60 Minutes Presents: Take Me Away (CBS, Sunday, June 2, 2024)

60 Minutes

This Sunday, June 2, 2024, CBS presents a special edition of 60 Minutes, titled “Take Me Away.” Airing from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT, the episode transports us to some fascinating destinations and reveals amazing stories from around the globe.

In the first segment, Jon Wertheim takes viewers to Fogo Island, a 90-square-mile gem off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Once thriving on cod fishing as its primary industry, the island faced a devastating decline. However, an eighth-generation Fogo Islander returns home with deep pockets and a mission to revive the community. Wertheim explores how this homecoming brings new hope and potential to the island and its people.

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The episode then shifts to Rome, where Anderson Cooper reports on the excavation of Caligula’s gardens and the subsequent display of remarkable findings. This segment looks into the reevaluation of Caligula’s legacy, questioning the long-held beliefs about his cruelty and depravity.

Concluding the trio of stories, Scott Pelley showcases the rebound of Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique. Once a crown jewel of African wildlife, the park suffered extensive destruction during three decades of war. With the help of Greg Carr, a former tech entrepreneur from Idaho, the park and its surrounding community have embarked on a journey of recovery and renewal.

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60 Minutes Presents: Take Me Away airs this Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 8.00pm on CBS.

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