Sunday (January 22, 2023) the hit CBS News series “60 Minutes” returns with another all-new episode
They are people rewarded for heroic, life-saving acts performed despite the danger to themselves, by a 118-year-old foundation endowed by the steel magnate Andrew Carnegie. But are heroes made or born? Scott Pelley reports.
Produced by Aaron Weisz.
Ballet In Exile
60 MINUTES pulls back the curtain and looks at how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is developing on the most delicate of fronts: the world’s ballet stages. Correspondent Jon Wertheim meets Russian dancer Olga Smirnova – one of the world’s leading ballerinas – who condemned the invasion, left Moscow’s famed Bolshoi company in protest and fled the country. He sits down with a young Ukrainian dancer who’s found a safe haven in Amsterdam to continue her dreams, and the American who helped relocate her and more than a hundred other dancers from the country through the international ballet community. Wertheim also meets a Ukrainian dancer-turned-soldier as conflict rages at home.
Michael Gavshon and Nadim Roberts are the producer.
Even the most competitive skiers see Montana’s Big Couloir as among the most challenging runs in the country. But for Jacob Smith, who at 15 is the only blind competitive free rider in the country, it was an almost inconceivable feat. After undergoing four major surgeries for a brain tumor starting when he was just 8 years old, Jacob did the legendary run three years ago. Sharyn Alfonsi profiles Smith, who competes for the Big Sky freeride team today, and skis by tapping into his other senses and his memory of the mountain before he went blind. Sarah Koch is the producer.
Sarah Koch is the producer.
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