Essays Tagged: "60 Minutes"

27 years of 60 minutes

nd happenings around the world. A considerable factor for this occurrence is the television program 60 Minutes which debuted on the air in September of 1968. Many other television newsmagazines have b ... ve been produced since its creation, however none have possessed the longevity nor the influence of 60 Minutes. Infact, 60 Minutes, which is owned by CBS News, was the first regular network news progr ...

(6 pages) 64 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) in the Hudson River. Natural Recovery Vs. Dredging

When 60 Minutes' correspondent Lesley Stahl asked about G.E. polluting the Hudson River, G.E.'s chairman, ... ontributing to fish PCB levels. In its report, EPA estimated this rate of sedimentation to be about 60 percent. GE's research indicates that, as a result of this burial process, average PCB levels in ... failure. Despite evidence suggesting that nearly all of the material should be biodegradable, only 60% of the PCBs in the Hudson River sediments were degraded. Partial dechlorination by anaerobic bac ...

(15 pages) 129 2 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Privacy on the Internet: Who Has Your Personal Information?

han their physical privacy. In the past few months, almost all of the major news broadcasts such as 60 Minutes, Dateline, and 20/20 have done specials on identity theft. This has, undoubtedly, scared ...

(9 pages) 390 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Manipulation Of the Truth by the Powerful

truth'. This facet of the media is exposed in a number of texts including Frontline, Wag The Dog, a 60 Minutes story entitled Moonstruck, and an article published at The Guardian. Each of these texts ... oth worlds in the same scene, and it shows the powerful at work, as they control the 'truth'.In the 60 Minutes story Moonstruck, it can be seen in action the way that media try to control the truth. T ...

(4 pages) 231 2 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The title is "Armed and Dangerous."

7, 2003I am writing in response to your article, "Armed and Dangerous," which aired last October on 60 minutes. I hope that you will find a different point of view after reading my letter. There is a ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

An Analysis of Democracy

IOn April 28, 2004 CBS's 60 Minutes aired photos depicting prisoner abuse in Iraq. These photographs illustrate US military p ...

(5 pages) 127 2 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Battery Experiment - Differences in power intake and usage of higher and lower quality and priced battery's.

motor to function. Its final multi-meter reading was 0.572 Volts.Alkaline(Sanyo):Started off with 1.604 Volts and ran for 60 minutes with a result of 1.246 volts. After this period of time the battery ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The concept of facing reality through the movie 'Snow Falling on Cedars' and the 60 minute report 'Return to Bali'

be portrayed as a process often involving self-discovery.The film 'Snow Falling on Cedars' and the 60 minutes episode 'Return to Bali' are texts that reveal that facing reality involves physical, emo ... still in heartache but now is free of its control. These emotions were shown during the end of the 60 minutes episode and the movie. The Bali survivors were interviewed after their revisit to Paddy's ...

(6 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"There is usually a balance between the control institutions exert and the power that belongs to individuals."

Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela, Cry From The Heart-The Chris Edwards story, as well as the 60 minutes story The Family by Peter Overton, it becomes clear that there is not always a balance be ... lly able to reconnect with his culture through his Aunty and brother.On July 25th, Peter Overton of 60 Minutes uncovered the story of Ane Hamilton-Byrne. This women ran a cult just outside Melbourne. ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Title: Against all Enemies by Richard Clarke. This book outlines the events of the world trajedy 911.

late on the timing of Clarke's work because prior to its initial publication Clarke was featured on 60 Minutes, testified before the 9/11 commission, and touched off a raging controversy over how the ...

(6 pages) 45 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Concepts of Facing Reality through the texts 'The Riders' by Tim Winton, 'Retrun to Bali' and film 'Snow falling on Cedars'

as those closest to them. This idea is shown throughout the novel, "The Riders", by Tim Winton, the 60 minutes episode, "Return to Bali", and the film "Snow Falling on Cedars". The realities that the ...

(5 pages) 21 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Determinants of Physical Activity

They go on to say 'It is recommended that adults get at least 30 minutes and children get at least 60 minutes of moderate physical activity most days of the week', and even though in a school aged gr ...

(11 pages) 102 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Educational system

aching strategies, and promotes interaction among their peers.In 1998, a television program called "60 Minutes", aired a special investigation of the United States educational system when compared to ... e results of this investigation surprised many citizens of the U.S., including myself. According to 60 minutes, the United States system of education is failing tremendously when compared to other to ...

(6 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Cardiovascular Endurance

h maximum intensity exercise. The duration of exercise depends on the intensity, but lies betwen 20-60 minutes. Cardiovascular activities should be performed three times a week. If you choose t ... If you choose to do low-moderate intensity exercises such as swimming, it should last for 45-60 minutes; on the other hand if you do high intensity exercises like aerobic dance, the duration is ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Clarke's veiws

ration officials focused almost immediately on the object of their obsession, Iraq. Mr. Clarke told 60 minutes that "a war under these circumstances was comparable to President Roosevelt, after Pearl ...

(1 pages) 476 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Ventilation and Oxygen consumption

ing the concentration at each time from the concentration at zero minutes. The value calculated for 60 minutes (ml of O2 consumed/g/hr) by definition is the oxygen quotient (Qo2). The mean of Qo2 at 2 ... weight0 Minutes in (ml/g)15 Minutes In (ml/g)30 minutes In (ml/g)45 minutes In (ml/g)60 minutes in (ml/g)Group three at 25 C1.422.611.44o.970.450.28The mean of t ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Global warming is real

peratures will keep on rising, unless the greenhouse gas concentrations will be limited.In the show 60 Minutes: 'Rewriting the Science' 2006 James Hansen as the head of NASA's top climate study instit ... ) ...

(4 pages) 33 2 4.3 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Report on 'The Ice Epidemic'

ferent aspects of addiction and also to link the segment together. Finally to push the message home 60 minutes show a young woman (Melanie Boyd) who died after using this vicious drug only once.2.Targ ... unaffected by this drug. It is so cheap. It's so much in fashion. It's so available.1)Context (for 60 minutes)1)Specific: describe the program in which the segment appearsThe program in which the seg ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Nutrition and Fitness

s been confirmed through numerous fitness experts. Here is an example of one week's workout: Monday-60 minutes of push-up/pull-up alternating exercises, followed by a 15 minute abdominal workout; Tues ... minal workout; Tuesday-60 minutes of plyometrics cardio (fancy term for "jump training"); Wednesday-60 minutes of back and bicep workout alternating exercises, followed by a 15 minute abdominal workou ...

(5 pages) 155 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Blanching and Browning of Apples

Peroxidase test? Which apple treatments had the least colour formation (browning) after standing 30-60mins?The most effective treatments for deactivating the polyphenol oxidase enzymes in the apple we ... tment sample brown, the more effective the treatment is. Standing the apple treatments for an hour (60 minutes) after they are treated, and then observing brown colour formation is also a good test of ...

(6 pages) 5199 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology