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60 Minutes Season 31 Episodes

6 Episodes 1999 - 1999

Episode 1

Give Peace a Chance/Big Man, Big Voice/Packing a Gun

Sun, Aug 8, 1999 60 mins

Scheduled: A 1998 report on a summer camp for Arab and Israeli teens; a 1997 profile of singer Thomas Qwasthoff; a 1995 report on gun-licensing procedures in Florida. Correspondents include Morley Safer, Ed Bradley and Lesley Stahl.

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Episode 2

The Magdalen Laundries/Roberto Benigni/Heaven on Earth?

Sun, Aug 15, 1999 60 mins

Scheduled: A January 1999 report on the "Magdalen laundries" in a Dublin, Ireland, convent, where "women had been virtual prisoners," correspondent Steve Kroft says, "confined behind convent walls for perceived sins of the flesh." Also: a February 1999 interview with Roberto Benigni; and a September 1998 interview with Rev. Sun Myung Moon's former daughter-in-law Nansook Hung, who talks about her marriage to Rev. Moon's son. Also reporting: Mike Wallace and Bob Simon.

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Episode 3

The Lobbyist/Praising Caesar/Faking It

Sun, Aug 22, 1999 60 mins

Scheduled: Profiles of Washington lobbyist Tommy Boggs (from February 1999) and gospel singer Shirley Caesar (December 1998). Also: a report on the faking of German documentaries (from January 1999). Reporting Morley Safer, Ed Bradley and Lesley Stahl.

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Episode 4

Taking Aim at the Gun Industry/Running from Home/The Bad Samaritan

Sun, Aug 29, 1999 60 mins

Scheduled: A February 1999 report on Chicago mayor Richard Daley's suit against gunmakers; a March 1998 report on Cuban-American sports agent Joe Cubas; a September 1998 interview with David Cash, who didn't alert authorities that his friend was assaulting a 7-year-old girl (who was murdered) in a Nevada restroom. Reporting: Mike Wallace, Morley Safer and Ed Bradley.

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Episode 5

A Family Affair/Where There's Smoke.../The Diva Next Door

Sun, Sep 5, 1999 60 mins

Scheduled: An April 1999 interview with Sante and Kenneth Kimes, a mother and son accused of murdering a wealthy New York City widow; a February 1999 report on a Florida crackdown on teen smoking; an April 1999 profile of opera singer Renee Fleming. Reporting: Steve Kroft, Lesley Stahl and Morley Safer.

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Episode 6

KGB Secrets/Brother Rick Curry/Harry Potter

Sun, Sep 12, 1999 60 mins

Scheduled: British author J.K. Rowling discusses her Harry Potter fantasy novels, and her life and career. Also: a February 1999 report on allegations that author Binjimin Wilkomirski fabricated his Holocaust memoir "Fragments: Memories of a Wartime Childhood"; a March 1999 profile of Rick Curry, a Jesuit brother who runs a theater workshop for the handicapped in New York and Belfast, Maine. Reporting: Lesley Stahl, Ed Bradley and Steve Kroft.

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