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Last Updated Jul 11, 2014 2:09 PM EDT

UP NEXT: July 13, "Summer Fun!"

This week it's a special edition of "Sunday Morning," as guest host Lee Cowan heads to the shore for our annual Summer Fun issue!

From the magnificent seaside home of film legend Katharine Hepburn in Old Saybrook, Conn., Cowan offers up a variety of stories all celebrating the joys of summer.

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For many of us, one of those childhood joys was catching fireflies. Those living "night lights" that brighten our yards and forests have long been the source of some of our most cherished memories.

But as Cowan reports in our cover story, there's one forest in Tennessee where fireflies put on a show unlike anywhere else. No wonder thousands of tourists camp out each year to witness the spectacle. We'll give you a front row seat.

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From the '57 Chevy to the Thunderbird to the Stingray, driving a convertible with the wind in your hair meant you were traveling in style. Our Mo Rocca puts the top down and takes a nostalgic trip down memory lane for a look back at an American classic.

Jason Mraz
One of the biggest hits of the last few years was "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz. This laid-back Californian is a singer-songwriter whose music is the perfect soundtrack for a summer day.

Ben Tracy visits with Mraz for a fun-filled day of surfing, avocado tasting, and music-making.

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Let us now praise the hot dog
A frank discussion on how one of our most popular foods is made, and how it's best enjoyed.

Originally broadcast July 28, 2013.

WEB EXTRA: Bobby Flay's hot dog recipes

WEB EXTRA: How to cook a hot dog
Grilling advice from Josh Sharkey, owner of Bark Hot Dogs in Brooklyn.

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Martha Teichner looks at one of the most exotic, fascinating and troublesome pests of summer.

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HARTMAN: Carnival games

Keira Knightley
Summer wouldn't be summer without going to the movies, and in films like "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Pride & Prejudice," "Bend It Like Beckham" and others, Keira Knightley has proven to be one of the most popular actors working today.

Mark Phillips catches up with the beautiful and multi-talented Knightley, starring in the new rom-com, "Begin Again."

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Ice cream trucks
The most welcome visitor in any neighborhood is the driver of a refrigerated truck loaded with tempting frozen treats. Nancy Giles gets the scoop on this treasured treat.

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Little League Baseball
Bill Geist looks back on 75 years of the hallowed sport.

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A message to children in Summer: Boredom = infinite possibility
Author Bunmi Laditan says the state of not having anything to do is an opportunity for curiosity and imagination, not a problem to be "solved."

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RECAP: July 6

COVER STORY: Remembering the "Unbroken" spirit of Louis Zamperini | Watch Video
Louis Zamperini was just 19 years old when he competed for the United States in the 1936 Olympics in front of Adolf Hitler. A few years later he was fighting against Germany in WWII.

His remarkable story of being shot down in the Pacific, surviving on a life raft for 47 days, then suffering through years of imprisonment and torture at the hands of the Japanese are now the stuff of legend, thanks to the bestselling book, "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand (now being made into a movie directed by Angelina Jolie).

Zamperini died this week at age 97, and Chip Reid looks back at Zamperini's remarkable life.

The story was originally broadcast on May 27, 2012.

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Captain Kidd | Watch Video
On July 6, 1699, the notorious pirate William Kidd was arrested in Boston.

A magnetic attraction
A Nevada woman made the Guinness Book of Records for owning the most refrigerator magnets in the world - 45,000. Contributor Faith Salie reports on the attraction of magnets, and why these favorite refrigerator decorations may become a thing of the past.

The story was originally broadcast on June 9, 2013.

WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Refrigerator magnets

Poll: Refrigerator magnets

The humbling of Robin Thicke
Robin Thicke made headlines last year when he and Miley Cyrus performed a racy version of his mega-hit "Blurred Lines" on the MTV Video Music Awards. The headlines weren't all good, but they helped Thicke reach the stratosphere in terms of exposure. He was riding high and enjoying his celebrity, until it all came crashing down.

His marriage to his high-school sweetheart, actress Paula Patton, began to come apart, so Thicke did the only thing he knew how to do: write songs about it. His new CD, "Paula," is an attempt to repair the damage, but the CD is stirring up new controversy.

Anthony Mason sat down with Thicke for a revealing, no-holds-barred Q&A.


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Don't be fooled into caring about the World Cup
Washington Post blogger Alexandra Petri says Americans should not have to watch foreigners beat us embarrassingly.

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BBQ in the heart of Texas (Video)
A good meal can be hard to find for a musician who spends more days on the road than at home, as CBS News cultural correspondent Wynton Marsalis can attest.

On a recent road trip between Houston and Austin, Wynton stopped off in the tiny town of Lockhart - the barbecue capital of Texas - for some of the best BBQ in the country.

The story was originally broadcast on Nov. 24, 2013.

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Brisket tips & tricks from Black's Barbecue
Third-generation pitmaster Kent Black from Lockhart, Texas, restaurant offers advice for preparing BBQ.

