Essay Archive - 27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes
Since 1968 America has been better enlightened than previously
concerning current events and happenings around the world. A considerable
factor for this occurrence is the television program 60 Minutes which debuted
on the air in September of 1968. Many other television newsmagazines have been
produced since its creation, however none have possessed the longevity nor the
influence of 60 Minutes. Infact, 60 Minutes, which is owned by CBS News, was the
first regular network news program to cover actual stories asopposed to topics.
Today, similar newsmagazines ....