60 Minutes Special
This two-hour edition of the award-winning current affairs magazine examines America a year after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It focuses on the people directly affected and those living far away from the attack zones, while also assessing the nation's readiness for future attacks.
Ed Bradley revisits Summit, New Jersey, a commuter town that lost many residents. Bradley reports on the healing process taking place in the town, and how two families in particular have fared in the year since they lost their husbands, fathers and providers.
Presented by, above from left, Morley Safer, Mike Wallace, Steve Kroft, Lesley Stahl and Bradley.
The Pearl Report
Big things are expected at this year's 16th Chinese Communist Party Congress (to be held on November 8). All eyes will be on vice-president Hu Jintao (above), the man expected to replace Jiang Zemin. Hu's impressive career is charted as we see him rise from local communist functionary in 1980 to the powerbroker of today.
Witness the rise and fall of 19-year-old college dropout-turned-broker Seth Davis (Giovanni Ribisi, above) as he takes a walk on the shady side of Wall Street. He joins an aggressive brokerage firm whose bosses set out a ruthless strategy and demand returns. Seth is a quick learner, but the work clouds his judgment as he is drawn into a world of greed and corruption. Also starring Nia Long, Ben Affleck and Vin Diesel. (2000)