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The North Korean Threat/Brain Hacking/Bruno Mars

"The North Korean Threat" rebroadcasts an interview with a defector about the threat posed by Kim Jung Un and his regime. "Brain Hacking" rebroadcasts a segment on how smartphone designers are using neuroscience to keep...
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2005

2 Jan. 2005
Google/The Most Beautiful Woman in the World
"Google" looks at the hugely successful Internet company and interviews one of its founders Sergey Brin. "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" interviews the famous Indian actress Aishwarya Rai. "Andy Rooney" talks about how modern art should not be in public places.
 
9 Jan. 2005
The Big Gun/Lang Lang/A Dog's Nose
"The Big Gun" examines the .50-caliber rifle and whether it poses a greater danger than other rifles. "Lang Lang" profiles the Chinese piano prodigy. "A Dog's Nose" looks at how researchers are training dogs to smell cancer. "Andy Rooney" talks about the annoyance of cell phones.
 
16 Jan. 2005
Under Fire/The Insider/Tim Howard
"Under Fire" goes to Ramadi one of the most dangerous cities in Iraq to look at how U.S. Marines are fighting insurgents. "The Insider" interviews tobacco whistle-blower Jefferey Wigand about his current efforts against tobacco. "Tim Howard" interviews the Manchester United goalie about his Tourette's syndrome. "Andy Rooney" talks about the recent tsunami.
 
30 Jan. 2005
Poisoned/An Expensive Lesson/Hilary Swank
"Poisoned" interviews Ukrainian president Victor Yushchenko about the attempt to poison him. "An Expensive Lesson" investigates a school that exaggerates its job-placement rates and has left students with big loans to repay. "Hilary Swank" interviews the actress about her recent role as a boxer. "Andy Rooney" talks about the weather.
 
6 Feb. 2005
Child Prodigies
60 Minutes looks at child prodigies. Including golfer prodigy Michelle Wie, disabled musical prodigy Rex Clack, musical prodigy Jay Greenberg, prodigies with Williams Syndrom, the Brown children musical prodigies, soccer prodigy Freddy Apu, and the child prodigies Greg Smith and Sho Yano.
 
13 Feb. 2005
Juiced/Born in the U.S.A./The Gates
"Juiced" interviews Jose Canseco about his controversial book about steroids in major league baseball. "Born in the U.S.A." investigates the practice of African-American children being adopted by families outside the United States. "The Gates" talks to the artist Christo about his latest project involving flags. "Andy Rooney" talks about the Super Bowl.
 
20 Feb. 2005
Rape in the Ranks/Cirque Du Soleil/Chris Rock
"Rape in the Ranks" examines how a former lieutenant who was treated like a criminal after she reported that she was raped. "Cirque Du Soleil" looks at the famous circus that is one of the biggest draws in Las Vegas. "Chris Rock" interviews the comedian who will host the Oscars. "Andy Rooney" talks about the overabundance of advertising in America.
 
27 Feb. 2005
Breeding Ground/The Aviator and the President/Brain Rangers
"Breeding Ground" examines Saudi Arabia and its efforts to change its reputation as a terrorist breeding ground. "The Aviator and the President" examines whether the Watergate burglary was an effort to discover whether they had information that Nixon was bribed by Howard Hughes. "Brain Rangers" looks at a new program to help treat the mental stress experienced by soldiers. "Andy Rooney" talks about the greatness of presidents.
 
6 Mar. 2005
Rendition/Grand Theft Auto/The D.A. And Tom Delay
"Rendition" examines the controversial practice of the CIA handing over terror suspects to countries that use torture. "Grand Theft Auto" examines whether a violent video game is responsible for an 18-year-old murdering three people. "The D.A. And Tom Delay" interviews a Texas district attorney who is investigating House Majority Leader Tom Delay. "Andy Rooney" talks about the Academy Awards.
 
13 Mar. 2005
Ken Lay/Submission/The Last Star Wars
"Ken Lay" interviews the former chairman of Enron the energy giant that collapsed amidst fraud allegations. "Submission" examines the controversial film on the treatment of women in Islam and its effect on Holland's reputation for tolerance. "The Last Star Wars" interviews George Lucas about his new movie and gets a behind-the-scenes peek. "Andy Rooney" talks about sorting mail.
 
