60 Minutes Season 49
S49 E01Sep 25, 2016
The King, The New Cold War (2), The Picasso Portfolio Sep 25, 2016 Scott Pelley interviews Jordan's letter, King Abdullah II; then, what are the chances the next president would have to make a decision on whether to use nuclear weapons? David Martin reports; and, never-before-seen Picassos -- were they really a gift or was the artwork stolen?
S49 E02Oct 2, 2016
The Arctic Frontier, Nate Parker, Don't Mess with Mary Quin Oct 2, 2016 Climate change shapes next battle over oil and mineral resources; then, Hollywood director's first TV interview on 1999 rape case; and a former-Xerox exec on how she brought a radical British cleric to justice.
S49 E03Oct 9, 2016
Artificial Intelligence, Bryan Cranston, Gorilla Doctors Oct 9, 2016 Artificial intelligence is positioned to be game-changer, Charlie Rose reports and, "Breaking Bad's" Bryan Cranston on unexpectedly making it big. Steve Kroft profiles the actor; then, veterinarians help save Africa's endangered mountain gorilla, Lara Logan reports.
S49 E04Oct 16, 2016
Finding Refuge, The Brothers Rosenberg Oct 16, 2016 Bill Whitaker reports on the road to America as a Syrian refugee; and, the sons of infamous Cold War spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg speak with Andeson Cooper about their parents' case, shedding new light on one of the central events of the Cold War.
S49 E05Oct 23, 2016
Ask Ohio, Thrown for a Loss, The Influences Oct 23, 2016 Candidates who win Ohio have won the presidency in every election since 1964. Several of the NFL's biggest stars have lost a total of $43 million in a risky venture. Twenty something social media stars are earning big money for pitching products.
S49 E06Oct 30, 2016
In God's Name, The Pot Vote, The Music of Zomba Prison Oct 30, 2016 An American guilty of supporting ISIS speaks in his first interview with Scott Pelley; then, Dr. Jon LaPook reports on what's known about recreational pot as five states ready to vote on making it legal; and, Anderson Cooper visits Zomba prison in Malawi where music offers hope amidst bleak conditions.
S49 E07Nov 7, 2016
The Battle for Mosul, The National Mood, The Zika Virus Nov 7, 2016 Lara Logan reports from Iraq's second-largest city, which is being taken back by the Iraqi Army; then, Americans voters on the 2016 presidential election as it comes to an end; and the fight against Zika in the U.S.
S49 E08Nov 14, 2016
President-Elect Trump, Letters on ''The Pot Vote'' Nov 14, 2016 President-elect Trump speaks to a divided country on 60 Minutes; and, Bill Whitaker reads mail about a previous story 60 Minutes did on legalizing recreational pot.
S49 E09Nov 21, 2016
Turkey, The Match of their Lives, Bruno Mars Nov 21, 2016 Steve Kroft reports on Turkey's disillusionment with the U.S.; Team USA soccer players speak out about their historic fight for equal pay; and Bruno Mars on his artistry.
S49 E10Nov 28, 2016
The Prime Minister, The Alzheimer's Laboratory, Castro Nov 28, 2016 Prime Minister Matteo Renzi explains his radical plan for Italy; then, can Alzheimer's be prevented? Lesley Stahl reports on a family that may hold the key to that critical question; and, Edward R. Murrow's interview with Fidel Castro.
S49 E11Dec 5, 2016
The Speaker of the House, The Golden Triangle, Drive-by Lawsuits Dec 5, 2016 Speaker Ryan's "strange bedfellows" partnership with Trump; then, how an economic developer is bringing factory jobs back to Mississippi; and, what's a "drive-by lawsuit"? Anderson Cooper reports.
S49 E12Dec 12, 2016
Benjamin Netanyahu, The New Colombia, Lost Dec 12, 2016 Lesley Stahl interviews Israel's prime minister; then, how unconventional thinking transformed a war-torn Colombia; and, the story of a man who returned to his childhood home against the odds.
S49 E13Dec 19, 2016
The White Helmets, The Pope's Choir, Denzel Dec 19, 2016 Scott Pelley reports on fighting for life in Syria's vicious civil war; then, Charlie Rose meets the members and the maestro of the Pope's Choir; and, Bill Whitaker reports on actor Denzel Washington's "fourth-quarter" mission.
S49 E14Dec 26, 2016
The Pope's Choir, Hamilton Dec 26, 2016 Charlie Rose meets the members and the maestro of the Pope's Choir; then, 60 Minutes director's cut of "Hamilton" offers more on the Broadway smash.
S49 E15Jan 2, 2017
Crisis in Chicago, Passports for Sale, The Rum War Jan 2, 2017 Bill Whitaker reports on Chicago's surge in murders and discovers an alarming situation; then, Steve Kroft reports on how cash-starved countries offer citizenship for a price; and, who makes the real Havana Club rum? Sharyn Alfonsi reports.
