60 MinutesAugust. 18,2019
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America's popular television News magazine in which an ever changing team of CBS News correspondents contribute segments ranging from hard news coverage to politics to lifestyle and pop culture.
Seasons & Episode
The Season 51 premiere examines the origins of the opioid epidemic, including a prison interview with a pain clinic doctor who made over $6,000 a day pushing opioids, shows no remorse and was sentenced to 157 years in prison for drug trafficking. Also: Paul McCartney says he can't read or write music shares rare details from the Beatles years and his subsequent decades as the most successful musician in popular music history. And, Inside the decision to delay Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation.
Senators Susan Collins, Heidi Heitkamp explain their Kavanaugh confirmation votes; then Jon Wertheim profiles best-selling author John Green on reaching young adults and dealing with mental illness, who is also a star of YouTube podcasting; and Lesley Stahl goes to Modena, Italy, to meet chef Massimo Bottura: The Pavarotti of pasta to taste and see why his restaurant ranks No. 1 on the list of the top 50 eateries in the world.
Lesley Stahl speaks with President Trump about a wide range of topics in his first 60 Minutes interview since taking office; and, saving memories of animals with Joel Sartore's Photo Ark
Inside the genetic genealogy being used to solve crimes; then, why has the New York City subway gone off the rails?; and, how an Oklahoma woman learned to fly like an eagle in Mongolia.
Church insiders discuss ignored abuse allegations; the efforts to restore Raqqa, Syria, a former Islamic State group stronghold; Jaap van Zweden, music director of the New York Philharmonic.
What makes the AR-15 style rifle the weapon of choice for mass shooters?; Then, how Ted Cruz vs. Beto O'Rourke could predict America's political future; And, riding the waves of Nazaré with Garrett M...
The law that lets Europeans take back their data from big tech companies; then, what lies at the bottom of one of the deepest holes ever dug by man?; and, the Griffin brothers' journey to the NFL.
Widespread use of naloxone, an opioid overdose antidote, is needed more than ever in the U.S. 60 Minutes reports on one drug company that claims to be increasing access by pricing an injector of naloxone at $4000+; And, Tim Green on coping with the ALS he thinks was caused by the game he loves.
The chaos behind Donald Trump's policy of family separation at the border; then, robots come to the rescue after Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster; and, "To Kill a Mockingbird" comes to Broadway.
George H.W. Bush: Remembering the 41st president of the United States; and, 60 Minutes reveals what firefighters saw as the deadliest wildfire in California history destroyed the town of Paradise.
Elon Musk opens up to Lesley Stahl about Twitter, pot, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Model 3 and Tesla; then, a groundbreaking study examines effects of screen time on kids; and, Ryan Speedo Green: From juvenile delinquency to opera stardom.
The lawsuits that could bankrupt manufacturers and distributors; and, cleaning up the plastic in the ocean.
How a former CIA officer was caught betraying his country; then, inside the corruption allegations plaguing Malta; and, the return of wolves to Yellowstone Park.
Chef Massimo Bottura: The Pavarotti of pasta; then, Steve Kroft and Bob Simon report on the Scottish Island of Islay, home to some of the world's premium single-malt scotch whiskies; and, Paul McCartney speaks to 60 Minutes
The rookie congresswoman challenging the Democratic establishment; then, Egypt's President El-Sisi denies ordering massacre in interview his government later tried to block; and, the unlikely, eccentric inventor turning inedible plant life into fuel
Elijah Cummings' new power as House Oversight Committee chairman; then, how one man is advancing artificial intelligence; and, an architect goes blind, says he’s actually gotten better at his job
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he's considering independent run for president; Then, small satellites take more than 1 million photos of the Earth every day; And, how a retired couple found lottery odds in their favor
Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe tells 60 Minutes about taking over for James Comey, starting investigations of President Trump, interactions with the president and his own firing; and, Chibok survivors of kidnapping by Boko Haram share their stories
Did the FDA ignite the opioid epidemic? Then, should a former terrorist be allowed into witness protection? And, China's drive to dominate the electric car industry
The climate change lawsuit that could stop the U.S. government from supporting fossil fuels; and, how America’s railroads stand on safety measures; then, closing the gender gap in the tech industry
Fed Chair Jerome Powell is asked if the Fed is done raising interest rates and whether or not he thinks President Trump can fire him; then, the ACLU's surprising new political strategy, modeled in part after the NRA; and, could gene therapy cure sickle cell anemia?