20 Mar. 2005
The Big Gun II/Jessica Gonzales vs Castle Rock/The Sea Gypsies
"The Big Gun II" interviews a gun-runner who supplied arms to a guerrilla army in Kosovo. "Jessica Gonzales v. Castle Rock" follows Jessica Gonzales as she sues her home town police department over the wrongful death of her daughters. "The Sea Gypsies" looks at how a nomadic sea tribe was able to survive a tsunami. "Andy Rooney" talks about shoes.
 
27 Mar. 2005
Power to the People/The Stone Box/The Toughest Race
"Power to the People" looks at some rare voices of dissent in Saudi Arabia who are calling for women's rights. "The Stone Box" rebroadcasts a segment on an ossuary that is alleged to have contained the bones of the brother of Jesus. "The Toughest Race" looks at ultramarathon runners. "Andy Rooney" talks about high gas prices.
 
3 Apr. 2005
Pope John Paul II: Part I/Pope John Paul II: Part II/Jane Fonda: My Life So Far - Part I
"Pope John Paul II: Part I" interviews American seminary students who have been inspired by the pontiff. "Pope John Paul II: Part II" examines the process of picking a new pope and considers the region of the world he might come from. "Jane Fonda: My Life So Far - Part I" interviews the actress about her upcoming autobiography. "Andy Rooney" talks about Pope John Paul II.
 
10 Apr. 2005
Mafia Cops/Handouts for the Homeland/Jane Fonda: My Life So Far: Part II
"Mafia Cops" interviews a former Mafia boss who says he paid New York City detectives to commit murder. "Handouts for the Homeland" investigates pork barrel projects that are given funding in the name of homeland security. "Jane Fonda: My Life So Far: Part II" features the second part of an interview with the actress about her autobiography. "Andy Rooney" talks about coverage of the pope's death.
 
17 Apr. 2005
Party at Gregg's/Carl Hiaasen/Highway in the Sky
"Party at Gregg's" examines the controversial trend of parents allowing their underage teens to drink in their homes to prevent drunk driving. "Carl Hiaasen" interviews the Miami Herald columnist and novelist. "Highway in the Sky" talks to inventors who are building personal flying machines. "Andy Rooney" talks about the income tax.
 
24 Apr. 2005
Medical Tourists/Tunnel #3/Endangered Species
"Medical Tourists" examines how Americans are traveling to foreign countries to get surgery at cheaper prices. "Tunnel #3" goes to 600 feet underground to talk to the miners who are constructing a water tunnel to help supply New York City. "Endangered Species" examines the Earth Conservation Corps efforts to fix a polluted river in a neighborhood with one of the highest murder rates in the country. "Andy Rooney" talks about neckties.
 
1 May 2005
Secrets from Guantanamo Bay/The Hobbit/Goldie
"Secrets from Guantanamo Bay" interviews a former Army translator who reveals the cruel interrogation techniques used in the the prison camp. "The Hobbit" goes to an Indonesian island where archaeologists have discovered an ancient species of human that was only three feet tall. "Goldie" profiles actress Goldie Hawn. "Andy Rooney" talks about baseball salaries.
 
8 May 2005
President Putin/Duty, Honor, Country/Everybody Does Love Raymond
"President Putin" interviews Russian leader Vladimir Putin. "Duty, Honor, Country" examines West Point and looks at how graduates of the academy adapt to life in the military. "Everybody Does Love Raymond" looks at the success of the popular television sitcom as it is ending its run. "Andy Rooney" talks about VE day.
 
15 May 2005
Maximum Security/B.S. Rules!
"Maximum Security" examines prison gangs in California that are able to orchestrate criminal acts outside prison walls while they are still in lock-up. "B.S. Rules!" interviews a Princeton professor about his new book on B.S. "Andy Rooney" talks about overused words and phrases.
 
22 May 2005
The Pledge/It Takes One to Know One/Cooking the Books
"The Pledge" examines how the U.S. government has spent almost a billion dollars to teach abstinence in schools. "It Takes One to Know One" interviews a former con man who now works to expose fraud to make amends. "Cooking the Books" rebroadcasts an interview with Richard Srushy about the securities fraud accusations against him. "Andy Rooney" talks about the declining rate of Americans who smoke.
 
