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Last Updated Mar 22, 2020 10:44 AM EDT

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Guest Host: Lee Cowan in Los Angeles


FIRST THINGS FIRST: Coronavirus and flattening the curve: "This is no time to be selfish" | Watch Video
Dr. Jon LaPook on the part we must all play to reduce our exposure to the virus and minimize its spread to others.

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 Coronavirus and the contagion of fear | Watch Video
While stress and anxiety can drive us to take healthy precautions in trying circumstances (like a pandemic), our irrational fear can become dangerous when it goes off the rails. David Pogue talks to psychologists and researchers about how emotion, in contrast to facts, can steer our response to danger and the unknown.

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Correspondent Seth Doane at his Rome apartment being tested for COVID-19.  CBS News

CORONAVIRUS:  CBS News' Seth Doane, diagnosed with COVID-19, on living under quarantine | Watch Video
CBS News foreign correspondent Seth Doane is currently under quarantine at his home in Rome after being diagnosed with COVID-19. He speaks about how life has drastically changed in a country hard-hit by the virus, and how he and others struggle to maintain normalcy in an abnormal time. 

New York City's famed Katz's Delicatessen has been open for 132 years; right now, the coronavirus pandemic means service is take-out only. CBS News

FINANCE: The economic fallout of coronavirus | Watch Video
As the global economy enters an unprecedented shutdown during the coronavirus outbreak, CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger talks with Nobel Prize-winning economics expert Joseph Stiglitz; Michael Goodman, president of the investment management firm Wealthstream Advisors; and Jake Dell,  owner of New York City's venerable Katz's Delicatessen, about weathering the economic storm. She also talks with improv actor Ed Herbstman, whose Magnet Theater – shuttered by the pandemic – is now being forced to improvise.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Coronavirus economics: Should you tap your 401(k) right now?
The COVID-19 pandemic has created tremendous economic uncertainty. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger talks with Michael Goodman, president of the investment management firm Wealthstream Advisors, about how people should strategize when considering dipping into their retirement savings.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: How the coronavirus pandemic exposed deficiencies in our economy
CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger talks with Nobel Prize-winning Columbia University professor Joseph Sitglitz about how efficiencies in our economy, aimed at increasing short-term profit, have made us more vulnerable in the crisis we face today with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 Kenny Rogers

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Kenny Rogers profiled by Russ Mitchell on "Sunday Morning" (9/3/2006)

Founded in the 1730s, New York City's Bellevue is America's oldest public hospital. CBS News

HISTORY: Bellevue, the storied history of America's oldest public hospital | Watch Video
The New York City medical institution became renowned for turning no one away, and for treating the worst of cases with the best of care. Mo Rocca reports.

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Anya Taylor-Joy in "Emma," the latest adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, now available on demand.  Focus Features

LIFE UNDER QUARANTINE: Movies as an escape from pandemic | Watch Video
Critic David Edelstein on the new streaming reality for the forcibly homebound, offering opportunities to see the world more deeply as we practice social-distancing.

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Doctors and epidemiologists predict that hospitals in the U.S. will soon be overwhelmed by cases of coronavirus.  CBS News

 Physicians and bioethicists on a pressing question: Who lives, and who dies? | Watch Video
As COVID-19 cases increase, hospitals are preparing for a situation in which the number of patients needing ventilators exceeds their actual number of ventilators. Senior Contributor Ted Koppel looks at the agonizing life-and-death choices hospitals may be facing.

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan has been stocking up his pantry for a life in lockdown. CBS News

COMMENTARY: Jim Gaffigan on family life under lockdown | Watch Video
The comedian, who has been in quarantine with his wife and five children, on the new normal.

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 Alicia Keys on her struggle to know herself | Watch Video
Alicia Keys might be the reigning queen of cool. But in the past few years, even as she was rocketing to new heights of fame, the private Alicia Keys was struggling with profound doubts about what she was doing, why she was doing it, and even who she was. Now, the multiple Grammy-winner has paused for a little self-reflection in a new book ("More Myself: A Journey") and a new album ("Alicia"), which she discusses with correspondent Tracy Smith. 

WEB EXTRA: Alicia Keys: In life we don't get what we ask for (VIDEO)
Singer Alicia Keys reads an excerpt from her upcoming audio book of "More Myself: A Journey" (coming March 31), in which she talks of self-actualization and self-doubt. 

To watch Alicia Keys perform "Underdog," from her upcoming album "Alicia," click on the video player below: 

Alicia Keys - Underdog (Official Video) by aliciakeysVEVO on YouTube

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Spaghetti & Meatballs with Ricotta from chef Bobby Flay. CBS News

LIFE UNDER QUARANTINE: Chef Bobby Flay on food as a retreat | Watch Video
Chef, restaurateur and Food Network star Bobby Flay on the fallout from coronavirus on the food service industry, and how preparing comfort food becomes a familiar retreat in unsettling times.

RECIPES: Comfort food for discomfiting times
Bobby Flay offers his recipes for Spaghetti & Meatballs with Ricotta, Chicken Soup, and Chicken Salad.

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 No, the world is not ending | Watch Video
Thoughts from Lee Cowan on what changes have been brought to our lives by the coronavirus outbreak, and how social distancing may actually bring us closer together.

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 Allowing nature to tend to our souls
"Sunday Morning" contributing videographer Judy Lehmberg offers a break from the virus.


Due to the coronavirus diagnosis of several employees at the CBS Broadcast Center, "Sunday Morning" will present an encore broadcast of our 40th anniversary celebration, which originally aired on January 27, 2019. 


Charles Kuralt on the road. CBS News
Charles Kuralt on the road. CBS News

A LOOK BACK: A history of "Sunday Morning" (Video)
Jane Pauley looks back at the very beginning of "Sunday Morning" in 1979, and how over the last four decades the broadcast has stayed true to Charles Kuralt's vision – traveling the back roads, taking our audience places and showing them things they wouldn't see anywhere else on television, to make sure "gentler subjects" get their due.

 The roads less traveled | Watch Video
For 40 years, "Sunday Morning" correspondents have meandered from exotic destinations and out-of-the-way places to our own backyards. Lee Cowan takes on a Sunday Drive through the past.

Singers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga. CBS News

A LOOK BACK: The musicians of "Sunday Morning" (Video)
We take a moment to re-visit some of the countless musical stars that "Sunday Morning" has profiled over the years.

In 2004 trumpeter Wynton Marsalis recorded the "Sunday Morning" theme.  CBS News

MUSIC: "Abblasen" (Video)
There's no mistaking our "Sunday Morning" theme music, no matter how many different ways it's been played over the years. Nancy Giles gives the story of how 18th century German composer Gottfried Reiche's Abblasen" became our theme, and talks with musician Wynton Marsalis, whose recording has been trumpeting the start of our show every week for almost 15 years.

 The artist's vision | Watch Video
For four decades "Sunday Morning" has been a sort of art gallery on TV. Martha Teichner checks out some of the artists whose work has graced our screens.

 Stories with heart | Watch Video
Tracy Smith explores a "Sunday Morning" specialty: stories spotlighting people great and small at their best.

