Archives: Classics

Some Stories Deserve A Followup

Curious what happened after a 60 Minutes report?

Some years later, 60 Minutes II looked into these stories.

Classic: The Incomparable Misha: 60 Minutes II revisits Mikhail Baryshnikov, once considered the finest male ballet dancer in the world. Now 52, Misha has hung up his ballet slippers but he has not given up dancing. (Nov. 28, 2000)

Classics: Tina: Mike Wallace revisits Tina Turner as she wraps up another world tour - which she says is her last. She talks about her life in France, racial harmony and her dispute with rock 'n' roll legend Elton John. (Sept. 12, 2000)

Classic: Shirley MacLaine: Entertainer and author Shirley MacLaine updates Mike Wallace on her recent and past adventures, which she says included affairs with former Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme and with Charlemagne. (Aug. 8, 2000)

Classic: Martha Stewart 60 Minutes' Morley Safer revisits billionaire taste arbiter Martha Stewart. Can she find happiness while running an empire? (June 20, 2000)

Classic: Wampum Wonderland: Foxwoods casino in Connecticut has been very profitable for the Pequots. But author Jeff Benedict casts doubt on the Pequots' tribal status. 60 Minutes II reports on big money and the debate over identity. (May 23, 2000)

Classic: Noah: 60 Minutes II revisits a family struggling to deal with a brain-damaged, autistic son. Should they put him in an institution or raise him at home? (May 9, 2000)

Classic: The Reverend Al Sharpton: Mike Wallace looks at civil rights activist Al Sharpton, tracing his evolution from ubiquitous New York activist to national politician with increasing clout. (April 18, 2000)

Classic: Ten Extraordinary Women: Outward Bound trips can challenge people of any age or condition. Fourteen years ago, 10 women battling cancer made such a trip. 60 Minutes II finds out how they have done since. (April 11, 2000)

Classic: The Nasty Girl: Her hometown didn't appreciate Anna Rosmus' crusade to uncover its pro-Nazi past. But many years later, her relentless digging continues to change her life and Passau, Germany. (April 5, 2000)

Classic: Liar, Liar: 60 Minutes revisits famed con man Clifford Irving, who almost 30 years ago convinced the world that he had interviewed reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes. (March 14, 2000)

Classic: Amy's Story: In 1993, white American student Amy Biehl was killed by a mob of angry black South Africans. 60 Minutes revisits her parents, who have found an extraordinay capacity to forgive. (Feb. 29, 2000)

Classic: What Price Genius? Adragon De Mello was in college by the time he was 10, pushed by the father who was convinced he was a genius. Find out what became of him, as 60 Minutes II visits Adragon 13 years later. (Feb. 15, 2000)

Classic: Revisiting The Violinist: Itzhak Perlman may be the greatest violinist alive. When 60 Minutes first profiled him in 1980, he was already famous. Mike Wallace went back to see what Perlman was up to. (Jan. 11, 2000)

Classic: Richard The Lionhearted: Steve Kroft revisits charismatic British billionaire Richard Branson, who has been making money - and having a great time doing it - since he was a teen-ager. (Jan. 4, 2000)