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2004

4 Jan. 2004
More Than They Deserve/The Eyes Have It/Turkmenbashi/Does the Nose Know?/Bering Strait
"More Than They Deserve" looks at why judges are now protesting the long jail sentences that mandatory-minimum laws mandate for drug offenses. "The Eyes Have It" talks to a Harvard professor who teaches students how to look at their environment. "Turkmenbashi" interviews the eccentric dictator of Turkmenistan. "Does the Nose Know?" examines how some drug and bomb-sniffing dogs are unreliable. "Bering Strait" rebroadcasts an interview with a country music band from Russia. "Andy Rooney" looks at store mannequins.
 
11 Jan. 2004
Inside the Bush White House/Out of India/The Greyston Bakery
"Inside the Bush White House" interviews former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill about his decision to leave the Bush White House. "Out of India" examines how more American companies are sending jobs overseas to India. "The Greyston Bakery" looks at a business that not only employs the disenfranchised but also puts its profits into social services. "Andy Rooney" talks about cleaning out his closet.
 
25 Jan. 2004
John Kerry/Farewell to the Queen/Doing Business with the Enemy
"John Kerry" profiles and interviews the Democratic presidential candidate. "Farewell to the Queen" goes on board the Queen Elizabeth 2 for its historic last trans-Atlantic cross. "Doing Business with the Enemy" examines how pension plans and mutual funds are investing in companies that do business with states that support terrorism. "Andy Rooney" talks about Bush's plans for space.
 
8 Feb. 2004
Faith, Hope & Politics/The Sunni Triangle/The Man with the Golden Ears
"Faith, Hope & Politics" examines the influence of evangelical Christians in the United States government. "The Sunni Triangle" interviews some of the soldiers patrolling one of the most dangerous areas in Iraq. "The Man with the Golden Ears" interviews legendary music executive Clive Davis. "Andy Rooney" talks about the Super Bowl halftime show controversy.
 
15 Feb. 2004
Nuclear Insecurity/Self-Made Maverick/Pilobolus
"Nuclear Insecurity" examines lax security at some of the facilities that house America's nuclear weapons and the materials used to make them. "Self-Made Maverick" profiles billionaire Internet and sports entrepreneur Mark Cuban. "Pilobolus" profiles the famous modern dance group. "Andy Rooney" talks about deceptive advertising.
 
22 Feb. 2004
Boosting/The Patriot/The Wild Man of Music
"Boosting" examines how South American gangs are ripping off American stores in a practice of organized shoplifting. "The Patriot" investigates some serious problems with the Patriot missile defense system. "The Wild Man of Music" profiles famed Russian conductor Valery Gergiev.
 
29 Feb. 2004
Lost in the Translation/Surf's Up/A True Confession
"Lost in the Translation" looks at how North Korea is using the Diary of Anne Frank and a propaganda tool against the United States. "Surf's Up" interviews big wave surfer Laird Hamilton. "A True Confession" examines how interrogators can sometimes convince innocent people to make a false confession. "Andy Rooney" talks about previews and ads before movies.
 
7 Mar. 2004
The Blame Game/The Bishop/Geno's Game
"The Blame Game" talks to Ahmed Chalabi a wealthy Iraqi exile who is accused of misleading the U.S. about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. "The Bishop" interviews Bishop Gene Robinson the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church. "Geno's Game" profiles successful University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma. "Andy Rooney" talks about things that are true.
 
14 Mar. 2004
Prescriptions and Profit/Hubble/The Last Gangster
"Prescriptions and Profit" looks at why Americans pay more for prescription drugs than anyone in the world. "Hubble" examines how the future of the Hubble Space Telescope is in danger due to budget cuts. "The Last Gangster" interviews 'Big Ron' Previte a former gangster in the Philadelphia Mafia. "Andy Rooney" responds to letters.
 
21 Mar. 2004
9-11 Before and After/The Second Most Wanted Man
"9-11 Before and After" offers an exclusive interview with former White House terrorism adviser Richard Clarke who talks about the Bush administration's view on terrorism before and after 9/11. "The Second Most Wanted Man" updates a previous broadcasts segment on Ayman Al-Zawahiri who is Osama bin Laden's right hand man. "Andy Rooney" talks about preserving the institution of marriage.
 