Texas teacher helps students reach for the stars (Video)
If you're a kid looking to escape the poverty and isolation of Presidio, Texas, there's no greater vehicle than the Presidio Rocket Club, launched by science teacher Shella Condino. Her goal isn't really to make future rocket scientists; it's more just to make futures. Steve Hartman reports.

SUNDAY PROFILE: Why Zach Braff turned to Kickstarter
Zach Braff first made a name for himself as the goofy-but-lovable young doctor in the hit comedy, "Scrubs." He went on to write and direct the indie film "Garden State," and now he's bucking the film industry yet again by launching an online campaign to finance his new effort, "Wish I Was Here."

Braff is also starring on Broadway in the new musical based on Woody Allen's "Bullets Over Broadway," which is where our Tracy Smith caught up with him.

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Wrigley Field, the "Friendly Confines" of Chicago's lovable losers
It's the Fourth of July weekend, of course, and across the country we're celebrating all things American, including baseball.

Of the many ballparks we're flocking to, one of the true gems is Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. On the occasion of the stadium's 100th anniversary, author and life-long baseball fan George Will reminisces about this very special field of dreams (or "broken dreams," as Will and other long-suffering Cubs fans might attest!).

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: The view from inside Wrigley Field's scoreboard
Opened in 1914, Chicago's Wrigley Field - home of the Chicago Cubs - still has its original hand-operated scoreboard. Mo Rocca and lifelong Cubs fan George Will took a peek inside, and observed the view of the ballpark from within.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: George Will on throwing out the first pitch at Wrigley Field
Political columnist and lifelong Chicago Cubs fan George Will tells Mo Rocca he was a nervous wreck walking out to the pitcher's mound to throw out the first pitch during a game at Wrigley Field.

WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Wrigley Field: 10 Things to know

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Week of July 7
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead

"Boyhood": A film whose time has come | Watch Video
David Edelstein on the new Richard Linklater movie -- shot over 12 years -- that spans a boy's coming of age.

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Texas bison (Extended Video)
We leave you this "Sunday Morning" at Caprock Canyons State Park in the Texas panhandle . . . home to the Lone Star State's official bison herd.

Videographers: Earl Nottingham and Bruce Biermann.
Footage provided by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE GALLERY: The films of Paul Mazursky
A look back at the five-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker's tales of absurdity in contemporary society.

RECAP: June 29

THE MONEY ISSUE: Anthony Mason hosts our annual edition devoted to business, finance, philanthropy, how we spend money, and when to save.

HEADLINES: Benghazi suspect appears in D.C. court (Video)
Ahmed Abu Khattala, a Libyan allegedly behind the September 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, appeared in federal court Saturday. He pleaded not guilty to a terrorism charge. John Albert reports from Washington.

These stories were originally broadcast on March 23, 2014.

COVER STORY: A dying breed: The American shopping mall | Watch Video
Since the 1950s shopping malls have become a permanent part of the American landscape -- or so we thought.

With the growing popularity of online shopping, malls across the country are struggling, many even shutting their doors and being torn down. But others are adapting to the changing retail times by coming up with new and creative ways to draw consumers.

Mark Strassmann goes shopping for the latest in shopping malls.

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Currency for a modern world | Watch Video
For many our American money is all about dead statesmen and old buildings. But go abroad and you'll find colorful, creative bank notes celebrating birds, beasts, technology, even sports.

So could we see a change in the U.S. dollar's iconic look? Rita Braver finds out.

WEB EXTRA: View our gallery of alternative designs of U.S. currency, from the Dollar ReDe$ign Project

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CBS News Poll: Who should appear on U.S. currency?
Americans are asked which famous figure they would like to see join the elite ranks found on our money.

Art that's made of money (Video)
Collage artist Mark Wagner had no idea where it would go when he first cut up a dollar bill 15 years ago. But he couldn't stop making things out of money. His collages are assembled entirely from one dollar bills -- and can fetch tens of thousands of dollars. Anthony Mason reports.

WEB EXTRA: View a gallery of some of Mark Wagner's lavish currency collages.

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A tour of Tokyo's largest fish market | Watch Video
The island nation of Japan has less than two percent of the world's population, but consumes 10 percent of the world's fish. One of the top destinations for Tokyo's sushi chefs (and tourists) is the sprawling Tsukiji market, packed with every type of seafood imaginable, from bright colored octopus and shrimp, to king crab and tiny sardines. Seth Doane pays a visit.

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Smartwatches: Eat your heart out, Dick Tracy! | Watch Video
David Pogue reports on the battle for your wrist as companies create smartwatch devices that do everything from deliver your email to track your sleep patterns.

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WEB EXTRA: Taking measure of the Quantified Self Movement
One man's determination to record nearly ever data point of his life.

Seed money sprouts change for tiny non-profits | Watch Video
Ari Nessel, a wealthy real estate developer, wanted to do something meaningful with his money. But instead of writing large checks to established charities, he is giving away $1,000 -- every day -- to someone trying to make a difference.

He calls this venture the Pollination Project. John Blackstone reports.

