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Published on Dec 21, 2018
It's an image that still sickens us seventeen years later - toddler James Bulger being led out of an English shopping centre by two boys with murder on their minds. Robert Thompson and Jon Venables were ten-years-old when they tortured and killed little James. It was a shocking case. Yet after only eight years of so-called "rehabilitation", they were released - returned to society with shiny new identities and clean slates. One of them has been arrested for another horrible crime raising the question - should they have been let out in the first place?
For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Allison Langdon, Tara Brown, Charles Wooley, Liam Bartlett and Tom Steinfort look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes.