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Season 44

25 Sep. 2011
The Counter-Terrorism Bureau/The Murder of an American Nazi/Parker & Stone
"The Counter-Terrorism Bureau" takes a behind-the-scenes look at the counter-terrorism unit of the New York City Police Department. "The Murder of an American Nazi" looks at the recent murder of a neo-Nazi leader and the growing movement he was a part of. "Parker & Stone" interviews the creators of South Park.
 
2 Oct. 2011
After the Wave/Alone on the Wall/Andy Rooney
"After the Wave" looks at special relationship developed between the sister cities of Otsuchi, Japan, and Ft. Bragg, California, in the wake of last year's tsunami. "Alone on the Wall" follows a 26 year-old climber as he scales a 1,600 foot rock wall using only his hands and feet. "Andy Rooney" interviews the famous commentator on the eve of his last appearance on the show.
 
9 Oct. 2011
The Jobs Czar/Revolution/The Player
"The Jobs Czar" interviews the chairman of General Electric about job creation in the United States. "Revolution" visits Egypt where protesters have thrown out dictator Hosni Mubarak but no find themselves having problems with military rule. "The Player" profiles famous sports agent Drew Rosenhaus.
 
16 Oct. 2011
Running the War/The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh
"Running the War" talks to General John Allen about progress in the war in Afghanistan. "The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh" examines the life and death of the famous painter and interviews biographers who claim that he may not have taken his own life.
 
23 Oct. 2011
Steve Jobs/Apps for Autism
"Steve Jobs" interviews biographer Walter Isaacson about the visionary CEO and founder of Apple Computers. "Apps for Autism" looks at how simple computer programs are being used to assist in the education of children with autism.
 
30 Oct. 2011
Madoffs/All American
"Madoffs" interviews the ex-wife and son of Bernie Madoff and offers an inside look into the family of the man who scammed investors out of billions of dollars. "All American" profiles former Boston College football player and bone cancer survivor Mark Herzlich.
 
6 Nov. 2011
A Lobbyist's Playbook/Operation Proper Exit/Andy Rooney
"A Lobbyist's Playbook" interviews former lobbyist and ex-con Jack Abramoff about how he was able to influence politicians. "Operation Proper Exit" looks at a program that helps soldiers get closure by bring them back to the battlefield. "Andy Rooney" repeats a segment broadcast last month in memory of the former commentator who passed away earlier in the week.
 
13 Nov. 2011
Insiders/Taser/Freeman Hrabowski
"Insiders" investigates how lawmakers can legally buy stock based on non-public insider information. "Taser" examines the non-lethal devices that have become standard law enforcement tools and looks at charges that police are using them more often than necessary. "Freeman Hrabowski" looks at the University of Maryland president who has turned his school into a science and engineering powerhouse.
 
20 Nov. 2011
The Pledge/Christine Lagarde/Taylor Swift
"The Pledge" profiles conservative anti-tax activist Grover Norquist. "Christine Lagarde" profiles the new head of the International Monetary Fund. "Taylor Swift" interviews the young singer.
 
27 Nov. 2011
Hard Times Generation/The Flavorists/Angelina
"Hard Times Generation" goes to Florida to homeless people forced to live in cars. "The Flavorists" looks at the people who make the artificial flavors in food. "Angelina" profiles the famous actress.
 
4 Dec. 2011
Prosecuting Wall Street/Michael Bublé
"Prosecuting Wall Street" looks at the causes of the sub-prime mortgage crisis and interview two whistle-blowers who tried to warn their companies about them. "Michael Bublé" interviews the popular singer.
 
11 Dec. 2011
President Obama/Howard Buffett
"President Obama" features Steve Kroft interviewing the president about the financial crisis, the federal budget, the Republican presidential candidates, and his family. "Howard Buffett" looks at Warren Buffett's chosen successor at Berkshire Hathaway.
 
18 Dec. 2011
There Goes the Neighborhood/The Gardens of the Queen/The Many Meryls
"There Goes the Neighborhood" examines how recession-fueled foreclosures are ruining the values of the occupied homes near them by causing high vacancy rates in neighborhoods. "The Gardens of the Queen" dives to a coral reef of the coast of Cuba that is threatened by environmental damage. "The Many Meryls" interviews the actress about her role as Margaret Thatcher.
 
25 Dec. 2011
The Library/Mount Athos
"The Library" takes an inside look into the Vatican Library. "Mount Athos" goes to Greece to look at monks who live in an ancient monastery.
 
