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Bill Whitaker is an American television journalist, a correspondent on the CBS News program 60 Minutes.
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The InfluencersSocial media stars are earning big money for pitching products in short, often silly, postings seen by millions of followers. Bill Whitaker reports on this new trend in advertising.
Searching for grizzlies? Bring your bear sprayThis week on 60 Minutes, Bill Whitaker reports on the successful repopulation of the American grizzly bear.
Coexisting with grizzlies in MontanaMontana's grizzly and human populations have both risen substantially since 1975, when the bears were protected under the Endangered Species Act. Bill Whitaker reports on conservation efforts that have..
The family that dominates saddle bronc ridingNine members of the Wright family are professional saddle bronc riders who rank among the best in the world. Bill Whitaker reports.
Rodeo lessons: The cowboys of saddle broncHow do you tell a rodeo story for 60 Minutes? For correspondent Bill Whitaker, the first step was learning to ride a horse.
Chanel Miller: The full 60 Minutes report on the author and sexual assault survivorFor years she was known as "Emily Doe," the young woman sexually assaulted in 2015 by Brock Turner. Now, Chanel Miller is reclaiming her story. Bill Whitaker reports.
Did the FDA ignite the opioid epidemic?A drug manufacturer denounces his own industry and explains to 60 Minutes how a label change by the FDA expanded the use of opioids. Bill Whitaker reports.
60 Minutes remembers Ruth Bader GinsburgJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday, and the nation suffered one more loss in a year replete with them. Bill Whitaker ends the broadcast with a note about the woman's rights pioneer.
Pennsylvania prepares for surge in mail-in votingA record number of voters are expected to cast their ballots by mail this election year. Bill Whitaker goes to the swing state of Pennsylvania to see how election officials are coping with the legal..
Pennsylvania's battle over mail-in votingA record number of voters are expected to cast their ballots by mail this election year. Bill Whitaker goes to the swing state of Pennsylvania to see how election officials are coping with the legal..
60 Minutes reports on mail-in voting in PennsylvaniaBill Whitaker reports on the battle over rules for mail-in voting in the critical swing state of Pennsylvania that could impact who wins the state and the presidency. See the story, Sunday.
How the Russians hacked the 2016 electionTwelve Russian military officers have been indicted for breaking into the Democratic Party's computers, stealing compromising information and selectively releasing it to undermine candidates. Bill..
The case against Russian agents accused of interfering in the 2016 electionTwelve Russian military officers have been indicted for breaking into the Democratic Party's computers, stealing compromising information and selectively releasing it to undermine candidates. Bill..
Inside the plasma therapy doctors are using to treat COVID-19With no vaccine, doctors have turned to plasma therapy to treat patients ill with the coronavirus. Bill Whitaker reports on one hospital's program to infuse those who are sick with antibody-rich plasma..
60 Minutes Extra: Politico journalist Marc CaputoBill Whitaker spoke to Politico's Marc Caputo while reporting on the Russian hack of the Democratic Party in 2016.
Psychedelic Science, Malta, ShakiraResearchers experimenting with psychedelics to treat addiction, depression and anxiety; Then, inside the corruption allegations plaguing Malta; And, Bill Whitaker interviews Shakira
Shakira: The 60 Minutes InterviewBill Whitaker's interview with the Grammy-winner that took place before her big show with Jennifer Lopez at February's Super Bowl.
Apps that keep your anonymity and privacy on the riseA new interest in privacy is driving a wave of social media apps. Bill Whitaker reports on how they allow customers to hide their identity and keep their secrets.
Compton mayor hopes to revitalize cityMayor of Compton, Calif., Aja Brown is passionate about public service. She is battling against crime, poverty, poor schools, and the city's reputation for gangs. CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker..
Drought and high winds spark wildfires in Calif.Many parts of California are experiencing dangerous wildfire conditions. CBS News' Bill Whitaker reports.
