60 Minutes: Credit Reporting Mistakes, BP Terrorist Attack & Lincoln

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60 Minutes February 10 2013

This week’s episode of 60 Minutes featured an exclusive interview with three Americans who survived a terrorist attack on foreign soul. The February 10 2013 show also included an eye-opening report on credit reporting errors and the difficulty consumers face in correcting them. Plus, how accurate is the new movie Lincoln? The answer might just scare you.

60 Minutes: Gas Plant BP Terrorist Attack In Algeria & Survivors Guilt

60 Minutes: Credit Reporting Mistakes, BP Terrorist Attack & Lincoln

60 Minutes February 10 2013 included reports on the movie Lincoln, the BP terror attack in Algeria, and credit reporting mistakes that cost for consumers.

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Three of the five American survivors of an al Qaeda attack at a BP gas plant in Algeria talked with Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes about the harrowing four-day ordeal and their survivors guilt in knowing that others died during the siege, which occurred in January 2013.

60 Minutes: Gas Plant BP Terrorist Attack In Algeria & Survivors Guilt

60 Minutes: Experian, Transunion, & Equifax Credit Report Disputes

Are you one of the 20% of Americans who have a problem on their credit reports? Be sure to get contact information to get in touch with the three major credit reporting agencies and set the record straight. But 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft says you shouldn’t hold your breath for a timely resolution.

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60 Minutes: Experian, Transunion, & Equifax Credit Report Disputes

60 Minutes: Credit Reporting Errors & Correcting Credit Report Mistakes

According to a 60 Minutes investigation, credit agencies outsource customer service to foreign countries, where complaints are barely looked at and are processed by employees with no authority to make corrections or escalate obvious errors. The creditor is always right, 60 Minutes learned.

60 Minutes: Credit Report Errors & Correcting Credit Report Mistakes

60 Minutes: Lincoln Historical Accuracy & Daniel Day Lewis Method

Go behind the scenes of the Oscar-nominated Lincoln to learn how Daniel Day-Lewis went to great lengths for his role. Doris Kearns Goodwin told Lesley Stahl about the historical accuracy of the film, down to the tick of Lincoln’s own watch.

60 Minutes: Lincoln Historical Accuracy & Daniel Day Lewis Method

60 Minutes Mail: Barack Obama & Hillary Clinton

On a previous episode, 60 Minutes had a joint interview with President Barack Obama and outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Viewers criticized the interview for “the lack of tough questions” as well as “emphasis on the negative,” which just goes to show you that you can’t please everyone and that the media loves to portray the perception of balance.

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