Safer's famous 1979 segment "It's a Long Way to Furudu" sent him to the Maldives, where he stumbled upon a story of murder (highly unusual there at the time) and a very unique form of punishment owing to a lack of jails.
This “60 Minutes Overtime” segment detailed the many places Safer traveled during his 46-year career. The veteran journalist traversed the world, often with typewriter in hand, to tell stories about places from Texas to Nauru.
CBS attempts to honor Safer's career in only one hour, a nearly impossible feat considering he's one of the most accomplished journalists in history. A behind-the-scenes look at the special shows how difficult it was for producers to cram everything into one show.