For Memorial Day weekend, 60 Minutes presents a special broadcast on war stories. Correspondents Scott Pelley and Lara Logan report.
60 Minutes Podcasts
June 8, 2010 11:36 AM
Scott Pelley reports on a museum dedicated to African-American history and culture is finally taking shape on the National Mall in Washington. Lara Logan reports on the recruitment of child suicide bombers in Afghanistan and Pakistan and one psychologist's fight to rehabilitate youth trained by the Taliban. Steve Kroft looks at the nation's infrast
Steve Kroft profiles a man who was a Soviet spy during the latter-end of the Cold War and lived the ultimate double life. Bill Whitaker reports on a ballet star who overcame an underprivileged childhood and then a potentially career-ending injury to finally realize her dream.
Scott Pelley explores the effects on children -- Arab and Israeli -- in the age-old conflict that reached another boiling point in last summer's war between Gaza and Israel; Morley Safer profiles philanthropist David Rubenstein who has decided to donate his money to patriotic causes; Steve Kroft picks up the pieces of an unfinished story by his late col
Clarissa Ward reports on the rising number of migrants attempting to reach Europe by boat across the Mediterranean Sea. David Martin reports on a high stakes contest between the U.S. and China over satellites that are critical to national security and everyday life. Plus, a follow-up on a previous story about Cardinal Sean O'Malley.
Scott Pelley examines the 2013 sarin gas attack that was unleashed on the suburbs of Damascus, Syria, killing an estimated 1,429, including more than 400 children; Charlie Rose speaks to the people behind the popular TED Talks lecture series; Lesley Stahl talks to a man with a mysterious condition called highly superior autobiographical memory.
Steve Kroft looks at the Sony cyberattack by North Korea that occurred last November, as well as similar nation-on-corporation attacks which security consultants say will increase; Norah O'Donnell profiles U.S. ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, who as a member of America's most prominent political family has had to be diplomatic all her life;
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson talks about the evolving role of his massive security efforts that encompass several governmental agencies; In a rare interview, prominent Irish Republican politician Gerry Adams addresses allegations that he was complicit in the 1972 murder of Jean McConville; Morley Safer meets up with the Wikipedians, the
Charlie Rose interviews Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad as a four-year-old civil war drags on in which his regime has been accused of devastating attacks on civilians with chemical and "barrel bomb" weapons. Scott Pelley reports on cancer patients at Duke University in the first clinical trial of using polio to treat cancer.
Lesley Stahl reports on the crucial rare earth elements industry and how China has cornered the market for the precious metals; Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, Iraq speaks to Lara Logan for her report on the plight of thousands of Christians forced to flee ancestral homes from ISIS; And astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells Charlie Rose why an image of