Sunday (April 9, 2023) the hit CBS News series “60 Minutes” returns with another all-new episode
The Orgin of Everything
60 MINUTES’ Scott Pelley explores images captured by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s most powerful space telescope. Speaking with astrophysicists and astronomers, Pelley reports on the telescope’s discoveries of distant galaxies, including one that’s over 33 billion light years away, and an observation that, if confirmed, could upend the belief on how the universe formed and more. Pelley visited Webb in 2021 before its historic launch into orbit, 25 years in the making.
Produced by Aaron Weisz
In the days of the Roman Coliseum they called it “bread and circuses” – leaders using entertainment to distract citizens from genuine problems. Today, Saudi Arabia is accused of using the same tactic with a different name: “sportswashing.” Is the Kingdom diversifying its economy, as they insist, or covering up human rights abuses and political repression? Correspondent Jon Wertheim traveled to Saudi Arabia to find out.
Michael Gavshon is the producer.
The Resurrection of Notre Dame
Four years after the Cathedral of Notre Dame was nearly destroyed by fire, Bill Whitaker returns to Paris to witness the resurrection of the medieval structure and powerful symbol of France. Whitaker climbs to the top of the cathedral and speaks with its chief architect on the incredible attention to detail needed to restore the historic monument.
Rome Hartman is the producer.