S49 E16Jan 9, 2017
The Hostage Policy, The Coming Swarm, The Hunt for Planet Nine Jan 9, 2017 Should the U.S. government pay ransom money? Lesley Stahl reports; then, a new generation of drones is set to revolutionize warfare; and, scientists have found evidence of a ninth planet.
S49 E17Jan 16, 2017
The Final Interview Jan 16, 2017 In his last interview on network TV as president, Obama discusses his time as POTUS, Trump and the "unusual" presidential transition. Steve Kroft reports.
S49 E18Jan 30, 2017
Finding Refuge, Avalanche, Enhancing the Bike Jan 30, 2017 A look at how Syrian refugees were vetted before Trump; then, Steve Kroft interviews avalanche survivors -- "It was a miracle"; and, 60 Minutes investigates hidden motors and pro cycling.
S49 E19Feb 6, 2017
Hamilton, The Pope's Choir Feb 6, 2017 Charlie Rose takes an in-depth look at the Broadway musical "Hamilton"; and meets with the members and the maestro of the Pope's Choir.
S49 E20Feb 13, 2017
Grammy Night Feb 13, 2017 Interviews with singers Beyonc‚, Adele and Bruno Mars.
S49 E21Feb 20, 2017
February 19, 2017 Feb 20, 2017 North Korean defector believes he can help topple regime by speaking out; then, popular Remington 700 rifle linked to potentially deadly defect; and former Team USA gymnasts describe doctor’s alleged sexual abuse.
S49 E22Feb 27, 2017
February 26, 2017 Feb 27, 2017 The hunt for and recapture of drug lord Joaquin “el Chapo” Guzman; three people who spent years in prison before being exonerated discuss how they are adjusting to life; the Zomba Prison Project in Malawi.
S49 E23Mar 6, 2017
March 5, 2017 Mar 6, 2017 Can Alzheimer’s be prevented? A family may hold the key; then, descending the Eiger the way James Bond might do it.
S49 E24Mar 6, 2017
Le Pen, Voices of the Lost, Saving the Lions Mar 6, 2017 France’s Marine Le Pen says she’s not waging a religious war; then,″incredibly moving’ audio from El Faro’s final hours; and disturbing footage of circus animal abuse leads to widespread reform.
S49 E25Mar 12, 2017
Poisoned, Prisoner 760 Mar 12, 2017 60 Minutes examines the unfortunate fate that stalks some of Putin’s most prominent critics; then, does torture get good intel? Ex-Gitmo detainee says, “No.”
S49 E26Mar 19, 2017
You're Fired, Fighting Famine, New Kid on the Street Mar 19, 2017 Loophole in H-1B visas costs some Americans their jobs; then, fighting famine in war-torn South Sudan; and meet Julia, Sesame Street’s new Muppet who has autism.
S49 E27Mar 26, 2017
The Attack in Garland, Fake News, Chess Country Mar 26, 2017 How difficult is it to monitor Americans who sympathize with ISIS? Anderson Cooper reports; then, 60 Minutes investigates fake news’ real consequences; and, kids fight stereotypes using chess in rural Mississippi.
S49 E28Apr 2, 2017
Shots Fired, Peter Marino Apr 2, 2017 The white officer who fatally shot Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man, explains why; then, architect Peter Marino on being a tastemaker for the rich and famous.
S49 E29Apr 9, 2017
Brain Hacking, Chief of Chobani, Japan's Babe Ruth Apr 9, 2017 Are smartphones programmed to addict us? Anderson Cooper reports; then, how Chobani’s billionaire founder created a multibillion-dollar yogurt brand; and is Japan’s Babe Ruth headed to the Majors?
S49 E30Apr 16, 2017
Return to Newtown, Defenseless, Out of Darkness Apr 16, 2017 Sandy Hook families on enduring a loved one’s murder; then, inside NOLA public defenders’ decision to refuse felony cases; and, restoring eyesight with a simple, inexpensive surgery.
S49 E31Apr 23, 2017
Bloomberg, The Judge, America's Steeplechase Apr 23, 2017 Michael Bloomberg’s net worth is $47B, how will he use it? Then, Judge Alex Kozinski’s advice for President Trump. And, horse racing that’s not for the faint-hearted.
S49 E32Apr 30, 2017
Tawdry Tales, Norman Seeff's Archive, Starr Students Apr 30, 2017 Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction; Film shot by photographer Norman Seeff shows revealing sides of his famous subjects; Ex-hedge fund manager founds school in Somaliland.
S49 E33May 7, 2017
Deported, The Nuremberg Prosecutor, Theo and Joe May 7, 2017 Deported man’s wife and friends rethink voting for Trump; then, what the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive wants the world to know; and, how the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series after 108 years.
S49 E34May 14, 2017
The Bin Laden Documents, James Comey, Curiosity May 14, 2017 Fired FBI Director James Comey in 2014: “You cannot trust people in power;” then, what bin Laden documents reveal about al Qaeda; and did life ever exist on Mars? It could have.
S49 E35May 21, 2017
Sanctuary, Cook County Jail, Enemy of the State May 21, 2017 Places of worship take stand against Trump’s immigration crackdown; then, the unconventional and controversial style of the sheriff at one of the largest jails in the country; and, how Chinese artist Ai Weiwei became an enemy-of-the-state.
