WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a rare media appearance on60 Minutes earlier today.
The founder of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks that turned the political and media world upside-down with its timed releases of confidential government information. His organization is responsible for releasing the Afghan war reports, the Iraqi war logs and most recently the U.S. diplomatic cables. Julian is not only famous for his website, he was recently accused of committing sexual crimes with two women in Sweden. He was released on bail last month.
CBS News "60 Minutes" team and correspondent Steve Kroft spent two days with him in Great Britain where he is under house arrest, while fighting extradition to Sweden for questioning in two sexual assault cases, which he’s called part of a smear campaign against him. In his most extensive television interview to date,
The interview was so long that you have to watch it in two different clips.