Next Episode of 60 Minutes is
Season 53 / Episode 29 and airs on 25 April 2021 23:00
60 Minutes has been on the air since 1968, beginning on a Tuesday, but spending most of its time on Sundays, where it remains today. This popular news magazine provides both hard hitting investigations, interviews and features, along with people in the news and current events. 60 Minutes has set unprecedented records in the Nielsen's ratings with a number 1 rating, five times, making it among the most successful TV programs in all of television history. This series has won more Emmy awards than any other news program and in 2003, Don Hewitt, the creator (back in 1968), was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Emmy, along with the 60 Minute correspondents. Added to the 11 Peabody awards, this phenomenally long-lived series has collected 78 awards up to the 2005 season and remains among the viewers top choice for news magazine features.
In a rare prison interview, Barry Schultz, one of the opioid epidemic's most notorious felons, tells 60 Minutes he sees himself as a healer. The mother of a man who overdosed on pills prescribed by Schultz disagrees.
Just a few weeks shy of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' "White Album," McCartney speaks candidly with Sharyn Alfonsi as he prepares to tour for his new album, "Egypt Station."
The Kavanaugh Vote: One voted no and one voted yes, but both put their political futures in jeopardy.
John Green: The best-selling author of books like "The Fault in Our Stars," opens up to 60 Minutes about exploring his fears through his writing.
The Pavarotti of Pasta: 60 Minutes travels to Italy to meet the chef whose kitchen creations are works of art.
President Trump: Lesley Stahl speaks with President Trump about a wide range of topics in his first 60 Minutes interview since taking office.
Photo Ark: Joel Sartore, an acclaimed "National Geographic" photographer, is photographing every species of every animal kept in captivity saving memories of them in The Photo Ark.
Genetic Genealogy: Steve Kroft reports on how a new tool that uses a mixture of DNA analysis and family genealogy has been helping law enforcement crack cold cases.
Off the Rails: 60 Minutes goes inside one of the busiest subway systems in the world to find out why the trains aren't running on time.
Fly Like an Eagle: In the Mongolian steppe, hunters partner with golden eagles to catch game. When Lauren McGough found out about it she said, "I have to see it. I have to do it".
Inside the Secret Archive: For the first time on television, the former executive assistant to Buffalo's Bishop Richard Malone explains why she decided to speak out against the bishop for not taking action against priests accused of sexual abuse.
America's War Against ISIS: A year after ISIS lost their stronghold in Raqqa, their headquarters for three years, 60 Minutes reports on the Syrian forces who helped drive the extremists out. And the rebuilding process that's just beginning.
JAAP: Lesley Stahl talks with the Dutch conductor who's bringing new ideas and direction to what many consider to be one of the finest symphony orchestras in the world.
High Velocity: In the wake of the growing number of mass shootings, first responders and emergency rooms are now being trained in combat first aid to save lives. The AR-15-style assault rifle causes devastating wounds similar to those found on the battlefield. Scott Pelley reports on the kinds of injuries caused by those weapons and on the new protocol medical personnel have been forced to adopt as the use of AR-15s in mass shootings becomes more frequent.
As Goes Texas: Few political races have the potential to predict America's political future more than the tight race for the U.S. Senate in Texas. Early voting in the state indicates strong interest. Jon Wertheim spoke to incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R) and his opponent, Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D), about how heavy voter turnout will affect their chances.
The Ride of His Life: Ever since Garrett McNamara rode a 78-foot monster wave to set a then-world record here, the Portuguese town of Nazare has attracted a stream of surfing talent hoping to beat it. Who will ride one bigger? Who will get hurt trying?
Your Data: Tech companies' reign over users' personal data has run largely unchecked in the age of the internet. Europe is seeking to end that with a new law.
Ultra Deep: A South African gold mine that goes two miles beneath the Earth's surface holds far more than just precious metals.
The Pact: Twin brothers Shaquem and Shaquill Griffin tell Sharyn Alfonsi how their commitment to a childhood pact led them to become teammates on the Seattle Seahawks.
A Dose of Hope: Widespread use of naloxone, an opioid overdose antidote, is needed more than ever in the U.S.
A Dose of Greed: 60 Minutes reports on one drug company that claims to be increasing access by pricing an injector of naloxone at $4000+.
Tim Green: On coping with the ALS he thinks was caused by football, the game he loves.
Chaos on the Border: A 60 Minutes investigation has found the separations that dominated headlines this summer began earlier and were greater in number than the Trump administration admits.
Robots to the Rescue: Seven years after a powerful earthquake and tsunami caused a massive nuclear meltdown in the Daiichi Power Plant, Lesley Stahl reports on the unprecedented cleanup effort.
To Kill a Mockingbird: With Aaron Sorkin writing the adaptation and Jeff Daniels starring as Atticus Finch, the Harper Lee classic hits the stage.
George H.W. Bush: Remembering the 41st president of the United States; and, 60 Minutes reveals what firefighters saw as the deadliest wildfire in California history destroyed the town of Paradise
Elon Musk: Musk opens up to Lesley Stahl about Twitter, pot, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Model 3 and Tesla.
