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‘60 Minutes’ Sits Down For First Interview With President-Elect Barack Obama

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    60 Minutes” has scored the first post-election interview with President-Elect Barack Obama.

    Correspondent Steve Kroft, a veteran reporter for the long running Sunday night news program, is conducting the interview today in Chicago, according to CBS, which airs the program.

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    Kroft interviewed Obama as part of a “60 Minutes” special which aired on September 21. He also spent time with the President-Elect’s top aides on Election Night.

    According to “60 Minutes,” the program conducted the first joint interview with Obama and his running mate, Joe Biden, in late August.

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