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  60 Minutes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The initial run of 60 Minutes was as a bi-weekly show hosted by Harry Reasoner and Mike Wallace which debuted on CBS on September 24, 1968.
In tone, 60 Minutes blends the probing journalism of the seminal 1950s CBS series See It Now with Edward R. Murrow (a show for which Hewitt was the director its first few years) and the personality profiles of another Murrow program, Person to Person.
The New York Times wrote that 60 Minutes and CBS had "betrayed the legacy of Edward R. Murrow." The incident was turned into a seven-times Oscar-nominated feature film entitled The Insider, directed by Michael Mann and starring Russell Crowe and Al Pacino.
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 60 Minutes II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
60 Minutes II, also known as 60 Minutes Wednesday and 60 Minutes, was a weekly primetime newsmagazine television program intended to replicate the "signature style, journalistic quality and integrity" of the original 60 Minutes series.
60 Minutes II ran into controversy in September 2004 when the program staff received a set of documents which alleged that, while in the service of the Texas Air National Guard, President George W. Bush was declared unfit for duty and suspended from service.
60 Minutes II was renamed 60 Minutes by CBS for the fall of 2004 to signify its quality.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/60_Minutes_II   (559 words)

 60 Minutes
The 60 Minutes correspondents narrated and focused these "mini-dramas." Several of the show's journalists had established positions as personalities before 60 Minutes, but with the program's growing success and significance, the correspondents reached international celebrity status, becoming crusaders, detectives, sensitive and introspective guides through social turmoil, and insightful probers of the human psyche.
60 Minutes has been taken to task for having correspondents or representatives use false identities to generate stories, establishing sting operations for the camera, confronting the person under inquiry by surprise, and revealing new documents without prior notice to a cooperative interviewee in order to increase the shock value of the information.
Indeed, part of the appeal of 60 Minutes is whether the possibility of getting a corporate perspective across is worth the risk encountered by company representatives when facing the penetrating (aggressive) questioning and fact-finding by the correspondent.
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 60 Minutes News
Jamie Foxx appears on 60 Minutes on Nov. 10, 2004.
Dan Rather, who has been working at "60 Minutes" since leaving as "CBS Evening News" anchor last year, apparently is in his final days at CBS News.
"Veteran '60 Minutes' correspondent Ed Bradley has signed a contract to continue with the broadcast, according to industry executives who spoke on condition of anonymity," the AP reports.
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 eric mah dot com » Blog Archive » 60 Minutes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The piece was informative but not cutting, which is typical of 60 Minutes and one of the reasons why I’m not a regular viewer.
60 Minutes lacks diversity: in age, gender, ethnicity, and orientation.
Perhaps that is the appeal of 60 Minutes to its viewers.
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 60 Minutes | NewsBusters.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On Sunday’s “60 Minutes,” Andy Rooney didn’t come right out and say that Americans should vote for Hillary Clinton in 2008…but you didn’t have to be telepathic to figure it out (hat tip to Expose the Left with video link to follow).
That tough-minded approach to an important issue wasn't much in evidence, however, when 60 Minutes recently took on the question of whether "spare" embryos "left over" from in vitro fertilization procedures should be used for stem-cell research that would result in the embryos' death.
In the March 12, 2006 episode of "60 Minutes" she presented a piece about science and sexual orientation.
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 Hoodia 60 Minutes
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60 Minutes, ABC, and the BBC have all done stories on hoodia.
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 60 Minutes St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
From its initial broadcast on September 24, 1968,; 60 Minutes pioneered the "magazine format" of television journalism, which allowed it to run a mixture of hard news, investigative reports, personality profiles, and light feature pieces.
Although it was not a ratings sensation during its first several seasons, by the mid-1970s it grew to become the most prestigious, most watched, and most imitated news program on television.
The creation of 60 Minutes came about after its producer, Don Hewitt,; was fired in 1964 from his position as producer of The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite.
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 Podcast.net - The Podcast Directory
Ed Bradley reports on the many heart-wrenching stories and exclusive interviews that "60 Minutes'" correspondent Mike Wallace has covered over the years.
"60 Minutes'" Steve Kroft gets into the mind of Philip Seymour Hoffman, who is considered by many to be a front runner at this year's Academy Awards.
"60 Minutes" commentator Ed Bradley spoke with NBA superstar Michael Jordan about his life and basketball career since he retired.
www.podcast.net /show/71446   (1022 words)