Screen Time: 60 Minutes goes inside a landmark government study of young minds to see if phones, tablets and other screens are impacting adolescent brain development.
Ryan Speedo Green: After a childhood of anger and violence, the 32-year-old now commands the stage around the world.
Taking Aim at Opioids: The attorney behind a multibillion-dollar tobacco settlement in 1998 has turned his attention to the opioid epidemic. And he wants drug companies to pay.
Plastic Plague: Discarded plastic is piling up around the world and pooling in the ocean. Sharyn Alfonsi reports on the problem's deadly consequences for wildlife and what can be done to stop it.
How a former CIA officer was caught betraying his country; then, inside the corruption allegations plaguing Malta; and, the return of wolves to Yellowstone Park
The rookie congresswoman challenging the Democratic establishment; then, Egypt's President El-Sisi denies ordering massacre in interview his government later tried to block; and, the unlikely, eccentric inventor turning inedible plant life into fuel.
Elijah Cummings' new power as House Oversight Committee chairman; then, how one man is advancing artificial intelligence; and, an architect goes blind, says he's actually gotten better at his job.
Howard Schultz: The lifelong Democrat tells 60 Minutes both parties are not doing what's necessary on behalf of the American people.
Small Satellites: A private company has set off a revolution in space by launching hundreds of small satellites, enough to photograph the entire landmass of the Earth every day.
Jerry and Marge Selbee: It was completely legal and it won them millions. Jon Wertheim reports on how Jerry Selbee and his wife Marge used "basic arithmetic" to crack the code on certain lottery games.
Andrew McCabe: Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe tells 60 Minutes about taking over for James Comey, starting investigations of President Trump, interactions with the president and his own firing.
The Chibok Girls: Survivors of kidnapping by Boko Haram share their stories. Nearly five years after 276 girls were kidnapped from their school by Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram, some of the survivors tell 60 Minutes about what they endured and how they're recovering.
Did the FDA ignite the opioid epidemic? Then, should a former terrorist be allowed into witness protection? And, China's drive to dominate the electric car industry
The climate change lawsuit that could stop the U.S. government from supporting fossil fuels; and, how America's railroads stand on safety measures; then, closing the gender gap in the tech industry.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell is asked if the Fed is done raising interest rates and whether or not he thinks President Trump can fire him; and, the ACLU's surprising new political strategy, modeled in part after the NRA; then, could gene therapy cure sickle cell anemia?
Brain trauma suffered by U.S. diplomats abroad could be work of hostile foreign government; then, a venture capitalist is spreading funding to Middle America; and, Anderson Cooper goes inside Monaco: The ultimate playground for the rich.
The CEO of Israeli spyware-maker NSO on fighting terror, Khashoggi murder, and Saudi Arabia; then, will legalized sports betting curtail corruption or encourage it?; and, Samuel L. Jackson: A long, vigorous career still in full stride.
Parents of a 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting victim travel the country to help others impacted by mass shootings; then, Siberia's Pleistocene Park: Bringing back pieces of the Ice Age to combat climate change; and, German-style program at a Connecticut maximum security prison emphasizes rehab for inmates.
The Principles of Ray Dalio: The founder of the most successful hedge fund in the world says capitalism needs to be reformed and that the American dream is lost.
A Radical Solution: One of the top medical schools in the United States is going tuition-free. Lesley Stahl reports on how and why they're doing it.
Attu: A small Alaska island was the site of the only North American ground campaign during WWII. Though not well-known, the battle featured some of the war's most brutal fighting.
The Leader: The speaker of the House tells Lesley Stahl what she thinks of the Mueller report, how she deals with President Trump and the current state of the Democratic Party.
Game of Thrones: The stars and creators of "Game of Thrones" tell Anderson Cooper how the show came together, what they initially thought of their characters and their thoughts on the violence in the show.
Last Shot in Oakland: Jon Wertheim reports on the Golden State Warriors' attempt to accomplish what no other team has in over fifty years: making a fifth straight trip to the NBA finals.
The growing partnership between Russia's government and cybercriminals; then, could antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' become a bigger killer than cancer?; and, Easter Island's famous moai statues slowly fading away.
Migrant families and nowhere to put them: How the new DHS chief plans to handle the southern border; then, deadly fentanyl bought online from China being shipped through the mail; and, how NATO and the U.S. are preparing for any Russian aggression off the coast of Norway.
How cybercriminals hold data hostage; then, living with Frontotemporal Dementia; and, the sounds of Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq
Sweeping lawsuit accuses top generic drug companies, executives of fixing prices; then, crime victims get chance to confront perpetrators through special program; and, Anderson Cooper profiles Mark Bradford.
How the Danske Bank money-laundering scheme involving $230 billion unraveled; then, escaping on the Rainbow Railroad; and, Bitcoin's wild ride.
Three former U.S. soldiers dispute the official report that blames human error for a friendly fire accident in Afghanistan. An American veteran meets the daughter of the Japanese soldier he killed 76 years ago.
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