On Sunday, September 29, 2002, 60 Minutes broadcast a highly informative segment (see transcript below) called “The Arafat Papers.” In it, the network allowed Israel to present evidence from documents found in Arafat's compound proving that Iran and Iraq have provided planning, training and funding for some of the many Palestinian terrorist attacks inside Israel and the territories.
In October 2010, Lesley Stahl of CBS News's "60 Minutes" broadcast an overtly biased segment about Jerusalem's City Of David." Despite public outrage , CBS chose to thumb its nose at viewers and rebroadcast it on June 6, 2011. Read CAMERA's analysis.
More than five weeks after CBS's Leslie Stahl broke the AIPAC "spy" story, not a single person has been charged, nor is it clear that any sensitive information was compromised. Moreover, one year ago on 60 Minutes it was the same Leslie Stahl who discredited the lead investigator in the AIPAC case for stubbornly targeting the wrong individual in a different spy investigation.
Allegations of Israeli Spying Usually Disappear -- Eventually.