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Last Updated Nov 23, 2014 12:04 PM EST

RECAP: November 23, "The Food Issue"

Our annual show dedicated to all things epicurean! Listen for the trumpet (and bring an appetite!).

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RECIPES: Click here for recipes from "Sunday Morning"'s 2014 "Food Issue"


COVER STORY: The future of food: Crushed bugs, chemical elixirs and apps | Watch Video
What will we be eating in the future? David Pogue ‎reports that in the interests of efficiency and sustainability, people are turning to supercomputers, meals-in-a-glass, and bugs.

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ART: Art that's delicious: Roger Rowley's fruit plates | Watch Video
When Roger Rowley wanted his children to eat more fruit, he spent extra time making attractive arrangements on a blue bowl from his kitchen cabinet. Now, he photographs those plates of fruit and displays those images at a Moscow Idaho, art gallery. Martha Teichner visits.

GALLERY: Fruit works of art

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POSTCARD FROM JAPAN: How to survive Japanese culinary school (Video)
Seth Doane visits the renowned Tsuji Culinary Institute in Osaka, Japan, and learns what makes this school's astonishingly high standards quintessentially Japanese.

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SOUP TO NUTS: The next generation of Campbell's Soup (Video)
In a three-part series, Susan Spencer of "48 Hours" looks at three classic American staples taking on new culinary twists.

The first look is at Campbell's Soup, which is pouring in new flavors, from Creamy Thai, to Jazzy Jambalaya, to Chunky Beer and Cheese.

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RESTAURANTS:
Perusing menu options | Watch Video
Menus have been gracing the tables of restaurants in this country for more than 200 years, and the New York Public Library has a collection of more than 47,000 menus which tell the story of eating out in America.

Rita Braver talks with the curator of the collection, as well as a modern day "menu engineer," who helps restaurants get the most out of their menus.

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MASTER CHEF: The mother of Chinese food in America (Video)
Mo Rocca meets Cecilia Chiang, the woman who is credited with introducing Americans to authentic Chinese cuisine.

WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Authentic Chinese cooking from the master
Cecilia Chiang tells Mo Rocca how she taught the comedian and culinary fan Danny Kaye how to cook.

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SLOW COOKERS:
What a Crock! (Video)
Nancy Giles explores the wonders of modern "slow cooking."

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  • Our thanks to aspiring actor and chef Joe Ventricelli for his part in showing Nancy Giles how to use her Crock Pot
  • Our thanks to Audio Engine, N.Y.C., for their help


CANNED FOODS: Spam spam spam spam lovely spam spam | Watch Video
The canned meat, a staple for GIs during World War II, has become a beloved part of the Hawaiian diet, from burgers to sushi. Lee Cowan reports.

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SOUP TO NUTS:
The market for frozen foods is heating up | Watch Video
Frozen food is suddenly hot, and it looks nothing like the TV dinners or cardboard pizza of decades past. Susan Spencer visits a New York City store where all the food is frozen, whose products range from Lobster Wellington to Duck Hot Dogs.

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SUNDAY PROFILE:
Patti LaBelle's cup runneth over
Tracy Smith dishes with singer, avid cook, and bestselling cookbook author Patti LaBelle.

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BEVERAGES:
Cider: Bringing back a forgotten drink | Watch Video
Faith Salie learns how hard apple cider is made and why it's become so cool.

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SOUP TO NUTS:
PB & Thai? A spicy take on an American classic | Watch Video
A new line of flavored peanut butters, from spicy to dark chocolate, are on the market. Susan Spencer visits a sandwich shop dedicated to the stuff, and learns it can be mixed with more foods than you would ever have guessed.

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OPINION: Jim Gaffigan on getting stuffed for Thanksgiving | Watch Video
The comedian and author of "Food: A Love Story" discusses the depressing aspects of the holiday.

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NATURE: Wild Turkeys in Oklahoma (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us on a visit to the wild turkeys of Oklahoma.


RECAP: November 16


HEADLINES:
ISIS video claims U.S. aid worker beheaded (Video)
ISIS militants have released another video claiming to have beheaded American Peter Hassig. who was captured last year while providing medical aid in Syria. Charlie D'Agata reports.


