60 Minutes Season 47
S47 E01Sep 21, 2014
The Islamic State; The Tax Refund Scam Sep 21, 2014 Scott Pelley reports from the front lines in the fight against ISIS in northern Iraq, and con artists have been filing bogus tax returns and collecting millions. Steve Kroft finds out how far the scam has gone and why the IRS hasn't been able to stop it.
S47 E02Sep 28, 2014
President Obama; Chairman Ma Sep 28, 2014 The president sits down with Steve Kroft to discuss the current strategy in the Middle East to combat ISIS; and, Lara Logan speaks with the chairman who took $50,000 in seed money and created a company valued at $231 billion.
S47 E03Oct 5, 2014
The Director, Cancer Drugs, Smartest Dog Oct 5, 2014 In his major first television interview, FBI Director James Comey speaks with Scott Pelley about the current threats to the U.S.; and, Anderson Cooper meets Chaser, a dog who can identify over a thousand toys, and the scientists who are studying the brain of man's best friend.
S47 E04Oct 12, 2014
FBI Director on Privacy, The War on Leaks, The Arrest of El Chapo Oct 12, 2014 FBI Director James Comey talks about right to privacy and electronic surveillance, The Obama administration relentlessly pushes journalists to expose their sources, Drug kingpin known as El Chapo becomes public enemy number 1 as his syndicate distributes more drugs across the US than any other cartel in history.
S47 E05Oct 19, 2014
Ending Life, Gold Rush, Saving History Oct 19, 2014 Barbara Mancini was arrested and charged with helping her dying father kill himself. Anderson Cooper has her story and more on the end-of-life debate; and, as the Italian government struggles to maintain its historic ruins and monuments, Morley Safer discovers it's become fashionable to help
S47 E06Oct 26, 2014
Treating Ebola, Breeding Out Disease, Foo Fighters Oct 26, 2014 The medical staff who treated Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., tell the inside story to Scott Pelley; and, while profiling Foo Fighters and their frontman Dave Grohl, Anderson Cooper joins them for an exploration into the roots of American music.
S47 E07Nov 3, 2014
Campaigning for ISIS, SEAL under fire, Blake Shelton Nov 3, 2014 Clarissa Wards speaks with Islamic radicals in London about accusations they recruit British citizens for battlefields in Syria and Iraq; and, the country music superstar brings Norah O'Donnell back to his hometown for a discussion on his childhood, his music and why he loves going home.
S47 E08Nov 10, 2014
The Ebola Hot Zone, Cleaning up the VA, Steve Carell Nov 10, 2014 Lara Logan travels to Liberia to report on Americans working on the frontline of the Ebola outbreak; and, Steve Kroft talks with the gifted actor about the challenges of making the new film "Foxcatcher."
S47 E09Nov 17, 2014
Water, Cardinal Se n, Mandy Patinkin Nov 17, 2014 Lesley Stahl reports on disturbing new evidence that our planet's groundwater is being pumped out much faster than it can be replenished; and, Bob Simon profiles the famously energetic "Homeland" actor who is never at a loss for words.
S47 E10Nov 24, 2014
Falling Apart, Chernobyl, Forgotten Corner of Hell Nov 24, 2014 Steve Kroft reports on structurally deficient roads and bridges in the U.S.; Bob Simon visits Chernobyl, Ukraine, the site of a 1986 nuclear power plant disaster; Anderson Cooper accompanies volunteers who use modern technology to locate the remains of WWII airman missing in action in the waters off Palau in the South Pacific.
S47 E11Dec 1, 2014
United Nations World Food Programme; Kevin Richardson's efforts to save lions raised in captivity Dec 1, 2014 Scott Pelley reports on the men and women of the World Food Programme who are risking their lives to save Syrians from starvation; and, Clarissa Ward travels to South Africa and meets a man who has adopted 26 lions to save them from a tourism industry with a sinister side.
S47 E12Dec 8, 2014
The Spill at Dan River, Disrupting Cancer, The City of Music Dec 8, 2014 Lesley Stahl reports on how the nation's biggest energy company is handling 100 million tons of coal ash waste in North Carolina; Sanjay Gupta profiles billionaire surgeon Patrick Soon-Shiong who discusses unconventional ways of treating cancer; Bill Whitaker travels to Cremona, Italy, to visit artisans who are crafting violins the way Antonio Stradivari did 300 years ago.