29 May 2005
The Big Gun/Dave Chappelle/Counting on the Count
"The Big Gun" rebroadcasts an examination of the .50-caliber rifle and whether it poses a greater danger than other rifles. "Dave Chappelle" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous comedian. "Counting on the Count" examine how Romanians in Transylvania are using the myth of Dracula to increase tourism. "Andy Rooney" talks about Memorial Day.
 
5 Jun. 2005
Justice at Guantanamo/Insider's Prescription/Not in My Backyard
"Justice at Guantanamo" talks to military lawyers who claim that Guantanamo terror detainees are subject to unfair rules that prevent them from being adequately defended. "Insider's Prescription" interviews a drug executive who claims that drug prices in America's are excessive when compared to Europe. "Not in My Backyard" looks at how putting grizzly bears on the endangered species list has impacted some homeowners living in the west. "Andy Rooney" talks about boxes and packaging.
 
12 Jun. 2005
The Closer!/Beatrice's Goat/Bob Dylan
"The Closer!" rebroadcasts an examines of a telemarketing scam in Canada that preyed on the elderly. "Beatrice's Goat" examines how the life of a poor African girl was changed remarkably when her family received a goat donated from a U.S. aid organization. "Bob Dylan" rebroadcasts an interview with the legendary musician. "Andy Rooney" explains why the mint should stop making pennies.
 
19 Jun. 2005
Grand Theft Auto/Top 10%/Amazon Treasure
"Grand Theft Auto" rebroadcasts an examination of whether a violent video game is responsible for an 18-year-old murdering three people. "Top 10%" rebroadcasts an examination of how some consider unfair a Texas law that automatically gives high school students in the top 10 percent of their class admission to college. "Amazon Treasure" looks at a new species of monkey found in the Amazon rain forest. "Andy Rooney" talks about useless kitchen gadgets.
 
26 Jun. 2005
Under Fire/A Dog's Nose/Miracle Man
"Under Fire" rebroadcasts a segment on Ramadi one of the most dangerous cities in Iraq and looks at how U.S. Marines are fighting insurgents. "A Dog's Nose" rebroadcasts a look at how researchers are training dogs to smell cancer. "Miracle Man" profiles Lance Armstrong who survived cancer and won the Tour de France bicycle race. "Andy Rooney" talks about mannequins.
 
3 Jul. 2005
Old Soldiers/The Next Space Race
"Old Soldiers" rebroadcasts a segment examining how many former soldiers are being called to active duty even though they thought they fulfilled their military obligations. "The Next Space Race" rebroadcasts an examination of the private sector's race to space and interviews engineer Burt Rutan who is one of the people who are leading the way. "Andy Rooney" talks about Daimler-Chrysler's Smart Car.
 
10 Jul. 2005
Handouts for the Homeland/Submission/Highway in the Sky
"Handouts for the Homeland" rebroadcasts an investigation into pork barrel projects that are given funding in the name of homeland security. "Submission" rebroadcasts an examination of the controversial film on the treatment of women in Islam and its effect on Holland's reputation for tolerance. "Highway in the Sky" looks at flying cars. "Andy Rooney" talks about the things in life that are true.
 
17 Jul. 2005
In Harm's Way/The Big Gun II/Staying at Home
"In Harm's Way" rebroadcasts an examination of why the government has not provided the military with enough fully armored vehicles. "The Big Gun II" rebroadcasts an interview with a gun-runner who supplied arms to a guerrilla army in Kosovo. "Staying at Home" rebroadcasts a segment on women who succeeded in the workplace, but then chose to return home to raise children. "Andy Rooney" talks about throwing away mail.
 
24 Jul. 2005
Rendition/Born in the U.S.A./Dustin Hoffman
"Rendition" rebroadcasts an examination into the controversial practice of the CIA handing over terror suspects to countries that use torture. "Born in the U.S.A." rebroadcasts a segment on the practice of African-American children being adopted by families outside the United States. "Dustin Hoffman" rebroadcasts a profile of the actor. "Andy Rooney" advocates for rule changes in professional sports.
 
31 Jul. 2005
President Putin/Jane Fonda: My Life So Far
"President Putin" rebroadcasts an interview with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. "Jane Fonda: My Life So Far" rebroadcasts a segment on the famous actress and her upcoming autobiography. "Andy Rooney" talks about the ever-expanding use of cell phones in our lives.
 
