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Episode Name: The Wasteland/Financial Weapon of Mass Destruction/The Bird Man of Idaho
Episode Overview: Scott Pelley reports on the illegally shipped electronics refuse to China, which includes the harm which is caused to the environment and those who salvage the components. Steve Kroft examines the effect on the economy caused by credit-default swaps. Morley Safer interviews inventor Forrest Bird, the inventor of the medical respirator.
Episode Number: 47
Episode Season: 41
Episode First Aired: 2009-08-30