I’m often complaining about 60 minutes because while they do great journalism, I’m not sure they do good tv; their mantra often seems to be “tell, don’t show.” But I thought they did a good job with a   60 minutes Overtime about Sanjay Gupta and Sal Khan . I even enjoyed it.

Why?

Yes, it has the requisite studio interview but what made it interesting is that there was a story and a scene that powered the story. Basically, Sanjay Gupta makes a video with Sal Khan. And they broke the typical network tv corespondent persona as the all knowing, all seeing expert. Gupta is a neurosurgeon but he admitted to being a little nervous about doing the video. The the arc of the piece is simple: we watch them record the video in a 2 camera shoot.

 

 

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