 The "Sun Queen" | Watch Video
For 20 years associate director Jessica Frank has been handpicking every shining example of sun artwork to appear on our program – about 9,000 and counting. Serena Altschul talks to Frank about what goes into bringing sunshine into every broadcast.

A LOOK BACK: That's entertainment (Video)
"Sunday Morning" looks back at some of the stars of stage and screen that have been on our program during the past four decades.

 The bold-faced interviews | Watch Video
Over the years "Sunday Morning" has brought its viewers interviews with some of the most fascinating newsmakers. Rita Braver brings us a roll call.

 Good neighbors (Video)
Steve Hartman tells us about an unusual ritual in one Utah community that has bound residents together, to come to the aid every evening of a neighbor with multiple sclerosis. (Originally broadcast September 14, 2018.)

 The quirky side of life (Video)
Mo Rocca digs into some of the quirky stories that have been a "Sunday Morning" tradition since Charles Kuralt first went "on the road."  

 A poem by Ted Koppel | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" is treated to an ode by our Special Contributor.         

 In memoriam (Video)
Jane Pauley remembers some of the members of our "Sunday Morning" family whom we have lost over the past 40 years.

Capturing the "Sunday Morning" Moments of Nature

NATURE: Capturing the "Sunday Morning" Moments of NatureWatch Video
Conor Knighton meets some of our team of videographers who bring the beauty and sounds of nature to our broadcast each week.

 Caddo Lake, Texas (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to Caddo Lake in Texas. Videographer: Scot Miller.


The correspondents, host and executive producer of "Sunday Morning." Michele Crowe/CBS

LIVE EVENT: An Evening with CBS Sunday Morning - Live at Town Hall (Video)
In honor of its 40-year anniversary, CBS "Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley and the show's team of correspondents recently held a special live event at New York's historic Town Hall, "An Evening with CBS Sunday Morning." Guests included Jon Bastiste, and the subjects of one of Steve Hartman's most heartwarming profiles.



HEADLINES: Italy goes to new extremes to fight coronavirus outbreak (Video)
Italy, which has the highest coronavirus death toll outside of Asia, has announced stringent new measures to fight the outbreak, quarantining about a quarter of its people, and even banning weddings and funerals. Charlie D'Agata has the latest. 

 Coronavirus: Steps to stay safe | Watch Video
Dr. Jon LaPook with the latest on the virus' spread in the U.S., and what precautions you should take to avoid infecting yourself and others.

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COVER STORY: Napping – You snooze, you win! | Watch Video
Whoever said "You snooze, you lose," never met Brian Halligan, CEO of a Boston-area tech company, who admits he sleeps on the job. And researchers say that can be a good thing: An afternoon nap has been found to improve performance, cognition and memory, and reduce frustration. Need proof? How about the 2013 Boston Red Sox, who put a nap room in the clubhouse, on their way to earning their World Series championship rings? Susan Spencer talks with sleep doctors and historians about the restorative effects of naps; how our sleep architecture has changed over time; and why sleep-deprived Americans spend almost $30 billion a year on items (from weighted napping blankets to sleep-enhancing pajamas) geared toward helping them catch some shuteye. 

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 The Marx Brothers | Watch Video
On March 8, 1959, Groucho, Chico and Harpo appeared together for the last time, on TV's "General Electric Theater." Jane Pauley reports. 

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Muhammad Ali cools off while training in Miami Beach, February 1971. From the book "Picture: Muhammad Ali," featuring rare images by the photographers of the Louisville Courier-Journal. Larry Spitzer/The Courier-Journal/PSG

PHOTOGRAPHY: Muhammad Ali, in and out of the ring | Watch Video
The book "Picture: Muhammad Ali" shows how photographers from the Louisville Courier-Journal, the boxer's hometown newspaper, captured both public and private moments of "The Greatest." Tony Dokoupil reports. 

GALLERY: Rare photos of Muhammad Ali

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"Riverdance" is marking 25 years with a new production returning to Radio City Music Hall in New York.  CBS News

STAGE: "Riverdance" at 25 | Watch Video
In the 1990s "Riverdance," a boisterous celebration of Irish music and dance, became an unlikely show-biz phenomenon, with sold-out performances around the globe. Now it's back with a 25th anniversary show, headed for New York's Radio City Music Hall. Correspondent Mark Phillips talks with John McColgan and Moya Doherty, producers of the original "Riverdance" and its newest iteration, and with 22-year-old dancer Amy-Mae Dolan, who has never known a world without "Riverdance."

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HARTMAN: Norah and Dan (Video)
Four years ago, Dan Peterson was in his darkest days. His wife had just died, he was severely depressed, and was out grocery shopping for himself in Augusta, Ga., when he was spotted by four-year-old Norah Wood, who said, "Hi, old person!" and demanded a hug. The two struck up an unlikely friendship which continued through Norah's kindergarten graduation and weekly visits to his garden, with countless hugs along the way, even up to the day before Dan died last month at age 85. Steve Hartman revisits the friendship that touched the world, which offered a prescription for happiness.

1918 Legacy Better Flu Shots
St. Louis Red Cross Motor Corps personnel wear masks as they hold stretchers next to ambulances in preparation for victims of the influenza epidemic, October 1918. Library of Congress via AP

HISTORY: The 1918 flu pandemic, a cautionary tale | Watch Video
The pandemic of H1N1 virus in 1918 infected about one-third of the world's population, causing at least 50 million deaths, including more than a half-million in the United States.  Martha Teichner reports.

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The Dixie Chicks: Emily Strayer, Natalie Maines and Martie Maguire. CBS News

MUSIC:  The Dixie Chicks on turning their bad times into ballads | Watch Video
The Dixie Chicks, comprised of lead singer Natalie Maines and sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Strayer, are one of the biggest female music acts of all time, with tens of millions of records sold, and 13 Grammy Awards. They talk with correspondent Tracy Smith about the Iraq War controversy that led to boycotts and blacklists of their music over comments made about President George W. Bush, and how failed relationships became a source of inspiration for their upcoming album, "Gaslighter," their first studio album together since 2006's Grammy-winning smash "Taking the Long Way."

Watch the official music video of "Gaslighter" by the Dixie Chicks:

Dixie Chicks - Gaslighter (Official Video) by dixiechicksVEVO on YouTube

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 "Sunday Morning" remembersWatch Video
We look back at the lives of noted figures from the WWII homefront, architecture and television who left us: Rosalind P. Walter, an inspiration for "Rosie the Riveter"; architect Henry Cobb; James Lipton, longtime host of TV's "Inside the Actors Studio"; and jazz pianist McCoy Tyner.  

The "This Is Us" star tells "CBS Sunday Morning" that, after four failed TV pilots, "I was kind of at the point where I was like, 'Maybe this acting thing is done for me.'" CBS News

SUNDAY PROFILE: Mandy Moore returns to music with "Silver Landings" | Watch Video
Mandy Moore was a certified teen pop star, and a regular presence on MTV, before stretching into acting. Just a few years ago, she had been so shaken by a divorce and lack of acting work she considered leaving Hollywood. But that was before landing a starring role in a show that exceeded all expectations, the TV hit "This Is Us." Moore talked with correspondent Luke Burbank about a young girl's music dreams, and a woman realizing her dreams with her new album, "Silver Landings," a collaboration with her second husband, musician Taylor Goldsmith.

