Fifty years have passed since the summer of 1967, which saw urban riots in many of our largest cities, including New York, Newark, N.J., and Detroit. A new movie by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, "Detroit," dramatizes one of the most notorious incidents of those terrible days. Michelle Miller takes us back. (Caution: There is language some may find offensive.)
Now 84, country singer-songwriter Willie Nelson is on the road again - performing, writing music, and releasing a new album, "God's Problem Child," which features songs like "Still Not Dead." He talks with CBS News' Bob Schieffer about songwriting, longevity, and how he will never quit. Originally broadcast on April 2, 2017.
As a prosecutor in Manhattan's District Attorney's Office, Linda Fairstein pioneered the use of DNA evidence in cases against sexual offenders. She was even the inspiration for some of the tough prosecutors you see on TV. But Fairstein has made a second career for herself as an award-winning writer of crime novels featuring prosecutor Alex Cooper, including her 19th, "Deadfall." Lesley Stahl talks with Fairstein about the truth behind her fiction.
It happened this past week: the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau, on July 12, 1817. Thoreau's account of his two-year stay in a small cabin beside Walden Pond, near Concord, Mass., taught many about both natural observation and inward reflection. Lee Cowan reports.