Latest Scott Pelley Stories

2011-03-16 14:28:00

ATHENS, Ga., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Peabody Awards will present its third Peabody-Smithgall Lecture on the theme "The Media and Public Life" at 4 p.m. on April 11, in Room 101 of the University of Georgia's Miller Learning Center. Scott Pelley, a correspondent of CBS News' 60 Minutes and a two-time Peabody winner, will be the featured speaker. The event is free and open to the public. "Scott Pelley is one of the most experienced journalists of our time," said...

2008-02-15 13:35:00

An estimated 22,000 lives could have been saved if the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) removed the drug Trasylol from the market two years ago when evidence emerged implicating the drug in thousands of deaths, according to a respected researcher interviewed for an upcoming CBS 60 Minutes broadcast. Trasylol, made by Bayer, is used to limit bleeding in heart surgery. At the height of its use, it was given to about a third of all heart bypass patients in the United States. The drug has...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.