To watch Mandy Moore perform "Save a Little For Yourself," from her album, "Silver Landings," click on the video player below: 

Mandy Moore - Save A Little For Yourself by MandyMooreVEVO on YouTube

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 River otters (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us along the Arrowhead State Trail in northern Minnesota, a winter playground for river otters. Videographer: Scot Miller.


 Week of March 9 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.  

From 2013: How the makers of Purell cleaned up
All parts of the death camas are poisonous, but the bulbs are the part most people accidentally eat, having mistaken them for wild onions or blue camas before they bloom.

NATURE UP CLOSE: Plants that steal or kill for nutrients
Several rare plant species found at New York's Letchworth State Park don't rely on photosynthesis to survive.

The Wild Lights Asian Lantern Festival at the Louisville Zoo. Louisville Zoo

TAKE FIVE: Arts & events around the U.S. (March 6)
Check out the "Sunday Morning" listings of events this coming week.



HEADLINES: Ed O'Keefe: Voters are deciding at the last minute (Video)
Correspondent Ed O'Keefe reports on former Vice President Joe Biden's big win in the South Carolina primary Saturday, and looks ahead to a "Super-sized" Tuesday in the presidential primary.

The facts about coronavirus: What you need to know | Watch Video
Dr. Jon LaPook with the latest information about the virus and how to protect yourself and others. 

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  Gretchen Carlson and the complicated truth about NDAs | Watch Video
In the wake of widespread revelations about sexual harassment that have brought down dozens of powerful men (including Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein), the role of non-disclosure agreements, or NDAs, has come under heavy scrutiny. Critics say these deals, where both parties agree to keep quiet about a harassment allegation in exchange for money, can be used to protect serial offenders. Former news anchor Gretchen Carlson and her Fox News colleague Julie Roginsky talk with Faith Salie about Lift Our Voices, an organization they helped found that advocates for laws banning the use of confidentiality agreements in sexual harassment settlements. Salie also talks with University of Pennsylvania Law School professor David Hoffman and attorney Debra Katz about the harm NDAs can do.

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 The first commercially-successful typewriter | Watch Video
On March 1, 1873, the Remington company produced a typewriter with the now-familiar "QWERTY" keyboard. Jane Pauley reports.

From 2012: A typewriter renaissance

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BUSINESS: How Jenny Doan created the Disneyland of quilting | Watch Video
A decade ago Hamilton, Missouri was like a lot of small towns with its best days behind it. Then Jenny Doan and her family, who'd been through rough patches themselves, opened a quilting shop, and Doan launched a new career as a YouTube quilting celebrity. Correspondent Luke Burbank reports.

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SUNDAY PROFILE: Paulina Porizkova: "It's really freaking hard to be a woman over 50" | Watch Video
The Czech emigre supermodel was a familiar cover girl in the 1980s and '90s and became the face of Estée Lauder. But now, Paulina Porizkova tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason, the modeling shoots are much rarer, and the death last September of her husband, Ric Ocasek of The Cars, left her with a shocking surprise.

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 An amateur goalie put to the test (Video)
When a former Zamboni driver took to the ice last week as an emergency replacement goaltender and stopped 8 out of 10 shots, he became an overnight sensation among NHL fans. But, thought correspondent Steve Hartman, could an Average Joe do just as well stopping pucks? He suited up to find out - and it didn't quite go as he'd hoped.

"Sunday Morning" remembers (Video)
"Sunday Morning" marks the passing this week of noted figures in the fields of literature and science: adventure novelist Clive Cussler; NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, whose story was told in "Hidden Figures"; and theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Author and undersea explorer Clive Cussler (Video)
Novelist Clive Cussler, the man whose maritime alter-ego, adventurer Dirk Pitt, raised the Titanic and explored countless shipwrecks, has himself located more than 60 sunken ships and submarines. Cussler (who died on February 24, 2020, at age 88) talked to correspondent Anthony Mason in this interview that originally aired on "Sunday Morning" on January 25, 1998, in which he discussed his passion for vintage cars, and for going beneath the ocean's surface to find the answers to naval history's perplexing questions.

TELEVISION:  Vanna White, a woman of letters | Watch Video
Since 1982, Vanna White has demonstrated that no one reveals letters better than she. Correspondent Mo Rocca profiles the "Wheel of Fortune" hostess, and also speaks with Pat Sajak about their long partnership.

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MILEPOST: Leap Year: Bringing birthdays out of limbo | Watch Video
It's the paradox Gilbert & Sullivan highlighted in "The Pirates of Penzance": Those born on February 29 are out of sync with everyone else. 

ARCHITECTURE: Architect Rem Koolhaas contemplates the future of cities - and the countryside | Watch Video
At New York's Guggenheim Museum, a thought-provoking exhibition recently opened with virtually no art. Its subject? Rural spaces. "Countryside: The Future" is presented by a man famous for designing buildings that define urban skylines, Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. He spoke with correspondent Seth Doane about his highly-anticipated show aimed at bringing focus to life outside cities, which makes up 98 percent of the world.

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 Week of March 2 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.


NATURE: Owls (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to Plum Island in Massachusetts, a winter home for owls. Videographer: Michael Clark.


NATURE UP CLOSE: Plants that steal or kill for nutrients
Several rare plant species found at New York's Letchworth State Park don't rely on photosynthesis to survive.

TAKE FIVE: Arts & events around the U.S. (February 28)
Check out the "Sunday Morning" listings of events this coming week.



HEADLINES: Sanders wins Nevada's Democratic caucuses (Video)
Senator Bernie Sanders celebrated in Texas Saturday after clinching the Nevada presidential caucuses. Nikole Killion reports from Las Vegas.

Epic, the software company that's changed the sharing of medical records (including, probably, yours) | Watch Video
Correspondent Lee Cowan reports on an unusual Wisconsin company that is changing the way medical records are kept, accessed and disseminated. 

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 "Remember the Alamo!" | Watch Video
February 23, 1836 marked the beginning of the Mexican army's 13-day siege upon the Alamo mission in what is today San Antonio, Texas. Jane Pauley reports.  

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ART: Assemblage artist Betye Saar: Making the ordinary extraordinary | Watch Video
In recent months 93-year-old artist Betye Saar has been cast in the spotlight with major shows in New York City and Los Angeles, both met with glowing reviews. Saar's primary art form is assemblage – sculptures made from found items that she pieces together, often addressing spirituality and black oppression – that turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. Correspondent Serna Altschul reports.

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Changes at Victoria's Secret (Video)
A major change is underway at the struggling lingerie retailer Victoria's Secret. Jane Pauley reports.

BUSINESS: Bob's Red Mill | Watch Video
At 91, Bob Moore is an unexpected celebrity in the whole natural and organic foods industry, as the face of the company he founded, Bob's Red Mill. He talks with correspondent Luke Burbank about his recipe for success.

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 A special bond (Video)
Eight-year-old Robbie Gay loves an underdog. An abused child who entered the foster care system before being adopted, he now goes to the Flagler County Humane Society in Palm Coast, Florida, determined to adopt as many dogs as his parents will allow. But not just any dogs. Steve Hartman reports.

