Author Archives: Lesley Stahl

Behind the “60 Minutes” Segement: Lesley Stahl Reports on ‘Face Blindness’

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Sunday, on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” Lesley Stahl explored prosopagnosia, or face blindness; a condition that prevents people from recognizing faces — even their own family members.  Speaking to several people who are face blind, including the renowned author and neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks, the portrait artist Chuck Close, and scientists studying this condition Lesley’s piece […]

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Behind the “60 Minutes” Interview: Lesley Stahl Speaks with Ex-Mossad Chief Meir Dagan

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Sunday, on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” Lesley Stahl got personal with the former head of Israel’s intelligence service, Meir Dagan in his first American interview. The ex-Mossad Chief believes the Iranian regime is a rational one and that now is not the time to attack the Iranian nuclear program.

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Behind the “60 Minutes” Interview: Lesley Stahl Speaks with Groupon CEO, Andrew Mason

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Despite earning the title of “the fastest growing company ever” on the cover of Forbes, the online coupon phenomenon, Groupon, has yet to turn a profit as it expands overseas and spends millions in marketing costs. The self-proclaimed unconventional CEO sits down with Lesley Stahl this Sunday, Jan. 15 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS’ “60 […]

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Behind the “60 Minutes” Interview: Lesley Stahl on The Most Expensive Food in the World

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European white truffles can sell for as much as $3,600 a pound. But harvests are down and a black market has emerged that has allowed an influx of inferior and cheap Chinese imports. Watch Lesley Stahl’s  report below:

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Behind the “60 Minutes” Interview: Lesley Stahl on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor

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Sunday, on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” Lesley Stahl got personal with Eric Cantor and discussed his life and the recent bipartisan wars in Congress. Watch a behind the scenes look of her interview below:

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Behind the “60 Minutes” Interview: Lesley Stahl on Howard Buffett

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Legendary investor Warren Buffett has chosen his son Howard to succeed him as head of his multibillion dollar holding company.  But as Lesley Stahl reports on “60 Minutes” this week, “Howie” – a farmer – is no chip off the old block. Watch an excerpt of her interview below:

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Behind the “60 Minutes” Interview: Lesley Stahl on Taylor Swift

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On “60 Minutes” next week, country star Taylor Swift tells Lesley Stahl that she takes being a role model very seriously. Stahl’s profile of the young superstar will be broadcast on “60 Minutes” this Sunday, Nov. 20 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS. Watch a sneak peek below:

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Behind the “60 Minutes” Interview: Lesley Stahl on Ex-Lobbyist Jack Abramoff

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On “60 Minutes” this week, convicted ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff tells Lesley Stahl that lobbyists today can still evade ethics laws — and that most members of congress accept bribes “at some level.” Watch an excerpt below:

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Behind the “60 Minutes” Interview: Lesley Stahl On Autism Apps

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Autistic people whose condition prevents them from speaking are making breakthroughs with the help of tablet computers and special applications that allow them to communicate — some for the first time. View an excerpt of Lesley Stahl’s “60 Minutes” report below:

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Behind the ’60 Minutes’ Interview: Lesley Stahl on Job Czar Jeff Immelt

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On “60 Minutes” this week, job czar Jeff Immelt tells Lesley Stahl that lowering the corporate taxes and eliminating all tax loopholes for U.S. companies will put more Americans to work. Watch an excerpt below:

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