An Interview With Bill Whitaker of 60 Minutes
US-China Today sat down with Bill Whitaker to learn about his time as a CBS News correspondent in Asia, including covering the Tiananmen Square protests.
by Catherine Wang
Date Published: 04/13/2016
Veteran correspondent and Emmy winner Bill Whitaker of “60 Minutes” speaks at the USC Annenberg. ©USC Annenberg/Brett Van Ort
Emmy-winning news correspondent Bill Whitaker recently visited USC, hosted by the Institute for Diversity and Empowerment at Annenberg (IDEA). Whitaker, who for decades covered issues on the West Coast for CBS Evening News, is now a correspondent for “60 Minutes.” US-China Today sat down with Whitaker to learn about his time as a CBS News correspondent in Asia from 1989 to 1992. Watch our video to hear about his experiences covering the Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989.