November 13, 2013 |
Ryan Ferguson spent almost a decade trying to get his 2005 murder conviction thrown out. He spent his first morning as a free man in Columbia, Mo., on Wednesday giving TV interviews about his struggle. "I don't think they [my emotions] have caught up to me yet. It's amazing," Ferguson, 29, told CBS' Charlie Rose. "You know, it's quite early in the morning, I haven't really had the opportunity to experience the day yet. But I know as it unfolds there will be new adventures and it will be incredible.
October 28, 2013 |
"I watched it for a little while," sang the late Lou Reed, of a satellite that went way up to Mars. "I love to watch things on TV. " TV watched him for a little while, too, once that whole video thing got going and his importance as a songwriter and performer was widely established. Reed, who died Sunday, began as the principal songwriter and vocalist of the Velvet Underground -- along with Elvis and the Beatles, one of the three most influential rock acts of the 20th century.
September 8, 2013 |
Veteran reporter Charlie Rose announced Sunday that he had secured a highly coveted scoop: He interviewed Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus. Later, from Beirut, Rose discussed aspects of the interview on CBS' "Face the Nation. " The interview will run in its entirety Monday night on the "Charlie Rose" show on PBS. The world's attention is keenly focused on the perilous situation in Syria, particularly now that Assad has been accused of using chemical weapons against his own people.
August 12, 2013 |
Never one to hold to the maxim about what to do if you have nothing nice to say, Oracle Chief Executive Larry Ellison made it clear he thinks Apple is lost without co-founder Steve Jobs. In an interview to be broadcast Tuesday on "CBS This Morning," Ellison made his remarks about Jobs and Apple to Charlie Rose. Ellison and Jobs were close friends. During a lengthy interview outside Ellison's Silicon Valley home, Rose eventually brings up the subject of the late Jobs and what Ellison believes will happen to Apple.
July 29, 2013 |
“Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan paid a visit Sunday night to the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens to celebrate the opening of a new exhibition, “ From Mr. Chips to Scarface: Walter White's Transformation in 'Breaking Bad.' " Before a sold-out audience of several hundred fans, Gilligan sat for a conversation with eminent newsman Charlie Rose. Over the course of the 75-minute chat, he discussed the exact point at which Walt “broke bad” (Gilligan placed it in episode 4 of the first season, when he declines to accept money for his cancer treatment and decides to cook more crystal meth instead)
July 18, 2013 |
For the first time since George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering their son, Trayvon Martin's parents gave TV interviews Thursday morning to decry the verdict and ask the federal government to continue to investigate. Sybrina Fulton, Martin's mother, said in a "CBS This Morning" interview that she was "stunned absolutely" by the not-guilty verdict handed down Saturday by the six-woman jury in Seminole County, Fla. "I thought surely that he [Zimmerman] would be found guilty of second-degree murder, manslaughter at the least," Fulton said.