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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) An interview with "American Idol" judge/executive producer Simon Cowell for "60 Minutes" presented; show clips shown; details given about his music businesses and his rights from "American Idol". [COWELL - talks about his role in music and on the "American Idol" show; comments on giving wrestlers a recording contract, on the pitching of "American Idol" to Fox as a vehicle to launch records with all the singers signed to Sony/BMG; states he sells more records than Bruce Springsteen for the record company.] [At the race track, racing legend Mario ANDRETTI, NASCAR drivers Michael WALTRIP, Kurt BUSH- jokingly critique Simon's driving.]
- Cooper, Anderson
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