A team of "60 Minutes" correspondents and consulting reporters spent more than six months investigating the Niger uranium documents fraud, CBS sources tell NEWSWEEK. The group landed the first ever on-camera interview with Elisabetta Burba, the Italian journalist who first obtained the phony documents, as well as her elusive source, Rocco Martino, a mysterious Roman businessman with longstanding ties to European intelligence agencies.
Wonder who made the decision to pull it hours before it aired? It makes their debacle even more embarassing. Every hack pundit will question their credibility, and it's shameful that they dumped this for the Guard records mess, but I hope they still air it soon.