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The spirit of ecstasy that is Rolls-Royce | Watch Video
Got $300K-$400K for a car? Then prepare to spend that, and more, for wheels from the king of bespoke luxury automobiles. Mark Phillips takes one for a spin.

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If Spirit Airlines is so unpopular, why are its flights so full? | Watch Video
Spirit Airlines offers some of the cheapest tickets around. It also offers cramped seats and extra charges for just about everything, including overhead luggage space and water. It's the airline passengers love to complain about -- the same passengers who have made it just about the fastest-growing airline around.

Correspondent Richard Schlesinger explores with the world of Spirit Airlines with CEO Ben Baldanza, who offers a spirited defense for running his airline his way.

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Shakira's biggest hit
For pop star Shakira, who has sold more than 75 million albums, fame and fortune aren't enough. Correspondent Lee Cowan traveled to Colombia to find out how the singer and her Barefoot Foundation have helped build schools for hundreds of poor children.

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WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira on a child's formative years
Pop star and education advocate Shakira talks to Lee Cowan about how the lack of education opportunities affects the prospects of poor children in her native Colombia.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira tours her new school in Colombia
The internationally renowned singer Shakira is also an advocate for education, and has funded the construction of schools in poor communities. She gave correspondent Lee Cowan a tour to her newest school in a poor neighborhood of Cartagena, Colombia, and discussed what it means to the community.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira: "Music has given me opportunities"
The internationally-renowned singer Shakira talks to Lee Cowan about what she finds truly fulfilling.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira on creating a safe haven for kids
Shakira on creating a safe haven for kids The pop star talks to Lee Cowan about the importance of the work her Barefoot Foundation has done in poor communities in elevating the education prospects of children in her native Colombia and in other countries.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira: "Education is not a luxury"
The internationally renowned singer Shakira is also an advocate for education, and has funded the construction of schools in poor communities. She talked to correspondent Lee Cowan about the importance of education, especially for disadvantaged children.

Tipping points: When and when not to pay extra (Video)
To tip or not to tip? This question has plagued us for years, and finally we have the answer. Nancy Giles gets to the bottom of tipping etiquette and shows us the right amount to tip for just about any occasion.

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An inventor's Quirky path to success | Watch Video
An online community provides the R&D necessary to bring new ideas to the marketplace. Serena Altschul reports.

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Bitcoin and the future of money | Watch Video
It's been said that cash is king, but lately it's been getting a little competition from a currency you can't see. It's called Bitcoin. Despite its name, you can't hold it in your hand. It's a digital form of money that only exists in cyberspace, sent globally from one computer to another. You can buy Bitcoin online. The currency is then stored in a digital wallet on your computer.

There are no rules or regulations. It's not connected to any bank or government, which suits Bitcoin's anti-establishment advocates just fine.

Confused? You're not alone. Alexis Christoforous reports.

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Jim Cramer: Don't just save - invest | Extended Video
The Wall Street analyst and CNBC commentator talks about the savings and retirement portfolios you need.

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Bears of Yellowstone (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us to Yellowstone National Park.

RECAP: June 22

COVER STORY: The higher purpose of doodling | Watch Video
Even its very name -- "doodle" -- makes it sound frivolous and pointless. But our scribbles and scrawls -- sometimes recognizable, sometimes not -- may actually have a point.

Lee Cowan explores the discipline of "Doodle-ology."

This story was originally broadcast January 19, 2014.

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ALMANAC: The GI Bill | Watch Video
On June 22, 1944, FDR signed into law job, housing and tuition benefits for service members returning from war.

FASHION: The history woven into denim jeans | Watch Video
Denim is a fabric as rugged as its Old West origins and - to some designers - is almost worth its weight in gold. Serena Altschul tags along with a prospector who's looking to strike it rich by finding old denim jeans in the abandoned mines of California.

This story was originally broadcast May 6, 2012.

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Chelsea Handler: The drunk mean girl who's actually pretty nice | Watch Video
When David Letterman announced his retirement from late-night TV, a number of men were considered possibilities to replace him. But there was also a woman's name being run through the speculation mill: Chelsea Handler.

In addition to her talk-show hosting talents, Handler is an accomplished comedian and best-selling author. Tracy Smith sits down with Handler to discuss her raucous past and her promising future.

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Japan's outlandish theme restaurants (Video)
Determined to stand out amid the bright lights of Tokyo, dining establishments in this mega-city are offering customers just about any culinary experience they may wish for, complete with robots, cats, goats, or your very own prison cell. And yes, it all comes with food. Seth Doane reports.

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"Amateur Night" at the Apollo, now 80 years young
Anthony Mason takes us on a tour of the history of Harlem's landmark Apollo Theater, a mainstay of musical acts for generations, and still a hot ticket for Amateur Night.


Gladys Knight on breaking in at the Apollo
Gladys Knight and the Pips was one of the many legendary acts who gained fame performing at the Apollo Theater. Knight talked to correspondent Anthony Mason about her early days at the Harlem landmark, and her rise from opening act to headliner.

"Beatbox" wows the crowd at the Apollo
At the venerable Harlem theater's "Amateur Night," Sung Lee, a human beatbox, brought down the house with his vocal percussions. Watch excerpts from his rousing performance.

