; Swimming with Sharks 11/12/2005 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.
S03E14 The Bridge to Gretna; Rendition; Morgan Freeman 18/12/2005 Hurricane Katrina victims, shot at by police while trying to leave! Also, is our gov’t sending people to countries known for torture interrogations and trying to keep it quiet? Morgan Freeman gets candid with Mike Wallace
S03E15 Three Stories of Survival 25/12/2005 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.
S04E01 21 September, 1971 21/09/1971
S04E02 June 18, 2006 Dying To Get In; Rendition; Swimming with Sharks 00/00/0000 Repeat of December 11, 2006 Dying To Get In; Rendition; Swimming with Sharks
S04E03 February 05, 2006 Network Celebrity Special 05/02/2006 February 05, 2006 60 Minutes is Pre-Empted For Network Celebrity Interview Special
S04E04 The New Space Race; Fighting AIDS; Immortality 01/01/2006 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.
S04E05 Gangster Cops? Sir Howard; Bode 08/01/2006 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 ?
S04E06 John Murtha; The Hermit Kingdom; Felicity 15/01/2006 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).
S04E07 The Oil Sands; Kinky for Governor; Fatal1ty 22/01/2006 4004 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?
S04E08 Worst Case Scenario; Prisoner of Pain; Off The Scale 29/01/2006 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?
S04E09 War Profiteers? A Surplus of Embryos; Wounds of War 12/02/2006 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.
S04E10 State of Denmark; Global Warning! Philip Seymour Hoffman 19/02/2006 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.
S04E11 Montana’s Coal Cowboy; On The Waterfront; To Walk Again 26/02/2006 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?
S04E12 Is The Price Right? The Court Martial Of Willie Brand; The Prince of Pot 05/03/2006 4009 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?
S04E13 Brutal; Al Qaeda’s Town; Gay or Straight? 12/03/2006 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.
S04E14 Betting On A Fall; Tiger 26/03/2006 4012 March 26, 2006 Betting On A Fall; Tiger This is a two hour ’60 Minutes’ 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 this evening. Perhaps one of the most down to earth, family oriented and most recognized figures, it doesn’t matter if you like golf or not, you can’t help but like Tiger.
S04E15 Dire Predictions From Osama bin Laden's Bodyguard 02/04/2006 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.
S04E16 Death of a General; The Orphanage; Michelle Wie 09/04/2006 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.
S04E17 Terror Behind Bars; Too Many Men; Jamie Oliver 16/04/2006 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.
S04E18 A Spy Speaks Out; Aging In The 21st Century; The Star In Starbucks 23/04/2006 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, multi-billion 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, multi-national corporation. Tonight, Scott Pelley reports on how Howard Schultz grew a few local stores into the star that is Starbucks.
S04E19 Lethal and Leaking; Priory of Sion; Colbert Report 30/04/2006 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.
S04E20 Sallie Mae; The Ethanol Solution; John Daly: Golf and Beer 07/05/2006 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.
S04E21 The New Boss; The Harlem Children’s Zone; Not Ready To Make Nice 14/05/2006 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.
S04E22 “I’m Mike Wallace: A 60 Minutes Tribute” 21/05/2006 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.
S04E23 Mafia Cops; Wounds of War 28/05/2006 A follow-up to the former New York City cops accused of being hit men for the mob. They insisted, almost believably, that they didn’t do it. Recently, a jury found them guilty and tonight, one of them talks about it for the first time since the verdict. Ed Bradley reports. 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.
S04E24 Dying To Get In; A Different Kind Of Grocery Store; Carl Kiaasen's Miami Herald Columns 04/06/2006 In; A Different Kind Of Grocery Store; Carl Hiaasen’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.
S04E25 Plan B; Hobbit Island 11/06/2006 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.
S04E26 Dying To Get In; Rendition; Swimming With Sharks 18/06/2006 4024 (39-24) June 18, 2006 Repeat of December 11, 2005 (with new commentary/footage) # 3730 Dying To Get In; Rendition; Swimming with Sharks
S04E27 The Oil Sands 25/06/2006 4025 (39-35) June 25, 2006 The Oil Sands (Repeat) of January 22, 2006 (4004)
S04E28 Interview with Elian Gonzalez; Al Qaeda’s Town; First Man 02/07/2006 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.
S04E29 Revisited Stories 09/07/2006 39 YEARS, 6 MONTHS, 4 DAYS: Charles Jenkins, the deserter who spent close to 40 years in North Korea, speaks with Scott Pelley about how much of a nightmare his life has been. WAR PROFITEERS? Steve Kroft looks into the $50 billion invested into reconstruction work for Iraq and where has nearly $9 billion gone unaccounted? THE CAPTAIN: Derek Jeter with Ed Bradley
S04E30 Re-visit of previous episode 16/07/2006 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 Olympics
S04E31 Re-visited episode 23/07/2006 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.
S04E32 Previous Episode Revisited 23/07/2006 From April 02, 2006 with new commentary/updates Dire Predictions From Osama bin Laden’s Bodyguard; also, What’s Good For America; and, Working 24/7 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.
S04E33 Re-Visited Episode 06/08/2006 A re-visit to a previously aired show GLOBAL WARNING! – Scott Pelley; FATAL1TY - Steve Kroft reports. LIVING LARGE – Morley Safer
S04E34 Irans President; Colbert Report 13/08/2006 PRESIDENT AHMADINEJAD – In a double length segment, Mike Wallace with an exclusive (and rare) interview with the president of Iran. COLBERT REPORT - Morley Safer with Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central's "fake news" reporter
S04E35 Aging Today; Michael Jordan; 'Submission' 20/08/2006 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.
S04E36 It Takes One To Know One; After Katrina; Gay or Straight? 27/08/2006 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 sexuality
S04E37 AfterShock; Tiger 03/09/2006 September 03, 2006 AfterShock ; Tiger Tonight’s show is a double segment; re-visit When the most recent earthquake hit Pakistan, a group of NY paramedics rallied to go help. Giving up their job (and income), how and why these heroes did it, is explored by Bob Simon. Tiger: Ed Bradley sits down with Tiger Woods and the conversation explores Tiger’s family ties and hopes to add even more branches to the family tree. Let’s not forget that latest, incredible golf game!
S05E01 Thomas Hart Benton 08/04/1973 Mike Wallace interviews artist Thomas Hart Benton.
S05E02 Ilegal Gambling; Romo; Howard Stern 17/09/2006 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.
S05E03 Killing the Dying? Katie and Condoleezza; President Musharraf 24/09/2006 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?
S05E04 State of Denial; Area 25; Bum Hunting 01/10/2006 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.
S05E05 No Fly List; Pattie Dunn 08/10/2006 October 08, 2006 No Fly List; Carly; Pattie Dunn Is your name on the secret list that is used to screen passengers boarding airplanes? Innocent people, even dead people are on the list of possible terrorists. Steve Kroft reports. Carly: Lesley Stahl talks with Carleton (Carly) Fiorina about her fall from power within the Hewlett-Packard hierarchy . Pattie Dunn: Recently indicted , former Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman, Pattie Dunn discusses the accusations of illegally gathering phone records and why she thinks she’s being targeted. Leslie Stahl reports.
S05E06 The Duke Rape Case; A Loss of Faith 15/10/2006 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.
S05E07 The Mother Of All Heists; Two Heartbeats Away; Searching for Jacob 22/10/2006 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.
S05E08 A Fighting Chance; Explosion at Texas City; Big Man On Campus 29/10/2006 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.
S05E09 Buried In Fine Print; The Ship Breakers; Russell Crowe 05/11/2006 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.
S05E10 Ed Bradley: In Memorium 12/11/2006 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.
S05E11 Welcome to Hazleton; Shooting Tigers; Broadway Joe 19/11/2006 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.
S05E12 General Abizaid; The Memory Pill; Blue Jay 26/11/2006 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.
S05E13 Netflix; Hiding From Death; The Gift 03/12/2006 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.
S05E14 Exposing The Truth; the Phantom of Corleone; A New Kind of Fight 10/12/2006 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. Andy Rooney On The Stuff People Send Him.
S05E15 Hitler’s Secret Archive; The Lonliest People; The King Of Comedy 17/12/2006 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.
S05E16 Revisited: Swimming to Antartica; Rex; The Orphanage 24/12/2006 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.
S05E17 Poisoned; First Lady; Dame Helen 07/01/2007 January 07, 2007 Poisoned; First Lady; Dame Helen 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.
S05E18 President Bush; Duke LaCrosse Rape Case 14/01/2007 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.
S08E01 Rural Justice/Wildcat Trucker/The Case Against College 22/02/1976 "The Case Against College" is segment of 60 Minutes produced by Imre Horvath. Centers on Caroline Bird theory. "Wildcat Truckers" is a segment of 60 Minutes produced by Richard Clark. Visually engaging big rigs and drivers. "Rural Justice" is a segment of 60 Minutes produced by Joseph Wershba.
S08E02 Heart Attack!/The Kids from Council Bluffs/Hippies 04/04/1976 "Heart Attack!" Is a segment of 60 Minutes produced by Imre Horvath. Follows Seattle paramedics of the pioneering Medic One program. "The Kids from Council Bluffs" is a segment of 60 Minutes produced by Norman Gorin. "Hippies" is a segment of 60 Minutes produced by Joe DeCola.
S08E03 Tokyo Rose/Communism, Italian Style/Two Can Live as Cheaply as One 20/06/1976 Tokyo Rose is a segment of 60 Minutes produced by Imre Horvath. Iva Toguri, convicted as a traitor, pleads her innocence. Communism, Italian Style is a segment of 60 Minutes produced by William K. McClure. Two Can Live as Cheaply as One is a segment of 60 minutes produced by Marion Goldin
S08E04 Qaeda Stronger; Government owned banks; Bullfighting today 00/00/0000 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.
S08E05 Credit Default Swaps; T. Boone Pickens; Goronqosa 00/00/0000 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.
S08E06 Welcome Home, you're fired; Fake Cop; Bionic People 00/00/0000 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.
S08E07 The Inner Circle; The Wasteland; Ted Turner 00/00/0000 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.
S08E08 Obama's First Interview; Musical Savant 00/00/0000 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.
S08E09 Easy Nukes; For Better or Worse 00/00/0000 Imagine the size of a 6-pack of soda able to cause a nuclear explosion. That's about all the HEU (highly enriched uranium) it would take and it's not so difficult to get. Scott Pelley explores how easy it is to get a hold of the materials necessary to make a nuclear bomb. Matthew Bunn, security expert at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, concurs that access to HEU is not as difficult as it should be.
S08E10 The Cheaters; The Silver Star; Michael Phelps 00/00/0000 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.
S08E11 The Oil Kingdom; Schnabel 00/00/0000 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.
S08E12 Barney Frank; Where's the Bottom? And Win Forever 00/00/0000 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 interviews
S08E13 Governor Schwarzenegger; Airport Security; Elephant Orphans 00/00/0000 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.
S08E14 The Road to the White House 28/12/2008 Steve Kroft and a special edition 60 Minutes that explores President Elect Obama's long trek to winning the presidential election.
S08E15 Mind Reading; Is It Murder?; The Mad Scientist of Football 00/00/0000 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.
S08E16 Wall Street Speculation; Obama's Advisor; Wyclef Jean 00/00/0000 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.
S08E17 The Winter of Our Hardship; No Peace Deal; Wine Rx 25/01/2009 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. A powerful and thoughtful report on the danger that Israeli settlements pose to the chances for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Finally, Morley Safer reports on resveratrol, a substance in red wine that so far has repeatedly shown promise at lengthening lifespans.
S08E18 Brace For Impact; Coldplay 00/00/0000 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).
S08E19 Buy American; Whistle Blower; Taliban Power 00/00/0000 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?
S08E20 Lower Drinking Age; Muslim Militants; Nazi Mascot 00/00/0000 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.
S08E21 SEC Ignoring Fraud; Mexico's War; The Republican Obama 00/00/0000 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?
S08E22 Follow the Failure; DNA exoneration 00/00/0000 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.
S08E23 What Went Wrong; Nourishment of a Nation 00/00/0000 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.
S08E24 Obama Interview; Street Musician 00/00/0000 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.
S08E25 Do You Have Worms?; Kenya Cats; LeBron James 00/00/0000 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.
S08E27 Bionic Veterans; Guns for Sale; Steve Wynn's Win 00/00/0000 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.
S08E28 Delayed Retirement; Cold Fusion; Ole'! 00/00/0000 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.
S08E29 Shadowing Biden; Killer Coal; Elephant Orphanage 00/00/0000 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?
S08E30 Amazons Sue Texaco; Guantanamo Bay Shut Down; Oldest Family Business 00/00/0000 In a litigious world few lawsuits surprise anymore; however, tonight Scott Pelley reports on a suit brought against oil giant Chevron, which owns Texaco. What makes this most stunning is that this lawsuit is brought by the natives of Ecuador in the Amazon rain forest, charging that oil drilling has polluted their environment. Also tonight, as Guantanamo Bay is closed, David Martin looks into what is happening to the detainees, including follow ups on those already freed for re-programming. Finally, Morley Safer re visits a family business that is perhaps the oldest in the world.
S08E31 Eyes in the Sky; Who Killed the Spy?; Bill James 00/00/0000 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.
S08E32 Secretary of Defense; AIG; Vogue Editor 00/00/0000 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".
S08E33 Buy American; New Sheriff In Town; Red Wine For Health 00/00/0000 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.
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S08E36 Michael Vick 00/00/0000 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.
S08E37 Tribute to Don Hewitt 00/00/0000 A special tribute to Don Hewitt (1922-2009), 60 Minutes creator and former executive producer, includes a retrospective of his life, and reminisces from the correspondents.
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S41E01 The Bailout/General O/The Collider 28/09/2008 "The Bailout" interviews Henry Paulson about government action on the economy. "General O" interviews General Ray Odierno the replacement for General David Petraeus. "The Collider" looks at the Large Hadron Collider and what scientists seek to learn from it. "Andy Rooney" discusses the Vice Presidency.
S41E02 Wall Street's Shadow Market, Kill bin Laden, 0 to 60 on a battery? 05/10/2008 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.
S41E03 Made by the Mob, High Tech War, The Oldest Family Business 12/10/2008 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.
S41E04 al Qaeda Stronger, Government owned banks, Bullfighting today 19/10/2008 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.
S41E05 Credit Default Swaps, T. Boone Pickens, Goronqosa 26/10/2008 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.
S41E06 Welcome Home, you're fired, Fake Cop, Bionic People 02/11/2008 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.
S41E07 The Inner Circle, The Wasteland, Ted Turner 09/11/2008 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.
S41E08 Obama's First Interview, Musical Savant 16/11/2008 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.
S41E09 Easy Nukes, For Better or Worse 23/11/2008 Imagine the size of a 6-pack of soda able to cause a nuclear explosion. That's about all the HEU (highly enriched uranium) it would take and it's not so difficult to get. Scott Pelley explores how easy it is to get a hold of the materials necessary to make a nuclear bomb. Matthew Bunn, security expert at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, concurs that access to HEU is not as difficult as it should be.
S41E10 The Cheaters, The Silver Star, Michael Phelps 30/11/2008 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.
S41E11 The Oil Kingdom, Schnabel 07/12/2008 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.
S41E12 Barney Frank, Where's the Bottom? And Win Forever 14/12/2008 Lesley Stahl speaks with House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank (D.-Mass.) Scott Pelley investigates the deepening mortgage crisis; Byron Pitts profiles USC football coach Pete Carroll; And Andy Rooney checks his mail.
S41E13 Governor Schwarzenegger, Airport Security, Elephant Orphans 21/12/2008 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.
S41E14 The Road to the White House 28/12/2008 Steve Kroft and a special edition 60 Minutes that explores President Elect Obama's long trek to winning the presidential election.
S41E15 Mind Reading, Is It Murder?, The Mad Scientist of Football 04/01/2009 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.
S41E16 Wall Street Speculation, Obama's Advisor, Wyclef Jean 11/01/2009 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.
S41E17 The Winter of Our Hardship, No Peace Deal, Wine Rx 25/01/2009 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.
S41E18 The Winter of Our Hardship, No Peace Deal, Wine Rx 25/01/2009 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.
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S41E20 Brace For Impact, Coldplay 08/02/2009 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).
S41E21 Buy American; Whistle Blower; Taliban Power 15/02/2009 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.
S41E22 Lower Drinking Age; Muslim Militants; Nazi Mascot 22/02/2009 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.
