CANCELED: 60 MINUTES: TV’s Most Successful Newscast


Lara Logan

CBS News

This session has been canceled .

Hear the stories and the backstories about the original television news magazine that’s been the favorite of Americans for generations. What keeps 60 MINUTES ticking on in its record 50th season? Find out in a frank, humorous and insightful interview with its Executive Producer Jeff Fager conducted by 60 MINUTES’ own Lara Logan. Learn how Fager guided 60 MINUTES into the digital age with an energizing strategy that still keeps the program timely and tops in the minds of its viewers. Fager relives the big stories and the personalities – both the newsmakers and the program’s news reporters -- that have made 60 MINUTES the gold standard for news in America. Includes clips and photos from the biggest moments from 50 years of television’s most successful news brand.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate