Thorndike Press

Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast

  • Jeff Fager
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  • ISBN-10: 1432845063
  • ISBN-13: 9781432845063
  • DDC: 070.1
  • Shipping Weight: 1.90 lbs ( .86 kgs)
  • 668 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released November 2017
  • Simultaneous Publications



Fifty Years of 60 Minutes tells the inside story of the legendary program, from its almost accidental birth through five decades of in-depth reporting by talented producers and beloved correspondents. Jeff Fager series in on the stories that changed history, what the program learned from its mistakes, and the human drama that made it all possible.


Customer Reviews

Former Chair of CBS News and the executive producer of 60 Minutes, Fager is well placed to offer a history of the groundbreaking news program. He also explains the show's philosophy…a story is best when it focuses on a human being to illuminate the larger issues.

— Library Journal