S41E23 SEC Ignoring Fraud; Mexico's War; The Republican Obama 01/03/2009 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?
S41E24 Follow the Failure; DNA exoneration 08/03/2009 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.
S41E25 What Went Wrong; Nourishment of a Nation 15/03/2009 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.
S41E27 Do You Have Worms?; Kenya Cats; LeBron James 29/03/2009 Cyber gangs use computer viruses to gain information to electronically rob bank accounts; the African lion is in danger of extinction; basketball star LeBron James earns tens of millions of dollars annually.
S41E28 Closing the Clinic/Torture in Iran/Dolly 05/04/2009 "Closing the Clinic" examines how the economic crisis is closing hospitals and medical clinic around the country. "Torture in Iran" interviews and Iranian dissident about his eight year incarceration in and eventual flight from Iran. "Dolly" interviews the famous country singer. "Andy Rooney" talks about money.
S41E29 Vice President Biden/Powered by Coal/The Orphanage 26/04/2009 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?
S41E30 Delayed Retirement; Cold Fusion; Ole'! 19/04/2009 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.
S41E31 April 26, 2009 26/04/2009 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?
S41E32 Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, wine 03/05/2009 Scott Pelley speaks with Ecuadorians suing oil maker Chevron because they claim the oil giant is polluting their fragile environment. David Martin reports on Saudi Arabia's attempts to change the mindsets of former jihadists. And finally, Morley Safer speaks with the Antinoris, a family who has been making wine in Italy for 600 years.
S41E33 Military, Spy, Baseball 10/05/2009 The United States military has been relying on new technology to track and destroy enemies, many times from thousands of miles away. Lara Logan reports. Later...Ashraf Marwan's death is a mystery as was his life - did he work as a spy for the Egyptian or the Israeli government? Steve Croft investigates. Also...Bill James is one of the most important 'players' for the Boston Red Sox, yet he never steps out on the field. Morley Safer tells us why. All this coming up on "60 Minutes."
S41E34 Secretary Gates, AIG, Anna Wintour 17/05/2009 Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates discusses the war in Afghanistan in a candid and wide-ranging interview with Katie Couric. Later...Ed Liddy, the man who took over the reins of AIG, speaks to Steve Kroft about the gargantuan task ahead. Also...the sunglasses come off Anna Wintour as the Vogue editor reveals why she always wears them. She talks to Morley Safer in her first long-length interview for U.S. television.
S41E35 Buy American, Sergeant Bill, Wine RX 24/05/2009 BUY AMERICAN - The economic stimulus package includes a "buy American" clause that the steel and other U.S. industries lobbied hard for. However, American businesses that export overseas now fear foreign governments will retaliate and keep U.S. products out of their market, hurting their business. Lesley Stahl reports. Shachar Bar-On is the producer. SERGEANT BILL - Waving a badge he bought on the Internet and claiming to belong to the "Multi-jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force," Bill Jakob fooled a small town's officials into granting him the authority of a law enforcement officer. Katie Couric reports. Kyra Darnton is the producer. WINE RX - Scientists have found a substance called resveratrol in red wine that slows down the aging process in mice. Will it someday lengthen the lives of humans, too? Morley Safer reports. Deirdre Naphin and Katy Textor are the producers.
S41E38 The Man Who Knew/For Better or For Worse/Alice Waters 14/06/2009 "The Man Who Knew" interviews the man who discovered Madoff's investment scheme. "For Better or Worse" rebroadcasts a segment on how immigration is forcing widows to leave the country after the death of their husbands. "Alice Waters" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous chef. "Andy Rooney" talks about shoes.
S41E39 A Clean Version of Hell/The War Next Door/LeBron 21/06/2009 "A Clean Version of Hell" rebroadcasts a segment on the Supermax prison where the United States holds some of its most dangerous criminals. "The War Next Door" rebroadcasts a segment on the rise of drug-cartel fueled violence in Mexico. "LeBron" rebroadcasts a segment on the famous basketball player. "Andy Rooney" answers his mail.
S41E40 The Cheater$/Mind Reading/Gorongosa 28/06/2009 "The Cheater$" rebroadcasts a segment on cheating in online poker. "Mind Reading" rebroadcasts a segment on how neuroscience is able to determine the nature of certain thoughts. "Gorongosa" rebroadcasts a segment on a philanthropist who is attempting to help Mozambique by developing one of its parks. "Andy Rooney" talks about cleaning his closet.
S41E41 Remembering Walter Cronkite 19/07/2009 The Life & Times of Walter Cronkite We interrupt the summer re-runs and re-visits with a special edition, new 60 Minutes. In memoriam of Walter Cronkite.
S41E42 Kill Bin Laden/Eyewitness 12/07/2009 "Kill Bin Laden" rebroadcasts a segment on what really happened during the Battle of Tora Bora. "Eyewitness" rebroadcasts a double length segment that evaluates the reliability of eyewitness testimony. "Andy Rooney" talks about different kinds of fruit.
S41E43 Remembering Walter Cronkite 19/07/2009 The Life & Times of Walter Cronkite. In memoriam of Walter Cronkite.
S41E44 Gun Rush/Poisoned/Steve Wynn 26/07/2009 "Gun Rush" rebroadcasts a segment on how Americans are stocking up on weapons even though there is an economic slowdown. "Poisoned" rebroadcasts a segment on how some African farmers are using a deadly poison to kill rare lions that are feeding on their herds. "Steve Wynn" rebroadcasts a profile on the Las Vegas casino mogul. "Andy Rooney" talks about the loss of his friend Walter Cronkite.
S41E45 Screening the TSA/Is It Murder?/Wyclef 02/08/2009 "Screening the TSA" rebroadcasts a segment on the hassles and problems associated with the Transportation Security Administration. "Is It Murder?" rebroadcast a segment on attempts to increase punishments of drunk drivers. "Wyclef" rebroadcasts a segment on the musician who is attempting to help his native Haiti. "Andy Rooney" talks about things people have sent him.
S41E46 The Price of Bananas/Brain Power/Swimming with Sharks 09/08/2009 "The Price of Bananas" rebroadcasts a segment on the troubles facing Chiquita banana in their dealings with Columbia. "Brain Power" rebroadcasts a segment on a new technology that allows the brain to interface with a computer. "Swimming with Sharks" examines the dangerous phenomenon of shark tourism. "Andy Rooney" talks about kitchen gadgets.
S41E47 Michael Vick 16/08/2009
S41E48 The Age of Megafires/Combat in Afghanistan/Mr. Ayers and Mr. Lopez 06/09/2009 Scott Pelley gives his report concerning the intensity and frequency of forest fires and their relationship with global warming. Lara Logan interviews Maj. Gen. Jeffery Schloesser, stationed in Afghanistan, discussing the increase in enemy personnel. Los Angeles street musician Nathaniel Ayers is interviewed by Morley Safer, about being the main subject to the movie "The Soloist."
S41E49 President Obama/Big Teddy/Guiding Light 13/09/2009 President Obama is interviewed by Steve Krofts. The life of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy is reflected on by Ted Kennedy Jr. and editor Jonathan Karp. Morley Safer interviews cast members of the soap opera, The Guiding Light, including Kim Zimmer, Beth Chamberlain and Ron Raines, about the 72 year history.
S41E52 The DEKA Arm 20/09/2009 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.
S42E01 McChrystal/The Liquidator/A Living for the Dead 00/00/0000 McCHRYSTAL - As the news from Afghanistan moves to the front pages of Americans' newspapers, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, tasked with turning things around there, tells 60 MINUTES that the spread of the violence in Afghanistan was more than he expected. David Martin reports. Mary Walsh is the producer. THE LIQUIDATOR - The man in charge of recovering assets from Ponzi scheme king Bernard Madoff says there is about 18 billion still out there that he hopes to recover for victims of the scam. But it won't be easy. Morley Safer reports. Deirdre Naphin and Katy Textor are the producers. A LIVING FOR THE DEAD - Marilyn Monroe, James Dean and Elvis are dead and now, so is Michael Jackson. But as Steve Kroft reports, they are very much alive when it comes to earning money for their estates. Frank Devine is the producer.
S42E02 The Swindler/130 Million Tons of Waste/The Great Migration 00/00/0000 THE SWINDLER - To understand how Bernard Madoff could have done what he did, listen to so-called "mini-Madoff" Ponzi schemer Marc Dreier tell Steve Kroft in his first television interview how he scammed $400 million. Ira Rosen is the producer. 130 MILLION TONS OF WASTE - If coal ash is safe to spread under a golf course or be used in carpets, why are the residents of Kingston, Tenn., being told to stay out of a river where the material was spilled last December? Lesley Stahl reports. Shachar Bar-On is the producer. THE GREAT MIGRATION - Scott Pelley visits Kenya, the site of the great wildebeest migration, and looks at the threats to this natural spectacle comprised of over a million animals. Henry Schuster and Rebecca Peterson are the producers.
S42E03 Golf Company/A Blow to the Brain/The Birdmen 00/00/0000 GOLF COMPANY - Scott Pelley spends time with a U.S. Marine company in Helmand Province, sent there as part of President Obama's troop buildup in Afghanistan. Henry Schuster is the producer. A BLOW TO THE BRAIN - New studies show that athletes, especially professional football players, who suffered many blows to the head, became brain damaged. Bob Simon reports. Catherine Olian and Michael Radutzky are the producers. THE BIRDMEN - In the latest craze that has killed several extreme adventurers, men don wing suits, jump off mountain tops and glide at speeds of 140 miles per hour. Steve Kroft reports. Tom Anderson is the producer.
S42E04 H1N1/The Kanzius Machine/Drew Barrymore 00/00/0000 H1N1 - Scott Pelley reports on the H1N1 flu - which is increasingly targeting young, healthy people - and how the government plans to fight the flu pandemic. Michael Radutzky, David Gelber and Sam Hornblower are the producers. THE KANZIUS MACHINE - John Kanzius fought his leukemia head on, inventing a machine that may someday offer effective treatment for cancers without the debilitating side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. Lesley Stahl reports. Tanya Simon is the producer. DREW BARRYMORE - The remarkable former child star, actress and now director is profiled by CNN's Anderson Cooper. John Hamlin is the producer.
S42E05 60 Billion Dollar Fraud/Fight for a Cure/Tyler Perry 00/00/0000 $60 BILLION FRAUD - Medicare and Medicaid fraudsters are cheating U.S. taxpayers out of an estimated $90 billion a year using a billing scam that is surprisingly easy to execute. Steve Kroft investigates. Ira Rosen and Joel Bach are the producers. FIGHTING FOR A CURE - More Americans are suffering from epilepsy than Parkinson's, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis combined. Katie Couric reports on a disease that may not be getting the attention it deserves. Kyra Darnton is the producer. TYLER PERRY - When Hollywood refused to produce his films his way, Tyler Perry started his own studio in Atlanta and now his movies - including the popular "Madea" series - are drawing huge audiences. Byron Pitts profiles the new and unlikely movie mogul. Ruth Streeter is the producer.
S42E06 H1N1 Vaccine/Yakuza/The Movie Pirates 00/00/0000 H1N1 VACCINE - Scott Pelley reports on the manufacture, distribution and safety of the H1N1 flu vaccine. David Gelber, Michael Radutzky and Sam Hornblower are the producers. YAKUZA - How does a foreigner jump the line in America for a life-saving liver transplant? It might be because he is a high-ranking member of Japan's mafia, known as the Yakuza, whose criminal influence is worldwide. Lara Logan reports. Howard L. Rosenberg is the producer. THE MOVIE PIRATES - They are the bane of Hollywood: criminals who copy films - sometimes before the movies even reach the theater - and distribute them illegally on the Internet, costing Hollywood billions in lost revenue. Lesley Stahl reports. Tom Anderson is the producer.
S42E07 Cyber War/Andre Agassi 00/00/0000 CYBER WAR - Could foreign hackers get into the computer systems that run crucial elements of the world's infrastructure, such as the power grids, water works or even a nation's military arsenal, to create havoc? They already have. Steve Kroft reports. Graham Messick is the producer. ANDRE AGASSI - Katie Couric interviews the tennis champion about his drug use, the depression that made him use methamphetamine and other aspects of his personal life and tennis career in his first interview about his upcoming book. Harry Radliffe and Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson are the producers.
S42E08 The Deadliest Weapon/B-Rex/Resurrecting Eden 00/00/0000 THE DEADLIEST WEAPON - Byron Pitts and 60 MINUTES cameras spend two days on the road with a bomb-hunting unit in Afghanistan as they encounter one deadly bomb after another. Tom Anderson is the producer. B-REX - Lesley Stahl meets the inspiration for the lead character in the classic film Jurassic Park and reports on how famed dinosaur hunter Jack Horner is shaking up the paleontology world. Shari Finkelstein and Meghan Frank are the producers. RESURRECTING EDEN - In Southern Iraq where many biblical scholars place the Garden of Eden, Scott Pelley finds a water world where the "Marsh Arabs" are making a comeback after Saddam nearly destroyed the "cradle of civilization." Jenny Dubin is the producer.
S42E09 The Cost of Dying / Witness / Cameron's Avatar 00/00/0000 THE COST OF DYING - Many Americans spend their last days in an intensive care unit, subjected to uncomfortable machines or surgeries to prolong their lives at enormous cost. Steve Kroft reports Andy Court is the producer. Watch a preview WITNESS - Recently freed after four months of interrogation and torture at the hands of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Newsweek reporter Maziar Bahari tells his story to Bob Simon and writes about his ordeal in the next issue of Newsweek. Michael Gavshon and Drew Magratten are the producers. Watch a preview CAMERON'S AVATAR - Morley Safer gets the first broadcast look at how "Titanic" director James Cameron created his $400 million 3D fantasy "Avatar." David Browning is the producer. Watch a preview
S42E10 Congo's Gold War / Robert Ballard 00/00/0000 CONGO GOLD - Five million people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo in a war fueled primarily from gold mined in the country by warlords and smuggled out to be sold on the open market. Scott Pelley reports. Solly Granatstein and Nicole Young are the producers. THE GREAT EXPLORER - Robert Ballard discovered the Titanic, the Bismarck and the PT 109 and now 60 MINUTES cameras are there for his latest discovery, 1,500 feet down in the Aegean Sea off Turkey. Lara Logan reports. Max McClellan is the producer. THIS IS A DOUBLE-LENGTH SEGMENT.
S42E11 The Zone/Personal Foul 00/00/0000 THE ZONE - Geoffrey Canada's remarkable experiment in inner-city education, the Harlem Children's Zone, has helped put historically low-achieving students in New York City on academic par with their grammar-school peers. CNN's Anderson Cooper reports. Tanya Simon is the producer. PERSONAL FOUL - Disgraced ex-NBA referee Tim Donaghy speaks for the first time about betting on pro basketball games, his Mafia involvement and subsequent prison term. Bob Simon reports. Robert Anderson is the producer. (This is a double-length segment.)
S42E12 President Obama/Growing Body Parts/Ricky Gervais 00/00/0000 PRESIDENT OBAMA - In his first extensive interview since his speech announcing his troop build-up in Afghanistan, President Obama talks about his plans for Afghanistan and Pakistan, the economy and the creation of jobs and reacts to the breach in security at last week's White House state dinner. Steve Kroft reports. Michael Radutzky and Frank Devine are the producers. GROWING BODY PARTS - Morley Safer reports on the emerging technology of growing body parts from human cells taken directly from patients, providing new hope for amputees and patients on organ-transplant lists. Katy Textor is the producer. RICKY GERVAIS - Lesley Stahl profiles the man who created the hit television program "The Office," which has opened other doors to the stage and screen for the British comedian. Richard Buddenhagen is the producer.
S42E13 The Long Recession/The Patriarch/Alec Baldwin 00/00/0000 THE LONG RECESSION - Scott Pelley returns to Wilmington, Ohio, to see how residents are coping a year after thousands of them lost their jobs when the town's largest employer shut down. Solly Granatstein and Nicole Young are the producers. THE PATRIARCH - Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the leader of the 300 million-member Orthodox Christian Church, feels "crucified" living in Turkey under a government he says would like to see his nearly 2,000-year-old Patriarchate die out. Bob Simon reports. Harry Radliffe is the producer. ALEC BALDWIN - Morley Safer profiles the versatile actor, who talks candidly about his career and his personal life - including his very public divorce and custody battle. Deirdre Naphin and Katy Textor are the producers.
