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Scott Pelley:
Scott Cameron Pelley is an American journalist and author who has been a correspondent and anchor for CBS News for more than 31 years. Pelley is the author of the 2019 book, Truth Worth Telling, and a correspondent for the CBS News magazine 60 Minutes. Pelley served as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News from 2011 to 2017, a period in which the broadcast added more than a million and a half viewers, achieving its highest ratings in more than a decade. Pelley served as CBS News’s chief White House correspondent from 1997 to 1999.

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Barack Obama: The 2020 60 Minutes interview

The former president shares the advice he would give President Trump, his thoughts on the killing of George Floyd, and what's behind the divisions in Washington and across the U.S. Scott Pelley..
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President Obama reflects on his presidency after leaving office

60 Minutes Producer Maria Gavrilovic was one of the first embedded reporters covering the Obama campaign in 2007. She produced Scott Pelley’s new interview with the former president.
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Obama speaks on transition to Biden administration, says Republican opposition does damage

Former President Barack Obama is speaking to CBS News' Gayle King and Scott Pelley in his first television interviews after the 2020 election and before the release of his new memoir, "A Promised..
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Coming home

Scott Pelley revisits men who served in a Marine company that took especially high casualties in Afghanistan; a group he first met five years ago.
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Barack Obama returns to 60 Minutes on Sunday

60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley interviews the former president ahead of the publication of his memoir titled "A Promised Land."
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Former President Barack Obama sits down with CBS News after Joe Biden's projected victory

Former President Barack Obama will sit down for interviews with Scott Pelley for "60 Minutes" and Gayle King for "CBS Sunday Morning" on Sunday, November 15, in what will be his first television..
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Obama to be interviewed on "60 Minutes" and "CBS Sunday Morning"

The former president will return to CBS News to speak with Gayle King for "CBS Sunday Morning," and Scott Pelley for "60 Minutes."
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ICYMI: A look back at Sunday's 60 Minutes

Pennsylvania election officials detail their vote count, share experiences from election week; Planning the distribution of a future COVID-19 vaccine; Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns speaks with Scott..
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11/8/2020: Counting the Vote, Operation Warp Speed, Ken Burns

Pennsylvania election officials detail their vote count, share experiences from election week; Then, planning the distribution of a future COVID-19 vaccine; And, Ken Burns speaks with Scott Pelley..
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Ken Burns on America, selling his first film and more

The filmmaker known for his exhaustive documentaries on American subjects gives Scott Pelley a glimpse into how his films are made, the message he wants to convey with them and how he became the person..
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Ken Burns says theme of race in his works was instilled in him as a child

Burns tells Scott Pelley his mother's death from cancer during the civil rights movement has led to nearly all his films dealing with race in some way. See the story, Sunday on 60 Minutes.
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The Wounds of War, The Leaning Tower of San Francisco, Jennifer Lawrence

Scott Pelley reports on how hospitals have become targets in Syria's civil war; then, San Francisco’s leaning tower of lawsuits; and, Jennifer Lawrence's surprising trip to the top of Hollywood
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Make-A-Wish, The Health Wagon, The Giving Pledge

Bill Whitaker meets some of the people behind the popular organization that grants the wishes of seriously ill children; Then, Scott Pelley meets nurse practitioners who are providing badly needed..
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Defense Secretary Panetta, Big Game Hunting, Parker And Stone

As secretary of defense, Leon Panetta is fighting multiple wars, pursuing al Qaeda, and trying to keep Iran from building an atom bomb. Scott Pelley reports; Then, some exotic animal species that are..
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Hard Times Generation, The Flavorists, Angelina

Scott Pelley brings "60 Minutes" cameras back to central Florida to document another form of family homelessness; Also, meet the scientists who create flavors that make foods and beverages tasty; Plus,..
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How will Ohio vote in 2020?

The winner of Ohio has won the presidential election 93% of the time for over a century. Scott Pelley speaks with voters there to understand how they feel about the race between Biden and Trump.
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Ohio voters on who they're backing in 2020

The winner of Ohio has won the presidential election 93% of the time for over a century. Scott Pelley speaks with voters there to understand how they feel about the race between Biden and Trump.
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From the 60 Minutes archives: Ohio voters on Clinton vs. Trump

Ohio has picked the winner in every presidential election since 1964. Scott Pelley spoke to voters there in 2016 about the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
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What Ohio voters told 60 Minutes in 2016

This week, Scott Pelley goes to Ohio to ask voters where they stand in this year's election. Here's what they said in 2016.
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60 Minutes goes back to Ohio to speak with voters

Four years Ohio picked Donald Trump by 8 percentage points, Scott Pelley returns to find a state, and families, divided.
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Human Cargo, Governor Brown, The Isle of Eigg

Scott Pelley reports on human smuggling across the southern border; then, the governor who's castigating the president on climate change; and, Steve Kroft ventures to the Isle of Eigg
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The King, The New Cold War, The Picasso Portfolio