28 Mar. 2004
Condoleezza Rice/Judge Charles Pickering/Freddy Adu
"Condoleezza Rice" interviews the national security adviser about her refusal to testify under oath before the 9/11 Commission. "Judge Charles Pickering" interviews the Appeals Court nominee responds to charges that he is racially insensitive. "Freddy Adu" profiles the 14 year old soccer prodigy. "Andy Rooney" talks about deciding which charities to support.
 
4 Apr. 2004
See No Evil/The Best Possible Deal?/Who Is Jack Spadaro?
"See No Evil" examines how several hospitals employed a nurse who recently confessed to killing dozens of patients under his care. "The Best Possible Deal?" investigates why car buyers may not be getting the best interest rates from car dealerships. "Who Is Jack Spadaro?" interviews a government whistle-blowers who claims the Bush administration covered-up the the reasons behind a toxic coal slurry spill in Appalachia. "Andy Rooney" talks about the book business in America.
 
11 Apr. 2004
Michelle Wie/The Summer Games/Out of Control
"Michelle Wie" interviews the 14-year-old golfing sensation. "The Summer Games" looks at how Greece and the city of Athens are working to complete facilities to host and keep safe the Olympic games. "Out of Control" looks at how the rising AIDS epidemic is hitting India. "Andy Rooney" talks about kitchen gadgets.
 
18 Apr. 2004
Plan of Attack/Mary J
"Plan of Attack" interviews legendary journalist Bob Woodward about his new book on the White House's plans to attack Iraq. "Mary J" rebroadcasts a segment on hip-hop diva Mary J. Blige who talks about her storied past. "Andy Rooney" talks about increasing gas prices.
 
25 Apr. 2004
The Devil's Advocate/Comrade Capitalist/Self-Made Maverick
"The Devil's Advocate" interviews Jacques Verges who will defend Saddam Hussein in court. "Comrade Capitalist" interviews a former Marxist guerrilla who has become a multimillionaire South African businessman. "Self-Made Maverick" rebroadcasts an edited segment on sports entrepreneur Mark Cuban. "Andy Rooney" talks about the use of initials.
 
2 May 2004
Deep Dark Secret/Funny Girl/Superbugs
"Deep Dark Secret" investigates how state institutions in America were once part of the eugenics movement. "Funny Girl" interviews Shazia Mirza a Muslim stand-up comedian. "Superbugs" examines the emergence of drug resistant bacteria and the dangers of the over-prescription of antibiotics. "Andy Rooney" talks about putting things in their place.
 
9 May 2004
Couldn't Keep It to Myself/Saudi Justice/American Hero
"Couldn't Keep It to Myself" looks at the prison writing workshop behind a critically acclaimed book that has drawn the ire of prison officials. "Saudi Justice" interviews several Britons who were tortured into falsely confessing to a series of bombings in Saudi Arabia. "American Hero" revisits the the My Lai massacre and the American soldiers who tried to help the defenseless villages. "Andy Rooney" talks about the election campaign.
 
16 May 2004
The New French Revolution/The Image War/Domingo
"The New French Revolution" investigates how Muslim women in France are beginning to fight back against horrid treatment in the rough ethnic ghettos of Paris. "The Image War" takes an inside look at Alhurrah the Arab-language television news channel funded by the United States. "Domingo" interviews operate great Placido Domingo who is taking effort to nurture young opera talent. "Andy Rooney" talks about how college professors should be advising politicians.
 
23 May 2004
General Anthony Zinni/Stanley 'Tookie' Williams/I Have a Dream
"General Anthony Zinni" interviews a retired U.S. General who is critical of the politics behind the planning of the Iraq war. "Stanley 'Tookie' Williams" examines how a death row inmate is working to keep kids away from street gangs. "I Have a Dream" examines a program that helps underprivileged kids get access to higher education. "Andy Rooney" talks about American troops who have tortured Iraqi prisoners.
 