COVER STORY:
Golden words: The motivational speaker industry
Motivational speakers are talking, and a LOT of people are paying to listen. In this week's Cover Story, Tracy Smith sits down with bestselling author self-help author Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, and with Josh Shipp, founder of the Youth Speaker University, to explore the power, and profit, of the pep talk, and the multi-billion dollar world of motivational speaking.

WEB EXTRA: Dr. Wayne Dyer's top 5 motivational speeches of all time
The self-help author offers his favorite addresses aimed at elevating and moving an audience to action.

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ALMANAC:
The vacuum tube | Watch Video
On November 16, 1904, British inventor John Ambrose Fleming patented an electronic receiver that revolutionized communications.


THEATRE: Ann Roth's design for living | Watch Video
For six decades Ann Roth has been designing costumes for stars of the stage and screen. A Tony Award- and Oscar-winner, she's considered the top of her craft, and a favorite of actors.

Rita Braver takes us backstage with Roth, who at age 83 has three new shows on Broadway, including the hit revival, "A Delicate Balance," starring Glenn Close and John Lithgow.

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SUNDAY PROFILE:
Katey Sagal's first love
Lee Cowan catches up with Katey Sagal, who has played memorable mothers in the TV shows "Married With Children" and "Sons of Anarchy," but has always wanted to be known as a singer.

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PASSAGE:
The Philae comet landing | Watch Video
The European Space Agency completed a 10-year mission to land a probe on the surface of a comet 300M miles from Earth.


ANIMALS:
A dog's life: Meet University of Georgia mascot Uga | Watch Video
Martha Teichner takes the field at the University of Georgia with one of the football team's biggest stars -- their bulldog mascot Uga, who gives new meaning to being treated "like a dog."

WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Lovable (and lovably bizarre) college sports mascots

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HARTMAN:
Former football player turns to farming (Video)
Jason Brown, one of the best centers in the NFL, quit football to be a plain ol' farmer, even though he'd never farmed a day a in his life. Thanks to Youtube and some good advice from other farmers in Louisburg, North Carolina, this week Jason finished harvesting his first five-acre plot of sweet potatoes. Steve Hartman has more on this story.


SUNDAY PROFILE:
Mark Ruffalo on going for broke | Watch Video
Actor Mark Ruffalo, who stars in the upcoming film "Foxcatcher," talks to Anthony Mason about his career, his childhood, and the loss of his brother.

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OPINION:
Scott Strazzante on finding "Common Ground" | Watch Video
The Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist on how two families' common bond extends to the Earth, and to us all.

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


MOVIES:
Get real! David Edelstein celebrates documentary films | Watch Video
The "Sunday Morning" critic offers his picks from the recent explosion of non-fiction films that will rock your world.

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NATURE:
Caddo Lake, Texas (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us to the Texas side of Caddo Lake, which straddles the border with Louisiana.


RECAP: November 9

HEADLINES: Last two Americans held by North Korea released (Video)
Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller, detained in North Korea, have arrived back in the U.S. The Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, secured their release in a secret mission to Pyongyang. Margaret Brennan reports.


COVER STORY:
Bush 43 on Bush 41 | Watch Video
In a two-part interview to air on CBS' "Sunday Morning" and "Face the Nation," President George W. Bush tells CBS News' chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer that he was surprised to learn Saddam Hussein did not believe he would take military action in 2003.

Mr. Bush talks with Schieffer about his new book, in which he discusses his relationship with his father, President George H.W. Bush; the decision to send troops into Iraq; and other topics.

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ALMANAC: Limelight | Watch Video
On Nov. 9, 1825, Scottish inventor Thomas Drummond successfully tested a white-hot incandescent illumination.


ART: A treasure hunt for undiscovered American artists | Watch Video
It's an unusual art hunt, one that launched two men -- emissaries from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, founded by Alice Walton, the Wal-Mart heiress -- on a nine-month road trip across the U.S.

Their mission: To find undiscovered artists across the country, to showcase in a one-of-a-kind, contemporary art show in America's heartland.

