Membership to a new club for the super rich comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away; Charlie Rose reports. Also, Lesley Stahl reports on the little known story of a young, American banker's 1975 return to Vietnam to save his stranded Vietnamese colleagues and their families.
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June 8, 2010 11:36 AM
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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. Also, Morley Safer reports on the discovery of the largest cache of missing art since WWII -- including some pieces looted by the Nazis -- and the battle over its ownership.
The U.S. government says Kim Dotcom is one of the world's biggest Internet pirates, but Dotcom insists he's a businessman; Bob Simon reports. Also, did David have an advantage over Goliath? Malcolm Gladwell talks with Anderson Cooper about the link between adversity and innovation. Finally, volcanoes are found all over the world and many could spew
Steve Kroft reports on the alarming state of the federal disability program, which has exploded in size and could run out of money. Also, after half a century, Lamborghini is still making the kind of cars that dreams are made of -- a precious handful a day; Scott Pelley reports. Finally, the versatile Australian actress is famous for morphing into her roles,
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. Also, will the skies of the future be filled with buzzing drones? Small commercial drones available to anyone are already here but the fact that many of these unmanned flying vehicles have came
Lesley Stahl reports on the world's largest eye-wear company, the Italian firm Luxottica, responsible for putting glasses on half a billion people. Also, advocates for the homeless say providing apartments to those who have been on the streets the longest and are at greatest medical risk can save taxpayers' money; Anderson Cooper reports. Finally,
How many of the recent mass shootings in the U.S. were preventable tragedies, symptoms of a failing mental health system? Steve Kroft reports. Also, the resemblance of his political humor to Jon Stewart's is unmistakable but where Stewart's satire has made him a star, Bassem has been labeled a traitor; Bob Simon reports. Finally, scientists say the
When shots rang out in an Ohio high school, coach Frank Hall ran toward them instead of away. Six students were shot, three died, but Hall's actions saved an untold number of young lives; Scott Pelley reports. Also, David Martin gets an inside look at what makes the $400 billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter the most expensive weapons system in history. Fin
The VA has implemented new therapies to help the thousands of veterans suffering from PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder; Scott Pelley reports. Also, more and more, scientists are realizing that the differences between the sexes are dangerously understudied; Lesley Stahl reports. Finally, the star of films like "Schindler's List" and "T
Steve Kroft reports from Iran as the prospect of a nuclear deal with world powers looms on the horizon. The iconic skyline symbol of our democracy, the dome of the Capitol in Washington D.C., has not been refurbished in over 50 years. Scott Pelley reports on an ambitious restoration project for the 150-year-old structure. In the poorest section of Paraguay?s