| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.
A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Mitt Romney's campaign got its shot at introducing Paul Ryan to America Saturday morning in front of the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va. But the more important introduction in terms of mainstream America came Sunday night courtesy of '60 Minutes,' which...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The late-night TV landscape is about to once again undergo a massive seismic shift when David Letterman retires from his "Late Show" on CBS sometime in 2015. The host made the announcement on his show on Thursday.
While many are already speculating...
| May 26, 2014
Tom Hanks is one of the executive producers of a stunning, revelatory, exciting and surprisingly provocative 10-part television series titled "The Sixties." And there he is on camera at the start of Episode 1, saying, "The TV was the center of our house....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:31 PM
What is it about TV news anchors and reporters stampeding to play themselves in fictional movies and TV shows? Do they think they don't get enough screen time doing, you know, their real jobs?
This habit has blotted the reputations of TV journalists for...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The late-night circuit is usually a well-oiled Hollywood hype machine through which movie stars and hot-shot directors can safely plug their latest films. Every once in a while, though, things go off the rails, a phenomenon that seems to happen with a bit...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Stanley Karnow, an award-winning author and journalist who combined insightful reporting with personal accounts and historical sweep in books on the Vietnam War and the Philippines and the critically acclaimed public television series that accompanied the...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 10:40 PM
In Sunday news programming on national networks: ***Bob Simon of CBS' “60 Minutes” profiles Barcelona's professional soccer team, considered by many the best ever in the sport's 150-year history. Simon talks to star forward Lionel Messi, who...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Of all American monuments, the Brooklyn Bridge may be the greatest. So says historian David McCullough, who calls the New York bridge the American answer to the Eiffel Tower. McCullough shares his views as Morley Safer concludes a two-part interview...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Morley Safer's charming segment on author David McCullough for Sunday's “60 Minutes” contained moments certain to thrill movie fans. McCullough was thrilled, too, that Oscar-winner Olivia de Havilland attended a Paris party in his honor. She...
| Jul 9, 2011
Former First Lady Betty Ford, who captivated the nation with her unabashed candor and forthright discussion of her personal battles with breast cancer, prescription drug addiction and alcoholism, has died. She was 93.
Ford died Friday at the Eisenhower...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:14 AM
NEW YORK -- Mike Wallace, who spent four decades as a hard-hitting, provocative news correspondent on "60 Minutes," has died, CBS reported Sunday. He was 93.
Wallace died Saturday night "peacefully surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in...