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60 Minutes Season 45 Episodes

47 Episodes 2012 - 2013

Episode 1

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, US General John Allen, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Sun, Sep 30, 2012 60 mins

The 45th season begins with Lara Logan interviewing Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai and Gen. John Allen. Also: Arnold Schwarzenegger discusses his marriage.

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Episode 2

Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei, U.S. Eyeware Company Luxotyica, Singer Rodriguez

Sun, Oct 7, 2012 60 mins

Steve Kroft reports on Chinese telecommunications-giant Huawei and probes allegations that the company may pose a risk to the U.S. government. Also: a look at Luxottica, the world's largest maker of eyewear; and a profile of singer-songwriter Rodriguez.

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Episode 3

The Syrian Civil War, New Program in Texas for War Vets, Daniel Craig & Barbara Broccoli

Sun, Oct 14, 2012 60 mins

Clarissa Ward reports on the Syrian civil war; Scott Pelley examines a Texas program that helps war veterans; Anderson Cooper looks back on 50 years of James Bond movies, and interviews Daniel Craig and producer Barbara Broccoli.

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Episode 4

Medical Marijuana, Goldman Sachs Employee Greg Smith, Steven Spielberg

Sun, Oct 21, 2012 60 mins

Steve Kroft reports on the growing and selling of medical marijuana in Colorado; Anderson Cooper interviews former Goldman Sachs salesman Greg Smith; Lesley Stahl profiles Steven Spielberg.

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Episode 5

Jobs & the Economy in Asheboro NC, Missing American Historical Treasures, Shahid Khan

Sun, Oct 28, 2012 60 mins

Scott Pelley reports on the economic turnaround in Asheboro, N.C.; Bob Simon investigates the theft of U.S. historical treasures; Byron Pitts profiles Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan.

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Episode 6

Partisan U.S. Senate Gridlock, Historian David McCullough, Football Player Aaron Rodgers

Sun, Nov 4, 2012 60 mins

Current and former senators discuss partisan gridlock in the U.S. Senate. Also: Morley Safer interviews historian David McCullough; and Scott Pelley profiles Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

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Episode 7

Residents of Belle Harbor NY, Manufacturers Looking for High-Tech Capable Employees, David McCullough

Sun, Nov 11, 2012 60 mins

Scott Pelley visits residents of Belle Harbor in Queens following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy; Byron Pitts reports on open jobs that are difficult to fill because of high-tech machinery; Morley Safer accompanies historian David McCullough to Paris.

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Episode 8

An Immigration & Customs Enforcement Investigation, Infant Morality, College Football Programs

Sun, Nov 18, 2012 60 mins

Lara Logan reports on the bust of a massive drug-trafficking cartel; Lesley Stahl examines whether babies are born with a knowledge of right and wrong. Also: the importance of large-scale football programs to colleges and universities.

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Episode 9

Free The Children, New York City Ballet, Dereck & Beverly Joubert

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 60 mins

Scott Pelley interviews children's rights activist Craig Kielburger; Lesley Stahl profiles Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins of the New York City Ballet; Lara Logan visits documentary filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert as they film African lions.

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Episode 10

Claims Against a Hospital Chain, Shin Dong Hyuk, Adventurers Bertrand Piccard & Abdre Borschberg

Sun, Dec 2, 2012 60 mins

Anderson Cooper interviews human-rights activist Shin Dong-hyuk, who is believed to be the only person born in a North Korean prison camp who successfully escaped; Bob Simon profiles aviation pioneers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg who built a solar-powered airplane that they plan to fly around the world; Steve Kroft investigates allegations that a hospital chain pressured doctors to admit patients regardless of their medical needs.

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Episode 11

Individuals Confessing To Crimes They Did Not Commit, The Race to Save the Tortoise, Hugh Jackman

Sun, Dec 9, 2012 60 mins

Byron Pitts reports on the rise of people in Chicago, especially teens, who confess to crimes they did not commit; Lesley Stahl investigates why many species of turtles and tortoises are becoming endangered; Scott Pelley profiles Hugh Jackman.

