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CBS Snags Scalise Interview

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), who was gravely injured in a shooting last June while practicing for the Congressional baseball game, has given his first post-shooting interview to CBS' 60 Minutes.

He will appear with his wife, Jennifer, to talk about the attack and his ongoing recovery.

The interview, with Norah O'Donnell, airs Oct. 1.

(Photo via Gage Skidmore's Flickr. Image taken on March 15, 2013 and used per Creative Commons 2.0 license. The photo was cropped to fit 16x9 aspect ratio.)

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.