Watch 60 Minutes Season 45
The Death and Life of Asheboro, Stealing History, The Face of the Franchise
aired: Sun, Oct 28, 2012
60 Minutes visits Asheboro, named America's fasting dying town in 2008, and finds it shakily exists between recovery and recession; Also, crooks are stealing pieces of American history; And, the Jacksonville Jaguars' owner immigrated to the U.S. with $500 and a dream; now he's the first ethnic minority to own an NFL team.
Rocky Mountain High, Resignation, Spielberg
aired: Sun, Oct 21, 2012
Denver, Colo., has more medical pot dispensaries than Starbucks, but the budding business, legal in 17 states, defies federal laws; Also, Anderson Cooper talks with Greg Smith, who publicly resigned in scathing op-ed, says investment bank's unethical culture threatens firm's future; And, stories from Steven Spielberg's early years -- including his parent's divorce and being bullied.
Aleppo, Coming Home, James Bond
aired: Sun, Oct 14, 2012
Clarissa Ward reports from its most dangerous city, Aleppo, where a battle rages between rebel groups and Syria's military; Then, an alternative court program in Harris County, Texas, seeks to rehabilitate veterans who turn to crime for the first time; Also, 50 years of James Bond.
Huawei, Sticker Shock, Rodriguez
aired: Sun, Oct 7, 2012
Huawei's pursuit of building the next generation of digital networks in the U.S. prompts outcry in Washington; Then, Lesley Stahl finds out why glasses are so expensive; Also, a Detroit musician living in poverty didn't know that in South Africa, he was more popular than the Beatles
The Longest War, Arnold
aired: Sun, Sep 30, 2012
A deadly enemy tactic is killing more and more U.S. troops in Afghanistan, while in some parts of the country, al Qaeda is making a comeback; Also, Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals the secrets and lies that ultimately destroyed his 25-year marriage to Maria Shriver.
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Killing bin Laden
aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2012
For the first time, a first-hand account of the raid that killed the world's most wanted terrorist from one of the Navy SEALS who pulled the trigger. Scott Pelley interviews "Mark Owen," a former SEAL who was in the room when Osama bin Laden died from American bullets, in an exclusive interview.
Final Resting Place, Tel Aviv, The Many Meryls
aired: Sun, May 20, 2012
At some cemeteries, graves were desecrated so more plots could be sold. Is enough being done to protect bereaved families? Then, Israel's largest city is bordered on all sides by danger, but its residents now seem more focused on its beaches, bars, and booming high-tech industry; Also, Meryl Streep discusses her career in acting, her greatest performances, and her Oscar-winning part as the "Iron Lady," British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Hank, The Gulen Movement, The Role of a Lifetime
aired: Sun, May 13, 2012
Former CIA officer Hank Crumpton explains how the CIA toppled the Taliban after 9/11; Then, followers of Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen have opened scores of charter schools in the U.S., inspired by a man who is as powerful as he is reclusive; Also, Gary Sinise's role as amputee "Lt. Dan" in "Forrest Gump" has inspired him to help build homes for the most gravely wounded.
Hard Measures, Hooked
aired: Sun, Apr 29, 2012
Jose Rodriguez, the former head of the CIA's Clandestine Service, defends the "enhanced interrogation techniques" used on high-level al Qaeda detainees; And, Dr. Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, has revolutionized how science and medicine view addiction.
The Case Against Lehman, Christians of the Holy Land, The Trouble with Treasure
aired: Sun, Apr 22, 2012
Attorney Anton Valukas' investigation reveals the how and why of the spectacular financial collapse of Lehman Brothers; Then, the exodus from the Holy Land of Palestinian Christians could eventually leave holy cities without a local Christian population; Also, An amateur diver says he's discovered tens of thousands of raw emeralds at the bottom of the ocean.
Hard Landing, Sugar, Art Market
aired: Sun, Apr 1, 2012
First, with the end of the space shuttle program, Kennedy Space Center workers lost good jobs that made them proud; Then, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on new research showing that beyond weight gain, sugar can take a serious toll on your health; Also, Morley Safer is back on the art beat, and although he doesn't like much of what he sees at Miami's Art Basel, there's no denying that sales are strong.
President Obama, Howard Buffett
aired: Sun, Dec 11, 2011
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; Plus, Warren Buffett has chosen his son Howard to succeed him as chairman of his multibillion dollar holding company. Lesley Stahl reports.
aired: Sun, Nov 27, 2011
Scott Pelley brings "60 Minutes" cameras back to central Florida to document another form of family homelessness; Also, meet the scientists who create flavors that make foods and beverages tasty; Plus, international film star Angelina Jolie.
aired: Sun, Nov 13, 2011
Members of Congress can legally trade stock based on non-public information from Capitol Hill; Also, do some police officers reach for the Taser too quickly?; Plus, University of Maryland Baltimore County's Freeman Hrabowski.
aired: Sun, Oct 23, 2011
Steve Jobs was already gravely ill with cancer when he asked author Walter Isaacson to write his biography; Plus, how tablet computers and special applications are helping autistic people to communicate, some for the first time.
aired: Sun, Oct 2, 2011
The March tsunami destroyed the Japanese town of Otsuchi, but not its bond to the town of Fort Bragg, CA; Also, mountain climber Alex Honnold; Plus, Andy Rooney, the iconic, curmudgeonly commentator, and his remarkable career on "60 Minutes."
aired: Sun, Sep 25, 2011
A personal tour conducted by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly of what may be the world's most sophisticated terror defense forces; Also, the murder of a neo-Nazi leader - killed by his 10-year-old son; Plus, Trey Parker and Matt Stone talk "South Park" and "The Book Of Mormon."
