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The Alzheimer's Laboratory/Taking on the Eiger

"The Alzheimer's Laboratory" rebroadcasts a segment on efforts to prevent the disease and visits the world's largest concentration of people with with a rare genetic mutation that causes early-onset Alzheimer's. "Taking...
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2009

4 Jan. 2009
Mind Reading/Is It Murder?/The Mad Scientist of Football
"Mind Reading" examines how neuroscience is able to determine the nature of certain thoughts. "Is It Murder?" examines attempts to increase punishments of drunk drivers. "The Mad Scientist of Football" interviews Texas Tech coach Mike Leach. "Andy Rooney" talks about the inauguration.
 
11 Jan. 2009
The Price of Oil/The Chairman/Wyclef
"The Price of Oil" investigates whether Wall Street financial speculation is driving up the price of oil. "The Chairman" profiles the new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen. "Wyclef" interviews the musician who is attempting to help his native Haiti. "Andy Rooney" talks about holidays.
 
25 Jan. 2009
The Winter of Our Hardship/No Peace Deal/Wine Rx
"The Winter of Our Hardship" goes to Wilmington, Ohio to examine how the economic crisis is hitting people in the Midwest. "No Peace Deal" reports on the growing number of Israelis and Palestinians who believe a two state solution is impossible. "Wine Rx" investigates the anti-aging properties of red wine. "Andy Rooney" talks about the new president.
 
8 Feb. 2009
Saving Flight 1549/Coldplay
"Saving Flight 1549" talks to the captain and crew of US Airways Flight 1549 that was forced to make an emergency water landing last month. "Coldplay" profiles the British rock band and offers a candid interview with lead singer Chris Martin.
 
15 Feb. 2009
Buy American/World of Trouble/The War in Pakistan
"Buy American" examines how the stimulus is impacting the steel industry and how it may help to keep jobs in the United States. "World of Trouble" examines the shady mortgage practices that led to the financial crisis. "The War in Pakistan" looks at how Al Queda and the Taliban threaten the stability of a key U.S. ally. "Andy Rooney" talks about headlines describing the housing crisis.
 
22 Feb. 2009
The Drinking Age/Kidnapped in Basra/The Mascot
"The Drinking Age" examines the controversy over lowering the drinking age to eighteen. "Kidnapped in Basra" examines the retaking of Basra by the Iraqi army and the rescue of hostage Richard Butler. "The Mascot" examines how a young Jewish boy survived the Holocaust by becoming the mascot of a Nazi army unit. "Andy Rooney" discusses C-SPAN's list of the top Presidents.
 
1 Mar. 2009
The Man Who Knew/The War Next Door/Bobby Jindal
"The Man Who Knew" examines the Madoff investment scheme and interviews man who figured it out. "The War Next Door" examines the rise of drug-cartel fueled violence in Mexico. "Bobby Jindal" profiles the Indian-American governor of Louisiana. "Andy Rooney" discusses the benefits of certain months of the year.
 
8 Mar. 2009
Your Bank Has Failed/Eyewitness
"Your Bank Has Failed" talks to FDIC agents who reveal what happens to your money when your bank fails. "Eyewitness" investigates whether eyewitness testimony is actually reliable. "Andy Rooney" talks about heroes and how war can create heroism.
 
15 Mar. 2009
The Chairman/Alice Waters
"The Chairman" profiles Ben Bernanke the chairman of the Federal Reserve. "Alice Waters" profiles the famous chef and restaurateur known for her slow food. "Andy Rooney" talks about reading the newspaper and how he used to deliver the paper as a young man.
 
22 Mar. 2009
President Obama/Mr. Ayers and Mr. Lopez
"President Obama" interviews the president about the toughest challenges of his first two months including the economy, the bailouts, the budget, and the war. "Mr. Ayers and Mr. Lopez" examines how a Los Angeles Times newspaper reporter discovered a talented mentally ill musician living on the street.
 
29 Mar. 2009
The Internet Is Infected/Poisoned/LeBron
"The Internet Is Infected" examines how computer viruses allow thieves to steal money from unwitting computer users. "Poisoned" investigates how some African farmers are using a deadly poison to kill rare lions that are feeding on their herds. "LeBron" interviews the basketball star. "Andy Rooney" answers mail from people who are critical of him.
 
5 Apr. 2009
Closing the Clinic/Torture in Iran/Dolly
"Closing the Clinic" examines how the economic crisis is closing hospitals and medical clinic around the country. "Torture in Iran" interviews and Iranian dissident about his eight year incarceration in and eventual flight from Iran. "Dolly" interviews the famous country singer. "Andy Rooney" talks about money.
 