Billionaire benefactor Wallis Annenberg uses her wealth for goodBillionaire Wallis Annenberg talks to CBS News' Bill Whitaker about how she uses her philanthropy to support the arts in Los Angeles.
Commemorating Nelson Mandela: Presidents, kings, citizens gather for memorialThe memorial service for Nelson Mandela features tributes by some of the anti-apartheid icon's family members and foreign leaders, including President Obama, Cuban President Raul Castro, and the U.N...
Nelson Mandela's unlikely friendship in prisonWhen Christo Brand became a guard at Robben Island, he was told he'd be guarding the worst of the worst. But he came to know Nelson Mandela as a kindly gentleman and the prison peacemaker. Bill..
South African resources stretched during Mandela memorialsSouth Africa is preparing for one of the largest global gatherings in recent history, with more than 50 heads of state expected to attend the state memorial for Nelson Mandela. Some worry the massive..
Michael Connelly wants his movies to be shot only in Los AngelesHollywood has snapped up the movie rights to Michael Connelly's newest novel in the, "Lincoln Lawyer," series. This and one other of Connelly's bestselling crime novels will be made into a movie and he..
N.M. trooper fires at minivan with five kidsTwo New Mexico police officers are under investigation after one opened fire on a minivan with a mother and her five children inside. Bill Whitaker reports.
San Francisco transformed into Gotham City for "Batkid"5-year-old Miles Scott suited up as Batkid in San Francisco with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and around 13,000 volunteers. Bill Whitaker reports.
American storm chasers record massive typhoon in PhilippinesBill Whitaker reports on an American storm chaser who went beyond merely capturing the destruction of Typhoon Haiyan on video.
Bill Whitaker, the subterranean reporterSomehow the correspondent keeps ending up reporting from underground. There's just one problem: He can be claustrophobic
What lies at the bottom of one of the deepest holes ever dug by man?A South African gold mine that goes 2 miles beneath the Earth's surface holds far more than just precious metals. Bill Whitaker reports.
ICYMI: A look back at Sunday's 60 MinutesThis week on 60 Minutes: Bill Whitaker reports on how the Russians hacked the 2016 election, a widow tells Sharyn Alfonsi the story behind a heartbreaking photo, and Lesley Stahl shows how scientists..
U.S. on sidelines in race for trove of metals sitting on ocean floorRare earth elements and metals used in cellphones, supercomputers and more are sitting on the ocean floor, ready to be mined by multiple countries. So why is the U.S. on the sidelines? Bill Whitaker..
Reporting on a president who says he's killed criminalsMaria Ressa has been threatened with rape, prison and death for her reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody drug war. Duterte's administration says her work is "fake news." Bill Whitaker..
How journalism in the Philippines has changed60 Minutes correspondent Bill Whitaker has seen how the press is treated differently since he first reported from the island nation 30 years ago
Maria Ressa: Reporting in Philippines "worse than any war zone""We've been living through three years of this kind of hell." Maria Ressa talks to Bill Whitaker about reporting on the Duterte administration in the Philippines. Sunday, on 60 Minutes.
SGB injection shows promise for PTSD treatment: "This stuff works"A groundbreaking new study may have the answer doctors have been looking for to treat post- traumatic stress disorder. According to the report, a drug injection treatment known as SGB reduced symptoms..
SGB: A possible breakthrough treatment for PTSD60 Minutes Archives: Bill Whitaker reported about how a simple shot in the neck could put PTSD sufferers on the path to recovery
2015: The most dangerous 8 seconds in sportsBill Whitaker reported on professional bull riding and the success of Brazilian bull riders for 60 Minutes Sports
The Cleveland DivisionBill Whitaker interviews the chief of the embattled Cleveland PD and some of its officers for a story on the hot-button issue of policing in America.
Misty CopelandBallet has lifted Misty Copeland from poverty, over assumptions about race and through injury. But she wants it to take her higher. Bill Whitaker reports.