CBS 60 Minutes alters cold fusion report in response to pressure from the APS

Steve Krivit reported that the on-line version of the video has been altered. The video as broadcast said: “‘We asked the American Physical Society, the top physics organization in America, to recommend an independent scientist. They gave us Rob Duncan.” The sentence referring to the American Physical Society has been removed from the on-line video and replaced with the following: “We asked another distinguished physicist to have a look at the research.” There were no other apparent changes to the video.