Obama Tries to Set Record Straight in ’60 Mins’ Interview

President Obama illuminated his point-of-view on the nation’s stagnant economy and defended himself against accusations that he’s a “Socialist” bent on enacting programs of “income redistribution” in an interview Sunday night on “60 Minutes.” “You were really talking about– income inequality, which suggests redistribution of wealth,” CBS News correspondent Steve Kroft said to the President […]

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’60 Minutes’ Pays Tribute to the Late Andy Rooney

NEW YORK — “60 Minutes” has paid tribute to the late Andy Rooney with a rerun far sooner than anyone wanted to see. The former commentator died Friday night from complications after minor surgery. Only a month ago, the 92-year-old curmudgeon gave his final commentary after 33 years on television’s favorite newsmagazine. On Sunday, veteran […]

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Ruth Madoff on ’60’: The Day She Learned the Truth

Ruth Madoff says she was “paralyzed” when her husband first told her about the Ponzi scheme he’d been hiding from her. And yet, the two were somehow able to contain their emotions when they attended their company’s Christmas party that evening, she tells interviewer Morley Safer on “60 Minutes.” The sensational interview, Ruth Madoff’s first […]

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CBS: Andy Rooney Hospitalized In Serious Condition

NEW YORK — CBS says longtime “60 Minutes” essayist Andy Rooney is in the hospital after developing serious complications following minor surgery last week. The network said Tuesday that Rooney’s condition is stable. At the family’s request, CBS is releasing no other details about his health status or where Rooney is hospitalized. Rooney is 92, and […]

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Network News Anchors Salute Retiring Rooney

All three network newscasts bid farewell to Andy Rooney Tuesday night, after CBS News announced that the 92-year-old curmudgeon would air his last commentary on “60 Minutes” this Sunday. “A salute from an old pal over here, Andy, to you,” said Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “World News,” according to a roundup on the TV Newser […]

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Andy Rooney Retiring from ’60 Minutes’ This Sunday

Have you ever pondered the word retirement? Why does it start with “re” when you only do it once? Andy Rooney, the journalist whose ruminations on similar questions have made him a Sunday night fixture for decades, is retiring from”60 Minutes.” The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the 92 year-old Rooney will announce his retirement during […]

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