STATE OF N.Y. – New York City is the hot spot for the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., which scientists say still has not peaked. Will its hospitals be able to handle the onslaught of cases? Scott Pelley reports. Maria Gavrilovic and Alex Ortiz are the producers.
THE AFRICAN BASKETBALL TRAIL – The novel coronavirus has led to the suspension of the college basketball tournament and the NBA, symbols of glory and success often used to entice young African teenagers to come to the U.S. to play. One example, 7’6” Celtics player Tacko Fall, came here when he was just 16. Jon Wertheim reports on shadowy operatives and fly-by-night schools whose schemes lead to broken dreams and financial loss for the majority of the teens. Oriana Zill de Granados and Emily Gordon are the producers.
BRENÈ BROWN – This researcher and best-selling author teaches people how to handle feelings of vulnerability and shame. Bill Whitaker profiles Professor Brown, whose message is now helping people cope with the pandemic. Rome Hartman is the producer.
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