60 Minutes: F-35 Future, Corruption in Russia + Cate Blanchett’s Life

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60 Minutes February 16 2014

60 Minutes looked at a side of Russia you won’t see during Olympic coverage, that of corruption, during the February 16 broadcast. The show also profiled Australian actress and Academy Award nominee Cate Blanchett, as well as exploring the missed deadlines and budget overruns of the next generation of American air defense. Is there an F-35 future for Lockheed Martin?

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60 Minutes: F-35 Future, Corruption in Russia + Cate Blanchett's Life

60 Minutes explored whether the massively delayed and over budget F-35 air defense system is going to pay off, according those in charge, on February 16.

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In 2013, 60 Minutes reported on Cost of Admission and questions about Health Management Associates pressuring doctors to meet admissions quotas. The US Department of Justice has joined eight whistleblower lawsuits against HMA, alleging unnecessary admissions and Medicare fraud, and targeting retired CEO Gary Newsome.

60 Minutes: Bill Browder Corruption in Russia + Sergei Magnitsky Death

Bill Browder is a man on a mission. He told 60 Minutes that his life’s work is to expose corruption in the Russian government, which he said is responsible for the death of his lawyer and his own deportation from the country where he invested to build a multi-billion dollar business. Get the story of a corrupt Russia from this report:

60 Minutes: Bill Browder Corruption in Russia + Sergei Magnitsky Death

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60 Minutes: F-35 Future, Helmet Cameras & Lockheed Martin

The F-35 sounds like an amazing fighting machine, but unfortunately it is not all going according to plan. The project to build the next generation of defense fighters is billions over budget and years behind schedule. But those in charge now say they are confident things have turned around. Find out what this could mean for the military and US defense:

60 Minutes: F-35 Behind Schedule, Helmet Cameras & Lockheed Martin

60 Minutes: Cate Blanchett Acting Philosophy & Blue Jasmine Review

Cate Blanchett is a star of stage and screen, but according to this 60 Minutes profile, she is just like you and me, except maybe slightly more prone to taking outlandish chances, like marrying her husband three weeks after meeting him, even though they intensely disliked one another at first. Find out why she quit one of her most beloved jobs and what is important to her in her work:

60 Minutes: Cate Blanchett Acting Philosophy & Blue Jasmine Review

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