S42E14 California Water Drought/Oust al Qaeda/The Birdmen 00/00/0000 RUNNING DRY - A three-year drought in California is bringing a decades-long fight over water to a head, forcing tough choices. Lesley Stahl reports. OUT OF THE SHADOWS - Henry Crumpton, the ex-CIA operative who secretly ran the war against terror in Afghanistan after 9/11, describes using local might to oust al Qaeda and their Taliban hosts - a strategy he says is needed in Pakistan now, where terrorist leaders are hiding. Lara Logan reports. BIRDMEN - In the latest craze that has killed several extreme sports enthusiasts, men don wing-suits, jump off mountaintops and glide down at speeds approaching 140 miles per hour. Steve Kroft reports.
S42E15 A Crack In The Swiss Vault/Delay, Deny And Hope That I Die/The Secret Language Of Elephants 00/00/0000 A CRACK IN THE SWISS VAULT - Swiss bank accounts offered people, including American tax cheats, a safe place to hide money. But Switzerland’s largest bank has given authorities formerly sacrosanct information on its American customers because of tips provided by whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld, who tells Steve Kroft the secrets Swiss bankers never tell. Andy Court and Keith Sharman are the producers. "DELAY, DENY AND HOPE THAT I DIE" - Two wars and a recession have significantly increased the claims handled by the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs, slowing the large bureaucracy and frustrating many veterans. Byron Pitts reports. David Schneider is the producer. THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF ELEPHANTS - Researchers listening to elephant sounds and observing their behavior are compiling an elephant dictionary. Bob Simon goes to Central Africa to listen to the language of the forest elephants first hand. Harry Radliffe is the producer.
S42E16 Watching The Border/Revelations From The Campaign/Resurrecting The Extinct 00/00/0000 WATCHING THE BORDER - Steve Kroft reports on the status of the multi-billion-dollar "virtual fence" being built at the U.S.-Mexican border, which is years behind schedule and so far covers only about one percent of the border. Keith Sharman is the producer. REVELATIONS FROM THE CAMPAIGN - Authors of a new book, "Game Change," and John McCain's former top campaign strategist reveal behind-the-scenes issues from the Republican and Democratic camps during the presidential campaign. CNN's Anderson Cooper reports. Robert Anderson is the producer. RESURRECTING THE EXTINCT - Scientists believe they can sustain endangered species - maybe even one day resurrect some that have died out - using DNA technology. Lesley Stahl reports. Shari Finkelstein and Meghan Frank are the producers.
S42E17 Haiti/Football Island/Penelope Cruz 00/00/0000 HAITI - News from Haiti as Correspondent Byron Pitts reports on the efforts of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division to help rescue, feed and protect the citizens of the earthquake decimated country. FOOTBALL ISLAND - 60 MINUTES goes to American Samoa to find out how a territory with a population less than the capacity of a pro-football stadium sends more players to the NFL than any similarly populated place in America. Scott Pelley reports. Peter Radovich is the producer. PENELOPE CRUZ - In a rare interview, the Spanish starlet opens up about her life, career and childhood. Charlie Rose reports. Ruth Streeter is the producer.
S42E18 The Quiet Professionals/White Hot/Beyonce 00/00/0000 THE QUIET PROFESSIONALS - In a rare chance to show America's elite Special Forces up close, 60 MINUTES spent over two months with a Green Beret unit as they trained a group of Afghan soldiers and then went into battle with them against the Taliban. Lara Logan reports. Jeff Newton is the producer. WHITE HOT - U.S. Snowboarder Shaun White, who took home the gold at the last Winter Olympics, is still the guy to beat as he shows Bob Simon some of the tricks he'll use next month in Vancouver. Tanya Simon and Andrew Metz are the producers. BEYONCE - Steve Kroft profiles the superstar singer on the road and backstage where she explains what makes her one of the world's most successful entertainers. John Hamlin is the producer.
S42E19 Made In America/Davos/Pigeon Fever 00/00/0000 MADE IN THE USA - Could crucial parts of the equipment Iran is using in its uranium enrichment facility have come from the U.S.? American law enforcement authorities say sensitive devices and electronics that could be used in weapons of mass destruction are being smuggled into Iran. Lesley Stahl reports. Shachar Bar-On and Meghan Frank are the producers. DAVOS- Nowhere in the world can such a concentration of power be found than at the World Economic Forum's meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where the world's most powerful and influential people gather yearly to try to solve the world's most pressing problems. Scott Pelley reports. Michael Karzis is the producer. PIGEON FEVER - It's been just over a year since Bernard Madoff's multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme fell apart. But, as Morley Safer reports, despite all the news about the Madoff scandal, similar Ponzi scams are still thriving. David Browning and Diane Beasley are the producers.
S42E20 Blackwater 61/Bloom Box/Ground Zero 00/00/0000 BLACKWATER 61 - "Blackwater 61" is the call sign of a plane flown by the embattled government contractor Blackwater that crashed into a mountain in Afghanistan killing all onboard. The widow of one of the soldiers killed - a pilot herself - says the firm was negligent in the way it operated the flight. Steve Kroft reports. Draggan Mihailovich is the producer. THE BLOOM BOX - Large corporations in California have been secretly testing a new device that can generate power on the spot, without being connected to the electric grid. They're saying it's efficient, clean, and saves them money. Will we have one in every home someday? Lesley Stahl reports. Shachar Bar-On is the producer. GROUND ZERO - It's been eight years since the attack on the World Trade Center and billions of dollars have been spent, yet none of the promised buildings and memorial has been completed in what its developer calls "a national disgrace." Scott Pelley reports. Shawn Efran and Catherine Herrick are the producers.
S42E21 Stealing America's Secrets/Battle Over History/Kathryn Bigelow 00/00/0000 STEALING AMERICA'S SECRETS -- 60 MINUTES has obtained an FBI videotape showing a Defense Department employee selling secrets to a Chinese spy that offers a rare glimpse into the secretive world of espionage and illustrates how China's spying may pose the biggest espionage threat to the U.S. Scott Pelley reports. Henry Schuster is the producer. BATTLE OVER HISTORY - Bob Simon reports on what the Armenians call their holocaust - the 1915 forced deportation and massacre of more than a million ethnic Armenians by the Turks - an event that the Turks and our own government have refused to call genocide. Michael Gavshon and Drew Magratten are the producers. KATHRYN BIGELOW - Lesley Stahl talks to Academy Award best-director nominee Kathryn Bigelow about her award-winning film, "The Hurt Locker." If she's chosen, she would be the first woman ever to win in that category. Tom Anderson is the producer.
S42E22 Inside The Collapse/Derek 00/00/0000 INSIDE THE COLLAPSE - Former trader-turned author Michael Lewis writes about a handful of Wall Street outsiders who realized the subprime mortgage business was a house of cards and found a way to make millions betting against it. He also talks about the current situation on Wall Street, the large bonuses still being paid and his predictions for the future of the industry. Steve Kroft reports. Frank Devine and Jennifer MacDonald are the producers. THIS IS A DOUBLE LENGTH SEGMENT. DEREK - Lesley Stahl profiles British musical savant Derek Paravicini, whose computer-like memory for music is matched by his creative abilities to play it in any style. Shari Finkelstein is the producer.
S42E23 Chief of Staff/The Lost Children of Haiti/Tennis Twins 00/00/0000 CHIEF OF STAFF - The man in the middle of all things presidential - especially the health care reform legislation in Congress right now - is President Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. Katie Couric talks to Obama's right-hand man about his tough job and his even tougher reputation. Draggan Mihailovich and Jennifer Yuille are the producers. THE LOST CHILDREN OF HAITI - Scott Pelley reports on the most vulnerable victims of Haiti's earthquake, children who not only face hunger, disease and sexual assault, but a form of slavery that is legal in the Caribbean country. Solly Granatstein and Nicole Young are the producers. TENNIS TWINS - Pro tennis' leading doubles champions are identical twins who are so coordinated on the court that their opponents actually suspect they have twin telepathy. Lesley Stahl reports. Shachar Bar-On is the producer.
S42E24 The Case Against Nada Prouty/The Russian Is Coming/The Sharkman 00/00/0000 THE CASE AGAINST NADA PROUTY - Former FBI and CIA terrorism fighter Nada Prouty was herself accused of aiding terrorism, but in her first interview, she denies she was anything other than a patriot. Scott Pelley investigates her case. Graham Messick is the producer. THE RUSSIAN IS COMING - Mikhail Prokhorov, perhaps Russia's richest man, discusses his planned purchase of the N.J. Nets basketball team, his vast wealth and the surprisingly unusual way he made most of his money in his first American television interview. Steve Kroft reports. Robert Anderson is the producer. THE SHARKMAN - Anderson Cooper dives unprotected with great white sharks and the South African who's spent more time up close with the ocean's most feared predator than anyone else. Michael Gavshon and Paul Bellinger are the producers.
S42E25 Who Owns Your Genes?; Death Sentences Survived; Smokeless Cigarettes 00/00/0000 Smokeless Cigarettes Morley Safer with Lori Andrews, professor of law who insists your genes are yours alone. Another lawyer who happens to be a molecular biologist insists that biotech gene patents are just beginning. Big companies profiting from the genetics of others? That's just one layer of 'wrong' explored in this story along with reasons why this might be the future in a good way. In our next story, Ugandan's given death sentences due to rampant HIV and AIDS in a country where the vast majority of people couldn't afford or gain access to necessary medications are now finding hope. Bob Simon reports on the American program helping to alter tragic outcomes. Also tonight, Leslie Stahl in a hard look at how tobacco companies are trying to stay afloat as more and more people wise up and quit while fewer start smoking to begin with. Are the new smokeless products safer alternatives or just another way to deliver new addicts to the companies that count on new customers replacing those lost to death and disease.
S42E26 Gotti Family Member; Meet the New Missing Link 00/00/0000 In our first story, a double-length report, Steve Kroft with John Gotti, Jr., son of big time, well known mobster, John Gotti. Known as "Dapper Don" as well as other appropriate names, his son strived for his approval by following in his footsteps. Now, with Gotti Sr. in prison, his son sits with Steve Kroft and exposes some of the secret dynamics of the Mafioso. Also tonight, a 60 Minutes exclusive with the two people in South Africa who made what could be the biggest archeological discovery to date. A new link in human evolution, found by Lee Berger and his son Matthew, this is the most complete set of remains found. Bob Simon reports. And let's not forget Andy Rooney tonight, on time.
S42E27 Con men who promise cures to dying victims; actor Al Pacino discusses his career and upcoming roles. 00/00/0000 Scott Pelley investigates medical con artists who prey on dying patients by using the promise of stem cells to cure almost any disease. Also: Katie Couric interviews Al Pacino.
S42E31 Conan O'Brien, The All American Canal, Chef Jose Andres 02/05/2010 Late-night television comedian Conan O'Brien appears in his first interview since having to give back his spot on the "Tonight Show" to Jay Leno. Steve Kroft reports. The most dangerous body of water in the U.S. is a deep canal on the Mexican border with California where over 550 people, mostly illegal immigrants, have drowned. Scott Pelley reports. Pioneering Chef Jose Andres takes Anderson Cooper's taste buds on a savory tour of his culinary laboratory, featuring his avant-garde cooking technique, molecular gastronomy.
S42E32 Homegrown terror, Sec. of State Hillary Clinton, people walking out on their mortgages 00/00/0000 Steve Kroft reports on homegrown terror; Plus, Scott Pelley travels withSteve Kroft reports on homegrown terror; Plus, Scott Pelley travels with Sec. of State Hillary Clinton; Also, Morley Safer on people walking out on their mortgages, even though they can afford to pay.; Also, Morley Safer on people walking out on their mortgages, even though they can afford to pay.
S42E33 Deepwater Horizon disaster, Conductor Gustavo Dudamel 00/00/0000 On tonight's edition of "60 Minutes", Scott Pelley investigates the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Bob Simon catches up with Conductor Gustavo Dudamel, and Andy Rooney on gambling.
S42E34 Are They Safe?/The Seed School/Marty's Big Idea 23/05/2010 "Are They Safe?" investigates the danger posed by phthalates a set of chemical compounds that are found in many plastics. "The Seed School" examines a successful inner city public boarding school. "Marty's Big Idea" interviews the inventor of the cell phone. "Andy Rooney" talks about advice from his doctor.
S42E35 The Deadliest Weapon/Resurrecting the Extinct/Vogue, Anna Wintour 30/05/2010 "The Deadliest Weapon" rebroadcasts a segment on a group of soldiers in Afghanistan who look for roadside bombs. "Resurrecting the Extinct" rebroadcasts a discussion with scientists who are trying to recreate extinct animals. "Vogue, Anna Wintour" rebroadcasts a profile of the Vogue editor. "Andy Rooney" talks about Memorial Day and remembering fallen soldiers.
S42E36 The Swindler/The Case Against Nada Prouty/The Sharkman 06/06/2010 "The Swindler" rebroadcasts a segment on a Ponzi scheme run by Marc Dreier. "The Case Against Nada Prouty" rebroadcasts an investigation into a former agent from the FBI and CIA who is accused to consorting with terrorists. "The Sharkman" rebroadcasts a profile on shark expert Mike Rutzen. "Andy Rooney" talks about newspaper comics.
S42E37 Sabotaging the System/The Great Explorer 13/06/2010 "Sabotaging the System" rebroadcasts an investigation into how easily foreign hackers could create havoc by breaking into computer systems controlling the world infrastructure. "The Great Explorer" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous famous underwater explorer Robert Ballard.
S42E38 Assault on Pelindaba/The Liquidator/A Living for the Dead 20/06/2010 "Assault on Pelindaba" rebroadcasts a segment on an attack at a South African nuclear research center. "The Liquidator" rebroadcasts a segment on the men in charge of undoing some of the damage from Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme. "A Living for the Dead" rebroadcasts a segment on the business of marketing dead celebrities. "Andy Rooney" talks about the U.S. citizenship test.
S42E39 Blackwater 61/Fight for a Cure/Cameron's Avatar 27/06/2010 "Blackwater 61" rebroadcasts an investigation into the crash of an airline run by a U.S. military contractor. "Fight for a Cure" rebroadcasts a segment on David Axelrod and his family's fight against epilepsy. "Cameron's Avatar" rebroadcasts a segment on the science fiction movie. "Andy Rooney" responds to viewer mail about his comments on the post office.
S42E40 Into the Wild: The Great Migration/The Secret Language of Elephants/B-Rex 04/07/2010 "The Great Migration" rebroadcasts a looks at a massive animal migration in East Africa. "The Secret Language of Elephants" rebroadcasts a segment on scientists who are trying to understand Elephant speech. "B-Rex" rebroadcasts a profile of a paleontologist who is interested in recreating dinosaurs.
S42E41 The Lost Children of Haiti/Kathryn Bigelow/White Hot 11/07/2010 "The Lost Children of Haiti" rebroadcasts a visit to the Caribbean country to see how children are managing in the weeks since the earthquake. "Kathryn Bigelow" rebroadcasts a profile of the Academy Award winning director. "White Hot" rebroadcasts a profile of Olympic snowboarder Shaun White. "Andy Rooney" talks about old papers he has kept.
S42E42 Golf Company/Penelope Cruz/Guiding Light 18/07/2010 "Golf Company" rebroadcasts a segment on visits G Company in Afghanistan and the strategy of separating enemy combatants from civilians. "Penelope Cruz" rebroadcasts a profile of the Spanish actress. "Guiding Light" rebroadcasts a segment on the famous long-running soap opera which is ending its run. "Andy Rooney" talks about kitchen gadgets.
S42E44 Out of the Shadows/Discovery/Derek 01/08/2010 "Out of the Shadows" rebroadcasts a segment on CIA agent Hank Crumpton who is working against the Taliban. "Discovery" rebroadcasts a segment on the discovery of a new human ancestor in South Africa. "Derek" rebroadcasts a revisit to a blind musical savant. "Andy Rooney" talks about newspapers.
S42E45 The Cost of Dying/The Patriarch/Chef Jose Andres 08/08/2010 "The Cost of Dying" rebroadcasts a segment on the enormous costs associated with end of life care. "The Patriarch" rebroadcasts a profile on the head of the Eastern Orthodox Church. "Chef Jose Andres" rebroadcasts a profile of the world famous chef.