COVER STORY: George Washington's turbulent retirement | Watch Video
Through eight grueling years of the Revolutionary War, and another eight as the first President of the United States, George Washington was sustained by a dream, of the day he would return to Mount Vernon, his beloved plantation high above the Potomac River, where at 65 years old he aspired to a peaceful retirement as a farmer. But that's not quite how it turned out. His post-presidency was filled with controversy, intrigue, and personal torment. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Chip Reid visits Mount Vernon, and talks with Jonathan Horn, author of "Washington's End: The Final Years and Forgotten Struggle."

BOOK EXCERPT: "Washington's End," on the final years of the father of our country

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MOVIES: Richard Dreyfuss on facing down sharks, aliens, and his own demons | Watch Video
The Oscar-winning star talks with Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz about success, failure, and his goal to become a better person.

EXTENDED INTERVIEW: Richard Dreyfuss on "American Graffiti," "Jaws," and civics classes
An expanded transcript of Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz's conversation with the Oscar-winning actor, who talks about his apprenticeship in 1960s TV; George Lucas and Steven Spielberg; and what Civil War general he would like to play

The Battle of Iwo Jima, 75 years ago | Watch Video


OPINION: Faith Salie: There's no "I" in "Team," but there is a "ME" | Watch Video
The "Sunday Morning" contributor says the increasingly indiscriminate use of the term "Team" among work colleagues can be self-serving to a team's "Leader."

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ART: Keeping a classic technique of painting alive in Florence | Watch Video
At his studio Charles Cecil teaches the "sight-size" method of portraiture developed during the Renaissance. Seth Doane reports. 

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"Sunday Morning" news and viewer mail (Video)
Jane Pauley dips into the mail bag. 

 Week of February 24Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

 Frozen waterfall (Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to a wintry scene at Letchworth State Park south of Rochester, New York. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.


SUNSPOTS: Craft beers surge in popularity, with more than 7,000 craft brewers in U.S. alone | Watch Video
Domestic sales of craft beers have grown to more than $27 billion annually, representing about a quarter of the American beer market. "Sunday Morning" producer Sara Kugel talked with Marcus Doucet, who opened Manchester, N.H.'s Backyard Brewery, one of more than 7,000 craft breweries in the U.S.

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NATURE UP CLOSE: Marine biology at Monterey Bay
The waters off the California town made famous by John Steinbeck's "Cannery Row" feature one of the most productive and diverse marine ecosystems in the world.

 Arts & events around the U.S. (February 21)
Check out the "Sunday Morning" listings of events this coming week.



COVER STORY: Taking migraine seriously | Watch Video
About one in seven people live with what's ranked as the second-most debilitating disease on the planet, right after back pain: migraine. Though the causes are unclear, migraine is a serious neurological disease that often runs in families. But the malady is not often taken seriously, in part because the headaches, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, dizziness, and a host of other symptoms affect three times as many women as men. Correspondent Susan Spencer talks with doctors grappling with treatments for migraine (and a shortage of migraine researchers), and a Cincinnati artist whose migraine visions have become key to her art.

BOOK EXCERPT: "Migraine: A History"
Medical historian Katherine Foxhall writes of a disabling disease that is little understood, but which affects one out of seven people on Earth

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 Esperanto | Watch Video
On February 16, 1905, America's first club devoted to the constructed universal language Esperanto was founded in Boston. Jane Pauley reports. [La 16-an de februaro 1905, la unua klubo de Usono dediĉita al la konstruita universala lingvo Esperanto fondiĝis en Boston. Jane Pauley raportas.]

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MUSIC: Air Supply: Love is in the air | Watch Video
Air Supply, the duo from Australia that's never gone away, has been perfecting their romantic pop ballad blend for more than four decades. Correspondent Nancy Giles talked with Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell about their lack of ego, and these musicians' gift for making love out of nothing at all. 

You can stream the Air Supply album "The Lost in Love Experience" by clicking on the embed below (Free Spotify registration required to hear the tracks in full):

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 Faith Salie on the bittersweet truth about her love of chocolate | Watch Video
The "Sunday Morning" contributor says she doesn't need the esoteric additives in competing varieties of milk, dark and white chocolate to make her go for the cacao.

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ENTERTAINMENT: The history of the Moulin Rouge | Watch Video
The Moulin Rouge, the famous cabaret with a windmill that opened in the Montmartre section of Paris 130 years ago, is still drawing crowds to its spectacular shows featuring a chorus line of topless dancers. And it's now the inspiration for a hit Broadway musical. Correspondent Alina Cho visits the fabled landmark that has inspired artists and writers (and even marriage proposals), and talks with its artistic director and dancers, along with the Tony Award-winning set designer of the new Broadway show, "Moulin Rouge!: The Musical." 

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: "Moulin Rouge!" scenic designer Derek McLane
A new Broadway musical is translating Baz Luhrman's 2001 movie "Moulin Rouge!" to the stage. In this web exclusive, correspondent Alina Cho talks with Tony Award-winning scenic designer Derek McLane about how he transformed New York's Al Hirschfeld Theatre into a world evocative of the landmark Parisian cabaret.

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  • Moulin Rouge, Montmartre, Paris
  • "Moulin Rogue: The Musical" at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, New York City | Ticket info
  • "Moulin Rouge" (2001), directed by Baz Luhrman (Official site), available on Digital Download, Blu-ray and DVD
  • "Le Moulin Rouge en folies" by Francesco Rapazzini (in French), available in Trade Paperback and eBook formats via Amazon

 Happily ever after (Video)
Forty-five-year-old Corey Cunningham, who has an incurable brain tumor and is under hospice care, had one item on his bucket list: get married. So, doctors and nurses at Houston Methodist Hospital rushed him to the chapel, where he became the first patient there to have his bachelor status removed. Steve Hartman meets the bride and the groom, who explains why he feels like "the luckiest man alive."      

MOVIES:  Harrison Ford, the reluctant superstar, on "The Call of the Wild" | Watch Video
Harrison Ford has embodied some of the most enduring characters ever put on film as part of the "Star Wars" and Indiana Jones franchises. In his latest movie role he has embarked on one of the most enduring tales of man's best friend ever written: Jack London's "The Call of the Wild." Correspondent Lee Cowan sat down with the Oscar-nominated actor to talk about performing opposite a CGI dog; returning to the character of Indiana Jones for another upcoming adventure; and speaking out as an advocate for protecting the environment, among his other passionate causes.

To watch a trailer for "The Call of the Wild" click on the video player below. The movie opens in theatres February 21. 

The Call of the Wild | Official Trailer | 20th Century Studios by 20th Century Studios on YouTube

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HISTORY: Auschwitz, 75 years after liberation | Watch Video
Last month about 200 survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp returned to the site where 1.1 million people were murdered – Jews, Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, gypsies, and others. Their ceremony, marking the 75th anniversary of their liberation, was a tribute to the living, and a lament for the dead. Preserving Auschwitz has been the mission of billionaire Ronald Lauder, who first visited in 1987 while he was the U.S. Ambassador to Austria. The chairman of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Foundation and president of the World Jewish Congress, Lauder helped raise $40 million to open a conservation lab at Auschwitz so that objects telling the story of genocide will bear witness long after the survivors of Auschwitz are gone. Correspondent Martha Teichner reports.