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Teacher guides former student to college degree (Video)
This graduation season, every kid under a cap and gown should be able to point to at least one person who made it all possible. Steven Hartman reports on why a high school math teacher was at the top of one Rutgers University grad's list.

Melissa McCarthy: Generously funny | Watch Video
Think female movie stars and the names Jolie and Bullock come to mind. But these days there's another name that's being added to that list: Melissa McCarthy.

Her larger-than-life personality is not only filling seats in movie theaters but pushing up television ratings as well. Mo Rocca sits down with the unlikeliest of leading ladies, the star of the series "Mike and Molly" and the new film, "Tammy."


Melissa McCarthy on meeting "Brangelina"
No stranger to the red carpet these days, "Bridesmaids" star Melissa McCarthy tells Mo Rocca what it's like to meet Hollywood icons in the flesh.

Melissa McCarthy: "I'm like a 900-year-old woman"
Actress Melissa McCarthy explains her attitudes about social media and Internet critics to Mo Rocca.

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COMMENTARY: Roger Bennett on America's growing love for football (the other kind) | Watch Video
If you are getting a kick out of World Cup soccer, you're not alone. Soccer commentator Roger Bennett tells us how the game known to the rest of the world as football is winning the hearts and minds of millions of Americans.

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Songwriter Gerry Goffin
The lyricist who died this week was responsible for dozens of Top 40 hits, including many as part of a songwriting duo with Carole King.

CALENDAR: Week of June 23
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

NATURE: Owls of Upstate New York (Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us among the owls of the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, east of Buffalo, N.Y.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Rod Serling, "The Twilight Zone" and TV's 1st Golden Age
"The Twilight Zone" was an inspiration to many television writers that fell under its spell. Contributor Bill Flanagan tells us how Rod Serling's genius, embodied in that 1960s series, contributed to the medium's "Golden Age," and attracted a legion of disciples responsible for some of the most critically-acclaimed programs on TV today, in what is being hailed as the medium's Second Golden Age.

GALLERY: The 10 greatest "Twilight Zone" episodes

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RECAP: June 15


COVER STORY: "All the President's Men" at 40 | Watch Video
Forty years ago one book forever changed the American political landscape. "All the President's Men" was a revelation, a real-life whodunit about a scandal which eventually led to the downfall of a president.

Now, four decades after President Richard Nixon's resignation, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin sits down for an exclusive interview with Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward (left, in 1973), the Washington Post reporters who first uncovered the story that became known as Watergate, who give us a front row seat to one of the greatest political dramas in our nation's history.

WEB EXTRA: Read an excerpt from the 40th-anniversary edition of "All the President's Men" (pdf), courtesy of Simon & Schuster.

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Goodyear's rubber | Watch Video
On June 15, 1844, a patent which led to rubber tires was awarded to a tinkerer from Akron, Ohio, who later died penniless

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FASHION: The dandy: Celebrating the exquisite gentleman | Watch Video
Sartorial elegance isn't just a hobby for this breed of very-well-put-together men -- it's their life's calling.

Serena Altschul explores the world of the dandy, which Nathaniel "Natty" Adams (author of "I Am Dandy") defines as "a man obsessed with personal elegance."

GALLERY: The dandy gentleman

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SUNDAY PROFILE:Another quantum leap for "Glee" star Jane Lynch
She has won just about every TV acting award imaginable for her role as the aggressive and often obnoxious cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on the hit TV show, "Glee."

But with a resume that includes feature films including "A Mighty Wind," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Best in Show" and many others, Jane Lynch has proven to be one of the most versatile, and entertaining actors working today.

Our Lee Cowan catches up with the very busy (and very funny) actress for a Sunday Profile.

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Leading roles for the actress, who died this week at age 91, weren't confined to stage and screen.

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STAGE: Fyvush Finkel: A character actor who's a real character
From his first appearance on stage at age 9, all the way back in 1929, Fyvush Finkel has been delighting audiences with his unique brand of humor -- even his name brings a smile!

From his Broadway role in the original "Fiddler on the Roof," to his Emmy-winning role in the 1990s TV show, "Picket Fences," he's a "character actor" who's a real character!

Now at age 91 he's passing the mantle to a new generation, as Finkel & Sons are leaving audiences rolling in the aisles with their comedy routines. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger lets us in on the joke.

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Terminally-ill father cherishes every day with daughter (Video)
Whether etched on tiny trophies or scrawled in crayon and marker, a lot of kids will declare their dad the World's Greatest this Father's Day. But when eight-year-old Logan Rosati makes the claim, you can't help but believe her. Steve Hartman reports.

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SUNDAY PROFILE: Hillary Clinton on making "what appears to be impossible, possible" | Watch Video
The jockeying has already begun to see who will run for President of the United States in 2016 - and one of the names mentioned most often is Hillary Rodham Clinton.

As a former first lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State, Clinton has an impressive resume and a wealth of experience. But is the country ready for another Clinton administration?

