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60 Minutes

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“I’m kinda scary looking.” Chris Stapleton may be one of the biggest stars in country music, but he is still able to hide in plain sight. He says his appearance can deter some fans.

In analyzing the person who might have tipped off police to the location of Anne Frank and her family, investigators adapted a standard law enforcement axiom in assessing suspects and looked for "knowledge, motive, opportunity."

“The sheer volume of his voice is just – he doesn’t need a microphone in a room that’s quiet. It’s powerful.” Morgane Stapleton shares what it was like hearing her husband Chris’ voice for the first time.

On the next edition of 60 Minutes, @jon_wertheim  reports on how hedge funds and other financial firms have swallowed up newspapers, closing newsrooms and slashing staff. A look at a local news landscape where headlines and deadlines have given way to bottom lines. ⏱

Anne Frank’s family, along with four other people, was discovered in hiding by a Dutch police unit led by an SS officer. All were sent to concentration camps. Otto Frank, the lone survivor, was, for a time, determined to find out who betrayed his family.

“When you take a look at the threats, the question isn’t: what caused the raid. The question might be: how did they last more than two years without being discovered?” says Vince Pankoke about the Frank family’s hiding place in the “Annex.”


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.

Facebook has realized that if they change the algorithm to be safer, people will spend less time on the site, they'll click on less ads, they'll make less money,” says Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen.

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.

Republican Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt says his office, which runs the vote count, has received death threats.

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.

“I say the president is the wrong man for the job.” Bob Woodward says he came to this conclusion “based on evidence, overwhelming evidence.”