S42E46 A Crack in the Swiss Vault/130 Million Tons of Waste/Pacino 15/08/2010 "A Crack in the Swiss Vault" rebroadcasts an examination of how Swiss banks help people secretly conceal wealth overseas. "130 Million Tons of Waste" rebroadcasts a segment on the dangers of coal ash. "Pacino" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous actor. "Andy Rooney" talks about specialization in medicine.
S42E47 The Blowout/The Russian Is Coming 22/08/2010 "The Blowout" rebroadcasts a segment on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster. "The Russian is Coming" rebroadcasts a profile of Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov who is trying to buy an NBA team. "Andy Rooney" talks about Christmas, games, and the election.
S42E48 Stealing America's Secrets/The Bloom Box/The Birdmen 29/08/2010 "Stealing America's Secrets" rebroadcasts a segment examining how an American intelligence analyst gave secrets to China. "The Bloom Box" rebroadcasts a look at an invention that could revolutionize energy delivery. "The Birdmen" rebroadcasts a look at a winged sky-diving suit. "Andy Rooney" talks about being an average American.
S42E49 60 Billion Dollar Fraud/The Seed School/Doubles 05/09/2010 "60 Billion Dollar Fraud" rebroadcasts a segment on government agents fighting Medicare Fraud. "The Seed School" rebroadcasts a segment on a successful inner city public boarding school. "Doubles" rebroadcasts a look at twins who are playing doubles tennis.
S42E50 21st Century Snake Oil/Beyonce 12/09/2010 "21st Century Snake Oil" rebroadcasts an investigation into a medical conman who is attempting to profit by offering miracle cures involving stem cells. "Beyonce" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous singer. "Andy Rooney" talks about sleeping and the economy.
S42E51 The Swindler/White House Diary: Jimmy Carter/Football Island 19/09/2010 "The Swindler" rebroadcasts a segment on a Ponzi scheme run by Marc Dreier. "White House Diary: Jimmy Carter" interviews the former president about his new book. "Football Island" rebroadcasts a segment on how American Samoa has become a breeding ground for top football talent.
S43E01 A Relentless Enemy; People Behind the Mosque; Cool Brees 00/00/0000 Tonight's 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 our 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.
S43E02 Unfinished Business; The Go-To-Guy; Giving Away A Fortune 00/00/0000 Lesley Stahl goes to Iraq to report on the sources of conflict that could erupt once the U.S. withdraws; Also 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. Yes, 'that' Gates. The multi-billionaire who seems determined to use that money for good deeds. And stick around for Andy Rooney's gadgets.
S43E03 High Frequency Trading; Nelson Mandela; Eminem 00/00/0000 THE SPEED TRADERS - Steve Kroft gets a rare look inside the secretive world of "high-frequency trading," a controversial technique the SEC is scrutinizing in which computers can make thousands of stock trades in less than a second. Tom Anderson is the producer. MANDELA - A collection of his memoirs, mostly from the 27 years he spent in prison, reveal the innermost thoughts of the international civil rights giant Nelson Mandela, whose movement brought down the apartheid regime of South Africa. Bob Simon reports. Michael Gavshon and Drew Magratten are the producers. EMINEM - Anderson Cooper profiles the chart-topping rapper from Detroit who overcame addiction to reclaim the winning style that made him the biggest selling artist of the past decade. Tanya Simon is the producer.
S43E04 City of David/Stand Down/Market Street 00/00/0000 CITY OF DAVID - Lesley Stahl reports from under the city of Jerusalem from a controversial archeological dig that has become a flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Shachar Bar-On is the producer. STAND DOWN - Some veterans returning from Iraq or Afghanistan into the recession are finding themselves homeless. Scott Pelley reports on an annual encampment in San Diego where veterans can find hope, help and services. Henry Schuster is the producer. MARKET STREET - Morley Safer reports on a mystery that was solved about a 100-year-old film that we now know was made on San Francisco's Market Street just days before the 1906 earthquake. David Browning is the producer.
S43E05 The 99ers/Jane Goodall/Top Gear 00/00/0000 THE 99ERS - Even after an extension of unemployment benefits to 99 weeks, many of those without work are still jobless and in a quandary. Scott Pelley talks to some of them in California's Silicon Valley. Robert Anderson, Daniel Ruetenik and Nicole Young are the producers. JANE GOODALL - Jane Goodall brings Lara Logan and 60 MINUTES cameras back to the forests of Tanzania, where she began her love affair with chimpanzees 50 years ago, to remind the public that chimps are endangered. Max McClellan is the producer. TOP GEAR - A quirky British television show about cars has become a hit almost everywhere but the U.S. Steve Kroft reports on "Top Gear," whose witty humor, outrageous speed, destructive vehicle stunts and car reviews attract an estimated weekly worldwide audience of 350 million according to the BBC. Graham Messick and Michael Karzis are the producers.
S43E06 Anger in the Land/Tax the Rich/Zenyatta 00/00/0000 ANGER IN THE LAND - Scott Pelley reports from Newton, Iowa, where the closing of an appliance factory is causing a negative effect on the community's economy. Robert Anderson, Daniel Ruetenik and Nicole Young are the producers. TAX THE RICH - David Stockman, Ronald Reagan's budget director who once preached tax cuts, is now in favor of putting a one-time surtax on the rich. Lesley Stahl reports and finds just such a proposal on the ballot in the state of Washington. Karen Sughrue is the producer. ZENYATTA - If Zenyatta wins the Breeder's Cup Classic next week to cap an undefeated career of 20 straight victories, some say the 6-yr.-old mare might just be the greatest thoroughbred race horse in history. Bob Simon reports. Tom Anderson is the producer.
S43E07 President Obama/Pacman 00/00/0000 PRESIDENT OBAMA - President Obama takes questions from Steve Kroft in his first one-on-one interview since his party's midterm election defeat in the House. Michael Radutzky and L. Franklin Devine are the producers. PACMAN - Boxing sensation Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao has done it all in the ring, winning world championships in seven different weight divisions. He'll go for an eighth title next week, but will his new job as a Philippine politician hurt his career? Bob Simon reports. Michael Gavshon and Drew Magratten are the producers.
S43E08 Shaleionaires/Haiti/Medal of Honor 00/00/0000 SHALEIONAIRES - While some complain that extracting natural gas from shale rock formations is tainting their water supply, others who have allowed drilling on their property are getting wealthy and becoming "shaleionaires." Lesley Stahl reports. Shachar Bar-On and Meghan Frank are the producers. HAITI - The earthquake made things in already-poor Haiti bad enough, but now a cholera epidemic is threatening to kill more Haitians, whose living conditions after the quake help to spread the water-borne infection. Byron Pitts reports. Harry Radliffe and Magalie Laguerre Wilkinson are the producers. MEDAL OF HONOR - The first living soldier to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War tells Lara Logan in an emotional interview just what he did to earn the nation's highest combat honor and how the recognition makes him uncomfortable. Max McClellan and Jeff Newton are the producers.
S43E09 The Merchant of Death/Designing Life/Mark Wahlberg 00/00/0000 THE MERCHANT OF DEATH - The Drug Enforcement Administration agents who caught the alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout explain how they lured and then captured the suspect one of them calls "one of the most dangerous men on the face of the Earth." Armen Keteyian reports. Robert Anderson and Pat Milton are the producers. DESIGNING LIFE - Steve Kroft profiles famous microbiologist J. Craig Venter, whose scientists have already mapped the human genome and created what he calls "the first synthetic species." Andy Court is the producer. MARK WAHLBERG - From street thug, to rapper to actor and now producer, Mark Wahlberg has reinvented himself to the top of the Hollywood heap. Lara Logan profiles Wahlberg as he prepares for his most challenging role: a boxer. Draggan Mihailovich is the producer.
S43E10 Good Cop, Bad Cop/Spider-Man/John Paul Stevens 00/00/0000 GOOD COP, BAD COP - The Afghan National Police force is more important to the security of the country than the army, but despite improvements, there are still drug abuse and corruption problems within its ranks. CNN's Anderson Cooper reports. Keith Sharman is the producer. SPIDER-MAN - Lesley Stahl and 60 MINUTES cameras get the first look at the rehearsal and production of "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark," the most ambitious and expensive musical ever brought to a Broadway stage. Andrew Metz is the producer. JOHN PAUL STEVENS - Scott Pelley interviews Justice John Paul Stevens upon his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court after 35 years. Jenny Dubin is the producer.
S43E11 The Chairman/Facebook 00/00/0000 THE CHAIRMAN - The chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke gives a rare interview to Scott Pelley in which he discusses pressing economic issues, including the unemployment rate, the deficit and the Fed's controversial $600 billion U.S. Treasury Bill purchase. Henry Schuster is the producer. FACEBOOK - Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-yr.-old founder and CEO of mega-social media site Facebook, talks to Lesley Stahl about his life and his business, now worth an estimated $35 billion. Shachar Bar-On is the producer. THIS IS A DOUBLE-LENGTH SEGMENT.
S43E12 The Next Speaker/Brazil/Jerry Jones 00/00/0000 THE NEXT SPEAKER - Rep. John Boehner will become the speaker of the House next month, but few know this Ohio Republican beyond his life in Washington. Lesley Stahl profiles the man whose new role will place him at the top of the Republican Party and third in line for the presidency. Karen Sughrue is the producer. BRAZIL - As the U.S. and most of the world's countries limp along after the crippling recession, Brazil is off and running with jobs, industry, and resources. The economic juggernaut is poised to become the fifth largest economy in the world. Steve Kroft reports. Draggan Mihailovich is the producer. JERRY JONES - A disappointed Cowboys owner, GM Jerry Jones says even his friend, the late George Steinbrenner, would fire him for the poor performance of his Dallas football team that many predicted would go to the Super Bowl. Scott Pelley reports. Henry Schuster is the producer.
S43E13 The Day of Reckoning/Endless Memory 00/00/0000 THE DAY OF RECKONING - Steve Kroft reports on the growing financial difficulties states across the country are facing. James Jacoby is the producer. ENDLESS MEMORY - Lesley Stahl reports on the recently discovered phenomenon of "superior autobiographical memory," the ability to recall nearly every day of one's life. Stahl interviews the handful of individuals known to possess the skill, which scientists are only now beginning to study. Shari Finkelstein is the producer. THIS IS A DOUBLE-LENGTH SEGMENT.
S43E14 Into The Wild 26/12/2010 A SPECIAL HOUR DEVOTED TO THE NATURAL WORLD THE GREAT MIGRATION - Scott Pelley visits Kenya, the site of the great wildebeest migration, and looks at the threats to this natural spectacle comprised of over a million animals. Henry Schuster and Rebecca Peterson are the producers. THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF ELEPHANTS - Researchers listening to elephant sounds and observing their behavior are compiling an elephant dictionary. Bob Simon goes to Central Africa to listen to the language of the forest elephants first hand. Harry Radliffe is the producer. B-REX - Lesley Stahl meets the inspiration for the lead character in the classic film Jurassic Park and reports on how famed dinosaur hunter Jack Horner is shaking up the paleontology world. Shari Finkelstein and Meghan Frank are the producers.
S43E15 Bad Medicine/Wynton 00/00/0000 BAD MEDICINE - Drug company whistle-blower Cheryl Eckard tells Scott Pelley about her experience trying to fix problems at a pharmaceutical factory that made her a key figure in a federal lawsuit and a multimillionaire. Denise Schrier Cetta is the producer. WYNTON - Jazz missionary Wynton Marsalis shares his love of America's most distinctive art form by taking his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra around the world. Morley Safer tags along as Marsalis and his musicians make the scene in London and then go to Havana for a spicy Afro-Cuban musical treat. David Browning is the producer. THIS IS A DOUBLE-LENGTH SEGMENT.
S43E16 The Big Gamble/Silver or Lead/A Living for the Dead 00/00/0000 THE BIG GAMBLE - Lesley Stahl reports on the proliferation of gambling to 38 states and its main attraction, the slot machine, newer versions of which some scientists believe may addict their players. Ira Rosen and Joel Bach are the producers. SILVER OR LEAD - Byron Pitts reports on the murder of the mayor of a Mexican city, where powerful drug gangs seem to be giving authorities a choice of "silver or lead" - join us and we will pay you or don't and we'll kill you. David Schneider and Joyce Gesundheit are the producers. A LIVING FOR THE DEAD - Marilyn Monroe, James Dean and Elvis are dead and so is Michael Jackson. But as Steve Kroft reports, they are very much alive when it comes to earning money for their estates. Frank Devine is the producer.
S43E17 Descent Into Madness/Yemen/The Gambler 00/00/0000 DESCENT INTO MADNESS - 60 MINUTES talks to Jared Loughner's friends and classmates and to ex-Secret Service, to reconstruct the pathway to mass murder he allegedly took in Tucson - a pattern this agent who once guarded the president could write a textbook about. Scott Pelley reports. Henry Schuster, Nicole Young and Jenny Dubin are the producers. YEMEN - Steve Kroft reports on the U.S.'s new partner in the war on terror, Yemen, a known al Qaeda hideout and recently the source of several explosive packages sent to America. Leslie Cockburn is the producer. THE GAMBLER - Las Vegas sports betting legend Bill Walters has never had a losing year - a winning a streak that's made odds makers call him the "most dangerous sports bettor in Nevada." Lara Logan reports. Tom Anderson is the producer.
S43E18 Wikileaks/In Search of the Jaguar 00/00/0000 WIKILEAKS - Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, speaks to Steve Kroft about the U.S. attempt to indict him on criminal charges and the torrent of criticism aimed at him for publishing classified documents. Howard Rosenberg and Tanya Simon are the producers. IN SEARCH OF THE JAGUAR - 60 MINUTES went in search of the most elusive of all of nature's big cats, the jaguar, and captured amazing footage of them in the Brazilian jungle. Bob Simon reports. Tom Anderson is the producer.
S43E19 Gotti 06/02/2011 A SPECIAL HOUR WITH THE FIRST EXTENDED INTERVIEW OF JOHN GOTTI, JR. John Gotti, Jr. talks to Steve Kroft in his first extended television interview about growing up with the infamous father whom he strove to please by living a life of crime, but whom he eventually betrayed by leaving that life. The special hour includes stories about his father, the late John "Teflon Don" Gotti; being "made" a member of his father's crime family; feelings about his privacy now; his own daily worries about being "whacked"; and the one thing that made his legendary crime-boss father weep.
S43E20 New Age Revolution/The 33/Lady Gaga 00/00/0000 NEW AGE REVOLUTION - Harry Smith reports on the latest events from Egypt, including an in-depth interview with Wael Ghonim. Tom Anderson, Andy Court, Harry A. Radliffe II, Jeff Newton and Amjad Tadros are the producers. THE 33 - Four months after 33 Chilean miners were rescued from a half-mile underground, where they lived in daily fear of death for over two months, psychologists say all but one of them are experiencing serious mental stress. Bob Simon reports. Michael Gavshon and Drew Magratten are the producers. LADY GAGA - With her outrageous costumes and mega-hit dance songs, Lady Gaga has become the world's most talked about entertainer. Anderson Cooper reports. John Hamlin is the producer.
S43E21 The Spark/Scott Brown: Against All Odds/The King's Speech 00/00/0000 THE SPARK - Bob Simon reports from Tunisia, where protests against the repressive government not only toppled its autocratic ruler, but sparked the uprising in Egypt that forced President Hosni Mubarak to resign. Draggan Mihailovich and Nathalie Sommer are the producers. SCOTT BROWN: AGAINST ALL ODDS - The Massachusetts senator describes his traumatic childhood, including revelations of sexual and physical abuse. Lesley Stahl reports. Karen Sughrue is the producer. THE KING'S SPEECH - 60 MINUTES talks to its starring actor, Colin Firth, and reports on the historic find in an attic that helped make the "The King's Speech" an Oscar favorite. Scott Pelley reports. Ruth Streeter is the producer.
S43E22 21st Century Cons 27/02/2011 60 MINUTES presents a special hour with two stories featuring hidden cameras that capture conmen at work. 21st CENTURY SNAKE OIL - 60 MINUTES hidden cameras expose medical conmen who prey on dying victims by using pitches that capitalize on the promise of stem cells to cure almost any disease. Scott Pelley reports. David Gelber, Sam Hornblower and Michael Radutzky are the producers. THIS IS A DOUBLE-LENGTH SEGMENT STEALING AMERICA'S SECRETS - 60 MINUTES has obtained an FBI videotape showing a Defense Department employee selling secrets to a Chinese spy that offers a rare glimpse into the secretive world of espionage and illustrates how China's spying may pose the biggest espionage threat to the U.S.. Scott Pelley reports. Henry Schuster is the producer.