Our contributing correspondent Jane Pauley travels with Hillary Clinton back to a place where her life in the public eye began: Wellesley College, where her commencement address in 1969 caught the attention of Life Magazine, setting the then-21-year-old graduate on a trajectory that may lead all the way to the Oval Office.

GALLERY: Hillary Rodham Clinton: A life in pictures


Clinton: Some Benghazi questioners "only showed up for the cameras"
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses with Jane Pauley Congressional oversight of the State Department and the attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi, Libya.

Hillary Clinton: I still believe in American exceptionalism
In this web exclusive video, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks to "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley on the United States' special place in the world.

Hillary Clinton on politicians "treading water"
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking about Washington gridlock, tells Jane Pauley that inaction by politicians endangers America's standing in an interconnected world, and discusses why other countries continue to look for signals of leadership from the U.S.

Hillary Clinton on whether Chelsea will run for office
Would the daughter of a former president decide to run for public office herself? Jane Pauley asks Hillary Clinton about Chelsea's future.

Hillary Clinton remembered by Wellesley classmate
Spenta Captain Kandawalla, who was the only Pakistani student in Hillary Rodham's class at Wellesley College in 1969, talks about her longtime friend with "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley. She describes the former secretary of state who made herself into a diplomatic "punching bag" as someone who "could punch back, too."

Dean Acheson's appraisal of young Hillary Clinton
Eleanor Acheson, granddaughter of the legendary Secretary of State Dean Acheson, describes to "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley what her grandfather thought of Hillary Rodham, who in 1969 delivered the first student commencement speech in Wellesley College history.

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HEALTH: B. Smith and her diagnosis of Alzheimer's | Watch Video
In an interview with Dr. Jon LaPook for "Sunday Morning," the restaurateur, designer and decorator B. Smith speaks about her Alzheimer's diagnosis and her vision for the future.

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CALENDAR: Week of June 16
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

NATURE: Marine life of the U.S. Virgin Islands (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us underwater, off the coast of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

RECAP: June 8

COVER STORY: Born this way: Stories of young transgender children | Watch Video
More and more transgender children are coming out of the shadows and living openly as the opposite gender.

Rita Braver introduces us to three young people who say they have always known their gender did not match their biology. She talks to them and their parents about what it is like to be transgender, their experiences in school, and how they expect to cope in the future.

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CBS NEWS POLL: Transgender kids and school bathrooms
Are Americans comfortable with transgender students using bathrooms and locker rooms of their preferred gender?

Mail by missile | Watch Video
On June 8, 1959, an unmanned missile launched from a submarine delivered mail to Mayport, Fla.

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Cumberland Island: Where nature feels large (Video)
A gem off the coast of Georgia, Cumberland Island is a sliver of land not quite 20 miles long. Martha Teichner visits this wild and magical place of spectacular beauty, where nature feels large and people small - and that's how the island's few residents like it.

Originally broadcast October 6, 2013

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BROADWAY: A backstage pass to the 2014 Tony Awards | Watch Video
On Sunday night the stars will gather to see who is the best of the best on the Great White Way at the 68th Annual Tony Awards (airing on CBS). Hugh Jackman is master of ceremonies for the show, when we will learn who walks away with a coveted trophy -- Bryan Cranston for his role as LBJ? Idina Menzel? Neil Patrick Harris?

Mo Rocca goes backstage with Jackman and others who have been working for months to make this year's broadcast a real show-stopper!

GALLERY: Tony Award records

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CBS NEWS POLL: Stage struck
Americans were surveyed about their experience acting in school plays, and their dreams of being in show biz.

The last of the Code Talkers
Chester Nez was the last surviving Navajo enlisted to transmit wartime codes unbreakable by the Japanese.

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France's love affair with basketball (Video)
While the sport of basketball may have been invented in America, it's been exported all around the world, including one place you don't often think of when it comes to hoops. David Turecamo, Our Man in Paris, reports on France's love affair with a most American game: Le Basketball!

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WWII hero undertakes another mission (Video)
Three days a week, 90-year-old Ernie Andrus puts on his support stockings and tennis shoes, gently lowers himself out of the RV, and slowly returns to his mission. Andrus is running across the U.S. to raise awareness for the ship he served on in World War II. Steve Hartman reports.

SUNDAY PROFILE: Minnie Driver will not be "just pretty paint" | Watch Video
"Good Will Hunting" was a breakout film in 1997, launching the careers of Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Minnie Driver, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance.

Driver has been busy ever since, demonstrating her remarkable versatility in such films as "Hope Springs," "Ella Enchanted," and "The Phantom of the Opera," and recording two well-received albums.

Anna Werner catches up with this very unique actor, to talk about her life and her quest for that next unusual role.

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PHOTOGRAPHY: Times Square takes center stage (Video)
David Katzenstein has photographed people, events and landscapes in more than 50 countries all over the world.

He's spending this year photographing the activities in New York City's Times Square, and is moved and amazed by what he's seeing there.

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Week of June 9
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

Tyne Daly on an actor's imagination | Watch Video
The actress, currently starring in the Broadway "Mothers and Sons," talks about what a Tony nomination means.

