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  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    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...
  • '60 Minutes,' Schieffer do skilled job in first prime-time Romney-Ryan interview

    '60 Minutes,' Schieffer do skilled job in first prime-time Romney-Ryan interview
    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...
  • David Letterman retirement: Top 10 late-night moments

    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...
  • Forget 'Chicagoland' — 'The Sixties' shines for CNN

    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....
  • Real TV news stars rush to prostitute themselves on 'House of Cards'

    Real TV news stars rush to prostitute themselves on 'House of Cards'
    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...
  • David Letterman retiring: Five memorable movie guests

    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...
  • Stanley Karnow dies at 87; author of epic Vietnam history

    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...
  • ‘60 Minutes’ profiles Barcelona soccer team; David Letterman talks to Oprah Winfrey

     
    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...
  • ‘60 Minutes’: Brooklyn Bridge is America’s Eiffel Tower, David McCullough says

     
    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...
  • ‘60 Minutes’ goes to Paris, finds Olivia de Havilland

     
    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...
  • Betty Ford dies at 93; former first lady

    Betty Ford dies at 93; former first lady
    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...
  • '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93

    '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93
    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...