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TV: Watch what happened to Andy Cohen | Watch Video
Forty-six-year-old Andy Cohen is the Peter Pan of late-night television. If, by some chance, you've never heard of him, he's the host of "Watch What Happens Live" on Bravo TV, a talk show sorely in need of adult supervision. He's also responsible for the "Real Housewives" reality series.

So where did he get his start in television? As a 21-year-old intern for CBS News correspondent Erin Moriarty, who visits Cohen for a "Sunday Morning" profile.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Andy Cohen on Joan Rivers
The Bravo TV host tells correspondent Erin Moriarty about what comedienne Joan Rivers meant to him growing up, and about a "Judge Judy"-type reality TV series, "What's Your Problem?," that the two were pitching shortly before she died in September.

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PASSAGE: Toy Hall of Fame | Watch Video
This week classic toys were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame, at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y. Out of all the nominated toys, what made the cut?


GEIST: By a whisker: The sport of bearding (Video)
You've no doubt noticed that beards are everywhere you look these days, from the meticulously-groomed stubble on GQ models, to bewhiskered athletes and movie stars. In this bearded age it was probably inevitable that someone would stage a beard Olympics

Bill Geist visited Portland, Ore., where everything is a little bit different -- including the downtown parade that recently honored hundreds of spectacular beards and the men who wear them.

WEB GALLERY: Masters of competitive bearding
A gallery of contestants from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships in Portland, Ore., captured by photographer Greg Anderson.

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HARTMAN: Lauren Hill's dream fulfilled (Video)
Perhaps you remember Steve Hartman's story from a few weeks back about Lauren Hill, a terminally-ill basketball player with an all-consuming passion -- and not much time. This morning, he has two follow-up reports about the night of a lifetime.


SUNDAY PROFILE: Jon Stewart on politics, family and "Rosewater" | Watch Video
Comedian Jon Stewart has built a career skewering elected officials on his late-night satirical news show, but he doesn't like interviewing politicians.

In fact, the host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" tells Mo Rocca he despises interviewing politicians, "as most sentient creatures, I think would."

Rocca, a former correspondent on Stewart's show, talks with the comic about his satire, and about "Rosewater," the new feature film drama he wrote and directed about the imprisonment in Iran of Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari.

Stewart also opens up about his wife Tracey and their two children. Asked where he'd be without her, Stewart says he'd be "much unhappier."

WEB EXTRA VIDEOS:

Jon Stewart: How raising kids is like running a small business
The "Daily Show" host talks to correspondent Mo Rocca about the impact of having children, and what it means to be a hero.

Jon Stewart on the corrupting force of money in politics
The "Daily Show" host talks to correspondent Mo Rocca about disingenuous politicians who refuse to buy that money corrupts the election process.

Jon Stewart on his parents' divorce
The "Daily Show" host talks to correspondent Mo Rocca about the impact of his parents' separation when he was nine years old.

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ANNIVERSARY: 25 years after the Berlin Wall fell | Watch Video
On the night of November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall stopped being a barrier -- and became the biggest party in the world.

The moment had been a dream for decades, and everyone in Berlin that night knew this was grand history in the making.

Correspondent Elizabeth Palmer revisits the site when the Wall fell.


CALENDAR: Week of November 10 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


HARTMAN: Meet the team that moved their game to let Lauren Hill play (Video)
In the opening seconds of her first college basketball game, Mount St. Joseph University freshman Lauren Hill made the shot heard 'round the world. The story of her terminal brain cancer and her celebration in spite of it has been told all over the globe. But while most news cameras were focused on the celebration at center court, or the crowd of 10,000 cheering fans, our cameraman noticed something else remarkable. Steve Hartman reports.


BY THE NUMBERS:
"Face the Nation" | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" looks back at TV's second-longest-running program


NATURE:
Sandhill Cranes (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday with the sight and sound of Sandhill Cranes, at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico.

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RECAP: November 2

COVER STORY: Play it by ear: Baseball for the blind | Watch Video
It is often said that hitting a baseball is one of the most difficult feats in all of sports. So just imagine hitting a baseball totally blind. It sounds impossible, but that is exactly what happens in beep baseball.

Players are partially or totally visually-impaired, so the softball-size ball emits a loud beeping sound, allowing batters to time the swing and connect, and for fielders to find the ball.

