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.
60 Minutes Podcasts
June 8, 2010 11:36 AM
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
Scott Pelley reports on how errors in the government's Death Master File are costing taxpayers billions and creating nightmares for those wrongly declared dead; David Martin looks at the last all-male bastion in the U.S. Military--the grueling infantry officer school of the U.S. Marine Corps; Lesley Stahl reports on the ethical debate of releasing zoo a
Lesley Stahl investigates the mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman; Scott Pelley has a report on men who served in Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Division - a group he first reported on in Afghanistan five years ago; and a profile of the music director from the New York Metropolitan Opera by the late Bob Simon. Plus, Anderson Coop
Sharon Alfonsi reports on the storm after the storm---many victims of Superstorm Sandy, now two and a half years later, are saying they have been cheated out of their insurance claims; Anderson Cooper investigates hardwood flooring from Lumber Liquidators which might contain formaldehyde, a known cancer-causing chemical; Charlie Rose sits down with "Sei
His 60 Minutes colleagues recall Bob Simon for a special broadcast honoring the late newsman's remarkable life and art.
In his final story for 60 Minutes, Bob Simon reports on the long and complicated development of ZMapp, a promising drug to combat Ebola; Steve Kroft sits down with Bradley Cooper, the star of the Oscar-nominated film "American Sniper."