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Wild Palomino horses (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us among the wild Palomino horses near Primm, Nev.

RECAP: June 1

HEADLINE: Taliban captive Bowe Bergdahl is headed home (Video)
The lone American soldier being held by Taliban militants in Afghanistan has been released after a dramatic prisoner swap. Now the small town of Hailey, Idaho, where Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl grew up, is celebrating. David Martin reports.

COVER STORY: Lessons to be learned from a one-room schoolhouse | Watch Video
Among the most iconic symbols of a bygone America is the one-room schoolhouse, conjuring images of a "small-town America" that no longer exists. Abe Lincoln got his education at a one-room school, and Henry Ford loved his one-room school so much, he had the entire building moved to a museum in Michigan.

But the one-room school isn't entirely a thing of the past. Today, more than 200 one-room schoolhouses still exist in our country.

Barry Petersen takes a look at their enduring legacy.

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Are bigger schools better?
American are surveyed about their preferences in education.

Mrs. Robinson
On June 1, 1968, Simon and Garfunkel's classic song hit Number 1 on the Billboard charts.

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The evolution of the razor (Video)
Once upon a time, the barber shop was the only place where a man could have his facial hair trimmed. Today's shaving gear represents quite an advancement over the razors and methods of old. Mo Rocca reports on the technological advances in getting an ever-closer shave.

Remembering the WASPs: Women who were aviation trailblazers | Watch Video
Friday marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allies invaded Normandy and opened a Western Front in World War II. Chances are the troops would have faced an even tougher fight . . . if not for the special pilots who'd been spreading their wings in the run-up to the attack. Stephanie Riggs has their story.

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Novelist John Green and his awesome fans | Watch Video
Contributor David Pogue has a profile of the author of the best-selling novel, "The Fault in Our Stars," and a leader in the NerdFighters movement.

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SUNDAY JOURNAL: Tiananmen Square, 25 years later (Video)
A quarter-century ago this coming Wednesday, Chinese government forces attacked student protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The toll in dead and injured was heavy. The government's effort to expunge the memory remains unrelenting. Seth Doane has filed this Sunday Journal.

FOR THE RECORD: Miranda Lambert: Little bit tough, little bit sweet
For the last five years the Academy of Country Music has named Miranda Lambert Female Vocalist of the Year. There's no question she's one of the biggest stars in the country music landscape, and the fact that she's married to another superstar, Blake Shelton, makes her star burn that much brighter.

Our Lee Cowan goes home with Lambert, and sits down for a revealing chat about her childhood, her music, her marriage, and dealing with all those nasty tabloid rumors!

WEB EXTRA: Miranda Lambert talks tabloid rumors (Video)

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Retired Ohio man finds his calling (Video)
In Toledo, Ohio, 87-year-old retired salesman Jim Gagnon likes to call the people he loves on their birthdays - and Jim knows a lot of people, many of whom he's only met once in his life. Steve Hartman reports.

Mike Myers: Back in a very different gig
For six years Mike Myers was a standout on "Saturday Night Live," and starred in, wrote or produced a number of popular films, from "Wayne's World" to the "Austin Powers" series, to the animated "Shrek."

His latest project is a departure of sorts: a documentary about a legendary music manager, titled "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon." Tracy Smith catches up with the very busy and very funny Myers.

GALLERY: Yeah, baby! Mike Myers

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mike Myers on Michael Caine and Beyonce
The comic superstar behind the "Austin Powers" films talks to Tracy Smith about what it was like working with Michael Caine (who played Austin's dad); and how he turned on Beyonce (to Led Zeppelin).

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mike Myers' mom: Not a fan?
The star of "Wayne's World," "Shrek" and the "Austin Powers" series has a very tough critic: his mother. Mike Myers talks to a disbelieving Tracy Smith about what she has to say about her son's work.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mike Myers on how music inspires his comedy
At Rebel Rebel Records in New York City, actor-writer Mike Myers talks to correspondent Tracy Smith about the genesis of some of his enduring comic creations, from "Wayne's World" to Austin Powers.

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Please stop with the "app for that" | Watch Video
When Apple opens its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco tomorrow, it's bound to get a lot of coverage in the news . . . coverage that would be wise to avoid the rampant cliche our contributor Conor Knighton has identified.

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Week of June 2
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

Cloudland Canyon State Park (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us on a hike through Cloudland Canyon State Park in Georgia.

RECAP: May 25

HEADLINES: Isla Vista shooting witness: "I looked into his eyes" | Watch Video
A bloody rampage in a Calif. college town leaves seven people dead and many unanswered questions.

Now with demand and tax revenues growing, other states are lining up to put similar laws on their books. In our cover story Barry Petersen looks at the possible consequences of a state, and a nation, "going to pot."

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CBS NEWS POLL: Should pot be decriminalized?
American are surveyed on whether marijuana should be legal.

ALMANAC: Father of the helicopter | Watch Video
Igor Sikorsky, who pioneered vertical flight, was born on May 25, 1889.