S43E23 Hard Times Generation/Hitchens/Spy on the Ice 00/00/0000 Hard Times Generation - For some children, socializing and learning in school are being cruelly complicated by homelessness, as Scott Pelley reports from Florida, where school buses now stop at budget motels for children who've lost their homes. Robert Anderson, Daniel Ruetenik and Nicole Young are the producers. Hitchens - Steve Kroft profiles Vanity Fair columnist, author and public intellectual Christopher Hitchens, for whom nothing is off-limits when making his wry and often outrageous observations, including the cancer he is suffering from. Frank Devine is the producer. Spy on the Ice - Bob Simon reports on the latest "spy-cam" techniques used by wildlife filmmakers to show animals - in this case, polar bears - up-close and in a way audiences have never seen them before. Produced by Michael Gavshon.
S43E24 Curve Ball/Counterfeit Drugs/The $125,000 Question 00/00/0000 Curve Ball - Bob Simon interviews the Iraqi defector code-named "Curve Ball" - first identified by 60 MINUTES three years ago - whose false tale of a mobile, biological weapons program was the chief justification for invading Iraq. Draggan Mihailovich is the producer. Counterfeit Drugs - 60 MINUTES' nine-month investigation of counterfeit prescription drugs reveals how the dangerous and sometimes deadly fakes get into the nation's drug pipeline. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports. Kyra Darnton, Sam Hornblower and Michael Radutzky are the producers. The $125,000 Question - Katie Couric reports on an experimental New York City charter school founded on the idea of hiring the best teachers by paying them $125,000, while denying them tenure. Jenny Dubin is the producer.
S43E25 Japan/The N-word/The Archbishop 00/00/0000 Japan - Scott Pelley reports on the American team working to avert nuclear disaster in Japan after the tsunami crippled a power plant. Robert Anderson and Henry Schuster are the producers. The N-word - A Southern publisher's sanitized edition of "Huckleberry Finn" that replaces the N-word with "slave" over 200 times is the focal point for a debate on the use of the controversial word in American society. Byron Pitts reports. David Schneider is the producer. The Archbishop - In a wide-ranging interview with Morley Safer, New York's Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan discusses the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic church, his current mission and the state of the church in America. Deirdre Naphin is the producer.
S43E26 The New Tax Havens/One Child At A Time/Coach Hurley 00/00/0000 The New Tax Havens - American companies are finding new overseas tax havens to legally protect some of their profits from the U.S. tax rate of 35 percent, among the highest in the world. Lesley Stahl reports. Shachar Bar-On is the producer. One Child At A Time - Wars can literally shatter children's lives and Elissa Montanti is on a mission to make some of them whole again through a network of volunteers. Scott Pelley follows the progress of one of them, a badly maimed Iraqi boy. Tanya Simon and Catherine Herrick are the producers. Coach Hurley - Tiny Catholic high school St. Anthony in Jersey City, N.J., doesn't even have its own gym, but it has Coach Bob Hurley, who has taken the team - now ranked number-one in the nation - to 24 state championships. Steve Kroft reports. Peter Radovich is the producer.
S43E27 The Next Housing Shock/Gospel for Teens 00/00/0000 The Next Housing Shock - As more and more Americans face mortgage foreclosure, banks' crucial ownership documents for the properties are often unclear and are sometimes even bogus - a condition that's causing lawsuits and hampering an already weak housing market. Scott Pelley reports. Robert Anderson and Daniel Ruetenik are the producers. Gospel for Teens - Lesley Stahl spends a year following the inspirational leader of a gospel music program for teenagers in Harlem and her students as they learn to sing this original American art form and build the confidence and character it inspires. Shari Finkelstein is the producer. THIS IS A DOUBLE-LENGTH SEGMENT.
S43E28 The Murder of Louis Allen/The Library/Albert Pujols 00/00/0000 The Murder of Louis Allen - Steve Kroft's 18-month investigation into a 47-yr.old murder in a Mississippi town sheds light on an unsolved civil rights killing near the top of the FBI's list. Graham Messick and Sumi Aggarwal are the producers. The Library - No one is allowed to borrow from the Vatican Library, except the pope. And no wonder: the archive holds some of the oldest and most precious works of art and treasure known to man. Morley Safer and "60 Minutes" cameras get to see the best of the best. David Browning is the producer. Albert Pujols - His big bat has made the St. Louis Cardinals' slugger one of the top 10 players in baseball history. But to people with Down syndrome and the poor of his native Dominican Republic that he helps, he means a lot more than home runs and RBI. Bob Simon reports. Draggan Mihailovich is the producer.
S43E29 Greg Mortenson/The Case of Beckett Brennan/The Co-Founder 00/00/0000 Greg Mortenson - He's written inspiring best sellers, including "Three Cups of Tea," but are the stories all true? Steve Kroft investigates. Andy Court and Kevin Livelli are the producers. The Case of Beckett Brennan - The government recently sent out guidelines on how college judicial review boards should handle the rising incidence of campus sexual assault. Beckett Brennan says the University of the Pacific's board bungled her case, spurring her to come forward to say she was sexually assaulted by three of the school's athletes. Katie Couric reports. Graham Messick and Ashley Velie are the producers. The Co-Founder - Lesley Stahl speaks to Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen in his first interview about his upcoming book in which he criticizes his Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates. Shachar-Bar-On is the producer.
S43E30 Mount Athos/The Billionaire 00/00/0000 Mount Athos - Bob Simon steps back in time when he gets rare access to monks in ancient monasteries on a remote Greek peninsula who have lived a Spartan life of prayer in a tradition virtually unchanged for a thousand years. Cameras capture the monastic life, including chanting, prayers, rituals, and the priceless relics and icons from the Byzantine Empire stored on "The Holy Mountain," Mt. Athos. Harry Radliffe and Michael Karzis are the producers. (This is a double-length segment.) The Billionaire - Eli Broad sets the standard for philanthropy. He's given away over $2 billion and plans on leaving even more to charity before he dies. But along with the billionaire's name that most projects he funds must take, his advice and oftentimes his control are usually part of the deal. Morley Safer reports. Ruth Streeter is the producer.
S43E31 Lara Logan/Mitch Landrieu/Zenyatta 00/00/0000 Lara Logan - In her first television interview since being sexually assaulted two months ago, the CBS News chief foreign correspondent and 60 MINUTES reporter reveals what happened to her in Tahrir Square in an interview with Scott Pelley. Robert Anderson is the producer. Mitch Landrieu - The New Orleans mayor talks to Byron Pitts about the city he loves and his efforts to heal wounds it still suffers from corruption and Hurricane Katrina. David Schneider is the producer. Zenyatta - With the greatest American horse race coming up next week in Kentucky, 60 MINUTES takes another look at one of the greatest American thoroughbreds ever to grace a track - the nearly undefeated Zenyatta. Bob Simon reports. Tom Anderson is the producer.
S43E32 Killing Bin Laden: The President's Story 08/05/2011 President Obama gives his first and only interview since the killing of Osama bin Laden to "60 Minutes." The president will reveal to Steve Kroft for the first time his thoughts as he watched and listened from the Situation Room of the White House as the commando-style raid on bin Laden's compound unfolded. Frank Devine and Michael Radutzky are the producers.
S43E33 The Soldiers' Secretary/Afghanistan's Top Spy/Sovereign Citizens 00/00/0000 Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on a five-day mission to the Middle East.
S43E34 Armstrong/The FBI and the Grim Reaper 22/05/2011 "Armstrong" examines the allegations that world famous cyclist Lance Armstrong is using performance enhancing drugs. "The FBI and the Grim Reaper" looks at FBI agent Lin Vecchio who help put away several notorious Mafia leaders, but also faces murder charges due to his association with an informant.
S43E35 U.S. v. Drake/Children in the Fields/Al Sharpton 22/05/2011 "U.S. v. Drake" looks at former NSA executive Thomas Drake who claims 9/11 could have been stopped though he now faces espionage charges. "Children in the Fields" examines how some farmers are forced to work with their families in the fields. "Al Sharpton" profiles the famous activist. "Andy Rooney" memorializes producer Joe Wershba.
S43E36 Medal of Honor/A Relentless Enemy 29/05/2011 Medal of Honor - The first living soldier to win the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War tells Lara Logan in an emotional interview just what he did to earn the nation's highest combat honor and how the recognition makes him uncomfortable. Sal Giunta has now possessed the medal for six months and says he is just as uncomfortable wearing it as he was to be named its winner. A Relentless Enemy - Lara Logan's report takes viewers to the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan, where the unit she was covering came under heavy and regular enemy fire from fighters the U.S. military says keep coming from their sanctuary in Pakistan.
S43E37 The Speed Traders/City of David/Lady Gaga 05/06/2011 The Speed Traders - Steve Kroft gets a rare look inside the secretive world of "high-frequency trading," a controversial technique the SEC is scrutinizing in which computers can make thousands of stock trades in less than a second. City of David - Lesley Stahl reports from under the city of Jerusalem from a controversial archeological dig that has become a flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Lady Gaga - With her outrageous costumes and mega hit dance songs, Lady Gaga has become the world's most talked about entertainer.
S43E38 Designing Life/The N-Word/The King's Speech 12/06/2011 Designing Life - Steve Kroft profiles famous microbiologist Craig Venter, whose scientists have already mapped the human genome and created what he calls "the first synthetic species." The N-Word - A Southern publisher's sanitized edition of "Huckleberry Finn" that replaces the N-word with "slave" over 200 times is the focal point for a debate on the use of the controversial word in American society. The King's Speech - "60 Minutes" talks to its starring actor, Colin Firth, and reports on the historic find in an attic that helped make the "The King's Speech" an Oscar favorite.
S43E39 The Spark/Endless Memory 19/06/2011 The Spark - Bob Simon reports from Tunisia, where protests against the repressive government not only toppled its autocratic ruler, but sparked the uprising in Egypt that forced President Hosni Mubarak to resign. Endless Memory - Lesley Stahl reports on the recently discovered phenomenon of "superior autobiographical memory," the ability to recall nearly every day of one's life. Stahl interviews the handful of individuals known to possess the skill, which scientists are only now beginning to study.
S43E40 Hard Times Generation/Wynton Marsalis 26/06/2011 Hard Times Generation - For some children, socializing and learning in school are being cruelly complicated by homelessness, as Scott Pelley reports from Florida, where school buses now stop at budget motels for children who've lost their homes. Wynton Marsalis - Jazz missionary Wynton Marsalis shares his love of America's most distinctive art form by taking his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra around the world. Morley Safer tags along as Marsalis and his musicians make the scene in London and then go to Havana for a spicy Afro-Cuban musical treat.
S43E41 The Murder of Louis Allen/One Child at a Time/The Library 03/07/2011 The Murder of Louis Allen - Steve Kroft's 18-month investigation into a 47-yr.old murder in a Mississippi town sheds light on an unsolved civil rights killing near the top of the FBI's list. One Child at a Time - Wars can literally shatter children's lives and Elissa Montanti is on a mission to make some of them whole again through a network of volunteers. Scott Pelley follows the progress of one of them, a badly maimed Iraqi boy. The Library - No one is allowed to borrow a book from the Vatican Library - except the pope. And no wonder: the archive holds some of the oldest and most precious works of art and treasure known to man. Morley Safer and "60 Minutes" cameras get to see the best of the best.
S43E42 Shaleionaires/Stand Down/Market Street 10/07/2011 Shaleionaires - While some complain that extracting natural gas from shale rock formations is tainting their water supply, others who have allowed drilling on their property are getting wealthy and becoming "shaleionaires." Stand Down - Some veterans returning from Iraq or Afghanistan into the recession are finding themselves homeless. Scott Pelley reports on an annual encampment in San Diego where veterans can find hope, help and services. Market Street - Morley Safer reports on a mystery that was solved about a 100-year-old film that we now know was made on San Francisco's Market St. just days before the 1906 earthquake.
S43E43 Silver or Lead/The Gambler/In Search of Jaguars 17/07/2011 Silver or Lead - Byron Pitts reports on the murder of the mayor of a Mexican city, where powerful drug gangs seem to be giving authorities a choice of "silver or lead" - join us and we will pay you or don't and we'll kill you. The Gambler - Las Vegas sports betting legend Bill Walters has never had a losing year - a winning a streak that's made odds makers call him the "most dangerous sports bettor in Nevada." In Search of Jaguars - "60 Minutes" went in search of the most elusive of all of nature's big cats, the jaguar, and captured amazing footage of them in the Brazilian jungle.
S43E44 Resurrecting Eden/Mitch Landrieu/The “Sharkman” 24/07/2011 Resurrecting Eden - In Southern Iraq where many biblical scholars place the Garden of Eden, Scott Pelley finds a water world where the "Marsh Arabs" are making a comeback after Saddam nearly destroyed the "cradle of civilization." Mitch Landrieu - The New Orleans mayor talks to Byron Pitts about the city he loves and his efforts to heal wounds it still suffers from corruption and Hurricane Katrina. The "Sharkman" - Anderson Cooper dives unprotected with great white sharks and the South African who's spent more time up close with the ocean's most feared predator than anyone else.
S43E45 The Big Gamble/Brazil/Mark Wahlberg 31/07/2011 The Big Gamble - Lesley Stahl reports on the proliferation of gambling to 38 states and its main attraction, the slot machine, newer versions of which some scientists believe may addict their players. Brazil - As the U.S. and most of the world's countries limp along after the crippling recession, Brazil is off and running with jobs, industry, and resources. The economic juggernaut is poised to become the fifth largest economy in the world. Mark Wahlberg - From street thug, to rapper to actor and now producer, Mark Wahlberg has reinvented himself to the top of the Hollywood heap. Lara Logan profiles Wahlberg as he prepares for his most challenging role - a boxer.
S43E46 The next housing shock/The co-founder/Eminem 07/08/2011 The next housing shock - As more and more Americans face mortgage foreclosure, banks' crucial ownership documents for the properties are often unclear and are sometimes even bogus - a condition that's causing lawsuits and hampering an already weak housing market. The co-founder - Lesley Stahl speaks to Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen in his first interview about his upcoming book in which he criticizes his Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates. Eminem - Anderson Cooper profiles the chart-topping rapper from Detroit who overcame addiction to reclaim the winning style that made him the biggest selling artist of the past decade.
S43E47 The new tax havens/Top Gear/Albert Pujols 14/08/2011 The new tax havens - American companies are finding new overseas tax havens to legally protect some of their profits from the U.S. tax rate of 35 percent - among the highest in the world. Top Gear - A quirky British television show about cars has become a hit almost everywhere but the U.S. Steve Kroft reports on "Top Gear," whose witty humor, outrageous speed, destructive vehicle stunts and car reviews attract an estimated weekly worldwide audience of 350 million according to the BBC. Albert Pujols - His big bat has made the St. Louis Cardinals' slugger one of the top 10 players in baseball history. But to people with Down syndrome and the poor of his native Dominican Republic who he helps, he means a lot more than home runs and RBI.
S43E48 U.S. vs. DRAKE/The 33/The Archbishop 21/08/2011 U.S. vs. DRAKE - Tom Drake, a former National Security Agency senior executive, was indicted last year for espionage after leaking allegations to the media that the nation's largest intelligence organization had committed fraud, waste and abuse. The 33 - Three months after 33 Chilean miners were rescued from a half-mile underground - where they lived in daily fear of death for 69 days - psychologists say more than 20 of them are experiencing serious mental stress. Bob Simon reports. The Archbishop - In a wide-ranging interview with Morley Safer, New York's Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan discusses the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, his current mission and the state of the church in America.
S43E49 Greg Mortenson/Gospel for Teens 28/08/2011 Greg Mortenson - He's written inspiring best sellers, including "Three Cups of Tea," but are the stories all true? Gospel for Teens - Lesley Stahl spends a year following the inspirational leader of a gospel music program for teenagers in Harlem and her students as they learn to sing this original American art form and build the confidence and character it inspires.
S43E50 WikiLeaks/Resurrecting the extinct 04/09/2011 WikiLeaks - Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, speaks to Steve Kroft about the U.S. attempt to indict him on criminal charges and the torrent of criticism aimed at him for publishing classified documents. Resurrecting the extinct -Scientists believe they can sustain endangered species - maybe even one day resurrect some that have died out - using DNA technology.