While San Francisco cheers the Giants' capture of the Major League World Championship this past week, Mark Strassmann introduces you to another team of champs, at the National Beep Baseball Association's World Series.

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ALMANAC:
The 1st cheerleader | Watch Video
On Nov. 2, 1898, University of Minnesota football fan Johnny Campbell became America's first widely-acknowledged "yell leader."


FASHION: Basic black - The fashion of mourning attire | Watch Video
Now that we've safely made it through another Halloween ...

Martha Teichner takes us on a tour of a new exhibit at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, which explores what was expected of Victorian-Era widows.

WEB GALLERY: Fashion of mourning


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Q & A:
Lisa Kudrow on the science of comedy | Watch Video
As Phoebe, the ditzy, animal-loving vegetarian on the hit TV show "Friends," Lisa Kudrow established her place in the pantheon of great TV characters. After the show ended its 10-year run in 2004, Kudrow branched out, and now - as an actor, writer and producer - she is busier than ever.

From her role as executive producer of the ancestry-based "Who Do You Think You Are," to the Showtime series "Web Therapy" and her returning HBO show, "The Comeback," Kudrow is making her mark on- and off-screen.

Our Lee Cowan catches up with Kudrow and finds out what more is in store.

WEB GALLERY: Notable alumni of the Groundlings improv troupe

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SUNDAY MILEPOST:
The most politically-polarized places in America | Watch Video
Livability.com determined the 10 Best Places to Live for Liberals, Conservatives and Centrists.

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A Gold Star Mother's ballet company uses dance to evoke the life and death of her son, a Marine killed in action in Iraq.
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A Gold Star Mother's ballet company uses dance to evoke the life and death of her son, a Marine killed in action in Iraq.
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A Gold Star Mother's ballet company uses dance to evoke the life and death of her son, a Marine killed in action in Iraq.
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A Gold Star Mother's ballet company uses dance to evoke the life and death of her son, a Marine killed in action in Iraq.
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DANCE:
A Marine's story told through ballet | Watch Video
As a teenager Colin Wolfe, a talented and dedicated ballet dancer, had put up with some teasing for his passion, but the teasing stopped the day after he graduated high school, when the 18-year-old joined the Marines.

When Colin was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2006, his fellow Marines had no idea he had ever been a dancer. But as David Martin tells us in his powerful report, members of his unit will be in the audience when a new ballet based on Colin's life is performed for the first time, featuring Colin's mother, artistic director of the Manassas Ballet Theatre in Manassas, Va.

VIDEO PREVIEW: A Marine trained in ballet
Amy Wolfe, mother of a young Marine killed in Iraq in 2006, talks about how the athleticism of her son's ballet training shaped his ability to serve in the armed forces.

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HARTMAN:
Texas boy's "Before-I-go-blind" bucket list (Video)
Nine-year-old Ben Pierce, of Denton, Texas, is not blind - at least not yet. But he suffers from a condition that is slowly stealing his sight, and so he is on a mission. Steve Hartman reports.


SUNDAY PROFILE:
Bradley Cooper transformed by "The Elephant Man" | Watch Video
Bradley Cooper is without a doubt one of the hottest names in Hollywood. Perhaps best known for his comedic turn in the blockbuster "Hangover" series, Cooper showed his versatility with Oscar-nominated performances in "Silver Linings Playbook" and "American Hustle."

Now Cooper is taking on perhaps his biggest acting challenge yet, in the lead role of "The Elephant Man" on Broadway.

Our Serena Altschul, who first visited with Cooper two years ago, catches up with him during rehearsals, and finds out why, for Cooper, "The Elephant Man" is the role of a lifetime.

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COMMENTARY:
Nancy Giles to voters: Don't flunk the midterms | Watch Video
Our "Sunday Morning" contributor says Americans who fail to cast ballots in Congressional races will be failing their country.


CALENDAR:
Week of November 3 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


POLITICS:
A political rogue returns to the campaign trail | Watch Video
Mo Rocca introduces us to a man who is both loved and reviled in Providence, R.I.: former mayor and convicted felon Buddy Cianci, now running for re-election.

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NATURE:
Devil's Playground (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday after Halloween among the rock formations of Devil's Playground in Utah ...

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