ICONS: Meet the Gerber Baby, all grown up (Video)
The Gerber Baby is one of the most recognizable baby faces in the world. But what most people don't know is that familiar face belongs to a real person. Eighty-seven-year-old Ann Turner Cook tells Rita Braver the little-known story of how she became one of the most famous babies in history.

First broadcast November 24, 2013.

Mo Rocca catches up with the busy actress to trace her rise from a child practicing acceptance speeches in front of her bathroom mirror, to starring in a live TV version of "The Sound of Music" before an audience of more than 20 million.

GALLERY: Broadway's Audra McDonald

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BOOKS: James Webb: A Marine's impassable divide | Watch Video
National Security Correspondent David Martin interviews James Webb, a former Marine and Vietnam Vet who served as Secretary of the Navy and U.S. Senator.

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BOOK EXCERPT: "I Heard My Country Calling"
Read a portion of former Senator and Marine James Webb's memoir of his life and service in Vietnam

MEMORIAL DAY: By the numbers

WORDPLAY: Pun intended: Wordplay at the O. Henry Pun-Off (Video) | Watch Video
Lee Cowan brings us the highlights from an unusual competition: who can come up with the best (or is that worst?) puns.

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HARTMAN: When love becomes an instinct (Video)
Remembering 60 years back is hard for anyone, but for Melvyn Amrine it's especially challenging; he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's three years ago. For his wife, Doris, it's been hard to watch. But she says something happened recently to remind her that the man she fell in love with is still here. Steve Hartman reports.

FOR THE RECORD: Barry Gibb: Back on stage | Watch Video
The Bee Gees were one of the most successful groups in the history of rock and roll. Their list of hit songs, which have been an FM radio staple since the '60s - from "I've Gotta Get a Message to You" to "Stayin' Alive" - is seemingly endless.

With Maurice Gibb's death in 2003, followed by Robin Gibb's in 2012, the long ride on the pop charts seemed to be over. But now the remaining Bee Gee, Barry Gibb, is back on tour, joined not by his brothers but by his son, Stephen.

Anthony Mason goes on the road with Gibb, and talks with him about his music, his family, and his pop legacy.

GALLERY: Barry Gibb and the Bee Gees

To sample tracks from the "One For All" concert CD, from"The Warner Bros. Years, The Bee Gees: 1987-1991" five-disc box set released April 15, click on the SoundCloud player below. You can also download and purchase the collection via Amazon and iTunes.

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MOVIES: David Edelstein on Adam Sandler's latest, "Blended" | Watch Video
Our film critic will talk about what's hot and what's not at the cinema this holiday weekend.

WEB EXTRA: Edelstein on Adam Sandler's comedies
Quotes from reviews of the comedian's oeuvre.

Week of May 26
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

NATURE: Florida alligators (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature leaves us knee-deep in alligators at Deep Hole in Myakka River State Park in Sarasota County, Fla.

RECAP: May 18 - "By Design"

This week it's a special edition of "Sunday Morning," as we travel to scenic Santa Fe, New Mexico for our annual design show. Sunday's entire broadcast will focus on the people, places and things that make our world a more exotic, exciting, and fascinating place to live.

"By Design": Santa Fe style - includes a guide to New Mexico locations appearing in our broadcast

REAL ESTATE: Living large: The market for super luxury homes | Watch Video
What does a billionaire get in a dream home? Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier shows correspondent Anthony Mason his brand-new Miami Beach condos.

But could the new penthouse at the peak of New York's Woolworth Tower top them all?

Stop by our open houses this "Sunday Morning" -- there's no charge for looking!

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REAL ESTATE: Mobile homes: More than just a box on wheels (Video)
Today's mobile home is a lot more than a box on wheels. Correspondent Mark Strassmann looks at the development of the mobile home, and how it's changed over the years.

We visit the Atocha Mobile Home Park in Santa Fe, N.M., where the emphasis is on affordable housing. "This is where you start that American Dream for many people," says Eduardo Ramirez, whose family owns the park. And we go to Paradise Cove in Malibu, Calif., where the mobile homes can cost millions of dollars. Mobile designer Jennifer Siegal tells us there's a bright future for trailers, providing housing that's compact, energy-efficient, technologically-advanced, and responsive to our environment.

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ART: Georgia O'Keeffe Country
Santa Fe's Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is home to thousands of works of the gifted artist.

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For the past 25 years, Ra Paulette has been carving out man-made caves from the sandstone hills and then sculpting these spaces into works of art he calls wilderness shrines. "There is a feeling that I am an archaeologist, uncovering something that's already there," he tells Cowan.

GALLERY: Ra Paulette's caves

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FASHION: Duct tape couture (Video)
Duct tape was first introduced on the battlefields of World War II, as a waterproof tape for sealing ammunition cases. Today, it serves much more esoteric purposes, including some crafty fashions.

The Ohio-based Duck Brand hosts an annual scholarship contest, "Stuck at Prom," which awards a total of $50,000 in several categories to the creators of prom attire made out of duct tape; and New York artist Richela Fabian Morgan can make just about anything out of duct tape: jewelry, hats, flowers, even paintings.

