60 Minutes April 28 2013
The April 28 edition of 60 Minutes profiled Rosie Napravnik, a female jockey competing at the Kentucky Derby, and explored the strange, sprawling case of Charles Cullen, the serial killer nurse, who admits to murdering at least 40 patients at multiple hospitals during a 16-year career. Here are the stories from this broadcast.
60 Minutes Update: Congress Insider Trading
The previous 60 Minutes story Insiders explained that government officials and members of congress were exempt from laws governing insider trading. Insiders were benefiting from what they learned in their official duties, which had some crying foul.
The 2011 report led to the “Stock Act,” which banned insider trading and required online disclosure of the investments. But parts of the law have now been repealed. I guess even 60 Minutes can’t force Congress to be more accountable.
60 Minutes: Charles Cullen Digoxin & The Good Nurse Review
For the first time, convicted serial killer Charles Cullen spoke out about his crimes from behind bars. He talked with 60 Minutes, marking the first time a serial killer has been on the program in its 45-year history. Digoxin, a heart medication, was his drug of choice in a multitude of murders.
60 Minutes: Angel of Death Serial Killer & Charles Cullen Confession
How did the case finally come together? According to investigators, it was no thanks to any of the hospitals where Cullen was employed, which simply let him go without mentioning the red flags on his record. How did detectives ultimately bring him down? Plus, how many people could he actually have killed through the years?
60 Minutes: Rosie Napravnik Kentucky Derby 2013 & Female Jockeys
You don’t see many female jockeys in the sport of horse racing. But Rosie Napravnik will not give up on her passion, despite several broken bones. She is racking up a great winning streak lately, and many eyes will be on her at this year’s Kentucky Derby. She could become the first woman ever to win the biggest horse race of them all.