12 Apr. 2009
The DEKA Arm/Gun Rush/Steve Wynn
"The DEKA Arm" examines a new technology that can help amputees pick up and feel objects. "Gun Rush" looks at how Americans are stocking up on weapons even though there is an economic slowdown. "Steve Wynn" profiles the Las Vegas casino mogul. "Andy Rooney" talks about icebergs and global warming.
 
19 Apr. 2009
401K Recession/Cold Fusion Is Hot Again/Blood Brothers
"401K Recession" examines how the recent stock market downturn has jeopardized the financial security of millions. "Cold Fusion Is Hot Again" examines the renewed interest in cold fusion as an energy source. "Blood Brothers" rebroadcasts a segment on bullfighting brothers. "Andy Rooney" talks about taxes.
 
26 Apr. 2009
Vice President Biden/Powered by Coal/The Orphanage
"Vice President Biden" profiles and interviews the vice president. "Powered by Coal" examines what coal does to the environment. "The Orphanage" rebroadcasts and updates a segment on an orphanage for elephants. "Andy Rooney" talks about gifts he has received from viewers.
 
3 May 2009
Amazon Crude/Reeducating Osama Bin Laden's Disciples/All in the Family
"Amazon Crude" talks to a group of Ecuadorians who are suing Chevron because oil has damaged their local environment. "Reeducating Osama Bin Laden's Disciples" looks at efforts to change the mindsets of those won endorse jihad. "All in the Family" rebroadcasts a segment on a family wine business. "Andy Rooney" talks about counting.
 
10 May 2009
America's New Air Force/The Perfect Spy/Stat Man
"America's New Air Force" looks at the rise in the U.S. military's use of unmanned drones. "The Perfect Spy" examines the life and death of Ashraf Marwan. "Stat Man" profiles influential baseball statistician Bill James. "Andy Rooney" talks about graduation.
 
17 May 2009
Secretary of War/AIG, We Own It/Vogue, Anna Wintour
"Secretary of War" profiles Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. "AIG, We Own It" interviews the new CEO of American International Group which has been promised over a hundred billion dollars in aid from the U.S. government. "Vogue, Anna Wintour" profiles the editor of Vogue Magazine. "Andy Rooney" explains why he is not flying this summer.
 
24 May 2009
Buy America/Sergeant Bill/Wine Rx
"Buy American" rebroadcasts a segment on the stimulus and the steel industry. "Sergeant Bill" rebroadcasts a segment on how a conman convinced a small town he was a federal agent. "Wine Rx" rebroadcasts a segment on the anti-aging properties of red wine. "Andy Rooney" talks about Memorial Day.
 
31 May 2009
Your Bank Has Failed/The War in Pakistan/Michael Phelps
"Your Bank Has Failed" rebroadcasts a segment reveals what happens to your money when your bank fails. "The War in Pakistan" rebroadcasts a look at how Al Queda and the Taliban threaten the stability of Pakistan. "Michael Phelps" rebroadcasts a profile of the multiple gold medalist. "Andy Rooney" talks about delivering newspapers.
 
7 Jun. 2009
The Chairman/Dolly
"The Chairman" rebroadcasts a profile of Ben Bernanke the current chairman of the Federal Reserve. "Dolly" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous country singer. "Andy Rooney" talks about how his life is cluttered with the many things he saves.
 
14 Jun. 2009
The Man Who Knew/For Better or For Worse/Alice Waters
"The Man Who Knew" interviews the man who discovered Madoff's investment scheme. "For Better or Worse" rebroadcasts a segment on how immigration is forcing widows to leave the country after the death of their husbands. "Alice Waters" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous chef. "Andy Rooney" talks about shoes.
 
21 Jun. 2009
A Clean Version of Hell/The War Next Door/LeBron
"A Clean Version of Hell" rebroadcasts a segment on the Supermax prison where the United States holds some of its most dangerous criminals. "The War Next Door" rebroadcasts a segment on the rise of drug-cartel fueled violence in Mexico. "LeBron" rebroadcasts a segment on the famous basketball player. "Andy Rooney" answers his mail.
 
28 Jun. 2009
The Cheater$/Mind Reading/Gorongosa
"The Cheater$" rebroadcasts a segment on cheating in online poker. "Mind Reading" rebroadcasts a segment on how neuroscience is able to determine the nature of certain thoughts. "Gorongosa" rebroadcasts a segment on a philanthropist who is attempting to help Mozambique by developing one of its parks. "Andy Rooney" talks about cleaning his closet.
 
