In the South, Decoration Day is marked by placing flowers on the headstones of ancestors. There are songs, sandwiches, even a bit of scripture. Conor Knighton attended a Decoration Day ceremony that took place in a very remote spot: on top of a mountain, inside of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where an entire community had been uprooted decades earlier for a dam project.
Lately the Minnesota Senator and former "Saturday Night Live" writer-performer has been coming to grips with the tension between politics and comedy. Al Franken talked to correspondent Chip Reid about the function of humor in the serious business of Congress, and how his tough questioning during Senate hearings has gotten Franken noticed for more than his wit.
Singer-songwriter Gregg Allman, whose career as a solo artist and as a member of the Allman Brothers Band made him a star of Southern rock, died Saturday at the age of 69. We take a look back at a remarkable portrait Chip Reid painted of Allman for "Sunday Morning," first broadcast on January 16, 2011.