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Episode 12

Tragedy in Newton, Costa Concordia, The Vatican Library's treasures

Sun, Dec 16, 2012 60 mins

Lesley Stahl reports on the salvage operation to tow the capsized Costa Concordia passenger ship; Scott Pelley examines how humans can move robotic limbs with their thoughts; Anderson Cooper profiles filmmaker Judd Apatow.

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Episode 13

The Year of Adele, Rodriguez, Taylor Swift

Sun, Dec 23, 2012 60 mins

Anderson Cooper interviews Adele; Bob Simon profiles singer-songwriter Rodriguez; Lesley Stahl visits with Taylor Swift.

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Episode 14

Breakthrough, Morten Storm, Judd Apatow

Sun, Dec 30, 2012 60 mins

Scott Pelley explores how humans can move robotic limbs with their thoughts; Lara Logan interviews a former Danish spy who claims to have played a role in the killing of an Al-Qaeda leader; and Anderson Cooper profiles filmmaker Judd Apatow.

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Episode 15

Internet's Impact on the News and Print Media, David Kelley and IDEO, The Barcelona Soccer team's Unique Training System

Sun, Jan 6, 2013 60 mins

Morley Safer explores the Internet's impact on newspapers and the print media; Charlie Rose profiles David Kelley and his company, IDEO, a creator of iconic products such as the computer mouse. Also: the Barcelona soccer team's unique training system is spotlighted.

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Episode 16

March of the Machines, Justice Sotomayor, Free Diving

Sun, Jan 13, 2013 60 mins

Steve Kroft explores groundbreaking technological advances and robotics in the workplace; Scott Pelley interviews Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor; and Bob Simon spotlights an extreme form of free diving.

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Episode 17

The President and the Secretary of State, The Fall of Lance Armstrong

Sun, Jan 27, 2013 60 mins

Steve Kroft interviews President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the White House. Also: Travis Tygart, CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, discusses Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah Winfrey.

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Episode 18

Attack in Algeria, 40 Million Mistakes, Lincoln

Sun, Feb 10, 2013 60 mins

Mark Cobb, Steve Wysocki and Nick Frazier, who survived a 2013 terrorist attack in Algeria, discuss their ordeal. Also: an investigation into the accuracy of credit reports; and an exploration of Abraham Lincoln's character, with Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.

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Episode 19

Israel's Iron Dome, World's Largest Civilian Hospital Ship, Downton Abbey's Maggie Smith

Sun, Feb 17, 2013 60 mins

Bob Simon reports on Israel's Iron Dome defense system; Scott Pelley goes aboard the Africa Mercy hospital ship, where thousands of Third World patients are treated for cataracts, facial tumors and cleft palates; Steve Kroft profiles Maggie Smith.

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Episode 20

The Life and Death of Clay Hunt, China's Real Estate Mogul, China's Real Estate Bubble

Sun, Mar 3, 2013 60 mins

Byron Pitts reports on the suicide of Clay Hunt, a former marine combat veteran; Lesley Stahl profiles Chinese billionaire Zhang Xin, a leading real-estate developer in China. Also: an examination of China's economy and its troubled real-estate market.

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Episode 21

Lethal Medicine, Sheryl Sandberg, God's Architect

Sun, Mar 10, 2013 60 mins

Scott Pelley investigates the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 48 people and sickened hundreds of others; Norah O'Donnell profiles Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg; Lara Logan reports on construction of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

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Episode 22

Disillusionment Among Nuns in America, Twitter Creator Jack Dorsey, Former Hit Man Says He Has Found God

Sun, Mar 17, 2013 60 mins

Bob Simon reports on how Pope Francis may address the disillusionment among American nuns; Lara Logan interviews Twitter creator Jack Dorsey; Byron Pitts profiles former Mafia hit man John Veasey, who claims he is now a born-again Christian.

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Episode 23

Crackdown in Russia, Blindsided, The Nile Crocodile

Sun, Mar 24, 2013 60 mins

Lesley Stahl interviews a member of Russia's punk protest band Pussy Riot, about the group's anti-Putin demonstration that resulted in two members being imprisoned. Also: James Brown interviews NFL hopeful Brian Banks, who spent five years in prison for a rape he did not commit; and Anderson Cooper swims in the Nile with crocodiles.