Scott Pelley interviews Jordan's leader, King Abdullah II; then, what are the chances the next president would have to make a decision on whether to use nuclear weapons? David Martin reports; and,..
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What 60 Minutes gave the pope

Pope Francis isn't the easiest man to buy for, but Scott Pelley decided to offer him a gift with a very personal meaning behind it.
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Scott Pelley meets Pope Francis

"What is your goal for America?" Scott Pelley asks Pope Francis about his upcoming trip to the U.S. The pope's response: "To meet people." Watch Pelley's full report "Pope Francis."
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The most promising treatments for COVID-19

Labs across the globe have mobilized in historic fashion to try to find a treatment for COVID-19. Scott Pelley reports on which therapeutics are causing optimism.
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The COVID-19 treatments showing the most promise

Labs across the globe have mobilized in historic fashion to try to find a treatment for COVID-19. Scott Pelley reports on which therapeutics are causing optimism.
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Catastrophe

How Yemen's civil war has brought 7 million people, many of them children, to the brink of starvation. Scott Pelley reports.
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War and hunger

Scott Pelley reports on the men and women of the World Food Programme who are risking their lives to save Syrians from starvation.
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Fighting Famine

In South Sudan, 5M people don't know where their next meal is coming from and, of them, 100,000 are starving and face death. If not for humanitarian efforts, millions could die. Scott Pelley reports.
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Nobel laureate Nadia Murad's fight to bring ISIS to court

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize recipient tells 60 Minutes why she and her lawyer, Amal Clooney, want ISIS tried for war crimes and genocide. Scott Pelley reports.
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When 60 Minutes met Nobel winner Nadia Murad

In 2014, she was the girl behind the veil who told Scott Pelley her harrowing story of rape. Four years later she was a woman honored with the Nobel Peace Prize.
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The climate science behind this year's wildfires and powerful storms

Is climate change reversible? Scott Pelley speaks with the "father of climate science" and others for an answer.
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Climate scientists on 2020’s wildfires and storms

Is climate change reversible? Scott Pelley speaks with the "father of climate science" and others for an answer.
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California state fire chief says once-rare mega fires are now the norm

California state fire chief Thom Porter tells Scott Pelley how the fires in his state have become more destructive since he started in 1999. See the full story, Sunday.
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Donald Trump's "hurricane of words"

Some of the best moments from the 60 Minutes interview in which Scott Pelley challenges the GOP frontrunner including unaired clips.
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Inside Trump's campaign headquarters

Scott Pelley gets a behind-the-scenes look at Trump's midtown campaign headquarters.
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After the political attack, personal apologies

Republicans who make "outrageous attacks on me" often apologize after the campaign is over, Hillary Clinton tells Scott Pelley
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Romney on "Obamacare"

Gov. Romney tells Scott Pelley he supports some elements of the Affordable Care Act, but considers it a "federal takeover of health care" -- and would repeal it if elected.
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Romney: "We're taking enough money in taxes"

Mitt Romney tells Scott Pelley the country's problem isn't that we're not taxing enough, but that "we're spending too much and we have too little growth."
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Mitt Romney: Bank regulations have had a "chilling effect"

Gov. Mitt Romney tells Scott Pelley that we need "extensive regulation" of Wall Street, but President Obama's approach has made small and regional banks reluctant to lend.
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Romney: "I care about 100% of the American people"

Gov. Romney tells Scott Pelley his secretly recorded comments at a campaign fundraiser were taken out of context, and he is passionate about helping "all the people of this country."
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2006: Scott Pelley with a global warning

This week Lesley Stahl reports what happens when the Arctic thaws. In 2006, Scott Pelley explained why the ice is melting in the first place
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Andrew McCabe: The full "60 Minutes" interview

Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe tells "60 Minutes" about taking over for James Comey, starting investigations of President Trump, interactions with the president and his own firing. Scott..
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What you need to know about the Trump impeachment inquiry

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff talk with Scott Pelley about the impeachment inquiry of President Trump
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H.R. McMaster on America's enemies, what he saw in the White House

The former national security adviser speaks with Scott Pelley about China, Russia, his decision to serve under President Trump and a host of other topics in a wide-ranging interview.
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Sandra Day O'Connor: The Supreme Court's first female

Former Justice O'Connor told Scott Pelley how her appointment to the country's highest bench had an "incredible ripple effect" for women.
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Donald Trump's conversations with Bob Woodard

In taped conversations with a Washington Post journalist, President Trump said he wanted to downplay the severity of the coronavirus. And the recordings reveal the President's view on how close the..
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Inside Donald Trump's 18 recorded interviews with Bob Woodward for his book "Rage“

In taped conversations with a Washington Post journalist, President Trump said he wanted to downplay the severity of the coronavirus. And the recordings reveal the President’s view on how close the..
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Bob Woodward on President Trump downplaying the coronavirus

Journalist Bob Woodward tells Scott Pelley he thinks President Trump "did not understand the American public" when the president revealed to Woodward he was downplaying the severity of the coronavirus...
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