Season 47

Episode Guide

Iraq's Christians, The Shooting at Chardon High, King of CrossFit

S47 E51
Sep 13, 2015
Lara Logan reports on the persecution of Iraq's Christians by ISIS; then, Ohio HS coach Frank Hall talks with Scott Pelley about the school shooting he helped stop; and, meet the former gymnast who created the popular CrossFit workout.

The Attack on Sony, Cardinal Seán, Mindfulness

S47 E50
Sep 06, 2015
Steve Kroft investigates North Korea's cyberattack on Sony Pictures; then, Norah O'Donnell interviews the archbishop of Boston; and, Anderson Cooper discovers what it's like to be "in the moment."

Crime Against Humanity, Senator Tom Coburn, Misty Copeland

S47 E48
Aug 23, 2015
Scott Pelley reports on the 2013 sarin gas attack in Syria; Lesley Stahl profiles retired Oklahoma Republican Tom Coburn; and Bill Whitaker profiles Misty Copeland, an unlikely ballerina.

Denied, The Battle Above

S47 E45
Aug 02, 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.

"The Gaskos," Wikimania, Star-Struck

S47 E44
Jul 26, 2015
FBI agents tell Steve Kroft about their 16-year search and eventual capture of Boston mobster Whitey Bulger; then, Morley Safer meets the Wikipedians; and, Charlie Rose profiles astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

The Director, The Cost of Cancer Drugs, Saving History

S47 E39
Jun 21, 2015
FBI director James Comey talks with Scott Pelley about the need for government electronic surveillance and privacy; then, Lesley Stahl reports on the astronomical price of cancer drugs; and Morley Safer reports that saving Italy's history has become fashionable.

The Cleveland Division, Water, Who is Larry David?

S47 E36
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.

A Monumental Project, Child Suicide Bombers, Falling Apart

S47 E35
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suicide bombers in Afghanistan and Pakistan; Steve Kroft reports on why America's roads, bridges, airports and rail are outdated and need to be fixed.

The Spy Among Us, Misty Copeland

S47 E33
May 10, 2015
Jack Barsky held a job at some of the top corporations in the U.S. and lived a seemingly normal life -- all while spying for the Soviet Union; then, ballet has lifted Misty Copeland from poverty, over assumptions about race and through injury. But she wants it to take her higher.

An Unlikely Informant, The Unknown America, King of Crossfit

S47 E34
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.

The Lesson of War, All-American, Whisky Island

S47 E32
May 03, 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.

Death in the Mediterranean, The Battle Above

S47 E31
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.

A Crime Against Humanity, TED Talks, Hoop Dreams

S47 E30
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.

Bashar al-Assad, Killing Cancer

S47 E27
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.

Iraq's Christians, Rare Earth Elements, Starstruck

S47 E26
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.

Dead or Alive, A Few Good Women, Back to the Wild

S47 E25
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.

Who Killed the Prosecutor? Coming Home, The Maestro

S47 E24
Mar 08, 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.

The Islamic State, The Tax Refund Scam

S47 E1
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.