Tom Hanks had his fingertips on the cutting edge of technology in the 1998 movie "You've Got Mail." But his real passion lies in typewriters. "CBS Sunday Morning" correspondent Lee Cowan spoke with the Academy Award-winner about how a love of old typewriters inspired Hanks to write his first book of short stories, called "Uncommon Type."
In 2015 veteran NASA astronaut Scott Kelly embarked on a historic mission, blasting into orbit to begin his record-setting, 340-day mission to help study the effects of long-term space flight on the human body. Kelly worked on more than 400 scientific studies and conducted three spacewalks before returning to Earth in March 2016. His new book, "Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery," reflects on his time with NASA and his year in orbit.
More than 40 women have now accused disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, and British police are investigating allegations of rape. French President Emmanuel Macron says he is taking steps to strip Weinstein of his prestigious Legion of Honor medal. CBS News correspondent Bianna Golodryga reports.
He was just 17 years old when Harry Styles and his bandmates in One Direction hit it big. Their debut album, "Up All Night," opened atop the Billboard charts, something even The Beatles didn't do. And One Direction's concert tours rank among the highest-grossing ever. Styles is now out with an eponymous solo album, and he tells Tony Dokoupil that his music has a different sound than what One Direction fans have come to expect.
TV host Jimmy Kimmel was always the lovable frat boy of late-night, often more playful than political. But Kimmel put comedy on hold when his on-air story about his son's fight for life became a call to action on healthcare; and following the Las Vegas massacre, his monologue turned into an emotional call for sanity, and gun control. Kimmel talks with correspondent Tracy Smith about his road to late-night, and why he's not so bothered if viewers are upset by his heartfelt monologues.
Typewriters are Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks' not-so-guilty pleasure. He has a personal collection of more than a hundred, in nearly every style, make and year. They intrigue him so much, Hanks even made typewriters the supporting characters in his very first book, a collection of short stories fittingly titled "Uncommon Type." He talked with Lee Cowan about his affection for typewriters, and how he found his writer's voice.
Artist Leonardo da Vinci produced two of the most famous paintings in history, "The Last Supper" and the "Mona Lisa." But he was also passionate about medical discoveries and military inventions, some of which were centuries ahead of their time. Walter Isaacson, author of bestselling biographies of Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, has written a new book about da Vinci, and he talks with Dr. Jon LaPook about why this Renaissance Man's mind and curiosity were so extraordinary.