S43E51 The interrogator/Remembering 9/11 11/09/2011 The interrogator - Few know more about the 9/11 investigation than Ali Soufan, who questioned members of al Qaeda after the attack. The former FBI agent reveals himself for the first time and talks about his interrogations in an interview with Lara Logan. Remembering 9/11 -Ground Zero responders relive their haunting experiences on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks for a "60 Minutes" segment about their road to recovery and the doctor who is preserving their oral histories.
S43E52 “I've never seen the like”/Spy on the ice/Jerry Jones 18/09/2011 "I've never seen the like" - After many requests for help from his ambushed unit were denied, Dakota Meyer took matters into his own hands, going through a gauntlet of Taliban fire five times to try and save his trapped comrades. His efforts earned him the Medal of Honor. David Martin reports. Spy on the ice - Bob Simon reports on the latest "spy-cam" techniques used by wildlife filmmakers to show animals - in this case, polar bears - up-close and in a way audiences have never seen them before. Jerry Jones - A disappointed Cowboys owner - GM Jerry Jones says even his friend, the late George Steinbrenner, would fire him for the poor performance of his Dallas football team that many predicted would go to the Super Bowl.
S43E53 After the wave/Alone on the wall/Andy Rooney 00/00/0000 After the wave - The relationship between the Japanese town of Otsuchi and its "sister city" Ft. Bragg, Calif., took on a new and powerful meaning after Otsuchi was inundated by the tsunami last winter. Alone on the wall - "60 Minutes" cameras capture a feat never documented before: viewers will see Alex Honnold scale a 1,600-ft. rock wall using nothing more than his hands and feet. Lara Logan interviews the 26-year-old about his technique and his daredevil sport- where there can be no mistakes. Andy Rooney - Morley Safer interviews the iconic commentator about his remarkable career right before Rooney's last regular appearance on "60 Minutes," where he has had the final word since 1978.
S43E54 The jobs czar/The revolution/The player 00/00/0000 The jobs czar - Can General Electric Chairman Jeffrey Immelt, whose company has been racking up big profits overseas, help create jobs in America? Lesley Stahl interviews the man President Obama chose to lead the crucial quest for more American jobs. The revolution - Despite ousting the dictator whose regime repressed and tortured citizens for decades, Egyptians are now facing the same treatment from the country's military that they endured under President Hosni Mubarak. The player - He doesn't put on the pads or walk the sidelines, but Drew Rosenhaus, the agent who represents the most NFL players, is a force to be reckoned with -- even if he has to say so himself.
S43E55 Afghanistan/The Life and Death of Vincent van Gogh 00/00/0000 Afghanistan - As the war in Afghanistan hits 10 years, guerrilla tactics are still exacting a high human toll. Gen. John Allen, the man in charge of the war, tells Scott Pelley that some U.S. troops will need to be there longer than most Americans thought. The Life and Death of Vincent van Gogh - His paintings are among the most well-known in the world, just like the story of his life and death: Vincent van Gogh was a troubled genius who killed himself. But now the authors of a biography say their exhaustive investigation strongly indicates he may not have taken his own life.
S43E56 Steve Jobs/Apps for autism 00/00/0000 Steve Jobs - In his first interview about the visionary Apple CEO, biographer Walter Isaacson reveals the private Steve Jobs few knew. Jobs also tells his story in his own words, as Isaacson recorded some of the over 40 interviews he conducted with him. Among the revelations: Jobs refused early and potentially life-saving surgery on the cancer that eventually killed him a few weeks ago. Apps for autism - Autistic people whose condition prevents them from speaking are making breakthroughs with the help of tablet computers and special applications that allow them to communicate, some for the first time.
S44E01 NYPD's Counterterrorism Unit; Trey Parker and Matt Stone 00/00/0000 New York Police Department's counterterrorism unit; the murder of a neo-nazi leader; "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
S44E02 Otsuchi, Japan; Alex Honnold; Andy Rooney 00/00/0000 Bob Simon reports on the relationship between Otsuchi, Japan, and its "sister city" Fort Bragg, Cal.; Lara Logan profiles rock climber Alex Honnold; Morley Safer interviews Andy Rooney, who discusses his last regular appearance on the show.
S44E03 Jeffery Immelt; the Egyptian military 00/00/0000 General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt discusses creating jobs in the U.S. Also: a report on the treatment of Egyptian citizens by the country's military; a profile of NFL sports agent Drew Rosenhaus.
S44E04 Gen. John Allen; Vincent van Gogh 00/00/0000 Scott Pelley interviews Marine Corps Gen. John Allen about the war in Afghanistan; Morley Safer interviews authors Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, who discuss their biography of Vincent van Gogh ("Van Gogh: The Life").
S44E05 Steve Jobs; Apps for Autistic people 23/10/2011 Author Walter Isaacson discusses his biography of Steve Jobs and reveals that Jobs refused early and potentially lifesaving surgery after learning he had cancer. Also: a report on apps for autistic people that help them communicate.
S44E06 Madoffs/All American 00/00/0000 Madoffs - In their first interview about the crimes of Bernard Madoff, the son and the wife of the man who scammed billions of dollars provide the first inside account from the immediate family. Ruth Madoff and son Andrew tell Morley Safer how Madoff confessed his crimes to them, their reaction and the subsequent family strife of the past three years. All American - Beating the odds in a fight against a deadly cancer for most people would mean staying alive. For Mark Herzlich, who was diagnosed with bone cancer while he was a football star at Boston College, living meant playing football in the NFL.
S44E07 A Lobbyist's Playbook, Operation Proper Exit, Andy Rooney 06/11/2011 A Lobbyist's Playbook - Jack Abramoff, the ex-lobbyist and now ex-convict at the center of the biggest Washington corruption scandal in decades gives his first television interview to Lesley Stahl. He reveals how he was able to influence politicians and why, despite reform, such influence buying continues. Operation Proper Exit - This unique program takes wounded warriors back to the battlefield in an effort to provide closure that often leads to better lives for these veterans and their families. Andy Rooney - Morley Safer remembers the longtime 60 Minutes commentator, who died on November 4, 2011, at the age of 92.
S44E08 Insiders/Taser/Freeman Hrabowski 00/00/0000 Insiders - Steve Kroft reports on how America's lawmakers can legally buy stock based on non-public information. Taser - The non-lethal device has saved many lives and prevented serious injury to suspects and police say its law enforcement advocates, but a new study says some authorities use it too quickly, causing unnecessary pain and sometimes death. Freeman Hrabowski - University President Freeman Hrabowski has turned the University of Maryland Baltimore County into a well-known producer of outstanding scientists and engineers, many of whom are minorities.
S44E09 Christine Lagarde, The Pledge, Taylor Swift 20/11/2011 Christine Lagarde - Thrust into the breach during one of the worst economic crises in decades, Christine Lagarde, the new head of the International Monetary Fund, has become one of the world's most powerful women. The Pledge - Steve Kroft takes a look at Grover Norquist, the man many blame for holding up the deficit-reduction process because of the anti-tax pledges he has obtained from nearly all the Republican politicians in Washington. Taylor Swift - She writes and sings all her own songs, sells millions of records and she's just 21 years old. Lesley Stahl profiles music sensation Taylor Swift.
S44E10 Hard Times Generation, The Flavorists, Angelina 27/11/2011 Hard Times Generation - Scott Pelley brings "60 Minutes" cameras back to Central Florida to document another level of homelessness - kids and their parents living in cars. The Flavorists - Meet the scientists behind the real and artificial flavors that make foods and beverages so tasty. Morley Safer reports on this fascinating industry that food manufacturers depend on, but which critics say make some people dependent on less-than-healthy food choices. Angelina - Bob Simon profiles international film star Angelina Jolie, who has gone behind the camera to direct a film for the first time.
S44E11 Prosecuting Wall Street/Michael Buble 00/00/0000 Prosecuting Wall Street - Two whistleblowers tell Steve Kroft that their warnings about fraudulent and substandard mortgages were ignored by their companies, offering a rare window into the root causes of the subprime mortgage meltdown still holding back the struggling U.S economy. Michael Buble - He fills concert halls and has sold 35 million albums by covering classic American songs made famous by crooners like Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. Lara Logan profiles this still-rising singer whose current album, "Christmas," is number one.
S44E12 President Obama, Howard Buffett 11/12/2011 President Obama - Steve Kroft questions the president on a wide range of critical topics, including his performance in office, the U.S. economy and unemployment, and the budget woes in Washington. Howard Buffett - Legendary investor Warren Buffett has chosen his son Howard to succeed him as head of his multibillion dollar holding company. But as Lesley Stahl reports, "Howie" - a farmer - is no chip off the old block.
S44E13 The Majority Leader, The Gardens of the Queen, Meryl Streep 18/12/2011 The Majority Leader - Lesley Stahl questions House Majority Leader Eric Cantor about the partisan politics that are holding up legislation and giving the U.S. Congress such a low approval rating among Americans. The Gardens of the Queen - "60 Minutes" cameras take viewers on an underwater adventure off the Cuban coast to one of the world's most pristine and vibrant coral reefs. But as Anderson Cooper reports, reefs like these are already dying and could disappear someday if mankind isn't more careful. Meryl Streep - The two-time Oscar-winner and Grande Dame of American film and stage sat down with Morley Safer for a rare interview to discuss acting, her career and her latest leading role as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
S44E14 The Library, Mount Athos 00/00/0000 This special Christmas edition of 60 Minutes features two segments from previous programs. 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 April 24, 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.
S44E15 The Majority Leader, The Perfect Score, The ascent of Alex Honnold 00/00/0000 Lesley Stahl profiles House Majority Leader Eric Cantor; Then, Sam Eshaghoff tells how he was able to take the SAT and ACT college admissions exams for others; Also, Mountain climber Alex Honnold seems to defy gravity by scaling sheer, steep rock faces with no rope and apparently no fear.
S44E16 Stem cell treatments, Brothers in the Marines, Truffles 00/00/0000 The Internet is full of websites selling unproven stem cell treatments for incurable illnesses, Marines call each other "brother," but in the Lone Star Battalion, there are five actual sets of brothers, The most expensive food in the world.
S44E17 Groupon, Qatar, Jake 15/01/2012 Groupon - In his first major interview since taking the multibillion dollar Internet company public late last year, the founder and CEO of online daily deals site Groupon talks about the company Forbes called the fastest growing in the world. Qatar -The tiny and prosperous Middle Eastern country with no income taxes and free health care is an island of calm in a sea of unrest as neighbors like Syria, Egypt and Bahrain experience social upheaval. Jake -At 13 years old, Jake Barnett is already attending college and tutoring his much older "peers." In fact, the math and science prodigy was acing college courses when he was just eight and hopes to use his gift to change the world someday.
S44E18 Wildebeest Migration, Elephant Dictionary, Jane Goodall 00/00/0000 Scott Pelley visits Kenya to observe the great wildebeest migration; Bob Simon reports on the compilation of an elephant dictionary in Central Africa; Lara Logan interviews anthropologist Jane Goodall.
S44E19 Leon Panetta, Roger Goodell, Big Game Species in US 00/00/0000 Scott Pelley interviews Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; Steve Kroft profiles NFL commissioner Roger Goodell; Lara Logan reports on breeding and hunting big-game species in the U.S.
S44E20 Dolly Parton, Anna Wintour, Meryl Streep 05/02/2012 Morley Safer profiles three famous ladies. From June 7, 2009 - Dolly Parton - An interview with Dolly Parton concerning her life, musical career, and the production of the Broadway version of her film "9 to 5." From May 17, 2009 - Anna Wintour - Morley Safer with Vogue editor, Anna Wintour in a very rare interview. You might know her as "The Devil Wears Prada." From December 18, 2011 - The Many Meryls - 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.
S44E21 Deception at Duke, India's Gold, The year of Adele 12/02/2012 Deception at Duke - Scott Pelley reports on a Duke University oncologist whose supervisor says he manipulated the data in his study of a breakthrough cancer therapy. India's Gold -The demand for gold in India accounts for an amazing 32 percent of the worldwide market for the precious metal. And no wonder. The most important tradition at nearly all the 10 million annual weddings in India is the lavish gold jewelry. The year of Adele -Her second album has sold nearly 18 million copies worldwide, putting the British singing sensation on top of the charts and up for six Grammys. Anderson Cooper talks to Adele about her success and the vocal cord surgery that saved her voice.
S44E22 Trapped in Unemployment, Treating Depression, The Mozart of Chess 19/02/2012 Trapped in Unemployment - As the number of Americans without work for a year or two rises into the millions, Scott Pelley reports on a program designed to help the long term unemployed back into the workplace. Treating Depression -A Harvard psychologist says drugs used to treat depression do work, but for the most part, it's not the chemical that's making people feel better, it's the placebo effect. The Mozart of Chess -Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen is the number one chess player in the world and he loves to see his opponents squirm.
S44E23 Going to Extremes 26/02/2012 From October 11, 2009: The Birdmen (Steve Kroft) - 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. From October 02, 2011: Alone on the Wall (Lara Logan) - Lara Logan profiles free-soloing rock climber Alex Honnold, the subject of the movie Alone on the Wall. From March 28, 2010: The Sharkman (Anderson Cooper) - 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.
S44E24 Stuxnet, The Archbishop of Dublin, Redshirting 04/03/2012 Stuxnet - The sophisticated computer worm that sabotaged Iran's nuclear program is now out there, its idea and methods exposed to terrorists or rogue nations who could use them to create their own cyberweapon. The Archbishop of Dublin - The sex abuse crisis in the Irish Catholic Church has rocked one of the most Catholic countries in the world and turned the archbishop of Dublin into an outspoken critic of the church. Redshirting - Morley Safer reports on the rising incidence of "redshirting," holding back children from school who have late birthdays so they can be the oldest instead of the youngest in their class.
S44E25 The Spymaster Speaks, Teacher to the World, Aerosmith 11/03/2012 The Spymaster Speaks - While the possibility of a nuclear-armed Iran becomes an election year issue, the former head of Israel's intelligence service, Meir Dagan, sits down with Lesley Stahl to discuss the Iranian nuclear question. Teacher to the World - On his educational website, "Khan Academy," he teaches millions of students across the world each month. Sal Khan's teaching method has become so effective that it may be the future of American education. Aerosmith - An inside look at how, despite their differences, one of America's premier rock bands defied age, substance abuse and changing musical tastes to stay together for 40 years. Lara Logan goes on tour with and interviews the members of Aerosmith.
S44E26 SpaceX, Face Blindness 18/03/2012 SpaceX - Elon Musk was the first private citizen to launch a space vehicle into orbit and bring it back to Earth. Now, the founder of SpaceX is competing against larger, more entrenched aeronautical companies to become the first private venture to put a man into orbit. Face Blindness -Lesley Stahl reports on a little known condition that prevents people from remembering faces, even those of family members. Some studies estimate that as many as one in 50 people are afflicted with face blindness. Remarkably, Stahl found others who are the opposite when it comes to face recognition. "Super recognizers" never forget a face, no matter how long ago they saw it.
S44E27 Resurrecting Chrysler, Evidence of Innocence, Novak Djokovic 25/03/2012 Resurrecting Chrysler - Just a few years ago, Chrysler was in chapter 11, its future bleak. Now, with a new leader in Sergio Marchionne and a new company forged by an alliance with Fiat, the automaker has made a remarkable turnaround to profitability. Evidence of Innocence - Michael Morton was finally freed when DNA evidence exonerated him after 25 years in prison; he speaks out in his first interview. As Lara Logan reports, Morton's case is one of a series of high profile wrongful convictions that have cast a harsh light on prosecutors. Novak Djokovic -He's the number-one tennis player in the world. He is a hero to his Serbian people and he has quite a sense of humor.
S44E28 Hard Landing, Sugar, Art Market 01/04/2012 Hard Landing - Seven thousand employees of the Kennedy Space Center lost their jobs when the final Space Shuttle was launched last July, a loss of income that's hit the local economy hard. Sugar - A prominent doctor who treats childhood obesity believes the high amount of sugar in the American diet, much of it in processed foods, is killing us. And as Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports, new studies seem to support his theory that sugar is toxic. Art Market - Morley Safer visits the Art Basel Miami Beach art fair where prices for contemporary art are spiking upward in a market that's been outperforming stocks since 2003.