BOOK EXCERPT: "Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz"

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HISTORY: Yad Vashem: A mission to remember the victims of the Holocaust | Watch Video
Cut into a Jerusalem hillside is a striking modern memorial to an unthinkable past. Part museum and part archive, Yad Vashem stores the documents and artifacts of the Holocaust, the stories of millions of victims, and the testimonies of survivors who lost family members and loved ones. Seth Doane reports on the efforts made by museum staff and volunteers to identify the millions of souls lost to the Nazis' genocide.  

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COMMENTARY: Charlotte Alter on young voters' support of "socialism" | Watch Video
The Time magazine correspondent says progressive candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are pushing for advances in areas such as health care, child care and income inequality that older generations might equate with Communism. So what, exactly, is in a label?

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 North Dakota (Extended Video)
On this Presidents Day weekend, "Sunday Morning" takes us to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. Videographer: Valarie D'Elia.


MUSIC: Texas HS students compete in Mariachi festival (Video)
Mariachi started in the late 1800s when Mexican musicians began adopting European instruments, like the violin, guitar, trumpet and accordion. But when Linda Ronstadt's 1987 album of songs she heard her Mexican father sing became a smash, mariachi went mainstream. Today, high school students across Texas practice this form of folkloric music that transcends the U.S.-Mexico border. Correspondent Barry Petersen talked to some of the young musicians who came to Edinburg in southwest Texas, where 70 bands participated in the 2019 State Mariachi Festival, which became a state-sanctioned competition for the first time.

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NATURE UP CLOSE: Giraffes, a most improbable animal
Their general anatomy is a study in superlatives: the tallest terrestrial animals on Earth, with necks that are six feet long,  and strong legs to help support weight of up to 3,000 pounds.

CALENDAR: Week of February 17 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

 Arts & events around the U.S. (February 14)
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COVER STORY: How intimacy coordinators are changing the way intimate encounters are filmed | Watch Video
Movies have long had stunt coordinators to oversee action scenes. But In the era of #MeToo, there's a new focus on how romantic scenes are filmed for movies and TV. It's led to the rise of a new figure on set: the intimacy coordinator, who helps actors and directors choreograph and act out sexual encounters safely and effectively. Rita Braver talks with Alicia Rodis, of Intimacy Directors International, about how the HBO series "The Deuce" changed the way actors get up-close-and-personal.

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 Carmen Miranda | Watch Video
On February 9, 1909, the samba singer, dancer and star of Hollywood musicals – celebrated as the "lady with the tutu-frutti hat" – was born. Jane Pauley reports.

MOVIES: Rescuing scenic backdrops from Hollywood's Golden Age | Watch Video
In Hollywood's Golden Age, hand-painted backdrops played a vital role in the magic of movies, creating cities, sunsets, or any other setting a director could imagine. These massive artworks were some of the largest paintings ever created, by artists whose work often went unappreciated. John Blackstone reports on efforts to rescue these works of cinema history.

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  Dance, dance, dance! Toni Basil has all the right moves | Watch Video
"Oh, Mickey, you're so fine, you're so fine you blow my mind, hey, Mickey! Hey, Mickey!" Recording artist, actress, dancer, choreographer and music video director Toni Basil had a worldwide hit with her 1981 pop tune, "Mickey." Kristine Johnson catches up with Basil, who was instrumental in the new Quentin Tarantino film, "Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood."

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MOVIES:  A small town silver-screen fairy tale, with real buttered popcorn | Watch Video
Sixty-five-year-old Craig Smith has loved movies his whole life. So much so that, about 10 years ago, he took a leap of faith, and his life savings, to turn an old firehouse in Kingston, Washington, into the tiny town's only movie house. But running a theater that's practically a one-man operation isn't easy, and Smith has faced difficulties that have stirred the community to help. Lee Cowan takes in a show at the Firehouse Theater. 

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  A promise fulfilled: Filming a story of heroism in battle | Watch Video
On April 11, 1966, Airman 1st Class William Pitsenbarger personally saved more than 60 service members who had been ambushed by the Viet Cong. He was killed in action while trying to help the injured. The survivors of that battle recommended him for the Medal of Honor, a tribute that would not be fulfilled for nearly 35 years. Pitsenbarger's story is now told in a new film, "The Last Full Measure." CBS News national security correspondent David Martin talks with director Todd Robinson about his promise to Vietnam War veterans that their story, and Pitsenbarger's sacrifice, would not be forgotten.

To watch a trailer for "The Last Full Measure" click on the video player below:

The Last Full Measure Official Trailer | Roadside Attractions by RoadsideFlix on YouTube

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MOVIES: Tatum O'Neal | Watch Video
Tatum O'Neal was only nine when she starred in her first film, 1973's "Paper Moon," with her father, Ryan O'Neal. She stole the show, and won an Academy Award. But her career and her life wasn't easy after that. She's always been remarkably open about her struggles with addiction, her divorce from tennis great John McEnroe (with whom she has three children), and a strained relationship with her dad. But O'Neal is showing the same grit with her family, her health and her career as she showed on screen as a child. Correspondent Tracy Smith reports.

PREVIEW: Tatum O'Neal says dealing with rheumatoid arthritis is her biggest challenge ever

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PASSAGE: They made movies (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers just a few of the talented actors and filmmakers we've lost this past year, since the last Academy Awards ceremony.

"MOBITUARIES": Anna May Wong - Death of a trailblazer | Watch Video
In his latest podcast Mo Rocca looks back at the actress who was Hollywood's very first Chinese-American star.

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ACADEMY AWARDS: "Hair Love" (Video)
In this heart-warming Academy Award-nominated animated short subject, "Hair Love," by Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver, an African American father gets a lesson in cosmetology when he tackles doing his little girl's hair for the first time.

 David Edelstein's Oscar predictions | Watch Video
This year's winners appear to be sure things, but are they? Our film critic shares his take.

Download our Academy Awards nominations ballot for your office pool or Oscar party (pdf)

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 California coast (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to Davenport Beach near Monterey Bay in California. Videographer: Michael Hernandez.


CALENDAR: Week of February 10 | Watch Video
From New Hampshire's presidential primary to International Childhood Cancer Day, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports. 

OSCARS 2020: The nominees
All weekend we'll be posting performance clips and interviews with the nominees for this Sunday's Academy Awards. We begin with:

TAKE FIVE: Arts & events around the U.S. (February 7)
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COVER STORY:  Democratic voters in Iowa deciding on party's direction | Watch Video
As Iowa Democrats head to the state's caucuses Monday, polls show a majority of Democrats have one thing on their minds: defeating President Trump in November. But just how to succeed at defeating the incumbent Republican is proving divisive. Will Iowans back a candidate who promises fundamental change – a progressive figure like Bernie Sanders of Elizabeth Warren – or one who will bring politics "back to normal" – a moderate such Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg or Amy Klobuchar? Nicholas Thompson, the editor-in-chief of Wired, talks with candidates on the trail; Waleed Shahid, of the progressive group Justice Democrats; and Ed Rendell, the former governor of Pennsylvania, about matters of electability, practicality, and motivating people to get out and vote.

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 Balto's life-saving race | Watch Video
On February 2, 1925, the Siberian Husky led his relay team of sled dogs to the end of a 674-mile journey, delivering desperately-needed diphtheria serum to the children of Nome, Alaska. Jane Pauley reports.

ANTIQUES:  Mike Wolfe on rescuing America's past | Watch Video
An archaeologist of antiques, Mike Wolfe has taken viewers on a nationwide scavenger hunt of historic finds via his History Channel series, "American Pickers." But he's not just about buying up the past; he's also helping preserve it, by restoring old Main Street buildings in Le Claire, Iowa, and elsewhere. Lee Cowan talked with Wolfe about his passion for relics of history.

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"THE ENVELOPE, PLEASE…": "Jojo Rabbit" writer-director Taika Waititi: Comedy is a powerful weapon against dictators | Watch Video
New Zealand writer-director Taika Waititi's rollicking World War II satire centers on a German boy, an aspiring young Nazi, who fantasizes about his best buddy Adolf Hitler while discovering his mother is harboring a Jewish girl in their house. Audacious and touching, the film has been nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Tracy Smith talks with Waititi and with Oscar-nominee Scarlett Johansson.

To watch a trailer for "Jojo Rabbit" click on the video player below:

JOJO RABBIT | Official Trailer [HD] | FOX Searchlight by SearchlightPictures on YouTube

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 East Africa's plague of locusts (Video)
Among the more unsettling images of the week past was of billions of locusts ravaging Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia in East Africa, devouring crops and threatening the food supply of millions of people. Jane Pauley reports.    

SPORTS: The master silversmiths behind the Super Bowl trophy | Watch Video
In 1966, NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle and Oscar Riedner, head of design at Tiffany & Co., sketched on a cocktail napkin the design of what would become the Vince Lombardi Trophy, awarded to the winner of the Super Bowl. "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil talked to the Tiffany artisans and silversmiths who craft this shiny, seven-pound metal prize – and the championship trophies of several other sports – before they are hoisted by a winner.

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MUSIC:  James Taylor looks back, with favorite songs and old stories | Watch Video
Life these days is pretty sweet for James Taylor, the musician-songwriter famed for such hits as "Fire and Rain," "Carolina In My Mind" and "Sweet Baby James."  At 71 he is as busy as ever, looking back in a new audio memoir on his early days in North Carolina, and exploring the songs he loved growing up in an upcoming album, "American Standard." Jane Pauley visited Taylor at his home in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, where he talked about his turbulent youth and the revitalizing rewards of going back on tour.

James Taylor performs "Teach Me Tonight," from his upcoming album, "American Standard":

James Taylor - American Standard: Teach Me Tonight (Official Music Video) by JamesTaylorVEVO on YouTube

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 Fred Silverman and Jim Lehrer | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" looks back at the careers of the revolutionary network TV executive, and a pillar of broadcast journalism and presidential debates. Jane Pauley reports. 

TELEVISION: "Homeland" star Mandy Patinkin speaks his mind | Watch Video
The Tony- and Emmy Award-winning actor, known for his intensity, admits he has earned a reputation as being "hard to handle" for walking out of shows. But in "Homeland," Mandy Patinkin is in his element as CIA Agent Saul Berenson, the calm in the eye of the storm. Correspondent Holly Williams talked with Patinkin in Morocco where he was filming the series' eighth season. They also discussed his years as an ambassador for the International Rescue Committee, and she joined Patinkin and his wife, actor-writer Kathryn Grody, as they visited a camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mandy Patinkin on "The Princess Bride"

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mandy Patinkin on singing

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mandy Patinkin on being a perfectionist

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mandy Patinkin on the refugee crisis

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Homeland Season 8 (2020) Official Teaser Trailer | Claire Danes SHOWTIME Series by SHOWTIME on YouTube

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OPINION: Douglas Brinkley: Congress is to blame for an imperious presidency | Watch Video
The historian says the impending acquittal of President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial shows the Senate placing political party self-interest above the long-term integrity of the legislative branch.

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 Giraffes (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to Africa to witness a tower of giraffes. Videographer: Judith Lehmberg. 


CALENDAR: Week of February 3 | Watch Video
From the Iowa caucuses to National Wear Red Day, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.   

TAKE FIVE: Arts & events around the U.S. (January 31)
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COVER STORY:  Is there a science behind creating pop hits? | Watch Video
What goes into creating a hit song? Are there formulas or tricks that will help you craft the next #1 smash? David Pogue talks with Neil Sedaka, Ashford & Simpson's Valerie Simpson, and author John Seabrook ("The Song Machine") about the genius of pop songs, and then collaborates with producer Oak Felder on a song that undoubtedly will be the next big hit.

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 Landmarks of the music industry awards | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" looks back at the Recording Academy's annual honors.

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MUSIC: Raffi, the children's troubadour | Watch Video
For more than 40 years the folk singer-turned-rock star to kids has been singing songs to delight the young at heart. Serena Altschul sits down with Raffi Cavoukian, whose hits like "Baby Beluga" and "Bananaphone" have appealed to multiple generations of fans.

You can stream Raffi's album "Dog on the Floor" by clicking on the embed below (Free Spotify registration required to hear the tracks in full):

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MUSIC: Conductor Gustavo Dudamel: It's necessary "to have art as part of your life" | Watch Video
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel, music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, is a rock star of the classical world, and he brings that star power when he leads young musicians in schools and colleges across the country. An ambassador of the sublime, he talks with John Dickerson about the transformative power of music, and shares his infectious excitement in performances that transmit the necessity of making art a part of your life.

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Strike up the band! (Video)
Third grader Henry Boyer, of Howell, Michigan, was so blown away by the University of Michigan marching band that he wrote a letter to them saying how he'd love to sign up someday – approximately in 2029. Their response struck a major chord in this young man's life. Steve Hartman reports.

MUSIC: From the slums of Madagascar arise young boys' songs of joy | Watch Video
In the capital of Madagascar, an island nation where nearly 80 percent of people eke out a living on less than $2 a day, an unexpected sound emerges from the slums of the capital, Antananarivo: Zaza Kanto, an a capella group of boys, ages 11 to 16, whose joyful sounds and viral videos have elevated them to national fame. They've also earned praise from Fredo Austin, of the band Freedom's Boombox, who mentored the young men as part of an exchange program called American Music Abroad. Seth Doane reports.

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MUSIC:  Huey Lewis on his hearing loss | Watch Video
Huey Lewis and the News are in the mood to celebrate, joking about their age as they prepare for the release of what is almost certainly their last album, titled "Weather." At 69, Lewis, who has performed in bands for most of his life, had no intention of slowing down, but his diagnosis of Meniere's Disease – a hearing disorder which has affected his voice – has made the decision for him. John Blackstone reports.

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MUSIC:  The multi-talented and persuasively confident DJ Khaled | Watch Video
DJ Khaled has worked with some of the biggest artists in music (Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Drake), and he went on tour as Beyoncé's opening act twice. His songs are all-star collaborations, and he's been making hits for more than a decade. The son of Palestinian immigrants, he's a radio DJ, producer and New York Times bestselling author who is nominated for a Grammy for the song "Higher," a partnership with John Legend and rapper Nipsey Hussle. Kelefa Sanneh sits down with the man who calls himself the "Quincy Jones of hip hop."

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 They made music | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" remembers just some of the talented musicians we've lost since last year's Grammy Awards ceremony. 

MUSIC:  Remembering songwriter Allee Willis | Watch Video
Allee Willis grew up in Detroit and was raised on the sounds of Motown, though she never learned to play music. After recording an album in 1974, Willis turned her focus to songwriting, creating hits for such artists as Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, Sister Sledge, Cyndi Lauper, Earth, Wind & Fire, and Patti LaBelle (which won her a Grammy). She also earned a second Grammy, and a Tony Award nomination, for the Broadway musical "The Color Purple." Nancy Giles talked last year with Willis, who died last month at age 72.

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 Songbirds in Texas (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" attends a concert by migratory songbirds in High Island, Texas, on the Gulf Coast. Videographer: Judith Lehmberg.


 Week of January 27 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Lee Cowan reports.  

NATURE UP CLOSE: Are humans really the smartest species?
Attributing human actions and thoughts to non-human animals that appear to mimic our behavior may be fanciful, but we may be getting it backwards.

TAKE FIVE: Arts & events around the U.S. (January 24)
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HEADLINES: Harry and Meghan's Declaration of Independence (Video)
With the bombshell news that Prince Harry and wife Meghan are stepping away from royal duties, Queen Elizabeth II has given her official blessing. But there's a price to be paid, as Imtiaz Tyab reports from London.

 Next U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to be named after African American Pearl Harbor hero | Watch Video
Instead of presidents or admirals, an African American enlisted sailor – a hero during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor – will be honored when the USS Doris Miller is christened. David Martin talks with Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly, who broke with tradition to name the next Navy aircraft carrier after an enlisted man, and with relatives of Doris "Dorie" Miller, who was not initially recognized for his valor on that "Day of Infamy."

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 Neon lights | Watch Video
On January 19, 1915, French inventor Georges Claude received a U.S. patent for his "System of Illuminating by Luminescent Tubes" ... tubes filled with neon gas. Mo Rocca reports. 

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Fixing the bright lights of Broadway (Video)
New York's Times Square long ago earned the nickname "The Great White Way," thanks to its brilliant neon lights and advertising signs. But all those lights need to be replaced now and then. Enter Marty Katz, responsible for spotting broken bulbs and dim neon tubes among the brilliant displays, and the Artkraft Strauss Sign Company, which makes sure all those bright lights stay lit. Bill Geist followed Katz as he made his rounds, and talked with Paul Goldberger, chief architecture critic of The New York Times, about our "national park of neon." Originally broadcast on "Sunday Morning" November 22, 1992.

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ART: The long shadow of Claude Monet | Watch Video
Claude Monet (1840-1926) was one of the most innovative painters to stand astride two art movements: Impressionism in the 19th century, and the modern art age of the 20th. Barry Petersen visits the Denver Art Museum, which is currently staging the country's largest Monet exhibit in more than two decades, and talks with curators at the Art Institute of Chicago, about the artist's fascination with light, and how tragedy colored his work.

GALLERY: Claude Monet; The Truth of Nature

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MUSIC: Mumford & Sons on playing with a "sense of abandon" | Watch Video
Mumford & Sons are one of music's most unlikely success stories. The British group broke through with a banjo-driven folk/rock sound that, Rolling Stone wrote, was "like a horse and buggy designed in a Tesla factory." With the recent release of "Delta," their third straight #1 album, they are indisputably among the biggest bands of the past decade. Anthony Mason reports.

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 Top Library Checkouts
To mark its 125th anniversary, the New York Public Library has released its list of all-time most checked-out books:

  1. "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats
  2. "The Cat in the Hat" by Dr. Seuss
  3. "1984" by George Orwell
  4. "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak
  5. "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

MYSTERY:  The mystery of the reappearing Klimt painting | Watch Video
"Portrait of a Lady" vanished from an Italian art gallery 23 years ago - and then just as mysteriously turned up last month, hidden within the gallery's walls. Seth Doane reports. 

FOOD: Dumplings: A delicious tradition | Watch Video
Dumplings can be found in most every cuisine, from Italian raviolis to Indian samosas, from Polish pierogies to Spanish empanadas. But Chinese dumplings originated in the year 200. And for Chinese families around the world, especially now as Chinese New Year celebrations begin, dumplings are an everyday staple. Kelefa Sanneh digs in to some families' long-held traditions involving this delicious food that can serve as breakfast, lunch or dinner, appetizer or snack.

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MOVIES:  The year of Laura Dern | Watch Video
The actress, who this week received her third Academy Award nomination for her performance in the Noah Baumbach drama, "Marriage Story," also currently stars in Greta Gerwig's Oscar-nominated adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women." Dern talks with correspondent Tracy Smith.

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  Reaching out: How caring letters help in suicide prevention | Watch Video
Kevin Hines is a walking miracle, having jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and survived. But what might have kept him from jumping at all could have been something as simple as getting a letter in the mail.  A long-forgotten yet simple idea is now finding success as a tool for suicide prevention. Lee Cowan reports.

If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.

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FRUITS: Remembering Frieda Caplan, the exotic fruit lady | Watch Video
Frieda Caplan, who died Saturday at age 96, made a number of exotic fruits and vegetables household names, changing the way many of us eat. Rita Braver spoke with her this past fall.  

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 Premature births: One of the biggest public health threats facing the U.S. | Watch Video
Chances are you know someone who was born prematurely. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rate of preterm births is going up. Last year, one in 10 American babies was born before 37 weeks gestation. Author Sarah DiGregorio talks about one of the biggest public health threats facing this country.

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The art of obituary writing
This week's episode of the popular podcast, recorded at appearances in Asbury Park, N.J., and Fairfield, Conn., features Mo Rocca talking with legendary New York Times obituary writer Margalit Fox about the dramatic sweep of obituaries and of recounting lives well-lived. 

 Monet's garden (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to the French town of Giverny, and a view of the water lilies that inspired artist Claude Monet. Videographer: Joan Martelli. 


 Week of January 20 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Mo Rocca reports.

NATURE UP CLOSE: Bison in winter
With many of their natural predators extinct, the bison in Yellowstone National Park are subject to man-made options to controlling their population, including reintroducing them to other areas.

 Arts & events around the U.S. (January 17)
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HEADLINES: Iran's admission of responsibility in jet shootdown fails to calm crisis (Video)
After days of government denials, on Saturday Iran's president Hassan Rouhani finally admitted his country had downed a Ukrainian jetliner with 176 people on board through "human error, as vigils for the victims and protests against the government continued. Holly Williams reports from Baghdad. 

Studying the creativity and intelligence of the octopus | Watch Video
The octopus is one of the most bizarre life forms on Earth – one of the smartest, most interesting, and most alien. It can camouflage itself in a flash, squeeze its entire body through a one-inch hole, and use their brains (yes, it has nine of them) to think and play. Chip Reid visits scientists at New England Aquarium in Boston, and the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., and talks with Sy Montgomery, author of "The Soul of an Octopus," about these curious creatures.