5 Jul. 2009
Saving Flight 1549/Bon Jovi
"Saving Flight 1549" rebroadcasts an interview with the captain and crew of US Airways Flight 1549 that was forced to make an emergency water landing earlier this year. "Bon Jovi" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous rock singer about his career.
 
12 Jul. 2009
Kill Bin Laden/Eyewitness
"Kill Bin Laden" rebroadcasts a segment on what really happened during the Battle of Tora Bora. "Eyewitness" rebroadcasts a double length segment that evaluates the reliability of eyewitness testimony. "Andy Rooney" talks about different kinds of fruit.
 
26 Jul. 2009
Gun Rush/Poisoned/Steve Wynn
"Gun Rush" rebroadcasts a segment on how Americans are stocking up on weapons even though there is an economic slowdown. "Poisoned" rebroadcasts a segment on how some African farmers are using a deadly poison to kill rare lions that are feeding on their herds. "Steve Wynn" rebroadcasts a profile on the Las Vegas casino mogul. "Andy Rooney" talks about the loss of his friend Walter Cronkite.
 
2 Aug. 2009
Screening the TSA/Is It Murder?/Wyclef
"Screening the TSA" rebroadcasts a segment on the hassles and problems associated with the Transportation Security Administration. "Is It Murder?" rebroadcast a segment on attempts to increase punishments of drunk drivers. "Wyclef" rebroadcasts a segment on the musician who is attempting to help his native Haiti. "Andy Rooney" talks about things people have sent him.
 
9 Aug. 2009
The Price of Bananas/Brain Power/Swimming with Sharks
"The Price of Bananas" rebroadcasts a segment on the troubles facing Chiquita banana in their dealings with Columbia. "Brain Power" rebroadcasts a segment on a new technology that allows the brain to interface with a computer. "Swimming with Sharks" examines the dangerous phenomenon of shark tourism. "Andy Rooney" talks about kitchen gadgets.
 
16 Aug. 2009
Michael Vick/America's New Air Force/Coldplay
"Michael Vick" interviews the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback about his time in prison. "America's New Air Force" rebroadcasts a look at the rise in the U.S. military's use of unmanned drones. "Coldplay" profiles the British rock band. "Andy Rooney" talks about the tools on his desk.
 
23 Aug. 2009
Remembering Don Hewitt
60 Minutes offers a memorial too to recently departed former executive producer and creator Don Hewitt.
 
30 Aug. 2009
The Wasteland/Financial Weapon of Mass Destruction/The Bird Man of Idaho
"The Wasteland" rebroadcasts an investigation into what happens to electronics after you throw them away. "Financial Weapon of Mass Destruction" rebroadcasts a segment on credit default swaps and their role in the financial crisis. "The Bird Man of Idaho" talks to the famous inventor Forrest Bird. "Andy Rooney" talks about how people are carrying more stuff.
 
6 Sep. 2009
The Age of Megafires/Combat in Afghanistan/Mr. Ayers and Mr. Lopez
"The Age of Megafires" rebroadcasts a segment on how global warming may be contributing to forest fires. "Combat in Afghanistan" rebroadcasts a segment on the war in Afghanistan. "Mr. Ayers and Mr. Lopez" rebroadcasts a segment on how a Los Angeles Times newspaper reporter discovered a talented mentally ill musician living on the street. "Andy Rooney" talks about advertising in women's magazines.
 
13 Sep. 2009
President Obama/Big Teddy/Guiding Light
"President Obama" interviews the president about his health care plan. "Big Teddy" examines the career of Massachusetts senator Edward Kennedy. "Guiding Light" examines the famous long-running soap opera which is ending its run. "Andy Rooney" talks about hid friend Walter Cronkite.
 
20 Sep. 2009
The DEKA Arm
60 Minutes examines a new technology that can help amputees pick up and feel objects.
 
27 Sep. 2009
McChrystal/The Liquidator/A Living for the Dead
"McChrystal" interviews General Stanley McChrystal in Afghanistan. "The Liquidator" interviews the men in charge of undoing some of the damage from Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme. "A Living for the Dead" examines the business of marketing dead celebrities. "Andy Rooney" talks about the end of his vacation.
 
