The granddaddy (and the Rolls-Royce) of newsmagazines, it set the standard for all that followed, and has kept on ticking on CBS since Sept. 24, 1968, with its familiar format of three stories (most of them hard news) and a commentary or two.
Chris Krebs speaks to Scott Pelley in his first interview since his dismissal. The last known slave ship to bring enslaved Africans to America was recently discovered in an Alabama river. Anderson Cooper speaks with the descendants of those on board who are trying to preserve their ancestors' legacy in a small Alabama town. Bill Whitaker profiles James Corden.
Americans infected with the Coronavirus, who seemingly recovered, are still experiencing symptoms, some very debilitating. Enrollment data from the largest school districts in the U.S. compiled by 60 Minutes this fall found unprecedented numbers of students unaccounted for when school started. Lesley Stahl returns to a retirement community where it first reported on a landmark study of people over the age of 90, where half of the people she interviewed six years ago still alive.
The 44th president speaks to Scott Pelley in his first interview about his much-anticipated memoir in which he reflects on his historic tenure in the White House. Many of the 100 million American users of the wildly popular Chinese-owned app aren't aware that the data it collects from them could be accessed by the country's communist government.
The presidential election count and legal challenges the Trump Campaign has raised. The progress of Operation Warp Speed, where the government's mission is to produce and deliver enough vaccine doses to inoculate 300 million Americans against the coronavirus. Scott Pelley profiles filmmaker Ken Burns. His epic documentaries have told the story of America through the tales of its towering figures and cultural touchstones.
Scott Pelley travels to Ohio to speak with voters, the Buckeye State has picked the right presidential candidate in every race since 1964; John Dickerson gets an inside look at how early voting is tabulated in Arizona in a presidential election year where early voting will play its biggest role ever; Bill Whitaker reports from the skilled nursing facility in Kirkland WA., the first COVID-19 hot-zone.
The 2020 presidential candidates and their V.P.s appear in this pre-election edition. Lesley Stahl interviews President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.Norah O'Donnell interviews the Democrats, Joe Biden, the former vice president, and his running mate California Sen. Kamala Harris.
The Russian opposition leader claims President Vladimir Putin poisoned him with a banned nerve agent that's said to be 10x more powerful than sarin. The director of the NIAID gives the latest information on how the U.S. is faring in the pandemic. Early in the pandemic, dozens of cruise ship passengers sick or infected with COVID-19 returned to the U.S. on a hellish charter flight. They were inexplicably allowed by the CDC in the world's busiest airport and risk spreading the virus.
A successful clinical trial for a gene therapy for sickle cell anemia may be a cure for the painful, chronic and often deadly disease; Sesame Street is bringing a new gang of Muppets to the Middle East. The creators of the legendary children's show and the International Rescue Committee have joined forces to address the needs of Syrian child refugees; Blind and truly gifted, Matthew Whitaker is wowing audiences all over the world at just 18 years old.
The latest therapies being developed to treat the covid virus. A group of longtime Republican strategists have turned against the party and formed a Super PAC aimed at unseating President Trump. Thanks to conservation efforts, the giant predators are returning to Montana in numbers not seen in 150 years. But human populations are also growing near the areas where the grizzlies are recovering in the greatest numbers.
A spotlight on a woman who survived the genocide by the ISIS and won a Nobel Peace Prize for her work against sexual violence as a weapon of war; A story of an architect who continued his work despite losing his sight; Featuring a family in Southern Utah that has gained five world rodeo titles from nine cowboys in their family.
Record-high temperatures and drought in the West have contributed to thousands of fires in California that have killed 29 people and burned nearly 4 million acres. A group of longtime Republican strategists have turned against the party and formed a Super PAC aimed at unseating President Trump. The legendary comedian talks about writing comedy, his family and his beloved New York City post-pandemic.
Lesley Stahl reports on the legal and political fight over the voting rights of 1.4 million felons in the crucial swing state of Florida. Sharyn Alfonsi investigates how a company with a checkered past convinced the Trump Administration to give it billions in border wall contracts. The wildlife filmmaker Sir David Attenborough warns in his latest documentary that humanity has committed a crime against the natural world by causing climate change.
60 minutes reports on the battle over rules for mail-in voting in the swing state of Pennsylvania. In his first interview about his new book, the president's former national security advisor retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster sounds the alarm on China, cautions against a hasty troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, and says challenges to U.S. national security are growing, making the country less safe. Ed Orgeron faces a pandemic as he attempts to defend the national college football championship title.