S49 E36May 21, 2017
Operation Car Wash, Snitches, Space Archaeology May 21, 2017 Anderson Cooper investigates Brazil’s massive corruption scandal; then, an informant says he was planted in Orange County jail to snitch; and, “space archaeology” transforms how ancient sites are discovered.
S49 E37May 28, 2017
A Survivor's March, In the Path of Fire, Life in Outer Space May 28, 2017 At nearly 100, Bataan Death March survivor Ben Skardon marches on; then, wildfires are on the rise due to drought and climate change; and, technology that could change how humans live and work in space.
S49 E38Jun 4, 2017
Poisoned, Chief of Chobani, Gorilla Doctors Jun 4, 2017 Putin critic says he’s one of the lucky ones: “I’m still here;” then, Chobani’s billionaire founder on creating jobs in America; and, saving Africa’s endangered mountain gorilla.
S49 E39Jun 11, 2017
The North Korean Threat, Brain Hacking, Bruno Mars Jun 11, 2017 North Korean defector believes he can help topple regime by speaking out; then, what is “brain hacking”? Tech insiders on why you should care; and, Bruno Mars on his artistry: “I’m working hard for this.”
S49 E40Jun 18, 2017
The White Helmets, Passports for Sale, Chess Country Jun 18, 2017 Fighting for life in Syria’s vicious civil war; then, Steve Kroft reports on how cash-starved countries offer citizenship for a price; and, chess instills new dreams in kids from rural Mississippi county.
S49 E41Jun 25, 2017
Artificial Intelligence, Japan's Babe Ruth Jun 25, 2017 Artificial intelligence positioned to be a game-changer; and, is Japan’s Babe Ruth headed to the Majors?
S49 E42Jul 2, 2017
In God's Name, Saving the Lions, The Music of Zomba Prison Jul 2, 2017 How an American became the leader of an ISIS cell; then, disturbing footage of circus animal abuse leads to widespread reform; and, hear music created by inmates and guards in a Malawi prison.
S49 E43Jul 9, 2017
The Alzheimer's Laboratory, Breaking Good Jul 9, 2017 Can Alzheimer’s be prevented? A family may hold the key. “Breaking Bad’s” Bryan Cranston on unexpectedly making it big.
S49 E44Jul 16, 2017
The Hostage Policy, Out of Darkness, Enemy of the State Jul 16, 2017 Should the U.S. government pay ransom money? Lesley Stahl reports. Then, restoring eyesight with a simple, inexpensive surgery; and, how Chinese artist Ai Weiwei became an enemy-of-the-state.
S49 E45Jul 23, 2017
Tawdry Tales, The Rosenberg Brothers Jul 23, 2017 Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction; then, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg’s sons tell Anderson Cooper how it felt to be the children of the infamous spies.
S49 E46Jul 30, 2017
Prisoner 760, The Picasso Portfolio Jul 30, 2017 A man who was tortured and held at Guantanamo Bay prison for close to 14 years tells his story; 271 never-before-seen Picasso pieces brought forward by the artist’s former electrician.
S49 E47Aug 6, 2017
Return to Newtown, Strike-through, Peter Marino Aug 6, 2017 60 Minutes revisits the painful story of school children murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut; then, 60 Minutes investigates medical gear sold during Ebola crisis; and, architect Peter Marino calls his tattooed biker look “a decoy.”
S49 E48Aug 13, 2017
You're Fired, The Remington 700, America's Steeplechase Aug 13, 2017 Are U.S. jobs vulnerable to workers with H-1B visas?; then, popular Remington 700 rifle linked to potentially deadly defect; and, horse racing that’s not for the fainthearted.
S49 E49Aug 20, 2017
Attack in Garland, The Coming Swarm, Lost Aug 20, 2017 60 Minutes investigates first ISIS-claimed attack in U.S. and what the FBI knew; New generation of drones set to revolutionize warfare; Man returns to childhood home against the odds.
S49 E50Aug 27, 2017
Bloomberg, Cook County Jail, The King of CrossFit Aug 27, 2017 Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's unconventional jail management style; CrossFit founder Greg Glassman.
S49 E51Sep 3, 2017
The Storm after the Storm, Enhancing the Bike, New Kid on the Block Sep 3, 2017 As Hurricane Harvey survivors face a difficult future, 60 Minutes looks back at Hurricane Sandy and why so many families didn’t get the help they deserve; then, 60 Minutes investigates hidden motors and pro cycling; and the newest “Sesame Street” Muppet has autism: Meet Julia.
S49 E52Sep 10, 2017
Steve Bannon, The Arctic Frontier Sep 10, 2017 Breitbart’s Bannon declares war on the GOP; then, Lesley Stahl goes to the top of the world where the next battle over oil and mineral resources is shaping up.
S49 E53Sep 17, 2017
Heroin in the Heartland, Le Carré Sep 17, 2017 Heroin addiction in the United States; the life and work of author John le Carré.