S44E29 An Imperfect Union, The Sport of Kings, Joy in the Congo 08/04/2012 An Imperfect Union - Steve Kroft reports on the debt crisis in Europe, where weaker members of the European Union struggle to pay debt and try to avoid a financial crisis in the Eurozone that could spread to the U.S. The Sport of Kings - Polo is one of the oldest organized sports in the world and its leading star, Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, plays it with a style befitting his other role as the face of Ralph Lauren's iconic fashion brand, Polo. Joy in the Congo -The Congo's Kimbanguist Symphony Orchestra grew from one man's dream to 200 musicians and vocalists providing joy to the poor, bleak capital of Kinshasa. It's now the only symphony orchestra in Central Africa and the only all-black one in the world.
S44E30 Mike Wallace 00/00/0000 Mike Wallace: "60 Minutes" will devote its entire hour to its beloved colleague and founding correspondent, Mike Wallace, who died on April 7 at the age of 93.
S44E31 The Case Against Lehman, Christians of the Holy Land, The Trouble with Treasure 22/04/2012 The Case Against Lehman - Steve Kroft talks to the bank examiner whose investigation reveals the how and why of the spectacular financial collapse of Lehman Brothers, the bankruptcy that triggered the world financial crisis. Christians of the Holy Land - Bob Simon reports on the slow exodus from the Holy Land of Palestinian Christians, who say life in the middle of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has become too difficult. The Trouble with Treasure - Jay Miscovich says he found a cache of emeralds on the bottom of the ocean off of Florida, but it may be years before he can profit from the treasure.
S44E32 Hard Measures, Hooked 29/04/2012 Hard Measures - The former head of the CIA's Clandestine Service, Jose Rodriguez, talks to Lesley Stahl about the "enhanced interrogation techniques," including waterboarding, used on high-level al Qaeda detainees. The ex-spy was the man behind those techniques that some would consider torture and he defends their use for the first time. Hooked - Dr. Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute on drug abuse, uses MRI scans on the brains of addicts to show how difficult it is to just say no to drugs and other addictive behaviors, including eating.
S44E33 The Raptor, Cleaning Up Whitley County, Michael Phelps 06/05/2012 The Raptor - Two pilots who refuse to fly the nation's top fighter jet because of safety and health concerns risk their wings to become military whistleblowers and speak out about the F-22 Raptor. Cleaning Up Whitley County - A corrupt sheriff in a drug-infested Kentucky county who federal authorities initially failed to indict was finally foiled by a pair of twenty-something journalists from the local newspaper. Michael Phelps - The Olympic gold wunderkind is back to a strict training regimen after a lull that included some fun downtime and unimpressive races. He tells Anderson Cooper he's now ready for the London games, where his coach predicts another multiple gold medal effort.
S44E34 Hank, The Gulen Movement, The Role of a Lifetime 13/05/2012 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 classic film.
S44E35 Dropping Out, Hard Cases, Roger Waters 20/05/2012 Dropping Out - A billionaire's program to pay students with promising ideas to drop out of college is attracting students and critics. Internet business pioneer Peter Thiel thinks his program is a viable alternative to what he sees as a costly and ineffective university system. Hard Cases - The last resort for patients with rare, undiagnosed medical conditions is Dr. William Gahl's Undiagnosed Diseases Program at the National Institutes of Health. Roger Waters - Pink Floyd's creative force is still performing the rock opera "The Wall" to sold-out stadiums around the world.
S44E36 Final Resting Place, Tel Aviv, The Many Meryls 27/05/2012 An interview with former marine Dakota Meyer upon receiving the Medal of Honor; profiles of five sets of brothers who fought to do battle together in Afghanistan; a report on Operation Proper Exit that helps wounded warriors find closure.
S44E37 Elon Musk, Jeff Hall and the NSM, Angelina Jolie 03/06/2012 Scott Pelley interviews SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who discusses private space travel; Lesley Stahl investigates the murder of a neo-Nazi and a growing subculture of hate in the U.S.; Bob Simon profiles Angelina Jolie.
S44E39 Insiders, Freeman Hrabowski, Taylor Swift 17/06/2012 Steve Kroft reports on how U.S. lawmakers legally buy stock based on nonpublic information; Byron Pitts profiles Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County; Lesley Stahl interviews Taylor Swift.
S44E40 Greg Mortenson, Howard Buffett, Novak Djokovic 24/06/2012 An investigation into the validity of humanitarian Greg Mortenson's best-selling stories. Also: Howard Buffett, who will succeed his father, Warren Buffett, as the head of a multibillion-dollar holding company; and tennis player Novak Djokovic.
S44E41 Stuxnet, Qatar, The Most Expensive Food in the World 01/07/2012 Steve Kroft examines the computer worm Stuxnet; Bob Simon visits Qatar; Lesley Stahl reports on the black-market trade of pricey white truffles.
S44E42 A Lobbyist's Playbook, Redshirting, The Mozart of Chess 08/07/2012 Lesley Stahl interviews former Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff; Morley Safer reports on the rising incidence of "redshirting," in which children with late birthdays are held back from school; Bob Simon profiles chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen.
S44E44 Evidence of Innocence, India's Gold, Michael Phelps 22/07/2012 Lara Logan interviews Michael Morton, who spent nearly 25 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit; Byron Pitts reports on the demand for gold in India; Anderson Cooper profiles Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps.
S44E45 Hard Times Generation, The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh 29/07/2012 A report on homelessness in central Florida. Also: the life and death of Vincent van Gogh is discussed with biographers, who say that the widely-accepted notion that he committed suicide may not be true.
S44E46 Sugar, Face Blindness 05/08/2012 Sanjay Gupta investigates whether or not sugar is toxic; Lesley Stahl reports on face blindness, a condition that prevents people from recognizing faces.
S44E47 Romney Ryan, Trapped in Unemployment, Joy in the Congo 12/08/2012 Scott Pelley examines a program designed to help long-term unemployed workers get back into the job force; Morley Safer reports on artificial food flavors; and Bob Simon puts the spotlight on the Congo's Kimbanguist Symphony Orchestra.
S44E48 The Case Against Lehman Brothers, The Archbishop of Dublin, Aerosmith 19/08/2012 The financial collapse of Lehman Brothers is studied via a conversation with a bank examiner who investigated the financial-service firm. Also: a sex-abuse crisis in the Irish Catholic Church; and an interview with classic rockers Aerosmith.
S44E49 The Pledge, Stem Cell Fraud, The Sport of Kings 26/08/2012 "The Pledge" rebroadcasts a profile of conservative anti-tax activist Grover Norquist. "Stem Cell Fraud" rebroadcasts an investigation into a doctor who falsely claims he can use stem cells to treat cerebral palsy. "The Sport of Kings" rebroadcasts a look at polo and efforts to make it popular in the United States.
S44E50 Resurrecting Chrysler, The Flavorists, Teacher to the World 02/09/2012 "Resurrecting Chrysler" rebroadcasts a segment on the revitalization of the automaker. "The Flavorists" rebroadcasts a segment on the people who make the artificial flavors in food. "Teacher to the World" rebroadcasts a segment on educator using computer to teach millions around the world.
S44E51 Killing Bin Laden 00/00/0000 Scott Pelley interviews a former SEAL who was part of the team that assassinated Osama bin Laden.
S44E52 The Spymaster Speaks, The Player, The Year of Adele 16/09/2012 "The Spymaster Speaks" rebroadcasts an interview with the former head of Israel's intelligence service. "The Player" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous sports agent Drew Rosenhaus. "The Year of Adele" rebroadcasts an interview with the singer.
S44E53 President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney 00/00/0000 President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are interviewed.
S45E01 Afghan President Hamid Karzai; US General John Allen; Arnold Schwarzenegger 30/09/2012 Afghan President Hamid Karzai and U.S. Marine General John Allen discuss the war with Laura Logan in Afghanistan; Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger talks about marital issues.
S45E02 Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei; U.S. Eyeware Company Luxotyica; Singer Rodriguez 07/10/2012 The potential risks of Huawei, a Chinese telecom giant; doing business with the U.S. eyewear company Luxottica; singer Rodriguez.
S45E03 The Syrian Civil War; New Program in Texas for War Vets; Daniel Craig & Barbara Broccoli 14/10/2012 The impact the Syrian Civil War has on the country; A new program in Texas for veterans who have gotten in trouble with the law; Props & gadgets from James Bond films and interviews with actor Daniel Craig and producer Barbara Broccoli.
S45E04 Medical Marijuana; Goldman Sachs Employee Greg Smith; Steven Spielberg 21/10/2012 Colorado's medical marijuana industry; former Goldman Sachs employee Greg Smith; director Steven Spielberg discusses his upcoming film, "Lincoln," and shares the first clips of the movie.
S45E05 Jobs & the Economy in Asheboro, NC; Missing American Historical Treasures; Shahid Khan 28/10/2012 Jobs and the economy in Asheboro, NC; American historical treasures that have gone missing; Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan.
S45E06 Partisan U.S. Senate Gridlock; Historian David McCullough; Football Player Aaron Rodgers 04/11/2012 Current and former members of the U.S. Senate discuss the partisan gridlock; historian David McCullough; professional football player Aaron Rodgers.
S45E07 Residents of Belle Harbor, NY; Manufacturers Looking for High-Tech Capable Employees; David McCullough 11/11/2012 Residents of Belle Harbor, a shoreline neighborhood in New York, who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy; U.S. manufacturers looking for employees capable of operating high-tech machinery; historian David McCullough.
S45E08 An Immigration & Customs Enforcement Investigation; Infant Morality; College Football Programs 18/11/2012 Immigration and Customs Enforcement's three-year investigation into the largest drug trafficking cartel ever seen; morality in infants; college football programs.
S45E09 Free The Children; New York City Ballet; Dereck & Beverly Joubert 25/11/2012 The organization Free the Children empowers kids to help others; the New York City Ballet; filmmakers Dereck & Beverly Joubert.
S45E10 Claims Against a Hospital Chain; Shin Dong Hyuk; Adventurers Bertrand Piccard & Abdre Borschberg 02/12/2012 Claims a hospital chain pressured doctors to admit patients; Shin Dong Hyuk talks about his escape from a North Korean prison camp; adventurers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg discusses their plan to fly a solar-powered plane around the world.
S45E11 Individuals Confessing To Crimes They Did Not Commit; The Race to Save the Tortoise; Hugh Jackman 09/12/2012 Individuals confessing to crimes they did not commit; poachers sell endangered turtles and tortoises for large sums of money; actor Hugh Jackman discusses his childhood, his family, and his latest role in "Les Miserables."
S45E12 Tragedy in Newton; Costa Concordia; The Vatican Library's treasures 16/12/2012 60 Minutes reports: Tragedy in Newtown Scott Pelley reports on the Newtown shooting and interviews a school nurse, a former classmate of the alleged gunman's, and former Secret Service members. Scott Pelley reports on the Newtown shooting and interviews a school nurse, a former classmate of the alleged gunman's, and former Secret Service members. Costa Concordia: Salvaging a shipwreck Eleven months after wrecking at sea, the Italian luxury liner awaits one of the most expensive and daunting salvage operations ever. Lesley Stahl reports. A rare look at the Vatican Library's treasures No one is allowed to borrow a book from the Vatican Library except the pope. And no wonder: the archive holds some of the oldest and most precious works of art and treasure known to man. Morley Safer and "60 Minutes" cameras get to see the best of the best.
S45E13 The Year of Adele/Rodriguez/Taylor Swift 23/12/2012 "The Year of Adele" rebroadcasts a profile and interview with the singer. "Rodriguez" rebroadcasts a profile and interview the famous singer and songwriter about the recent film about his life. "Taylor Swift" rebroadcasts a profile and interview with the young musician.
S45E14 Bionic limbs; Danish Spy; Judd Apatow 30/12/2012 How humans can move robotic limbs with their thoughts; a former Danish spy who claims to have played a role in the killing of an Al-Qaeda leader; filmmaker Judd Apatow.
S45E15 Internet's Impact on the News and Print Media; David Kelley and his company, IDEO; the Barcelona soccer team's unique training system is spotlighted 06/01/2013 Morley Safer explores the Internet's impact on newspapers and the print media; Charlie Rose profiles David Kelley and his company, IDEO, a creator of iconic products such as the computer mouse. Also: the Barcelona soccer team's unique training system is spotlighted.
S45E16 March of the Machines; Justice Sotomayor; Free Diving 13/01/2013 Steve Kroft reports on technological advances, especially robotics, that are revolutionizing the workplace, but not necessarily creating jobs; In her first broadcast interview, Justice Sonia Sotomayor talks to Scott Pelley about her life and career leading up to her appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court, including the role affirmative action played; In a growing extreme sport in which divers reach great depths on one breath, records are being broken and doctors are increasingly surprised by feats never thought possible. Bob Simon reports.
S45E17 The President and the Secretary of State; The Fall of Lance Armstrong 27/01/2013 President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appear in their first joint interview when they speak together to Steve Kroft; He confessed to doping in an interview with Oprah Winfrey last week, but U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart, says the evidence proves Lance Armstrong withheld the truth and lied to Winfrey on key issues. Tygart tells Scott Pelley that if the disgraced cyclist wants his lifetime ban lifted, he will have to tell all.
S45E18 Attack in Algeria; 40 Million Mistakes; Lincoln 10/02/2013 Mark Cobb, Steve Wysocki and Nick Frazier, three of the five Americans who survived the al Qaeda attack on an Algerian natural gas facility that resulted in the deaths of 37 foreign workers, recount their ordeals for the first time to Charlie Rose. Howard L. Rosenberg and Julie Holstein are the producers. A Steve Kroft investigation looks into the accuracy of the credit reports that American consumers rely on for credit cards and loans. James Jacoby and Michael Karzis are the producers. 60 Minutes explores the character of Lincoln, the president and the man, as seen through the eyes of the team that made the 12-time Oscar nominated film "Lincoln": best director nominee Steven Spielberg, best actor nominee Daniel Day Lewis and the historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, on whose book the movie was based. Lesley Stahl reports. Ruth Streeter is the producer.
S45E19 Israel's Iron Dome; World's Largest Civilian Hospital Ship; Downton Abbey's Maggie Smith 17/02/2013 Bob Simon reports on Israel's "Iron Dome," a game-changing defense system that the Israeli Air Force says shot down 85 percent of the rockets its enemies fired into the country from nearby Gaza last November. The world's largest civilian hospital ship takes volunteer medical staff to the Third World where they have restored sight to thousands of people suffering from cataracts and returned smiles to victims of facial tumors and cleft palates. Scott Pelley reports. Steve Kroft profiles Downton Abbey's Maggie Smith, who, at 78, has reached new heights of stardom due to the popular PBS series.
S45E20 Killing Bin Laden 24/02/2013 A former member of SEAL Team 6, known by the pseudonym Mark Owen, recounts the raid that killed the world's most wanted man: Osama bin Laden. Scott Pelley reports.
S45E21 The Life and Death of Clay Hunt; China's Real Estate Mogul; China's Real Estate Bubble 03/03/2013 Byron Pitts reports on the suicide of Clay Hunt, a former marine combat veteran; Lesley Stahl profiles Chinese billionaire Zhang Xin, a leading real-estate developer in China. Also: an examination of China's economy and its troubled real-estate market.
S45E22 Lethal Medicine; Sheryl Sandberg; God's Architect 10/03/2013 Scott Pelley investigates the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 48 people and sickened hundreds of others; Norah O'Donnell profiles Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg; Lara Logan reports on construction of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.
S45E23 Disillusionment Among Nuns in America; Twitter Creator Jack Dorsey; Former Hit Man Says He Has Found God 17/03/2013 Bob Simon reports on how Pope Francis may address the disillusionment among American nuns; Lara Logan interviews Twitter creator Jack Dorsey; Byron Pitts profiles former Mafia hit man John Veasey, who claims he is now a born-again Christian.
S45E24 Crackdown in Russia; Blindsided; The Nile Crocodile 24/03/2013 Lesley Stahl interviews a member of Russia's punk protest band Pussy Riot, about the group's anti-Putin demonstration that resulted in two members being imprisoned. Also: James Brown interviews NFL hopeful Brian Banks, who spent five years in prison for a rape he did not commit; and Anderson Cooper swims in the Nile with crocodiles.
S45E25 The Pioneer Hotel Fire; The Lost Boys 31/03/2013 Steve Kroft looks back at the Pioneer Hotel fire in Tucson that killed 29 people in 1970, exploring new evidence that could free a man in prison for the blaze. Also: Bob Simon files a two-segment report on Sudanese refugees who have settled in the U.S.