 Online NewsHour: CBS' Assisted Suicide Decision -- November 24, 1998
The decision by CBS' "60 Minutes" to broadcast a tape of a doctor-assisted suicide has raised some questions regarding journalistic ethics and standards.
TERENCE SMITH: Now we'll continue that debate with Mike Wallace, senior correspondent and co-editor of "60 Minutes," who is in fl tie tonight en route to a journalists awards dinner in New York; and Ned McGrath, spokesman for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit.
And for "60 Minutes" to do so I can only come to the conclusion that they did so because they wanted to get this story on during the ratings.
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 60 Minutes TV Show - 60 Minutes Television Show - TV.com
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.
60 Minutes has set unprecedented records in the Nielsen’s ratings with a number 1 rating, five times, making it among the most successful t.v.
60 Minutes is the longest running show on television...
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 TCS Daily - Blogs v. 60 Minutes
60 Minutes has obtained a number of documents we are told were taken from Col. Killian's personal file.
60 Minutes says it consulted a handwriting analyst and document expert who believes the material is authentic.
New York Times and the Boston Globe went on to suggest Bush directly disobeyed orders to have an annual physical and, as a result, was grounded.
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 Jeffrey Wigand: 60 Minutes Transcript
The minutes that came in, they were roughly about eighteen pages long.
Kendrick Wells, the lawyer Dr. Wigand says deleted materials from the minutes of the scientific meeting is now the assistant general counsel of BandW.
Smith, 60 Minutes did, in fact, hire Dr. Wigand two years ago to act as our expert consultant to analyze nearly a thousand pages of technical documents leaked to us not from Brown and Williamson but from inside Philip Morris - another tobacco company.
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 Natural Strength Diet Pills - Desert Trim 750MG!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The CBS 60 minutes program on Hoodia Gordonii aired in November 2004 showed how the wonder plant is taking the $40-billion slimming products market by storm.
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 Hoodia 60 Minutes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 60 Minutes - Video, Reports, Profiles, Interviews - CBSNews.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hear what some of the major players had to say about the battle for Cuban shipwreck survivor Elian Gonzalez and review highlights of the controversial case.
In 1999 and early 2000, he was a small boy in the eye of a very big public storm.
60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon went to Cuba to find out what became of Elian Gonzalez.
www.cbsnews.com /sections/60minutes/main3415.shtml   (519 words)

 Ben Barnes to break silence on "60 Minutes" - Salon
Sources say Barnes has already sat down for a "60 Minutes" interview that will air next week.
A "60 Minutes" spokesperson declined to comment, saying the program does not discuss reports that are in progress.
With Barnes now being featured in a sit-down interview with "60 Minutes," the highly rated CBS news magazine, reporters may finally be forced to address the consistent curiosities of Bush's National Guard record.
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 60 Minutes scores Fatal1ty - PC News at GameSpot
Posted Jan 19, 2006 4:14 pm PT Last time 60 Minutes tackled the subject of gaming, it was with a story linking the murder of three police officers with Grand Theft Auto: Vice City that featured antigaming crusader Jack Thompson.
it's a name nothing else, if he likes it, so be it, personally i like it a little to,if i could i might watch 60 minutes, but i don't think i can see it.
Hey, I figure it is make up for letting a gray-haired five year old on 60 minutes.
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 Hoodia 60 Minutes
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 No Replacement For Displacement: 60 Minutes is Biased!
Glenn is a bit peeved at the fact that 60 minutes butchered the Ballistic fingerprinting story, and ignored the study that shows that ballistic fingerprinting won't work.
Frankly, while I can understand why he would be peeved that 60 minutes' reporting hopelessly biased, I can't believe he'd be surprised by that fact.
Another biased 60 Minutes story was on the TVA some years ago.
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 60 Minutes wrong again! (kottke.org)
This is a developing scandal folks...it threatens to bring down not just a bit player like Dan Rather, but all of network television.
On the Jan 2, 2005 episode of 60 Minutes, internet search pundit John Battelle commented on Google employees not taking advantage of their newfound wealth because it's against Google's ethic:
Update #4: Matt, prominent media pirate, has video of the 60 Minutes episode in question.
www.kottke.org /05/01/60-minutes-wrong-again   (411 words)

 TV Squad
If you're a Howard fan, you've likely either caught last night's episode of 60 Minutes, recorded it to your DVR or are grabbing it via torrent.
It's great to see that Rooney is still Rooney, even when he's on the witness stand, questioning the wording of the oath (!) and answering the defense lawyer's question of how he found the defendent's address by saying "the phone book" when hunting him down to collect his own owed fees.
It seems some people are up in arms that 60 Minutes II was one of this years George Foster Peabody Award winners, a show that was recently under lots of scrutiny over a story based on falsified documents.
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 60 minutes - BrainTalk Communities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
And Andy Rooney reflects on the New Orleans he knew, all on 60 Minutes this Sunday at 7 p.m.
Sunday's CBS News program "60 Minutes" profiled several courageous Parkinson's patients who volunteered for Amgen, Inc.'s clinical trials of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF), a promising Parkinson's treatment for which the biotech giant company holds the patent.
"The '60 Minutes' segment casts doubt on Amgen's claims that GDNF is ineffective and unsafe," said the group's spokesperson, Ann Wasson.
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 "60 Minutes" (1968)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With the explosion of news magazine shows on the prime-time airwaves, it is useful to remember the long-running program that producers are trying to emulate: 60 Minutes.
Even with lighter topics you get the impression 60 Minutes has captured the essence of the story.
Because they know that 60 Minutes will deliver.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0123338   (421 words)

 Colombia, 60 Minutes and 'The Year of Improving Significantly'
Colombia, 60 Minutes and 'The Year of Improving Significantly'
Robin Kirk, HRW's chief researcher on Colombia, maintained close contact with a producer and provided 60 Minutes an advance copy of the Colombia chapter from HRW's World Report 2000, covering the first 10 months of 1999.
The report praised Pastrana for cashiering three generals and suspending a fourth, all of whom were under investigation for assisting paramilitary massacres.
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