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“It helps change the perception of who can do what, because that is still part of the battle after all,” says Kamala Harris about the potential impact of being the first woman of color as vice president.
Here's a look at everyone who had a hand in putting tonight's 60 Minutes on the air.
A week away from the presidential election, our 60 in 6 team has been investigating far-right militias. Tomorrow, @LaurieSegallCNN reports on one of the largest, in rural Michigan, preparing for what they believe is the possibility of civil unrest after the election.
Whatever the outcome of the election, “people are going to get hurt… people are going to get killed,” says a member of the anti-government paramilitary Boogaloo movement.
Acclaimed Scottish actor Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, the BBC reports. In 1999, 60 Minutes profiled the "James Bond" star. Steve Kroft asked Connery about how he separated himself from the movie character he had become so famous for portraying.
Peter Daszak is a British-born American PhD who’s spent a career discovering dangerous viruses in wildlife, especially bats. In 2003, he warned 60 Minutes a pandemic was coming. Two weeks ago, NIH funding for his virology research was killed.
President Trump’s press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, gave us a heavy book that she described as the president’s health care plan. It was filled with executive orders and congressional initiatives, but no comprehensive healthcare plan.
Once an avid runner, Dr. Anthony Fauci, now 79, power walks. Since receiving death threats, he is now accompanied by a security detail.
Three former administration officials tell us President Trump “pressured” government officials to direct wall contracts to Fisher Sand and Gravel. The company has been awarded almost $2 billion in contracts, despite questions about the quality of its work.
Arnav Kapur, a student in MIT’s Media Lab, has developed a system to surf the internet with his mind. He silently Googled our questions and heard the answers through vibrations transmitted through his skull and into his inner ear.
“I can disagree with Bernie Sanders on 57 issues… But you know what he's not? He's not un-American. Donald Trump is fundamentally un-American,” says the Lincoln Project’s Rick Wilson, media consultant and ad maker for Republicans like Giuliani and Rubio.
“I say the president is the wrong man for the job.” Bob Woodward says he came to this conclusion “based on evidence, overwhelming evidence.”