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Oprah Winfrey’s First Story On 60 Minutes’ 50th Anniversary Premiere!

For 60 Minutes’ 50th Anniversary Season Premiere, it’s pretty much business as usual – Scott Pelley reports on hurricane destruction; Lelsey Stahl interviews Senator John McCain and oh, yes, Oprah Winfrey files her first story – focusing on the political dive in America.

60 Minutes returns for its 50th season on Sunday, September 24th (7/8C).

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John Le Carré Opens Up To 60 Minutes!

He’s written some of the most acclaimed spy thrillers ever written and, 86-years old, he’s not done yet.

John Le Carré has a lively conversation with Steve Kroft for this week’s 60 Minutes.

Among his revelations: he was an agent in Britain’s famed MI6; and finishing a novel puts him into a depression – but he already has an idea for his next book!

60 Minutes airs Sundays on CBS (7/6C).

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60 Minutes Goes To Mars!

60 Minutes – Mars rover Curiosity – Photo courtesy of CBS.

60 Minutes goes to Mars this weekend as Bill Whitaker looks into he sights and data beamed back more than 30 million miles from the Red Planet by Mars rover Curiosity.

Whitaker visits the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif., to bring viewers on a trip to Mars.

Whitaker’s report will air on 60 Minutes Sunday, May 14th (7/6C).

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Bryan Cranston Talks The Good, The Bad & The Painful On 60 Minutes!

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Bryan Cranston has been working steadily in some pretty prestigious projects since finishing his fiver season stint on Braking Bad – but it wasn’t always like that.

Cranston reveals the highs and lows of his career (being cut from Amazon Women on the Moon; doing  hemorrhoid commericials; a particularly nasty bee sting while shooting Malcolm in the Middle, for example) during an interview with Steve Kroft for 60 Minutes 0n Sunday, October 9 (7:30/6:30C).

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Nate Parker Gives 60 Minutes His First TV Interview!

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Nate Parker – who took two years off from his acting career to write, produce, direct and star in the already critically acclaimed Birth of a Nation – has given his first TV interview to Anderson Cooper for 60 Minutes.

The interview will air on CBS on Sunday, October 2nd (7/6C).

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Practicing The Unthinkable: 60 Minutes Goes Inside The U.S. Nuclear Arsenal!

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David Martin will interview Admiral Cecil Haney from inside Strategic Command Headquarters on this week’s 60 Minutes.

With a potential second Cold War building, viewers will get a close-up view of America’s nuclear arsenal and the extraordinary measures the U.S. military takes to make sure that one person and one person only – the President of the United States – can give the order to launch a nuclear weapon.

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60 Minutes Veteran Correspondent Morley Safer Dead at 84!

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Morley Safer, veteran correspondent for CBS’ long-running 60 Minutes news magazine has died. He was 84.

His death follows his announcement last week that he would be retiring. When asked how he’d spend his retirement he responded as only he would, ‘Watching 60 Minutes.’ Follow the jump for a brief bio of Morley Safer.

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