1 Jan. 2012
The Majority Leader/The Perfect Score/Alone on the Wall
"The Majority Leader" profiles Eric Cantor. "The Perfect Score" interviews Sam Eshaghoff about how he was hired to take the SAT and ACTs for other people. "Alone on the Wall" rebroadcasts a segment on climber Alex Honnold as he scales a rock wall using his bare hands.
 
8 Jan. 2012
Stem Cell Fraud/Marine Brothers/The Most Expensive Food in the World
"Stem Cell Fraud" looks into a doctor who claims he can treat cerebral palsy. "Marine Brothers" looks at brothers who are serving together in Afghanistan. "The Most Expensive Food in the World" looks into the truffle business.
 
15 Jan. 2012
Groupon/Qatar/Jake
"Groupon" looks into the popular Internet company and profiles its CEO Andrew Mason. "Qatar" examines the prosperous Middle Eastern country that has remained calm as the Arab Spring rocks the region. "Jake" profiles a young math and science prodigy.
 
22 Jan. 2012
Into the Wild: The Great Migration/The Secret Language of Elephants/Jane Goodall
"The Great Migration" visits Kenya to see the great wildebeest migration. "The Secret Language of Elephants" looks at scientists who are studying elephant communication. "Jane Goodall" repeats an interview with Lara Logan, the famous Primatologist.
 
29 Jan. 2012
Defense Secretary Panetta/The Commissioner/Big Game Hunting
"Defense Secretary Panetta" profiles the new defense secretary. "The Commissioner" looks at Roger Goodell head of the NFL. "Big Game Hunting" looks at how some species of big game can be hunted on preserves in the United States.
 
5 Feb. 2012
Three Remarkable Women: Dolly/Vogue, Anna Wintour/The Many Meryls
"Dolly" interviews country singer Dolly Parton. "Vogue, Anna Wintour" looks at the woman behind Vogue magazine. "The Many Meryls" interviews Meryl Streep about her career and her latest role as Margaret Thatcher.
 
12 Feb. 2012
Deception at Duke/India's Gold/The Year of Adele
"Deception at Duke" investigates a report that an oncologist at Duke falsified his data. "India's Gold" looks into gold market in India. "The Year of Adele" interviews the singer.
 
19 Feb. 2012
Trapped in Unemployment/Treating Depression/The Mozart of Chess
"Trapped in Unemployment" looks at a program to help the long-term unemployed get back into the workplace. "Treating Depression" looks at the placebo effect on depression. "The Mozart of Chess" profiles chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen.
 
26 Feb. 2012
Going to Extremes: The Birdmen/The Sharkman/Alone on the Wall
"The Birdmen" looks at the latest extreme sports craze where people don wing suits and guide off of mountains. "The Sharkman" gets up close to sharks with an experience South African diver. "Alone on the Wall" repeats a profile of Alex Honnold.
 
4 Mar. 2012
Stuxnet/The Archbishop of Dublin/Redshirting
"Stuxnet" looks at the computer virus that sabotaged Iran's nuclear program and how it may threaten the security of the United States. "The Archbishop of Dublin" examines how the sex abuse crisis in the Irish Catholic Church has turned and archbishop into one of the fieriest critics of the Church. "Redshirting" investigates the controversial practice of holding back children from school so that they can be the oldest in their class rather than the youngest.
 
11 Mar. 2012
The Spymaster Speaks/Teacher to the World/Aerosmith
"The Spymaster Speaks" discusses the possibility of a nuclear-armed Iran with the former head of Israel's intelligence service. "Teacher to the World" speaks to the head of the "Khan Academy" and looks at the techniques he uses to teach millions of students across the world. "Aerosmith" profiles the famous rock band.
 
18 Mar. 2012
SpaceX/Face Blindness
"SpaceX" profiles Elon Musk who was the first private citizen to launch a space vehicle into orbit. "Face Blindness" examines the neurological phenomenon of prosopagnosia where a person loses their ability to recognize faces.
 
25 Mar. 2012
Resurrecting Chrysler/Evidence of Innocence/Novak Djokovic
"Resurrecting Chrysler" examines how the Chrysler company managed go from near bankruptcy to profitability in a few short years. "Evidence of Innocence" interviews Michael Morton who was freed after 25 years in prison thanks to a DNA test. "Novak Djokovic" profiles the Serbian tennis champion and recent Wimbledon winner.
 
