The granddaddy (and the Rolls-Royce) of newsmagazines, it set the standard for all that followed, and has kept on ticking on CBS since Sept. 24, 1968, with its familiar format of three stories (most of them hard news) and a commentary or two.
Lesley Stahl reports on overseas tax havens for U.S. companies; Scott Pelley interviews Elissa Montanti, who works to aid children wounded by war; Steve Kroft profiles legendary New Jersey high-school basketball coach Bob Hurley.
Steve Kroft investigates the 1964 civil-rights era murder of Louis Allen, a black logger who was gunned down outside of his home; Morley Safer visits the Vatican Library; Bob Simon profiles baseball's Albert Pujols.
Steve Kroft investigates the validity of humanitarian Greg Mortenson's best-selling stories; Lesley Stahl interviews Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen; Katie Couric reports on the increase of sexual assaults on college campuses.
Katie Couric interviews Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who discusses the raid that killed Osama bin Laden; Lara Logan investigates allegations that Pakistan has supported the Taliban for years; Byron Pitts reports on the rise of antigovernment extremists in the U.S. who may pose a domestic terror threat.
Scott Pelley interviews cyclist Tyler Hamilton, Lance Armstrong's former teammate, who alleges that the seven-time Tour de France champion used banned performance-enhancing substances to win races. Also: Anderson Cooper interviews former FBI agent Lin DeVecchio, who discusses his friendship with Mafia informant Gregory Scarpa Sr.
Scott Pelley interviews former National Security Agency senior executive Thomas Drake, who is accused of leaking secret government documents to the media to expose alleged abuses within the agency. Also: a profile of Al Sharpton; a report on migrant children who work unlimited hours in fields.
Lara Logan interviews Medal of Honor recipient Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who discusses his actions that earned the nation's highest military decoration. Also: a report on the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Steve Kroft investigates high-frequency trading, in which computers make thousands of stock trades in less than a second; Anderson Cooper profiles Lady Gaga; Lesley Stahl reports on a controversial archaeological dig under Jerusalem that is a flash point in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Bob Simon reports from Tunisia on the government protests that sparked the uprising in Egypt; Lesley Stahl reports on people with superior autobiographical memory who can recall nearly every day of their lives.
Steve Kroft investigates the 1964 civil-rights era murder of Louis Allen, a black logger who was gunned down outside of his home; Morley Safer visits the Vatican Library; Scott Pelley interviews Elissa Montanti, who works to aid children wounded by war.
Lesley Stahl investigates the pros and cons of extracting natural gas from shale rock; Scott Pelley interviews homeless veterans; Morley Safer reports on a film made in San Francisco just days before the 1906 earthquake.
Scott Pelley interviews former National Security Agency senior executive Thomas Drake, who was accused of leaking secret government documents to the media to expose alleged abuses within the agency. Also: New York archbishop Timothy Dolan; the 33 rescued Chilean miners.
David Martin interviews former marine Dakota Meyer upon receiving the Medal of Honor for his heroic efforts to rescue fellow marines under fire in Afghanistan. Also: the use of spy cams by wildlife filmmakers; Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.