S45E26 Parents of Children Killed in the Newtown Massacre on Gun Law; Professional Basketball Player Jeremy Lin 07/04/2013 Parents of the victims of the Newtown, Conn., massacre speak with Scott Pelley about their efforts to change gun laws. Also: Charlie Rose interviews NBA player Jeremy Lin.
S45E27 Searching for warlord Joseph Kony; professional baseball player R.A. Dickey discusses his career; culture in the quirky town of Marfa, Texas 14/04/2013 Lara Logan joins African soldiers and U.S. military advisers as they search for warlord Joseph Kony; Lesley Stahl interviews Cy Young Award-winning knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey; Morley Safer visits cowboys and artists in Marfa, Texas.
S45E28 The Boston Bombings; Sniffing For Bombs; The 9/11 Museum 21/04/2013 The inside story of the Boston Marathon bombing investigation: Scott Pelley interviews Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. Lara Logan gets a rare look into the secretive world of these special dogs, some of whose capabilities are classified. Lesley Stahl gets the first in-depth look at the National September 11 Memorial Museum currently under construction seven stories below ground at ground zero, touring the massive space, getting a preview of its planned exhibits, and speaking to its director, president, and family members of victims who sit on its board.
S45E29 Angel of Death; Rosie's Run for the Roses 28/04/2013 Enter your phone number here
S45E30 Counterinsurgency Cops; Robin Hood; Invisible Wounds 05/05/2013 Lesley Stahl examines counterinsurgency tactics used by police in Springfield, Mass., to combat gangs; Scott Pelley interviews Paul Tudor Jones, founder of the charity Robin Hood Foundation; David Martin reports on brain injuries suffered by soldiers.
S45E31 The Rescue of Jessica Buchanan; Succeeding As Civilians; Bill Gates 2.0 12/05/2013 Scott Pelley interviews Jessica Buchanan, an American aid worker who was captured and held hostage for three months in Somalia before being rescued by Navy SEALs. Also: a look at a Syracuse University course designed to help disabled military veterans start their own businesses; a visit with Bill Gates.
S45E32 A Face in the Crowd, Three Generations of Punishment, Michael Jackson 19/05/2013 Lesley Stahl reports on facial-recognition technology; Anderson Cooper interviews human-rights activist Shin Dong-hyuk, who is believed to be the only person born in a North Korean prison camp who successfully escaped; Lara Logan examines some of the personal belongings of Michael Jackson.
S45E33 A Long & Dangerous Journey, Lion Kings, Taylor Swift 26/05/2013 Anderson Cooper reports on thousands of Afghan boys who are fleeing their war-torn country to escape to Europe; Lara Logan visits documentary filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert as they film African lions; Lesley Stahl profiles Taylor Swift.
S45E34 Bionic Limbs, Missing American Historical Treasures, Maggie Smith 02/06/2013 Scott Pelley reports on robotic prostheses; Bob Simon investigates the theft of thousands of historical documents; Steve Kroft profiles Maggie Smith.
S45E35 The Cost of Admission, Justice Sotomayor, God's Architect 09/06/2013 Steve Kroft investigates allegations that a hospital chain pressured doctors to admit patients regardless of their medical needs; Scott Pelley profiles Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor; Lara Logan visits the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.
S45E36 The Super Cartel, Sticker Shock, Barca 16/06/2013 Lara Logan investigates the bust of a massive drug-trafficking cartel; Lesley Stahl reports on the Italian eye-wear company Luxottica; Bob Simon visits Barcelona and the city's Barça soccer team, which includes Lionel Messi.
S45E38 Sheryl Sandberg, David McCullough 30/06/2013 Norah O'Donnell profiles Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg; Morley Safer interviews historian David McCullough and accompanies him to Paris.
S45E39 Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig, Lincoln 07/07/2013 Scott Pelley profiles Hugh Jackman; Anderson Cooper interviews Daniel Craig and producer Barbara Broccoli who discuss the James Bond films; Lesley Stahl explores the character of Abraham Lincoln with Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.
S45E40 Angel of Death, The Race to Save the Tortoise 14/07/2013 Steve Kroft interviews convicted serial killer Charles Cullen, a former nurse who pleaded guilty to killing 29 patients during his 16-year career. Also: A report from Madagascar centers on the poaching of turtles and tortoises.
S45E41 Sniffing for Bombs, The Lost Boys 21/07/2013 Lara Logan reports on dogs that are trained to sniff out bombs; Bob Simon visits with Sudanese refugees who settled in the U.S.
S45E42 American Nuns, Bill Gates 2.0, The Baby Lab 28/07/2013 Bob Simon addresses disillusionment among nuns in the U.S.; Charlie Rose interviews Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Also: a study of morality via the behavior of infants.
S45E44 Lethal Medicine, China's Real Estate Mogul, China's Real Estate Bubble 11/08/2013 Scott Pelley investigates the deadly, multistate fungal-meningitis outbreak that killed more than 50 people; Lesley Stahl profiles Chinese billionaire Zhang Xin, a leading real-estate developer in China. Also: an examination of China's economy and its troubled real-estate market.
S45E45 Morten Storm, Robin Hood, Free Diving 18/08/2013 Lara Logan interviews a former Danish spy who claims to have played a role in the killing of an Al-Qaeda leader; Scott Pelley interviews Paul Tudor Jones, founder of the charity Robin Hood Foundation; Bob Simon reports on extreme sport free diving.
S45E46 40 Million Mistakes, A Face in the Crowd, The Nile Crocodile 25/08/2013 Steve Kroft investigates the accuracy of credit reports that American consumers rely on for credit cards and loans; Lesley Stahl reports on facial-recognition technology; Anderson Cooper swims in the Nile with crocodiles.
S45E47 Costa Concordia, Khan Academy, The Innovator 01/09/2013 Lesley Stahl reports on the salvage operation to tow the capsized Costa Concordia passenger ship; Sanjay Gupta interviews Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy, who discusses his educational philosophy; Lara Logan profiles Twitter creator Jack Dorsey.
S45E48 March of the Machines, The 9/11 Museum, Michael Jackson 08/09/2013 Steve Kroft explores groundbreaking technological advances and robotics in the workplace; Lesley Stahl visits the September 11 Memorial Museum; Lara Logan examines some of the personal belongings of Michael Jackson.
S45E49 Syria, The Briefer, Rocky Mountain High 15/09/2013 Charlie Rose interviews Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Also: Scott Pelley speaks with Barack Obama about chemical weapons use in Syria; John Miller questions former CIA deputy director Michael Morell about the crisis in Syria. Steve Kroft reports on the business of growing and selling medical marijuana in Colorado.
S46E01 The Secretary of State, Imminent Danger, Killing Jesus 29/09/2013 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. . 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. . Norah O'Donnell interviews Bill O'Reilly, who talks about his latest book, Killing Jesus.
S46E02 The federal disability program; footage of America's first battle with al-Qaida; asteroids and comets capable of global destruction 00/00/0000 Steve Kroft investigates the federal disability program; Lara Logan views footage of the actual 1993 Battle of Mogadishu that was dramatized in the movie "Black Hawk Down"; Anderson Cooper reports on asteroids that could potentially strike Earth.
S46E03 Detroit on the edge; Boy Wonder: Jack Andraka; Daring rescue days before fall of Saigon 00/00/0000 The issues facing Detroit and the people determined to solve them; scientist and cancer researcher Jack Andraka; an assistant bank manager puts himself at risk to save 105 Vietnamese people.
S46E04 Washington's Open Secret; Dick Cheney's Heart; Return of the Humpbacks 00/00/0000 Steve Kroft reports on how members of Congress often use funds donated to political-action committees for their own personal use; former vice president Dick Cheney discusses his heart issues. Also: efforts to save the endangered humpback whale.
S46E05 Eyewitness Account on 2012 Al Qaeda Attack on US Consulate in Libya; Former CIA Michael Morrel; Peter Gelb of the New York Metropolitan Opera 00/00/0000 Lara Logan hears the first eyewitness account from a westerner who was on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, during the deadly 2012 Al Qaeda attack on the U.S. consulate; John Miller interviews former CIA deputy director Michael Morrell; Bob Simon visits backstage at the New York Metropolitan Opera with general manager Peter Gelb.
S46E06 Guantanamo; Lamborghini; The Perfectionist 00/00/0000 Lesley Stahl gets unprecedented access to the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, facility where the accused 9/11 terrorists will face trial in the biggest war crimes tribunal since Nuremberg. . After 50 years in the luxury, supercar business, Lamborghini is still making the kind of cars that dreams are made of, a precious handful a day. Scott Pelley reports at 155 mph. . Armen Keteyian gets to see up close how Nick Saban managed to win three out of the last four national championships for the University of Alabama as he profiles the famous Crimson Tide coach.
S46E07 210 Days in Captivity; GoPro's Video Revolution; Capturing History 00/00/0000 Matthew Schrier's kidnapping, torture and escape from Syrian rebels provides a rare first-hand look into the brutal ways of the extremist rebel factions battling the Syrian dictatorship. Scott Pelley reports. A little, wearable camera is putting its owners in their own movies, doing everything from walking down the street to jumping out of an airplane. Anderson Cooper reports on GoPro, the world's best-selling camera that's revolutionizing the world of video. Meet Henry Grossman, the photographer whose images -- especially of JFK and the Beatles -- remain iconic landmarks of a ripe period in American history. Morley Safer reports.
S46E08 Gitmo; The Giving Pledge; The Recyclers 00/00/0000 First, Lesley Stahl gets a rare view inside Gitmo where 164 accused terrorists have been locked up, most for 11 years without charge or trial; then, the billionaires club. Membership comes with two requirements: be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away; lastly, residents of Cateura, Paraguay, turn trash into triumph by creating the Recycled Orchestra.
S46E09 The Gaskos; The War Within; Gladwell 00/00/0000 FBI agents tell Steve Kroft about their 16-year search and eventual capture of Boston mobster Whitey Bulger, once No. 1 on the Most Wanted list; then, 60 Minutes gets a rare look inside new therapy...
S46E10 Inside Amazon; Capital Dome Restoration; Free Diving 00/00/0000 A behind-the-scenes look at online-retailer Amazon's warehouses; a report on the restoration of the Capitol dome in Washington, D.C.; and a close-up on a free-diving extreme sport.
S46E11 Mandela; Survivor 00/00/0000 60 Minutes revisits a collection of revealing writings by the late civil rights giant and former South African president Nelson Mandela; and, Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell recalls the 2005 battle in Afghanistan he alone survived -- a fire fight that at the time, resulted in the largest loss of life for Naval Special Warfare since WWII. Anderson
S46E12 Inside the NSA; The Copts 00/00/0000 The NSA gives unprecedented access to the agency's HQ and, for the first time, explains what it does and what it says it doesn't do: spy on Americans. The turmoil in Egypt has led to one of the worst persecutions of the country's Coptic Christians in the nearly 2,000-year history of the sect. Bob Simon reports from Egypt.
S46E15 The Cleantech case, Hollywood's Villans, Volcanos 05/01/2014
S46E16 The Case of Alex Rodriguez, Memory Wizards 12/01/2014 A first look at the details in the doping case of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez, including an interview with Major League Baseball’s chief witness against him, Anthony Bosch -- who says he injected Rodriguez with banned substances; then, hear from the League’s COO Rob Manfred and baseball commissioner Bud Selig; and, Imagine being able to remember virtually every day of your life. As Lesley Stahl reports, it’s a kind of memory that is brand new to science.
S46E17 60 Minutes Presents: Tales of Survival 19/01/2014 |Two tales of survival -- one about an American who nearly lost her life in Africa, the other about Africans who found their lives in America. Scott Pelley hosts a special hour of 60 Minutes Presents.
S46E18 Nowhere To Go, Help Wanted, Jay Leno 26/01/2014 Scott Pelley reports on severe shortcomings in the state of mental health care for young people in the U.S.; then, "Year Up" trains thousands of disadvantaged youth for internships that often lead to corporate jobs; and, departing Tonight Show host Jay Leno talks in depth for the first time about losing his NBC late-night perch twice.
S46E20 Sex Matters, Philip Seymour Hoffman, 100,000 Homes 09/02/2014 Lesley Stahl examines suggested drug doses based on sex. Also: a 2006 interview with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014); a report on providing apartments for homeless people.
S46E21 Enemy of the State, The F-35, Cate Blanchett 16/02/2014 Businessman Bill Browder says his life has been threatened as a result of his claims of corruption in the Russian government. . David Martin gets an inside look at what makes the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter the most expensive weapons system in history . Lesley Stahl profiles Cate Blanchett, who is famous for morphing into her roles, but says that each time she worries she won’t pull it off.
S46E22 The Shooting at Chardon High, The Con Artist, Liam Neeson 23/02/2014 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.
S46E24 The Data Brokers, The Heart of the Revolution, ALMA 09/03/2014 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.
S46E25 Bassem Youssef, Drones Over America, Cajun Ketchup 16/03/2014 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.
S46E26 Manhunt, The Pink Panthers, Cartoons In The New Yorker 23/03/2014 A year later, federal investigators discuss the Boston Marathon bombing; a group of thieves with military discipline steals $500 million over 20 years; Bob Mankoff, David Remnick and cartoonists of The New Yorker.
S46E30 Robin Hood, Memory Wizards, Joy in the Congo 20/04/2014 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.
S46E31 America's Missile Fields, Saving the Children 27/04/2014 Lesley Stahl gets rare access inside an American nuclear control center and meets the young airmen who watch over some of the world's deadliest weapons; and,in one of the more remarkable humanitarian stories of WWII, Briton Nicholas Winton helped save hundreds of mostly Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of the war.
S46E40 The Disability Program, Lamborghini, Cate Blanchett 29/06/2014 Steve Kroft investigates the federal disability program; Scott Pelley reports on luxury car manufacturer Lamborghini as it celebrates its 50th anniversary; Lesley Stahl profiles Cate Blanchett.
S46E41 Hollywood's Villain, Gladwell, Volcano 06/07/2014 Is he one of the world's biggest Internet pirates or a businessman? Bob Simon profiles Kim Dotcom; then, author Malcolm Gladwell on the power of the underdog; and, nature's ticking time bombs.
S46E42 America's Missile Fields, Discovered 13/07/2014 Morley Safer reports on the discovery of the largest cache of missing art since WWII.
S46E43 The Giving Pledge, Rescue, The Greatest Show on Earth 20/07/2014 Charlie Rose reports on a new club for the super rich that has an interesting twist; then, the little known story of a daring rescue days before the fall of Saigon; and, reinventing opera at the Met.
S46E44 Help Wanted, ALMA, Nile Crocodile 27/07/2014 A jobs program aids Fortune 500 companies and underprivileged youth; then, a $1.3 billion radio telescope peers into the universe's past; and, Anderson Cooper dives with a deadly predator.
S46E45 China's Real Estate Bubble, The Con Artist, Cajun Ketchup 03/08/2014 Lesley Stahl reports on China's real estate bubble; then, a look at art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi's multimillion dollar scam; and, the hot sauce industry is one fire, but it all began with just one name: Tabasco.
S46E46 The Case of Alex Rodriguez, GoPro 10/08/2014 Details in the doping case of A-Rod, including an interview with the MLB's chief witness against him, Anthony Bosch; then, Anderson Cooper reports on GoPro's video revolution
S46E47 Rigged, The Health Wagon, The Cartoonist 17/08/2014 Is the U.S. stock market rigged? Steve Kroft reports. Then, Scott Pelley meets nurse practitioners who are providing badly needed health care in Appalachia. And, Morley Safer looks into how "The New Yorker" selects its famous cartoons.
S46E48 The Data Brokers, Three Years Later, Return of the Humpback 24/08/2014 Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion-dollar industry that sells the personal information of millions of Americans; then, Bob Simon reports on the aftermath of the disaster in Fukushima, Japan; and, 60 Minutes travels to the South Pacific on the trail of the humpback whale.
S46E49 The Pink Panthers, 90+ 31/08/2014 Daring heists rake in half-a-billion dollars; and, what factors determine which of us will make it past age 90
S46E50 Over a Barrel, Saving the Children, Quarterback Guru 07/09/2014 Is BP backpedaling on a settlement with oil spill victims, or are some Gulf Coast businesses exploiting BP; and, Morley Safer interviews the "QB Guru" who says the new norm to get to the NFL as a quarterback starts with a tutor like him training kids as young as 8.
S46E51 Nowhere to Go, The Gaskos, Alabama Coach Nick Saban 14/09/2014
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