Lesley Stahl

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Trump Cuts 60 Minutes Interview Short, Calls It 'FAKE'

President threatens to leak the sit-down before it airs

(Newser) - President Trump was interviewed for 60 Minutes on Tuesday, for a segment airing this coming Sunday, and after multiple outlets reported the POTUS had abruptly cut the sit-down short, Trump offered his take on things. "I am pleased to inform you that, for the sake of accuracy in reporting,... More »

'Most Prominent TV Journalist' Yet Reveals Battle With Coronavirus

Lesley Stahl has recovered, but was hospitalized for a week

(Newser) - CBS News 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl said Sunday that she's finally feeling well after a battle with COVID-19 that left her hospitalized for a week, the AP reports. Stahl said she was “really scared” after fighting pneumonia caused by the coronavirus for two weeks at home before... More »

Inspiring Wisdom From Last Surviving Nuremberg Prosecutor

'It takes courage not to be discouraged': 97-year-old Ben Ferencz

(Newser) - He was front and center at what some call the biggest murder trial in history. That would be the Nuremberg hearings, which brought German SS soldiers forward to face the consequences for their role in the massacre of more than a million people outside of the concentration camps. Lesley Stahl... More »

Trump on 60 Minutes: 'Don't Be Afraid'

He discussed Clintons, abortion, presidential salary

(Newser) - Donald Trump spoke to 60 Minutes for an interview that aired Sunday night and he had a message for protesters and other people worried about what a Trump presidency might bring: "Don't be afraid. We are going to bring our country back. But certainly, don't be afraid.... More »

Arnold: I Had Other Affairs

'This is my failure,' Schwarzenegger says on 60 Minutes

(Newser) - Bad boy Arnold Schwarzenegger 'fessed up on 60 Minutes last night that he had a number of affairs while he was married to Maria Shriver. He reveals in his new book that he had a "hot" fling with Brigitte Nielsen (although that one was before his marriage to... More »

Maria Shriver to 60 Minutes: Get Lost

No way she's commenting in Schwarzenegger segment

(Newser) - With Arnold Schwarzenegger's new tell-all coming out Monday, 60 Minutes shot a segment with the former Governator—and Maria Shriver is none too pleased, TMZ reports. In fact, sources say she flatly turned down the show's producers when they called her after Arnold's interview. She had "... More »

Colbert Grabs a Peabody

Compares staff to 'enema' flushing out truth

(Newser) - Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colbert snatched a prestigious Peabody media award at last night's ceremony hosted by CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl. She stepped in to replace Brian Williams, who opted to spend time with NBC colleagues after Tim Russert's death. Colbert displayed his usual deadpan style, comparing his staff to... More »

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