7 Aug. 2005
Juiced/A Deal with the Devil/Cirque Du Soleil
"Juiced" rebroadcasts an interview with Jose Canseco about his controversial book about steroids in major league baseball. "A Deal with the Devil" rebroadcasts a segment on how a plea bargain made 20 years ago may let a serial killer out of jail. "Cirque Du Soleil" rebroadcasts a look at the famous circus that is one of the biggest draws in Las Vegas. "Andy Rooney" talks about how much the U.S. spends more money on equipment than on soldiers.
 
14 Aug. 2005
The Governor/An Expensive Lesson/Hilary Swank
"The Governor" rebroadcasts an interview with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. "An Expensive Lesson" rebroadcasts an investigation into a college that exaggerates its job-placement rates and has left students with big loans to repay. "Hilary Swank" rebroadcasts a profile of the actress. "Andy Rooney" talks about why men where neckties.
 
21 Aug. 2005
Anonymous Revealed/Party at Gregg's/The Sea Gypsies
"Anonymous Revealed" rebroadcasts an interview with the former head of the CIA unit that is pursuing Osama bin Laden. "Party at Gregg's" rebroadcasts a segment on the controversial trend of parents allowing their underage teens to drink in their homes to prevent drunk driving. "The Sea Gypsies" rebroadcasts a segment on how a nomadic sea tribe was able to survive a tsunami. "Andy Rooney" looks at what happened to a car he once owned.
 
28 Aug. 2005
Prescription for Trouble/The Killing in Sudan/Crusade Against Credit
"Prescription for Disaster" rebroadcasts a segment the examines whether the manufacturer of Vioxx knew the painkiller could cause heart attacks and strokes. "The Killing in Sudan" rebroadcasts a segment on Sudan and the genocide, mass murder, and refugee crisis in the Darfur region. "Crusade Against Credit" rebroadcasts an interview with radio host Dave Ramsey who is trying to save debtors with his advice program. "Andy Rooney" talks about word use.
 
4 Sep. 2005
New Orleans/Echo Boomers/Medical Tourists
"New Orleans" examines the repair of levees of the city that were breached by the flood caused by Hurricane Katrina. "Echo Boomers" rebroadcasts a segment on the children of the baby-boomers and how marketers are trying to define their attitudes and tastes. "Medical Tourists" rebroadcasts an examination of how Americans are traveling to foreign countries to get surgery at cheaper prices.
 
11 Sep. 2005
Order Out of Chaos/Mr. Feinberg/Human Guinea Pig
"Order Out of Chaos" interviews New Orleans police as they try to restore order in the city hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina. "Mr. Feinberg" updates a segment on the man who helped determine how much the victims of 9/11 collected for their suffering. "Human Guinea Pig" examines a drug that helped Parkinson's patients during clinical trials but is now inaccessible due to safety concerns. "Andy Rooney" talks about New Orleans.
 
18 Sep. 2005
The Pledge/Ricky Williams Returns/Life in Baghdad
"The Pledge" rebroadcasts a segment on how the U.S. government has spent almost a billion dollars to teach abstinence in schools. "Ricky Williams Returns" talks to the Miami Dolphins football player who has recently come out of retirement. "Life in Baghdad" talks to two Iraqi families to see what it is like to live in a city under war. "Andy Rooney" talks about the history of smoking.
 
25 Sep. 2005
Hostage/In Search of Bin Laden/The Captain
"Hostage" interviews Roy Hallums who was held in captivity in Iraq for ten months by insurgents. "In Search of Bin Laden" goes to the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan to find news on the whereabouts of Osama Bin Laden. "The Captain" profiles New York Yankee team captain Derek Jeter. "Andy Rooney" talks about the passing of Peter Jennings.
 
2 Oct. 2005
Chalabi/A Fractured Mind/Elian
"Chalabi" interviews the controversial deputy prime minister of Iraq. "A Fractured Mind" profiles scholar Robert Oxnam who has been diagnosed with multiple personality disorder. "Elian" interviews Elian Gonzalez about his life in Cuba and his memories of his short and divisive stay in the United States. "Andy Rooney" talks about the costs of the Iraq war.
 
9 Oct. 2005
My FBI/The Dinner Set Gang/NASCAR Family
"My FBI" interviews a former FBI director about his relationship with Bill Clinton. "The Dinner Set Gang" looks at how two jewel thieves stole millions from the wealthy. "NASCAR Family" looks at the France family who own and operate NASCAR. "Andy Rooney" talks about going wireless.
 