Watch 60 Minutes Season 43
aired: Sun, Aug 28, 2011
Greg Mortenson has written inspiring best sellers, including "Three Cups of Tea," but are the stories all true? Steve Kroft investigates. Then, Lesley Stahl follows a teen gospel class for a year on its musical and emotional journey in a two-part report.
aired: Sun, Jul 24, 2011
Scott Pelley finds a water world in Iraq where the Marsh Arabs are making a comeback; Also, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on his Big Easy challenge; Plus, South Africa's "Sharkman" and diving with great white sharks.
aired: Sun, Jul 17, 2011
Byron Pitts reports on the murder of the mayor of a Mexican city, where drug gangs seem to be giving authorities a choice of "silver or lead"; Also, Las Vegas sports betting legend Bill Walters; Plus, "60 Minutes" goes in search of the jaguar.
aired: Sun, Jul 10, 2011
The pros and cons of extracting natural gas from shale rock formations; Also, the annual encampment in San Diego where veterans can find hope; Plus, a 100-year-old film made on San Francisco's Market Street just days before the 1906 earthquake.
aired: Sun, Jul 3, 2011
Steve Kroft sheds new light on an unsolved civil rights killing near the top of the FBI's list; Also, one woman's mission to improve the lives of war's youngest victims through a network of volunteers; And, a glimpse at some of the oldest and most precious works of art and treasure known to man - on a tour of the Vatican Library.
aired: Sun, May 8, 2011
In his first and only interview since the killing of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, President Barack Obama talks to Steve Kroft about the intelligence and preparations leading up to the operation in Pakistan;
Killing Bin Laden: The President's Story
aired: Sun, May 1, 2011
Lara Logan's first television interview since being sexually assaulted two months ago in Tahrir Square; Also, New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu on corruption and Hurricane Katrina; Plus, another look at Zenyatta.
Lara Logan/Mitch Landrieu/Zenyatta
aired: Sun, Apr 24, 2011
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.
Mount Athos/The Billionaire
aired: Sun, Apr 17, 2011
The government sent out guidelines on how college judicial review boards should handle incidents of campus sex assault. Beckett Brennan says a university 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.
aired: Sun, Apr 10, 2011
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 gets to see the best of the best.
aired: Sun, Apr 3, 2011
As more and more Americans face mortgage foreclosure, banks' crucial ownership documents for the properties are often unclear; Plus, Lesley Stahl spends a year following the inspirational leader of a gospel music program for teenagers in Harlem.
Bob Hurley, the Sage of St. Anthony
aired: Sun, Mar 27, 2011
Lesley Stahl reports on American companies are finding new overseas tax havens to legally protect some of their profits; Then, Scott Pelley reports on the Global Medical Relief's mission to save children's shattered lives; Also, Steve Kroft profiles St. Anthony's high school basketball coach Bob Hurley.
Watch 60 Minutes Season 42
The Bloom Box
aired: Sun, Aug 29, 2010
Large corporations in California have been 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?
Into The Wild
aired: Sun, Jul 4, 2010
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.
Watch 60 Minutes episodes from 2010
Espionage: Stealing America's Secrets
aired: Sun, Aug 29, 2010
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. Scott Pelley reports.
Deepwater Horizon's Blowout, Part 2
aired: Sun, Aug 22, 2010
Scott Pelley speaks to one of the survivors of the deadly Deepwater Horizon oil rig blast who was in a position to know what caused the disaster.
Coal Ash: 130 Million Tons of Waste
aired: Sun, Aug 15, 2010
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? Lesley Stahl reports.
Saving A Global Treasure
aired: Mon, Aug 9, 2010
One man is using his great wealth to try to help some of the poorest people in Mozambique by attracting more tourists to the beautiful national park of Gorongosa. Scott Pelley reports.
aired: Sun, Jun 13, 2010
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.
60 Minutes - Campaign 2012
aired: Sun, Sep 23, 2012
In separate interviews, President Barack Obama and his challenger, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, discuss the election year's hot button issues. Steve Kroft interviews Obama. Scott Pelley interviews Romney.
60 Minutes/60 Minutes Full Episodes: 60 Minutes, 08.29.10
aired: Sun, Aug 29, 2010
An FBI videotape shows a Defense Department employee selling secrets to a Chinese spy; Plus, the latest craze that has killed several extreme sports enthusiasts; Also, Andy Rooney on Lady Gaga.
60 Minutes: 6/24/79: The Island
aired: Mon, Aug 16, 2010
6/24/79: In Ed Bradley's first 60 Minutes assignment he traveled to an island off Malaysia which Vietnamese refugees risked their lives to reach.
60 Minutes: 09/07/1999: Journey Into Madness
aired: Tue, Aug 10, 2010
09/07/1999: Scott Pelley delves into the mind of alleged Capitol Hill gunman Russell Weston, Jr.