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Episode 24

The Pioneer Hotel Fire, The Lost Boys

Sun, Mar 31, 2013 60 mins

Steve Kroft looks back at the Pioneer Hotel fire in Tucson that killed 29 people in 1970, exploring new evidence that could free a man in prison for the blaze. Also: Bob Simon files a two-segment report on Sudanese refugees who have settled in the U.S.

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Episode 25

Parents of Children Killed in the Newtown Massacre on Gun Law, Professional Basketball Player Jeremy Lin

Sun, Apr 7, 2013 60 mins

Parents of the victims of the Newtown, Conn., massacre speak with Scott Pelley about their efforts to change gun laws. Also: Charlie Rose interviews NBA player Jeremy Lin.

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Episode 26

The Warlord, The Knuckleballer, Marfa, Texas

Sun, Apr 14, 2013 60 mins

Lara Logan joins African soldiers and U.S. military advisers as they search for warlord Joseph Kony; Lesley Stahl interviews Cy Young Award-winning knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey; Morley Safer visits cowboys and artists in Marfa, Texas.

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Episode 27

The Boston Bombings, Sniffing For Bombs, The 9/11 Museum

Sun, Apr 21, 2013 60 mins

An update on the Boston Marathon bombings. Also: Lara Logan reports on dogs that are trained to sniff out bombs; and Lesley Stahl visits the National September 11 Museum.

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Episode 28

Angel of Death, Rosie's Run for the Roses

Sun, Apr 28, 2013 60 mins

Steve Kroft interviews convicted serial killer Charles Cullen, a former nurse who pleaded guilty to killing 29 patients during his 16-year career. Also: a profile of jockey Rosie Napravnik.

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Episode 29

Counterinsurgency Cops, Robin Hood, Invisible Wounds

Sun, May 5, 2013 60 mins

Lesley Stahl examines counterinsurgency tactics used by police in Springfield, Mass., to combat gangs; Scott Pelley interviews Paul Tudor Jones, founder of the charity Robin Hood Foundation; David Martin reports on brain injuries suffered by soldiers.

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Episode 30

The Rescue of Jessica Buchanan, Succeeding As Civilians, Bill Gates 2.0

Sun, May 12, 2013 60 mins

Scott Pelley interviews Jessica Buchanan, an American aid worker who was captured and held hostage for three months in Somalia before being rescued by Navy SEALs. Also: a look at a Syracuse University course designed to help disabled military veterans start their own businesses; a visit with Bill Gates.

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Episode 31

A Face in the Crowd, Three Generations of Punishment, Michael Jackson

Sun, May 19, 2013 60 mins

Lesley Stahl reports on facial-recognition technology; Anderson Cooper interviews human-rights activist Shin Dong-hyuk, who is believed to be the only person born in a North Korean prison camp who successfully escaped; Lara Logan examines some of the personal belongings of Michael Jackson.

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Episode 32

Bionic Limbs, Missing American Historical Treasures, Maggie Smith

Sun, Jun 2, 2013 60 mins

Scott Pelley reports on robotic prostheses; Bob Simon investigates the theft of thousands of historical documents; Steve Kroft profiles Maggie Smith.

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Episode 33

The Cost of Admission, Justice Sotomayor, God's Architect

Sun, Jun 9, 2013 60 mins

Steve Kroft investigates allegations that a hospital chain pressured doctors to admit patients regardless of their medical needs; Scott Pelley profiles Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor; Lara Logan visits the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

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Episode 34

The Super Cartel, Sticker Shock, Barca

Sun, Jun 16, 2013 60 mins

Lara Logan investigates the bust of a massive drug-trafficking cartel; Lesley Stahl reports on the Italian eye-wear company Luxottica; Bob Simon visits Barcelona and the city's Barça soccer team, which includes Lionel Messi.

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Episode 35

Evidence of Innocence, Crackdown in Russia, Design Thinking

Sun, Jun 23, 2013 60 mins

Lara Logan interviews Michael Morton, who spent nearly 25 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit; Lesley Stahl reports on the Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot; Charlie Rose profiles David Kelley and his company, IDEO, a creator of iconic products such as the computer mouse.

