"60 MINUTES" LISTINGS FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, 2010
THE BLOWOUT - Scott Pelley investigates the explosion that killed 11 and unleashed the biggest offshore oil spill in history. He speaks to Michael Williams, oil rig platform crew survivor, who was in a position to know what caused the disaster and how it could have been prevented. The report contains footage of the minutes after the explosion and new information about what led up to it. Solly Granatstein and Graham Messick are the producers. THIS IS DOUBLE LENGTH SEGMENT.
THE RUSSIAN IS COMING - Mikhail Prokhorov, perhaps Russia's richest man, discusses his purchase of the N.J. Nets basketball team, his vast wealth and the unusual way he made most of his money in his first American television interview. Steve Kroft reports. Robert Anderson is the producer.