November 14, 2008
Obama interview: "60 Minutes" said it would broadcast an interview with President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, on Sunday night. CBS News correspondent Steve Kroft is scheduled to conduct the interview today.
September 24, 2007 |
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in an American television interview aired Sunday that Iran was neither building a nuclear bomb nor headed to war with the United States. The president's motorcade arrived Sunday at the Midtown Manhattan hotel where he will be staying while he appears at a series of events including the U.N. General Assembly and a forum today at Columbia University. Ahmadinejad's appearances appear aimed at presenting his views directly to a U.S.
January 1, 2007 |
Faced with the need to replace Ed Bradley in midseason, "60 Minutes" won't even bother. His workload will be spread around, and, in a unique arrangement for the CBS program, his top producer will run a reporting unit for stories available to all on-air correspondents. "It's a long-term project to find the next full-time person who can show the abilities that are expected of a '60 Minutes' correspondent," said Jeff Fager, the show's executive producer. Even before Bradley's death Nov.
November 11, 2006 |
"60 Minutes" will give its late correspondent Ed Bradley a send-off on Sunday with an hourlong tribute that features interviews with close friends and a solo by jazz musician Wynton Marsalis. Bradley, a 26-year veteran of the CBS newsmagazine, died Thursday of complications from leukemia. Sunday's special includes Steve Kroft's interviews with some of Bradley's closest friends, musician Jimmy Buffett, journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Marsalis.
May 9, 2006 |
CNN's Anderson Cooper will contribute five stories a year to "60 Minutes" on CBS in an arrangement that also allows his own channel to rebroadcast those reports, both networks said Monday. Cooper, 38, fills a part-time slot previously taken by CNN's Christiane Amanpour and, along with Katie Couric's arrival at CBS this fall, gives a shot of new blood to TV's long-running and still top-rated newsmagazine. CNN wanted more than just exposure for its best-known personality.
May 8, 2006 |
Mike Wallace sure doesn't act like someone on the cusp of retirement. The veteran CBS broadcaster, who turns 88 on Tuesday, officially becomes "correspondent emeritus" at the end of this month, but when a visitor stopped by on a recent afternoon, he said he has no plans to pack up the memorabilia and Emmy Awards that line the walls of his "60 Minutes" office.