S47 E13Dec 15, 2014
Denied, Inside Homs, Mindfulness Dec 15, 2014 Treatment for the mentally ill; video and eyewitness accounts from Homs, Syria.
S47 E14Dec 22, 2014
Diplomatic relations reopened between U.S. and Cuba; Sen. Tom Coburn's (R-Okla.) retirement; actress and producer Reese Witherspoon Dec 22, 2014 Scott Pelley reports on the restoration of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba; Lesley Stahl interviews retiring Oklahoma senator Tom Coburn; Charlie Rose profiles Reese Witherspoon.
S47 E15Dec 29, 2014
Inside the Vatican Dec 29, 2014 Scott Pelley profiles Pope Francis, a pontiff who is surprising the world by spurning tradition; and, Morley Safer gets a rare look inside the Vatican Library
S47 E16Jan 5, 2015
U.S. Gen. John Campbell and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Jan 5, 2015 U.S. Gen. John Campbell and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani talk about the future of Afghanistan; a choir in Harlem for mature adults.
S47 E17Jan 12, 2015
Colorado's Legal Marijuana; Affordable Care Act; Veterans Mountain Climbing Jan 12, 2015 The results of Colorado's legalization of recreational marijuana; the Affordable Care Act; veterans using mountain climbing to overcome disabilities they acquired during war.
S47 E18Jan 26, 2015
The Republican Leaders, The Cleveland Division, Li Na Jan 26, 2015 House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sit down for their first joint interview since the new Republican majority Congress convened. Scott Pelley reports.
S47 E19Feb 2, 2015
60 Minutes Presents: The Many Sounds of Music Feb 2, 2015
S47 E20Feb 9, 2015
DARPA Dan, The Swiss Leaks, Selma Feb 9, 2015 Lesley Stahl reports on DARPA Dan's fight to secure the Internet; then, Bill Whitaker investigates the biggest leak in Swiss banking history; and, Bob Simon reports on where "Selma" meets Hollywood.
S47 E21Feb 16, 2015
ZMapp, A New Kind Of Terrorist, Bradley Cooper Feb 16, 2015 Bob Simon reports on the development of ZMapp, a promising drug to combat Ebola; Clarissa Ward reports on the French neighborhood and prison that gave rise to the terrorists who carried out the deadly attacks in Paris; Steve Kroft profiles Bradly Cooper.
S47 E22Feb 23, 2015
Remembering Bob Simon Feb 23, 2015 A tribute to correspondent Bob Simon (1941-2015) includes interviews with his "60 Minutes" colleagues, clips of his life's work and three of his finest, award-winning stories.
S47 E23Mar 2, 2015
The Storm after the Storm, Lumber Liquidators, Larry David Mar 2, 2015 An interview with Larry David; an investigation into allegations that thousands of homeowners were denied their flood insurance claims following Hurricane Sandy because of fraudulent engineers' reports; a report on Chinese-made laminate flooring that may not meet health and safety standards.
S47 E24Mar 8, 2015
Argentine Prosecutor Assassination; Golf Company Reunion; James Levine; Laminate Flooring Update Mar 8, 2015 Lesley Stahl reports on the untimely death of Alberto Nisman; Scott Pelley reports on combat Marines adjusting to civilian life; and, a profile of the Metropolitan Opera's music director James Levine.
S47 E25Mar 15, 2015
Dead or Alive; A Few Good Women; Back to the Wild Mar 15, 2015 Scott Pelley reports on how errors to the SSA's Death Master File can result in fraudulent payments and identity headaches; David Martin reports on the Marines' search for women to serve in combat; and, Lesley Stahl reports on a family of zoo gorillas who are released to the wild.
S47 E26Mar 22, 2015
Iraq's Christians, Rare Earth Elements, Starstruck Mar 22, 2015 Lara Logan reports on Iraq's Christians; Are modern life's devices under China's grip? Lesley Stahl reports; then, Charlie Rose profiles astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
S47 E27Mar 29, 2015
Bashar al Assad, Killing Cancer Mar 29, 2015 Charlie Rose interviews Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as Syria's four-year-old civil war drags on; and, 60 Minutes follows brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill cancer cells.
