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Hugo Chavez: The 60 Minutes interview

In 2002, 60 Minutes interviewed President Hugo Chavez about his rise to power, the coup that ousted him, and his return to power in Venezuela

In 2002, 60 Minutes interviewed President Hugo Chavez about his rise to power, the coup that ousted him, and his return to power in Venezuela.

Steve Kroft described the outspoken president as "a larger than life figure" who was a lot friendlier with the likes of Fidel Castro, Colonel Qaddafi, and Saddam Hussein than he was with the United States.

Chavez, president of Venezuela for the last 14 years, died Tuesday following his treatment for cancer. He was 58.