1 Apr. 2012
A Hard Landing/Sugar/Art Market
"A Hard Landing" looks at the end of the space shuttle program and the employment problems of former Kennedy Space Center workers. "Sugar" looks at the devastating effecting that sugar can have on person's health beyond just weight gain. "Art Market" looks at how art dealers and art collectors are doing in the recession.
 
8 Apr. 2012
An Imperfect Union/The Sport of Kings/Joy in the Congo
Safer announces the recent death of longtime contributor Mike Wallace. "An Imperfect Union" looks at how the recession is effecting countries in the European Union. "The Sport of Kings" looks at the sport of polo and efforts to make it popular in the United States. "Joy in the Congo" profiles the Kinshasa Symphony.
 
15 Apr. 2012
Remembering Mike Wallace
60 Minutes offers a tribute and memorial to Mike Wallace with clips from his most famous interviews.
 
22 Apr. 2012
The Case Against Lehman Brothers/Christians of the Holy Land/The Trouble with Treasure
"The Case Against Lehman Brothers" interviews an attorney who investigated the financial collapse of Lehman Brothers. "Christians of the Holy Land" examines the exodus of Christians from the Holy Land. "The Trouble with Treasure" looks at an amateur diver who discovered a hoard of raw emeralds, but must wait in debt as lawyers sort out the ownership claim.
 
29 Apr. 2012
Hard Measures/Hooked
"Hard Measures" interviews CIA agent and former head of Clandestine Services Jose Rodriguez who defends the CIA's use of enhanced interrogation techniques on al-Qaeda detainees. "Hooked" profiles scientist Nora Volkow whose work is helping to revolutionize our understanding of addiction.
 
6 May 2012
The Raptor/Cleaning Up Whitley County/Michael Phelps
"The Raptor" examines allegations that the F-22 Raptor is dangerous because lack of oxygen during flight can cause disorientation. "Cleaning Up Whitley County" looks at two Kentucky journalists whose lives were threatened after they began investigation into a corrupt local sheriff. "Michael Phelps" profiles the gold medal swimmer as he prepares for the 2012 Olympics.
 
13 May 2012
Hank/The Gülen Movement/Role of a Lifetime
"Hank" interviews former CIA officer Hank Crumpton and discusses the work of its National Resources Division. "The Gulen Movement" examines a group of charter school inspired by the teachings of Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen. "Role of a Lifetime" profiles Gary Sinise and his work with veterans.
 
20 May 2012
Dropping Out/Hard Cases/Roger Waters
"Dropping Out" looks at billionaire Peter Thiel and his plan to pay people to drop out of college. "Hard Cases" interviews Dr. William Gahl who focuses on patients suffering from rare, debilitating, and undiagnosed medical conditions. "Roger Waters" profiles the former Pink Floyd bass player and composer.
 
20 May 2012
Final Resting Place/Tel Aviv/The Many Meryls
"Final Resting Place" follows Anderson Cooper as he investigates corruption and fraud in mostly unregulated cemetery business. "Tel Aviv" takes an inside look at Israel's largest city and how its residents find a place of calm in the dangerous Middle East. "The Many Meryls" repeats a profile of the famous actress.
 
27 May 2012
Honoring Our Troops: Never Seen the Like/Operation Proper Exit/Marine Brothers
A special episode dedicated to the U.S. Military in honor of Memorial Day. "Never Seen the Like" rebroadcasts a profile of medal of honor recipient Dakota Meyer. "Operation Proper Exit" rebroadcasts a segment on a program that helps soldiers get closure by bring them back to the battlefield. "Marine Brothers" rebroadcasts a segment on brothers who are serving together in Afghanistan.
 
3 Jun. 2012
SpaceX/The Murder of an American Nazi/Angelina
"SpaceX" rebroadcasts a profile Elon Musk and his space company which recently sent a capsule to the International Space Station. "The Murder of an American Nazi" rebroadcasts a segment on the murder of Jeff Hall by his own son. "Angelina" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous actress.
 
10 Jun. 2012
Defense Secretary Panetta/Big Game Hunting/Parker & Stone
"Defense Secretary Panetta" rebroadcasts a profile of the defense secretary. "Big Game Hunting" rebroadcasts a look at how some species of big game in the United States. "Parker & Stone" rebroadcasts a interview with the creators of South Park about their new musical based on the Book of Mormon.
 