16 Oct. 2005
Addicted to Heroin/Romo/The Lord God Bird
"Addicted to Heroin" examines how Afghanistan has become the world's largest supplier of opium and heroin. "Romo" interviews controversial NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski. "The Lord God Bird" examines sightings of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker which has long been thought to be extinct. "Andy Rooney" talks about bottled water.
 
23 Oct. 2005
39 Years 6 Months 4 Days/Michael Jordan/Rex
"39 Years, 6 Months, 4 Days" interviews former U.S. solider Charles Jenkins who defected to North Korea four decades ago. "Michael Jordan" interviews the basketball star on death of his father, his gambling and his love of basketball. "Rex" examines savants with extraordinary musical talent despite their impaired brains. "Andy Rooney" looks at viewer mail.
 
30 Oct. 2005
The Outing of Valerie Plame/Whose Life Is It Anyway?/Prince Charles
"The Outing of Valerie Plame" interviews of the family and former colleagues the publicly exposed CIA agent. "Whose Life Is It Anyway?" examines whether it is discriminatory for employers to control the health choices of employees with wellness programs. "Prince Charles" interviews the heir to the British throne. "Andy Rooney" talks about disliking hospitals that advertise.
 
6 Nov. 2005
The Most Dangerous Road in the World/First Man/The Winner
"The Most Dangerous Road in the World" goes to Iraqi to interviews the soldiers who patrol Baghdad airport highway. "First Man" offers the first television profile of astronaut Neil Armstrong. "The Winner" profiles New England quarterback Tom Brady. "Andy Rooney" talks about milk.
 
13 Nov. 2005
Aftershock/Burning Rage/Mad Money Man
"Aftershock' visits a team of New York paramedics who traveled to Pakistan to help after the recent earthquake there. "Burning Rage" reports on extremist environmentalists who advocate violence against human beings. "Mad Money Man" profiles the popular CNBC host Jim Cramer. "Andy Rooney" talks about living ex-presidents.
 
20 Nov. 2005
Illegal and Thriving/New Orleans Is Sinking/U2
"Illegal and Thriving" examines the recent explosion in Internt gambling and whether it should be legalized. "New Orleans Is Sinking" looks at the long term costs of rebuilding New Orleans and the predictions that the city will be below sea level in 90 years. "U2" profiles the famous band. "Andy Rooney" talks about why the President leaves the White House so much.
 
27 Nov. 2005
Plan B/Living Large/James Blake
"Plan B" examines how the FDA has failed to approve over-the-counter sales of the emergency contraceptive known as Plan B. "Living Large" investigates how Americans are demanding larger and larger houses. "James Blake" profiles the famous tennis player. "Andy Rooney" looks at foreign newspapers.
 
4 Dec. 2005
Chasing the Flu/MS-13/Howard Stern
"Chasing the Flu" investigates the bird though that some think could turn into a pandemic that would threaten millions. "MS-13" investigates a powerful gang and FBI efforts to crack down on them. "Howard Stern" profiles the famous radio jock. "Andy Rooney" talks about his desk.
 
11 Dec. 2005
Dying to Get In/The Dinner Set Gang/Swimming with Sharks
"Dying to Get In" examines how higher border security has forced illegal immigrants to take more dangerous journeys into the United States. "The Dinner Set Gang" rebroadcasts a segment on how two jewel thieves stole millions from the wealthy. "Swimming with Sharks" looks at the dangerous new hobby of shark tourism. "Andy Rooney" looks at car names.
 
18 Dec. 2005
The Bridge to Gretna/Rendition/Morgan Freeman
"The Bridge to Gretna" examines a case where Katrina refugees were prevented from passing over a bridge by shotgun wielding police officers. "Rendition" rebroadcasts and updates an examination of the controversial practice of the CIA handing over terror suspects to countries that use torture. "Morgan Freeman" profiles the Oscar winning actor. "Andy Rooney" talks about Christmas catalogs.
 
25 Dec. 2005
The New Beirut/The Sea Gypsies/Tina Turner
"The New Beirut" goes to Lebanon to examine the fledgling democracy there. "The Sea Gypsies" rebroadcasts a segment on how a nomadic sea tribe was able to survive a tsunami. "Tina Turner" profiles the famous rock singer. "Andy Rooney" talks about Christmas television pieces.
 

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