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'60 Minutes' sweeps News and Documentary Emmys

September 27, 2011 | 10:59 am

"60 Minutes" was the big winner at the News and Documentary Emmys on Monday night in New York, winning seven awards, including that for coverage of a breaking news story and for reporting in a news magazine for "The Blowout," regarding the "Deepwater Horizon" oil catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico. See video below.

Other big champs: PBS' program "P.O.V." won four trophies, including informational programming (long form) and documentary for "Food Inc.," an expose of the food industry that was nominated for doc at the 2009 Oscars.

Watch the full episode. See more POV.

Check out a full list of News and Documentary Emmy winners here.


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