“60 MINUTES” LISTINGS FOR SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012 7:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT

“60 MINUTES” LISTINGS FOR SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012 7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT

DROPPING OUT – A billionaire’s program to pay students with promising ideas to drop out of college is attracting students and critics.  Internet business pioneer Peter Thiel thinks his program is a viable alternative to what he sees as a costly and ineffective university system. Morley Safer reports. Katy Textor is the producer.

HARD CASES – The last resort for patients with rare, undiagnosed medical conditions is Dr. William Gahl’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program at the National Institutes of Health. Lara Logan reports. Howard Rosenberg is the producer.

ROGER WATERS – Pink Floyd’s creative force is still performing the rock opera “The Wall” to sold-out stadiums around the world.  Steve Kroft catches up with the rock legend. Michael Karzis and James Jacoby are the producers.



FINAL RESTING PLACE – Problems at America’s cemeteries, including exhuming bodies so plots can be resold, are raising questions about whether the multi-billion dollar business needs more monitoring.  Anderson Cooper reports.  Andy Court is the producer. 

TEL AVIV – Beneath the beauty and exuberance of Israel’s largest city lies the cold truth no resident forgets: that the city has been attacked before and could come under attack again in the increasingly volatile Middle East.  Bob Simon reports.  Michael Gavshon is the producer.

THE MANY MERYLS – The two-time Oscar-winner and Grande Dame of American screen and stage sits down with Morley Safer to discuss her many memorable roles. David Browning is the producer.


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