17 Jun. 2012
Insiders/Freeman Hrabowski/Taylor Swift
"Insiders" rebroadcasts a segment on how lawmakers can legally buy stock based on inside information. "Freeman Hrabowski" rebroadcasts a look at the University of Maryland president who has turned his school into a science and engineering powerhouse. "Taylor Swift" rebroadcasts a profile of the young musician.
 
24 Jun. 2012
Greg Mortenson/Howard Buffett/Novak Djokovic
"Greg Mortenson" rebroadcasts an investigation into claims that the author was kidnapped by Taliban. "Howard Buffett" rebroadcasts a profile of Warren Buffett's son. "Novak Djokovic" rebroadcasts a profile of the Serbian tennis champion.
 
1 Jul. 2012
Stuxnet/Qatar/The Most Expensive Food in the World
"Stuxnet" rebroadcasts a segment on the computer virus attacking Iran. "Qatar" rebroadcasts a profile on the small Middle East country. "The Most Expensive Food in the World" rebroadcasts a segment on truffles.
 
8 Jul. 2012
A Lobbyist's Playbook/Redshirting/The Mozart of Chess
"A Lobbyist's Playbook" rebroadcasts a segment on former Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff. "Redshirting" rebroadcasts a segment the controversial practice of holding back children from school so that they are the oldest in their class. "The Mozart of Chess" rebroadcasts a profile of chess champion Magnus Carlsen.
 
22 Jul. 2012
Evidence of Innocence/India's Gold/Michael Phelps
"Evidence of Innocence" rebroadcasts an interview with Michael Morton who was freed after 25 years in prison thanks to a DNA test. "India's Gold" rebroadcasts a look at the gold market in India. "Michael Phelps" rebroadcasts a profile of the Olympic swimmer.
 
29 Jul. 2012
Hard Times Generation/The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh
"Hard Times Generation" rebroadcasts a segment on homeless people in Florida who are forced to live in cars. "The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh" rebroadcasts an examination of the life and death of the famous painter and interviews biographers who claim that he may not have taken his own life.
 
5 Aug. 2012
Sugar/Face Blindness
"Sugar" rebroadcasts a segment on the health dangers beyond weight gain associated with sugar. "Face Blindness" rebroadcasts a segment on the neurological phenomenon of prosopagnosia where a person loses their ability to recognize faces
 
12 Aug. 2012
Romney Ryan/Trapped in Unemployment/Joy in the Congo
"Romney Ryan" interviews the Republican presidential and vice-presidential candidates. "Trapped in Unemployment" rebroadcasts a segment on program to help the long-term unemployed get back into the workplace. "Joy in the Congo" rebroadcasts a profile of the Kinshasa Symphony.
 
19 Aug. 2012
The Case Against Lehman Brothers/The Archbishop of Dublin/Aerosmith
"The Case Against Lehman Brothers" rebroadcasts a segment that investigates the financial collapse of Lehman Brothers. "The Archbishop of Dublin" rebroadcasts an interview with an Irish bishop critical of the church's handling of sexual abuse by priests. "Aerosmith" rebroadcasts an interview with the band.
 
26 Aug. 2012
The Pledge/Stem Cell Fraud/The Sport of Kings
"The Pledge" rebroadcasts a profile of conservative anti-tax activist Grover Norquist. "Stem Cell Fraud" rebroadcasts an investigation to a doctor who falsely claims he can use stem cells to treat cerebral palsy. "The Sport of Kings" rebroadcasts a look at polo and efforts to make it popular in the United States.
 
2 Sep. 2012
Resurrecting Chrysler/The Flavorists/Teacher to the World
"Resurrecting Chrysler" rebroadcasts a segment on the revitalization of the automaker. "The Flavorists" rebroadcasts a segment on the people who make the artificial flavors in food. "Teacher to the World" rebroadcasts a segment on educator using computer to teach millions around the world.
 
9 Sep. 2012
Killing Bin Laden
Scott Pelley interviews a former SEAL who was part of the team that assassinated Osama bin Laden.
 
16 Sep. 2012
The Spymaster Speaks/The Player/The Year of Adele
"The Spymaster Speaks" rebroadcasts an interview with the former head of Israel's intelligence service. "The Player" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous sports agent Drew Rosenhaus. "The Year of Adele" rebroadcasts an interview with the singer.
 
23 Sep. 2012
Campaign 2012
60 Minutes, in preparation of the 2012 election, interviews President Barack Obama and his challenger Former Governor Mitt Romney about issues of national interest including the economy and jobs, health care, national security and the federal budget.
 

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