4 Oct. 2009
The Swindler/130 Million Tons of Waste/The Great Migration
"The Swindler" investigates a Ponzi scheme run by Marc Dreier. "130 Million Tons of Waste" examines the health problems associated with coal ash, one of the dangerous by-products of coal-burning power plants. "The Great Migration" looks at a massive animal migration in East Africa. "Andy Rooney" talks about the post office.
 
11 Oct. 2009
Golf Company/A Blow to the Brain/The Birdmen
"Golf Company" visits G Company in Afghanistan to examine the new strategy of separating enemy combatants from civilians. "A Blow to the Brain" examines how sports concussions can lead to serious brain damage. "The Birdmen" looks at a winged suit that allows people to fly. "Andy Rooney" talks about sleep.
 
18 Oct. 2009
H1N1/The Kanzius Machine/Drew Barrymore
"H1N1" examines the dangers of the new flu virus talking to experts and those who had experienced the virus firsthand. "The Kanzius Machine" talks to John Kanzius who has invented a radio wave machine to treat cancer. "Drew Barrymore" interviews the famous actress.
 
25 Oct. 2009
60 Billion Dollar Fraud/Fight for a Cure/Tyler Perry
"60 Billion Dollar Fraud" talks to the government agents who are fighting Medicare Fraud. "Fight for a Cure" talks to David Axelrod about his family's fight against epilepsy. "Tyler Perry" interviews the famous filmmaker. "Andy Rooney" talks about the health care industry.
 
1 Nov. 2009
H1N1 (II)/Yakuza/The Movie Pirates
"H1N1 (II)" goes to a facility producing the H1N1 vaccine and examines future treatment for the flu epidemic. "Yakuza" looks at the dangerous Japanese crime syndicate. "The Movie Pirates" examines the world of online movie piracy. "Andy Rooney" talks about way to improve air travel.
 
8 Nov. 2009
Sabotaging the System/Agassi
"Sabotaging the System" investigates how easily foreign hackers could create havoc by breaking into computer systems controlling the world infrastructure. "Agassi" profiles the famous tennis star. "Andy Rooney" discusses Veterans Day.
 
15 Nov. 2009
The Deadliest Weapon/B-Rex/Resurrecting Eden
"The Deadliest Weapons" follows a group of soldiers in Afghanistan who look for roadside bombs. "B-Rex" profiles a paleontologist who is interested in recreating dinosaurs. "Resurrecting Eden" looks at the rebirth of the Iraqi marshlands. Also features a brief update on "Sabotaging the System" and "Andy Rooney" on the citizenship exam.
 
22 Nov. 2009
The Cost of Dying/Witness/Cameron's Avatar
"The Cost of Dying" investigates the enormous costs associated with end of life care. "Witness" interviews a reporter who was recently held for 4 months in Iran. "Cameron's Avatar" offers a first look at the new movie. "Andy Rooney" talks about Thanksgiving food preparations.
 
29 Nov. 2009
Congo Gold/The Great Explorer
"Congo Gold" examines how the high price of gold is fueling conflict in Central America. "The Great Explorer" profiles famous underwater explorer Robert Ballard who discovered the wreck of the Titanic. "Andy Rooney" talks about his tendency to be negative.
 
6 Dec. 2009
The Zone/Personal Foul
"The Zone" revisits a social experiment undertaken in Harlem that aims to assist those living in poverty. "Personal Foul" interviews former NBA referee Tim Donaghy who was arrested for gambling on games. "Andy Rooney" talks about the mail he has received.
 
13 Dec. 2009
President Obama/Growing Body Parts/Ricky Gervais
"President Obama" interviews the president about Afghanistan policy, banking regulation and health care. "Growing Body Parts" talks to scientists who are developing techniques to regrow parts of the body from cells. "Ricky Gervais" interviews the comedian. "Andy Rooney" talks about Forbes's list of wealthy people.
 
20 Dec. 2009
The Long Recession: Wilmington Corporation/The Patriarch/Alec Baldwin
"The Long Recession: Wilmington Corporation" goes to Ohio to hear stories about how the recession is hitting the Midwest. "The Patriarch" profiles the head of the Eastern Orthodox Church. "Alec Baldwin" rebroadcasts a profile of the famous actor. "Andy Rooney" talks about Christmas shopping.
 
27 Dec. 2009
Running Dry/Out of the Shadows/The Birdmen
"Running Dry" investigates the water shortage currently facing California. "Out of the Shadows" talks to CIA agent Hank Crumpton about his work against the Taliban. "The Birdmen" rebroadcasts a segment on a group of extreme athletes who have made a suit the can fly. "Andy Rooney" discusses the coming New Year.
 

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