60 Minutes August 14 2022: Running Dry, Hope Chicago, Eurovision
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On Sunday August 14 2022, CBS broadcasts a new episode of 60 Minutes featuring three updated stories – Running Dry, Hope Chicago and Eurovision.
Scroll down to watch and read about tonight’s (8/14/2022) episode of 60 Minutes on CBS.
Water levels on the drought-stricken Colorado River have dropped so low, the federal government declared an official shortage of the precious resource for the first time. As Bill Whitaker reports, resulting water cuts are hitting Arizona hard, and the government says much more conservation is needed. The health of the river is a concern for 40 million people in the West, including Native American tribes and farmers who grow 90% of America’s winter greens. Marc Lieberman is the producer.
60 MINUTES’ Scott Pelley visits Johnson College Prep on Chicago’s South Side, where many students have no permanent home and face violence on their way to school, as they experience a miracle. Pelley sits down with the principal and the students whose lives will be changed forever by Hope Chicago, which funds blanket scholarships for students to attend in-state colleges for free. Nicole Young is the producer.
60 MINUTES correspondent Jon Wertheim meets Iceland’s contenders for Eurovision 2022, the world’s largest musical event and a live TV show that’s a cross between the Olympics and “American Idol.” Watched by more than 180 million Europeans each year, the contest features performers from nearly 40 countries who participate in the music competition. Eurovision has boosted the careers of past contestants ABBA, Celine Dion and Julio Iglesias. Nathalie Sommer is the producer.
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