60 Minutes: Season 36, Episode 23

Prescriptions and Profit/Hubble/The Last Gangster (14 Mar. 2004)

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"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 ... See full summary »

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Himself - Correspondent (segment "Prescriptions and Profit")
Mark McClellan ...
Himself - FDA Commissioner (segment "Prescriptions and Profit")
Marcia Angell ...
Herself - Executive Editor, New England Journal of Medicine (segment "Prescriptions and Profit")
Michael J. Albano ...
Himself - Mayor, Springfield (segment "Prescriptions and Profit")
Dan Burton ...
Himself - Representative, Indiana (segment "Prescriptions and Profit")
Ed Bradley ...
Himself - Correspondent (segment "Hubble")
Bruce Margon ...
Himself - Associate Director, Hubble Space Telescope (segment "Hubble")
Sean O'Keefe ...
Himself - NASA Administrator (segment "Hubble")
John Grunsfeld ...
Himself - Astronaut (segment "Hubble")
Mario Livio ...
Himelf - Senior Astronomer, Hubble Space Telescope (segment "Hubble")
Ed Weiler ...
Himself - NASA Head of Space Science (segment "Hubble")
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Himelf - President (segment "Hubble") (archive footage)
Barbara Mikulski ...
Herself - Senator, Maryland (segment "Hubble")
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Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Last Gangster")
Ron Previte ...
Himself - Formr Mobster (segment "The Last Gangster")
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"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. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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