rain trauma suffered by U.S. diplomats abroad could be work of hostile foreign government; then, a venture capitalist is spreading funding to Middle America; and, Anderson Cooper goes inside Monaco: the ultimate playground for the rich
The CEO of Israeli spyware-maker NSO on fighting terror, Khashoggi murder, and Saudi Arabia; then, will legalized sports betting curtail corruption or encourage it?; and, Samuel L. Jackson: A long, vigorous career still in full stride
Parents of a 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting victim travel the country to help others impacted by mass shootings; then, Siberia's Pleistocene Park: Bringing back pieces of the Ice Age to combat climate change; and, a German-style program at a Connecticut maximum security prison emphasizes rehab for inmates
Ray Dalio says wealth inequality is a national emergency; then, How the NYU School of Medicine is going tuition-free; And, how a Japanese medic and American soldier became linked by World War II’s Battle of Attu.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.); behind the scenes with the actors and producers of "Game of Thrones"; the Golden State Warriors prepare to leave Oakland for their new home in San Francisco.
The growing partnership between Russia's government and cybercriminals; then, could antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' become a bigger killer than cancer?; and, Easter Island’s famous moai statues slowly fading away
The situation at the southern border; the man in China wanted in the U.S. for shipping the Fentanyl that killed Americans in Akron; the U.S. helps defend Norway's border with Russia.
How cybercriminals hold data hostage; then, living with Frontotemporal Dementia; and, the sounds of Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq
"The Price of Generics" looks at a sweep lawsuit that accuses generic drug manufacturers of price fixing. "The Most Unlikely Meeting" looks at a program that helps the families of victims of violent crime meet the perpetrators of those crimes. "Mark Bradford" profiles the American artist.
"One Loose Thread" talks to the whistle-blower who helped to uncover a $230 billion Russia money laundering scheme. "Rainbow Railroad" looks at a Canadian group that helps hundreds of LGBT people who live in countries where their lives are at risk. "Bitcoin's Wild Ride" looks at the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies.
Why were 5 U.S. soldiers killed by an American bomber in Afghanistan? And, how a Japanese medic and American soldier became linked by World War II’s Battle of Attu.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell: The 60 Minutes interview; Then, the talent and mindset behind the Golden State Warriors' dynasty; And, "To Kill a Mockingbird" comes to Broadway.
China's dominance in the rare Earth metals industry, which creates potential leverage in the U.S.-China trade war; a retired couple from Michigan who figured out how to win millions in state lotteries; and Samuel J. Jackson, whose career didn't take off until middle age.
SGB: A possible breakthrough treatment for PTSD; then, cops bring addiction counselor on drug raids to fight opioid crisis; and, behind the scenes on "Game of Thrones".
Ryan Speedo Green: From juvenile delinquency to opera stardom; then, saving memories of animals with Joel Sartore's Photo Ark; and, meet Jaap van Zweden, the new maestro of the New York Philharmonic.
The AR 15-style rifle's impact on the protocols of first responders and emergency rooms; and a lawsuit filed by children against the federal government regarding climate change. Also: Paul McCartney.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), the youngest woman ever elected to Congress; and former Boston lawyer Marshall Medoff, who has invented a process to produce an environmentally friendly transportation fuel from inedible plant life. Also: corruption in Malta.
Opioid Crisis: The lawsuits that could bankrupt manufacturers and distributors; Then, what the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive wants the world to know; And, into the wild with Thomas D. Mangelsen
A venture capitalist spreading funding to Middle America; then, bringing back pieces of the Ice Age to combat climate change; And, larger than life displays by French photographer JR
How one man is advancing artificial intelligence; then, author John Green talks about reaching young adults and dealing with mental illness; and, Chef Massimo Bottura: The Pavarotti of pasta
How Dutch stormwater management could mitigate damage from hurricanes; then, meet a convicted felon who became a Georgetown law professor; and, how an Oklahoma woman learned to fly like an eagle in Mongolia
Ray Dalio says wealth inequality is a national emergency; then, robots come to the rescue after Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster; and, inside Monaco: The ultimate playground for the rich.
Parents of a 2012 Aurora, Colorado, shooting victim travel the country to help others impacted by mass shootings; Then, what lies at the bottom of one of the deepest holes ever dug by man?; And, making ideas into reality at MIT's 'Future Factory'
How a former CIA officer was caught betraying his country; then, an architect goes blind, says he's actually gotten better at his job; and, Alma Deutscher: The prodigy whose "first language" is Mozart.
The CEO of Israeli spyware-maker NSO on fighting terror, Khashoggi murder, and Saudi Arabia; and, cleaning up the plastic in the ocean.