S47 E28Apr 5, 2015
Homeland Security, The Good Friday Agreement, Wikimania Apr 5, 2015 Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson talks about the evolving role of his department?s massive security efforts; then, a rare interview with Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams; and, meet the Wikipedians!
S47 E29Apr 12, 2015
The Attack on Sony, Ambassador Kennedy, Rush to Judgment Apr 12, 2015 Steve Kroft reports on the Sony Pictures cyberattack; Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy talks with Norah O?Donnell; and, former Duke lacrosse coach discusses his forced resignation during the 2006 Duke rape scandal.
S47 E30Apr 19, 2015
A Crime Against Humanity, TED Talks, Hoop Dreams Apr 19, 2015 Scott Pelley reports on the 2013 sarin gas attack in Syria; then, Charlie Rose reports on the popular lecture series TED Talks; and, Lesley Stahl is introduced to an imaginary world by a man with an extraordinary ability.
S47 E31Apr 26, 2015
Death in the Mediterranean, The Battle Above Apr 26, 2015 Desperation fuels the largest mass migration since WWII in which thousands have died trying to reach Europe by sea; then, David Martin gives a rare look at how a branch of the U.S. Air Force called Space Command is preparing for a battle most of us have never thought about -- one high above the Earth.
S47 E32May 3, 2015
The Lesson of War, All-American, Whisky Island May 3, 2015 Scott Pelley explores the effects of war on children; then, Morley Safer profiles ?patriotic philanthropist? David Rubenstein; and, Steve Kroft finishes the late Bob Simon?s report about the Scottish island of Islay.
S47 E33May 10, 2015
An Unlikely Informant, The Unknown America, King of Crossfit May 10, 2015 Anderson Cooper interviews undercover informant Michael Blutrich, one of the most effective informants ever, according to authorities; then, with over 50 percent of our nation lying underwater, huge discoveries await, says explorer Robert Ballard; and, Sharyn Alfonsi profiles Greg Glassman, creator of the CrossFit workout.
S47 E34May 17, 2015
A Monumental Project, Child Suicide Bombers, Falling Apart May 17, 2015 Scott Pelley reports on the building of a national museum dedicated to African-American history and culture; Lara Logan reports on child suicide bombers in Afghanistan and Pakistan; Steve Kroft reports on why America's roads, bridges, airports and rail are outdated and need to be fixed.
S47 E35May 24, 2015
War Stories May 24, 2015 This Memorial Day, join 60 Minutes as veterans recount wars long past and those just beginning.
S47 E36May 31, 2015
The Cleveland Division, Water, Who is Larry David? May 31, 2015 Bill Whitaker reports from the Cleveland PD on the hot-button issue of policing in America; Lesley Stahl reports on depleting groundwater; and a hilarious and revealing interview with TV and comedy star Larry David.
S47 E37Jun 7, 2015
Colorado Pot, The Storm after the Storm, Bradley Cooper Jun 7, 2015 Bill Whitaker checks in on Colorado after becoming the first state to legalize recreational pot; Sharyn Alfonsi investigates allegations that homeowners were wrongfully denied flood insurance claims after Hurricane Sandy; and, Steve Kroft profiles three-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper.
S47 E38Jun 14, 2015
Recruiting for ISIS, The Spill at Dan River, The Smartest Dog in the World Jun 14, 2015 Clarissa Ward reports on accusations that Islamic radicals are campaigning for ISIS in the West; then Lesley Stahl reports on how Duke Energy is handling over 100 million tons of coal ash waste in N.C.; and, Anderson Cooper meets Chaser, a dog who can identify over a thousand toys.
S47 E39Jun 21, 2015
The Director, The Cost of Cancer Drugs, Saving History Jun 21, 2015 Scott Pelley interviews FBI director James Comey; Lesley Stahl investigates the high cost of cancer drugs; Morley Safer reports on iconic architectural treasures in Italy that are falling into disrepair.
S47 E40Jun 28, 2015
The Tax Refund Scam, Cleaning up the VA, Foo Fighters Jun 28, 2015 Steve Kroft reports on a tax refund scam that's costing millions; then, hear from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on his personal mission to reorganize the troubled agency; and, Anderson Cooper and the Foo Fighters explore the roots of American music.