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Episode 36

Sheryl Sandberg, David McCullough

Sun, Jun 30, 2013 60 mins

Norah O'Donnell profiles Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg; Morley Safer interviews historian David McCullough and accompanies him to Paris.

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Episode 37

Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig, Lincoln

Sun, Jul 7, 2013 60 mins

Scott Pelley profiles Hugh Jackman; Anderson Cooper interviews Daniel Craig and producer Barbara Broccoli who discuss the James Bond films; Lesley Stahl explores the character of Abraham Lincoln with Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.

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Episode 38

Angel of Death, The Race to Save the Tortoise

Sun, Jul 14, 2013 60 mins

Steve Kroft interviews convicted serial killer Charles Cullen, a former nurse who pleaded guilty to killing 29 patients during his 16-year career. Also: A report from Madagascar centers on the poaching of turtles and tortoises.

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Episode 39

Sniffing for Bombs, The Lost Boys

Sun, Jul 21, 2013 60 mins

Lara Logan reports on dogs that are trained to sniff out bombs; Bob Simon visits with Sudanese refugees who settled in the U.S.

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Episode 40

American Nuns, Bill Gates 2.0, The Baby Lab

Sun, Jul 28, 2013 60 mins

Bob Simon addresses disillusionment among nuns in the U.S.; Charlie Rose interviews Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Also: a study of morality via the behavior of infants.

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Episode 41

Counterinsurgency Cops, Africa Mercy, Marfa, Texas

Sun, Aug 4, 2013 60 mins

Lesley Stahl examines counterinsurgency tactics employed by police in Springfield, Mass., to combat gang violence; Scott Pelley goes aboard the Africa Mercy hospital ship, where thousands of Third World patients are treated for cataracts, facial tumors and cleft palates; Morley Safer visits cowboys and artists in Marfa, Texas.

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Episode 42

Lethal Medicine, China's Real Estate Mogul, China's Real Estate Bubble

Sun, Aug 11, 2013 60 mins

Scott Pelley investigates the deadly, multistate fungal-meningitis outbreak that killed more than 50 people; Lesley Stahl profiles Chinese billionaire Zhang Xin, a leading real-estate developer in China. Also: an examination of China's economy and its troubled real-estate market.

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Episode 43

Morten Storm, Robin Hood, Free Diving

Sun, Aug 18, 2013 60 mins

Lara Logan interviews a former Danish spy who claims to have played a role in the killing of an Al-Qaeda leader; Scott Pelley interviews Paul Tudor Jones, founder of the charity Robin Hood Foundation; Bob Simon reports on extreme sport free diving.

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Episode 44

40 Million Mistakes, A Face in the Crowd, The Nile Crocodile

Sun, Aug 25, 2013 60 mins

Steve Kroft investigates the accuracy of credit reports that American consumers rely on for credit cards and loans; Lesley Stahl reports on facial-recognition technology; Anderson Cooper swims in the Nile with crocodiles.

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Episode 45

Costa Concordia, Khan Academy, The Innovator

Sun, Sep 1, 2013 60 mins

Lesley Stahl reports on the salvage operation to tow the capsized Costa Concordia passenger ship; Sanjay Gupta interviews Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy, who discusses his educational philosophy; Lara Logan profiles Twitter creator Jack Dorsey.

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Episode 46

March of the Machines, The 9/11 Museum, Michael Jackson

Sun, Sep 8, 2013 60 mins

Steve Kroft explores groundbreaking technological advances and robotics in the workplace; Lesley Stahl visits the September 11 Memorial Museum; Lara Logan examines some of the personal belongings of Michael Jackson.

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Episode 47

Syria, The Briefer, Rocky Mountain High

Sun, Sep 15, 2013 60 mins

Charlie Rose interviews Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Also: Scott Pelley speaks with Barack Obama about chemical weapons use in Syria; John Miller questions former CIA deputy director Michael Morell about the crisis in Syria. Steve Kroft reports on the business of growing and selling medical marijuana in Colorado.

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