'60 Minutes' airing McCain, Obama interviews

Will kick off news magazine's 40th anniversary

NEW YORK -- "60 Minutes" will kick off its 40th anniversary on Sunday with interviews with Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama.

It'll be a back to the future type moment for the show, which will also begin its first high-definition season.

The first episode of "60 Minutes" on Sept. 24, 1968, featured interviews with presidential candidates Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey.

Steve Kroft will interview Obama and Scott Pelley will speak to McCain. It will also be one of the last full-scale interviews with both.