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 "Arthur Godfrey and His Friends" | Watch Video
The long-running live TV variety show made its debut on CBS on January 12, 1949. Jane Pauley reports.

Carlos Ghosn calls himself a "fugitive of injustice" | Watch Video
You don't get as far as Carlos Ghosn has come without thinking outside the box, or inside the box, which is how the former Nissan CEO skipped bail and fled Japan, where he was to stand trial for financial wrongdoing. He spoke with Charlie D'Agata about his improbable journey. 

GRAMMYS:  Gary Clark Jr.: "Music is my religion" | Watch Video
At 35 Gary Clark Jr. is still clearly uncomfortable being heralded as one of the best guitarists in a generation. He's played the White House, and toured with the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton. This year his blues/rock album, "This Land," is up for four Grammy Awards. Kristine Johnson talks with the musician who describes himself as a "simple dude from Austin, Texas who picked up a guitar."

You can stream Gary Clark Jr.'s album "This Land" by clicking on the embed below (Free Spotify registration required to hear the tracks in full):

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 DNA that's all in the family (Video)
A recent survey showed about a quarter of the people who take DNA tests find a surprising result.  Count among them correspondent Steve Hartman, whose search for family roots brought him to some unexpected places. 

 In Sicily, police patrol for pistachio thieves | Watch Video
With the biennial harvest upon them, farmers of the valuable crop are getting assistance from Italy's paramilitary security force. Seth Doane reports. 

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MOVIES:  The art of Kim Novak | Watch Video
Now on the cusp of turning 87, Kim Novak is still finding herself. The star of such classics as Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo," "Picnic," and "Bell, Book and Candle," the actress turned her back on Hollywood in the 1960s and has since pursued artwork and a love of animals. Mo Rocca reports.

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 Remembering Buck Henry | Watch Video
The comic writer and actor helped bring "Get Smart," "The Graduate" and "Heaven Can Wait" to the screen, and was a frequent guest host of "Saturday Night Live."

LAW: Fighting for overdue protections for pregnant workers | Watch Video
It's a story told hundreds of thousands of times every year across America: Women can get the job – just don't get pregnant. Even though pregnancy discrimination has been illegal under federal law for more than 40 years, pregnant women are pushed out of their jobs every day, because employers still deny accommodations to pregnant workers. Jan Crawford talks to women who have faced serious choices and sometimes tragic circumstances affecting careers and family; and with two lawmakers trying to change federal law to better protect women in the workplace.

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OPINION:  David Sedaris vs. nail polish | Watch Video
Humorist David Sedaris on his run-in with the wrong passenger aboard a London-to-Paris train ride.

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NATURE: Kangaroos (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to the beach in Australia, among kangaroos fleeing forest fires that have been ravaging the country. Videographer: Harry Clapson.         


CALENDAR: Week of January 13 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

NATURE UP CLOSE: The decline of the caribou
Despite their remarkable adaptability to an unforgiving environment, the numbers of these large, majestic, gentle-looking animals have fallen by more than half in the United States since 2003.

TAKE FIVE: Arts & events around the U.S. (January 10)
Check out the "Sunday Morning" listings of events this coming week.



HEADLINES: General Soleimani's body flown home to Iran (Video)
The body of the leader of Iran's Quds Force, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, was returned following his assassination by an American aistrike in Baghdad, an act one Middle East expert calls a declaration of war by the Trump administration against Iran. Holly Williams reports from Northern Iraq.

What's next: The showdown between Iran and the U.S. | Watch Video
The death of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani by a U.S. airstrike seems only to have increased the likelihood of attacks, as both Iran and the militias it supports vow revenge. David Martin and Seth Doane report.

 DNA and family matters | Watch Video
Taking a DNA test might yield some surprises about your heritage; a recent survey shows that more than a quarter of those who use mail-in DNA tests end up learning about close relatives they didn't know about. But it's not always happy news. Rita Braver talks with people who have met siblings for the first time, and with members of a support group for those who discover they have different biological parents. She also finds out how employees at 23&Me get special training to counsel people who've made shocking discoveries about their families.

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 The inventor of Reddi-Wip | Watch Video
On January 5, 1914, dairy salesman Aaron Lapin, who first put whipped cream into an aerosol can, was born. Jane Pauley reports.

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 Hotel designer Bill Bensley, delighting in the art of surprise | Watch Video
Bill Bensley, who grew up in the shadow of Disneyland, is one of the most famous hotel designers in Asia, having designed more than 200 hotels in 30 countries. His "maximalist" projects reflect his personality: playful, colorful, and sometimes way over-the-top. Ben Tracy visits some of Bensley's work, from a luxury tented camp inside the largest rainforest in Cambodia, to the Siam Hotel in Bangkok, a black-and-white temple to Thai history.

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ON BROADWAY:  David Byrne on "American Utopia," and living an optimistic life | Watch Video
David Byrne is burning down the house on Broadway. His show "American Utopia" is a smash hit, but that isn't the only reason the former frontman for the Talking Heads is so happy. Serena Altschul talks with Byrne about his love of performing, his growing affinity for collaboration, and his optimism, apparent in his "Reasons to Be Cheerful," a platform that spotlights ways in which the world is getting better.

You can stream the original cast recording of "American Utopia on Broadway" by clicking on the embed below (Free Spotify registration required to hear the tracks in full):

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DESIGN: Competitive tablescaping (Video)
At the Los Angeles County Fair, Conor Knighton introduces us to the world of competitive tablescaping – a contest that is equal parts creativity and cutlery, as contestants try to design artful, decorative table settings in a variety of categories.

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 Cat Grandpa (Video)
The Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary in Green Bay, Wis., has been blessed with one of America's most helpful volunteers: a brother at the St. Norbert Abbey named Terry Lauerman, a 76-year-old retired teacher who started coming in to brush the shelter's special needs cats. But his mission quickly turns to slumber, and soon photos of Lauerman's cat naps with the felines started going viral. Steve Hartman reports. 

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MUSIC: A new dawn for Tanya Tucker | Watch Video
Since the ripe old age of 13, Tanya Tucker has had nearly two dozen Top-40 albums. And after more than 50 years on stage, with a new album that's getting the best reviews of her career, she's up this month for not just one but four Grammy nominations, more than any other country singer.  CBS News' Bob Schieffer sits down with the singer who was once country music's wild child, and whose voice has never had more to offer than it does today.

PREVIEW: Tanya Tucker: "I don't think you could be successful unless you've had a lot of failures – and I've had some"

You can stream Tanya Tucker's "While I'm Livin'" by clicking on the embed below (Free Spotify registration required to hear the tracks in full):

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OPINION:  Joel Sartore on saving endangered species – and ourselves | Watch Video
In order to help stabilize our planet's life support systems, National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore says we must step up and find a problem to solve in our communities, and actually do something about it.

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 Bison in snow (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us among bison riding out a snowstorm at Yellowstone National Park. Videographer: Alex Goetz.


CALENDAR: Week of January 6 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.  

"MOBITUARIES": The Lawrence Welk you didn't know
Mo Rocca and Fred Armisen on the longtime bandleader and TV host known for "champagne music," and how the man who seemed like the ultimate square was anything but. 

 Arts & events around the U.S. (January 3)
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