30 May 2004
Muqtada Al-Sadr/How Many Miles to the Gallon?
"Muqtada Al-Sadr" interviews the controversial and radical Shiite cleric whose followers are battling U.S. troops in Iraq. "How Many Miles to the Gallon?" examines why Detroit continues to produce gas guzzling SUVs despite the rise in gas prices and the ability to produce more fuel efficient cars. "Andy Rooney" pay tribute to the U.S. soldiers who have died serving their country in the Iraq War.
 
6 Jun. 2004
Ronald Reagan Remembered
60 Minutes remembers the life of President Ronald Reagan. It interviews Nancy Reagan about his life before and after her husband's Alzheimer's disease diagnosis, revisits a 1989 interview where Reagan discusses a reluctance to enter politics, and offers an overview of his political career. "Andy Rooney" talks about D-Day.
 
13 Jun. 2004
Chemical Plant Insecurity/Skull and Bones/Barbara Cook
"Chemical Plant Insecurity" rebroadcasts an investigation into the lax security at U.S. chemical plants. "Skull and Bones" rebroadcasts a segment on the secret Yale University society that claims many of America's power elite as its members. "Barbara Cook" rebroadcasts an interview with the famous Broadway singer. "Andy Rooney" talks about store mannequins.
 
20 Jun. 2004
Bill Clinton
60 Minutes interviews former president Bill Clinton about his much-anticipated autobiography entitled 'My Life". The former president discusses his Arkansas childhood and family, his times as Arkansas governor, and the successes and failures of his presidency.
 
27 Jun. 2004
The Patriot/Dr. Sam Waksal/Michael Moore
"The Patriot" rebroadcasts an investigation into the problems associated with the Patriot missile system. "Dr. Sam Waksal" rebroadcasts a segment on the founder and former CEO of the biotech firm ImClone who is in the middle of one of the large stock scandal. "Michael Moore" rebroadcasts a segment on the documentary filmmaker. "Andy Rooney" talks about what annoys him about other drivers.
 
4 Jul. 2004
Kinkade/Tulia, Texas/Eminent Domain
"Kinkade" rebroadcasts a segment on popular artist Thomas Kinkade. "Tulia, Texas" rebroadcasts an investigation of a former undercover drug officer accused of targeting the black community with racially motivated drug sting. "Eminent Domain" rebroadcasts an investigation into the controversial practice of government forcing private citizens to sell their homes and businesses. "Andy Rooney" talks about the language of initials.
 
11 Jul. 2004
Kerry & Edwards/Boosting/Man with the Golden Ears
"Kerry & Edwards" interviews the presidential and vice-presidential nominees along with their wives. "Boosting" rebroadcasts a segment on how South American immigrant gangs are stealing American cargo. "Man with the Golden Ears" rebroadcasts a profile of legendary music executive Clive Davis. "Andy Rooney" asks questions of Kerry and Edwards.
 
18 Jul. 2004
The Kuwait of Africa/Alice Coles of Bayview/Howard Hughes
"The Kuwait of Africa" rebroadcasts a segment on the oil rich country of Equatorial Guinea. "Alice Coles of Bayview" rebroadcasts a segment on a woman who is trying to transform her poor rural Virginia village into a community of modern homes. "Howard Hughes" rebroadcasts a segment on the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. "Andy Rooney" talks about deceptive advertising.
 
25 Jul. 2004
Yucca Mountain/Undercover Marketing/Surf's Up!
"Yucca Mountain" rebroadcasts a segment on the government's plan to store nuclear waste in Nevada. "Undercover Marketing" rebroadcasts a segment on how product marketing has gone undercover. "Surf's Up!" profiles big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton. "Andy Rooney" takes a look at diet books.
 
1 Aug. 2004
Musically Speaking/Out of India/The Bishop
"Musically Speaking" rebroadcasts a segment on musically talented savants. "Out of India" rebroadcasts a segment on how American companies are sending jobs to India. "The Bishop" rebroadcasts an interview with Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church. "Andy Rooney" talks about his likes and dislikes.
 
8 Aug. 2004
Lost in Translation/The World's Greatest Fakes/Freddy Adu
"Lost in Translation" rebroadcasts a segment on an FBI whistle-blower who claims that crucial information about terrorism was deliberately not translated in the weeks after 9/11. "The World's Greatest Fakes" examines how many brand-name products are being counterfeited and sold in China. "Freddy Adu" rebroadcasts a profile of the 15-year-old soccer prodigy. "Andy Rooney" talks about the Smart Car.
 
