"60 MINUTES" LISTINGS FOR SUNDAY MAY 23, 2010
ARE THEY SAFE? -- Chemicals called phthalates found in soft plastic products we use everyday are so ubiquitous, that traces of them can be found in everybody. The government has banned some of them in children's toys for fear they may be harmful, but are they? Lesley Stahl investigates. Karen Sughrue is the producer.
THE SEED SCHOOL - There's a unique school that's giving kids from an inner-city neighborhood that only graduates 33 percent of its high school students a shot at college they never had before. Byron Pitts reports on Seed School, the first urban, public boarding school. Ruth Streeter is the producer.
MARTY'S BIG IDEA - Hear the story of the invention of the cell phone from the man whose team came up with it at Motorola. The inventor, Martin Cooper, is still at it, improving the gadget he came up with 37 years ago. Morley Safer reports. David Browning is the producer.