Editor’s note: These previously broadcast segments have been updated for this summer edition.
PEGASUS – Lesley Stahl investigates a cutting-edge cyber espionage tool called Pegasus that governments acquire to fight crime and terror. But can it also be used to crush political dissent? Shachar Bar-On is the producer.
PLASTIC PLAGUE – Sharyn Alfonsi reports on the devastating effects of plastic refuse on the remote Pacific atoll of Midway and its wildlife. As the oceans continue to absorb and disseminate this plastic plague, a 24-year-old inventor says he has a way to clean it up. Michael Gavshon and David M. Levine are the producers. THIS IS A DOUBLE-LENGTH SEGMENT.