S47 E41Jul 5, 2015
Dead or Alive, Breeding Out Disease, Steve Carell Jul 5, 2015 Scott Pelley reports on costly errors in the SSA?s Death Master File; then, Norah O?Donnell reports on a controversial genetic procedure; and, Steve Kroft profiles Steve Carell.
S47 E42Jul 12, 2015
The Swiss Leaks, Alive and Kickin? Jul 12, 2015 Bill Whitaker investigates the biggest leak in Swiss banking history; and, Lesley Stahl reports on a musical production in Harlem with a cast of singers ages 55 and up.
S47 E43Jul 19, 2015
Rare Earth Elements, Ending Life, All-American Jul 19, 2015 Modern life's devices under China's grip? Lesley Stahl reports; then, Anderson Cooper on the end-of-life debate and a controversial case; and, Morley Safer profiles a billionaire investor who's pledging a good part of his fortune to save America's history.
S47 E44Jul 26, 2015
The Gaskos, Wikimania, Star-Struck Jul 26, 2015 The Gaskos - FBI agents tell Steve Kroft about their 16-year search and eventual capture of Boston mobster Whitey Bulger, once No. 1 on the Most Wanted list. Wikimania - Meet the Wikipedians. Those "persnickety," techy types who keep your favorite Internet information website brimming with data.Star-Struck - Neil deGrasse Tyson tells Charlie Rose about his fascination with the universe and his own personal journey to reignite interest in the great beyond.
S47 E45Aug 2, 2015
Denied, The Battle Above Aug 2, 2015 Scott Pelley reports on what can happen when insurance companies deny the mentally ill the treatment their doctors prescribe; and, David Martin gives viewers a rare look at a branch of the U.S. Air Force called Space Command.
S47 E46Aug 9, 2015
War and Hunger, TED Talks, Back to the Wild Aug 9, 2015 Scott Pelley reports on men and women risking their lives to save Syrians from starvation; then, Charlie Rose reports on the popular lecture series TED Talks; and, Lesley Stahl reports on zoo gorillas that return to the wild.
S47 E47Aug 16, 2015
Lumber Liquidators, A Monumental Project, The Unknown America Aug 16, 2015 60 Minutes examines the safety of Lumber Liquidators? Chinese-made laminate flooring; then, a look at a new museum dedicated to African-American history and culture; and, Lara Logan goes aboard the Nautilus.
S47 E48Sep 20, 2015
President Rouhani, Pope Francis Sep 20, 2015 The 2013 nerve gas attack in Syria and footage of the aftermath; retiring Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.); professional ballerina Misty Copeland.
S47 E49Aug 23, 2015
Crime Against Humanity, Senator Tom Coburn, Misty Copeland Aug 23, 2015 Scott Pelley reports on the 2013 nerve gas attack in Syria; Lesley Stahl interviews Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.); Bill Whitaker profiles ballerina Misty Copeland.
S47 E50Aug 30, 2015
The Spy Among Us, Li Na Aug 30, 2015 Steve Kroft interviews Jack Barsky, a former Soviet spy who posed as an American during the Cold War; Lesley Stahl profiles Chinese tennis player Li Na who stood up to her country's stringent sports training program.
S47 E51Sep 13, 2015
Iraq's Christians, Shooting at Chardon High, The King of CrossFit Sep 13, 2015 ara Logan reports on Christians who are being forced by ISIS to flee Northern Iraq; Scott Pelley interviews Frank Hall, who saved countless lives when he chased a lone gunman from an Ohio high school; Sharyn Alfonsi interviews CrossFit founder Greg Glassman.
S47 E52Sep 13, 2015
Iraq?s Christians, The Shooting at Chardon High, King of CrossFit Sep 13, 2015 ara Logan reports on Christians who are being forced by ISIS to flee Northern Iraq; Scott Pelley interviews Frank Hall, who saved countless lives when he chased a lone gunman from an Ohio high school; Sharyn Alfonsi interviews CrossFit founder Greg Glassman.
S47 E53Sep 20, 2015
President Rouhani, Pope Francis, The Smartest Dog in the World Sep 20, 2015 Steve Kroft interviews Iran's president Hassan Rouhani; Scott Pelley visits Pope Francis at the Vatican; Anderson Cooper reports on a dog that knows the names of over a thousand different toys.