15 Aug. 2004
See No Evil/The Garden of Eden/Pirates of the Internet
"See No Evil" rebroadcasts a segment on how several hospitals employed a nurse who recently confessed to killing dozens of patients under his care. "The Garden of Eden" looks at what happens when gorillas meet humans for the first time. "Pirates of the Internet" rebroadcasts a segment on how Hollywood is responding to Internet movie pirates. "Andy Rooney" talks about movie previews and commercials before movies.
 
22 Aug. 2004
Cooking the Books/Prescriptions and Profit/Change of Heart
"Cooking the Books" rebroadcasts an interview with Richard Scrushy the former CEO of HealthSouth Corporation who is accused of committing securities fraud. "Prescriptions and Profit" rebroadcasts a segment on the cost of prescription drugs in America. "Change of Heart" examines a medical breakthrough that allows infants to withstand organ transplants from unmatched donors. "Andy Rooney" talks about gift giving.
 
29 Aug. 2004
Nuclear Insecurity/Doing Business with the Enemy/Michelle Wie
"Nuclear Insecurity" rebroadcasts a segment investigating lax security at nuclear facilities in the United States. "Doing Business with the Enemy" rebroadcasts a segment on how pension plans and mutual funds are investing in companies that do business with states that support terrorism. "Michelle Wie" rebroadcasts a segment on the golf prodigy. "Andy Rooney" talks about how some people don't put things back where they belong.
 
5 Sep. 2004
Porn in the U.S./Jeopardy!
"Porn in the U.S." rebroadcasts a segment examining the $10 billion pornography industry in the United States. "Jeopardy!" rebroadcasts a segment that goes behind the scenes of the famous television quiz show and discuss how a software engineer has become the show's biggest winner. "Andy Rooney" talks about how cities do not profit from political conventions.
 
12 Sep. 2004
DNA Dragnet/All in the Family/L.T. Over the Edge
"DNA Dragnet" rebroadcasts a segment on how DNA is being used to close unsolved cases. "All in the Family" rebroadcasts a segment on how identity theft is on the rise among family members. "L.T. Over the Edge" rebroadcasts an interview with the football legend. "Andy Rooney" talks about receiving fund-raising notices in the mail.
 
19 Sep. 2004
The Second War/Fat City/The Coach
"The Second War" talks U.S Soldiers and Iraqi government officials about the insurgency. "Fat City" rebroadcasts a segment on diet clinics in Durham, North Carolina. "The Coach" examines professional football coaching and how it is much more advanced in the modern era. "Andy Rooney" talks about a new season of the show.
 
26 Sep. 2004
Wanted: Dead or Alive/The Closer!/O'Reilly
"Wanted: Dead or Alive" profiles Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi the Iraqi terrorist behind a number of gruesome attacks on Westerners. "The Closer!" examines a telemarketing scam in Canada that preyed on the elderly. "O'Reilly" interviews the controversial Fox News host. "Andy Rooney" urges stupid Americans to not vote.
 
3 Oct. 2004
Echo Boomers/Tales from the Crypt/Bill Parcells
"Echo Boomer" discusses the children of the baby-boomers and how marketers are trying to define their attitudes and tastes. "Tales from the Crypt" examines an archaeological investigation into the remains the Medici family. "Bill Parcells" interviews the NFL coach. "Andy Rooney" talks about repairing the reputation of CBS news.
 
10 Oct. 2004
The Killing in Sudan/Staying at Home/Queen Latifah
"The Killing in Sudan" goes to Sudan to examine the genocide, mass murder, and refugee crisis in the Darfur region. "Staying at Home" interviews women who succeeded in the workplace, but then chose to return home to raise children. "Queen Latifah" profiles the singer and actress. "Andy Rooney" talks about presidential-style debates.
 
17 Oct. 2004
A Deal with the Devil/Top 10%/Ray Charles
"A Deal with the Devil" looks at how a plea bargain made 20 years ago may let a serial killer out of jail. "Top 10%" examines how some consider unfair a Texas law that automatically gives high school students in the top 10 percent of their class admission to college. "Ray Charles" profiles the life of the legendary musician and rebroadcasts an interview with him. "Andy Rooney" talks about what happens to a car that is traded in.
 
