60 Minutes CBS June 12 2022: Wrongful Detainees, Rita Moreno, Headlines Deadlines Bottom Lines


The Neighborhood June 27 2022: 'Welcome to the Knockout' on CBS 16On Sunday June 12 2022, CBS broadcasts a new episode of 60 Minutes featuring three stories.

Wrongful Detainees

Lesley Stahl reports on Americans unjustly imprisoned abroad, held by foreign governments with whom the United States has thorny, or in some cases, no relations. Our government calls them “wrongful detainees,” and there are currently more than 40 of them. Danny Fenster, a Detroit native who had been locked away for nearly six months in Myanmar, was released last fall after efforts by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson. Stahl interviews Fenster, Richardson and the State Department official who is tasked with bringing Americans home. Shari Finkelstein is the producer.

Headlines, Deadlines, Bottom Lines

Jon Wertheim reports on how hedge funds and other financial firms have swallowed up newspapers, closing newsrooms and slashing staff. 60 MINUTES looks at a local news landscape where headlines and deadlines have given way to bottom lines. Katie Brennan and Denise Schrier Cetta are the producers.

Rita Moreno

The much-honored actor Rita Moreno is still working her craft at age 90, starring in the new version of the Oscar-winning film she starred in decades ago, “West Side Story.” Bill Whitaker reports. Michael Karzis is the producer.



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