24 Oct. 2004
The Murder of Emmett Till/Jon Stewart
"The Murder of Emmett Till" examines a 1955 Mississippi case where a 14-year-old black boy was tortured and murdered for whistling at a white woman. "Jon Stewart" profiles the popular comedian and Comedy Central host. "Andy Rooney" talks about how the United States spends more on equipment and not enough on soldiers.
 
31 Oct. 2004
Live from New York/The Governor/In Harm's Way
"Live from New York" goes behind the scenes at Saturday Night Live and catch a live and embarrassing television gaffe. "The Governor" interviews Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. "In Harm's Way" examines why the government has not provided the military with enough fully armored vehicles. "Andy Rooney" discusses the differences between Bush and Kerry.
 
7 Nov. 2004
The Next Space Race/Crusade Against Credit
"The Next Space Race" examines the private sector's race to space and interviews engineer Burt Rutan who is one of the people who are leading the way. "Crusade Against Credit" interviews radio host Dave Ramsey who is trying to save debtors with his advice program. "Andy Rooney" talks about losing the presidential election.
 
14 Nov. 2004
Anonymous Revealed/Prescription for Trouble/Arafat
"Anonymous Revealed" interview the former head of the CIA unit that is pursuing Osama bin Laden who has also written a book critical on U.S. policy. "Prescription for Disaster" examines whether the manufacturer of Vioxx knew the painkiller could cause heart attacks and strokes. "Arafat" looks at past interviews with the Palestinian leader in light of his recent death. "Andy Rooney" talks about rule changes in sports.
 
21 Nov. 2004
The Uncounted/Hoodia/Jim Carrey
"The Uncounted" examines how soldiers injured in Iraq are not listed as casualties unless their injuries are the direct result of combat. "Hoodia" looks at the appetite-suppressing plant and how it has been used for thousands of years by the Bushmen of the Kalahari who may now profit from its sale as a diet drug. "Jim Carrey" interviews the comic actor. "Andy Rooney" talks about letters he has received.
 
28 Nov. 2004
The Case of the Spy Ring/Bluejay/Dustin Hoffman
"The Case of the Spy Ring" examines two soldiers who are accused of spying at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. "Bluejay" profiles Jay Greenberg a twelve year-old musical prodigy. "Dustin Hoffman" interviews the famous actor. "Andy Rooney" explains why the mint should stop making pennies.
 
5 Dec. 2004
Old Soldiers/ADD Grows Up/Bob Dylan
"Old Soldiers" examines how many former soldiers are being called to active duty even though they thought they fulfilled their military obligations. "ADD Grows Up" looks at attention deficit disorder which is thought to affect eight million adults. "Bob Dylan" offers the first television interview with the legendary musician in 19 years. "Andy Rooney" talks about Christmas gifts to avoid.
 
12 Dec. 2004
Who Killed Carolyn Muncey?/A Feisty Farewell/Cinderella Story
"Who Killed Carolyn Muncey?" investigates a murder where one man awaits death for a crime that many believe the husband was responsible for. "A Feisty Farewell" interviews Senator Fritz Hollings on the eve of his retirement. "Cinderella Story" interviews Russian opera diva Anna Netrebko. "Andy Rooney" talks about being a major network anchor.
 
19 Dec. 2004
The Stone Box/Ricky Williams/Redneck Woman
"The Stone Box" investigates an ossuary that is alleged to have contained the bones of the brother of Jesus. "Ricky Williams" interviews the former NFL football player about why he walked away from the sport. "Redneck Woman" profiles country music singer Gretchen Wilson. "Andy Rooney" talks about getting the world to like the United States. /Ricky Williams/Redneck Woman (#37.13)}
 
26 Dec. 2004
Echo Boomers/Ray Charles/The Coach
"Echo Boomers" rebroadcasts a segment on the children of the baby-boomers and how marketers are trying to define their attitudes and tastes. "Ray Charles" rebroadcasts a profile of the legendary musician. "The Coach" rebroadcasts a segment on professional football coaching how how much more advance it has become in the modern era. "Andy Rooney" talks about using college professors to improve government.
 

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