Serena Altschul unravels the story of duct tape.

GALLERY: Duct tape fashions

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SOUND: Music for bicycle parts (with streaming audio) | Watch Video
Did you ever think of a bicycle as a musical instrument? That's exactly what it is in the hands of music design artist Steven Baber, a.k.a. Johnnyrandom. He coaxes more than 200 different sounds out of a bicycle's moving parts and weaves them into a musical montage. John Blackstone has his incredible story.

Preview: "Bespoken" by "Johnnyrandom" on SoundCloud

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"Bespoken" video credits:
Original Music Composition & Sound Design: Johnnyrandom
Director of Photography: Devin Whetstone
Mastered by AudibleOddities
Graphic Design: Lisa Mishima
Editor: Blake Bogosian
Motion Design: Chris Kelly
Colorist: Eric Pascua

BUSINESS: A skateboard company that builds more than boards | Watch Video
Some of the best skateboards are made right in Music City. At Salemtown Board Company, 27-year-old Will Anderson can turn a slab of middle Tennessee oak into a world-class sidewalk cruiser. But this is not what he planned to do with his life.

Anderson (who studied to be a social worker) and his friend Jason Henley started the company two years ago as a way to teach neighborhood kids about discipline and dedication -- the tools that will help them climb higher later in life.

It's not so much about shaping boards, he tells Tracy Smith, as about shaping lives.

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MO ROCCA: Meet the man behind the emoticon (Video)
Do you feel like :-) ? Or maybe more like :-( ?

Turns out one man came up with the smiley and frowney faces 32 years ago -- and little did he know what his invention would lead to. :-o

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BOOKS: Bespoke libraries, joining book love with interior design | Watch Video
If you judge your books' covers to be just a bit blah, then Boulder, Colo., bookseller and library curator Thatcher Wine can change everything.

Wine is to a library what a tailor is to a suit, as he custom-designs libraries to suit his customers' decorating tastes.

Richard Schlesinger reports.

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POSTCARD FROM BALI: The bamboo homes of Bali (Video)
On the tropical island of Bali, Indonesia, there are homes tucked into the jungle that look like something out of a fairytale. They're designed to have soaring roof lines, few walls or windows, and nearly everything fashioned from bamboo. Seth Doane reports.

Rita Braver catches up with the multi-talented Williams for a look into her home and fashion design empire.

GALLERY: Venus Williams, on and off the court

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POSTCARD FROM ITALY: History on display at the Castello di Brolio (Video)
Hundred of years of history are on view at the elegant Castello di Brolio, perched on a strategic hilltop in the wine country of Tuscany. Allen Pizzey takes a tour of a Renaissance marvel.

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MO ROCCA: Is sitting the new smoking? (Video)
A modern, sedentary lifestyle has concerned researchers hard at work - and it's prompted others to step aboard treadmill desks, where they work for hours at a time. Mo Rocca tries to keep up.

NATURE: Red rocks of O'Keeffe Country (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us among the red rocks of "Georgia O'Keeffe Country" in New Mexico.

DANCE: Dancing Flamenco at the Santa Fe Opera (Video)
The Maria Benetiz Institute for Spanish Arts' Flamenco Youth Company, along with guitarist Joaquin Gallegos, expand the boundaries of traditional dance at the soaring theater of the Santa Fe Opera. Thanks to Janira Cordova, Mikayla Garcia, Jaylena Lujan, Alexandria Martinez and Brianna Montijo.

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RECAP: May 11

COVER STORY: The changing American family | Watch Video
This Sunday is Mother's Day, of course, a day for all of us to celebrate and reflect on the importance of family in our lives. But what exactly is the definition of a "family"?

These days the traditional roles no longer apply ... or do they? In our cover story Rita Braver examines the changing makeup of the American family.

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CBS NEWS POLL: Today's family
Americans are asked about how today's generation has fared compared to families of the past.

CBS NEWS POLL: What's the best Mother's Day Gift?
Do YOU know what mom would like more than anything?

ALMANAC: The Dust Bowl | Watch Video
On May 11, 1934, a dust storm blowing from the Great Plains blanketed much of the nation's Mid-Atlantic region.

FASHION: A very "highbrow" report (Video)
Whether plucking, waxing, threading, dyeing or drawing, Americans spend millions a year on their brows.

Faith Salie reports on our growing fascination over the eyebrow.

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CBS NEWS POLL: Eyebrows - thick or thin? (pdf)

BILL GEIST: The forgotten responsibilities of fatherhood (Video)
Our own Bill Geist has some issues he needs to get off his chest -- not about motherhood on this Mother's Day, but fatherhood.

He and his son, NBC's Willie Geist, have teamed up to write "Good Talk, Dad," and this morning they call on Dr. Phil to help them find out if it's too late to have those conversations they forgot to have.

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Q & A: Timothy Geithner on his "terrifying" days at Treasury | Watch Video
The United States -- indeed, the world economy -- is still struggling to recover from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. One of the central figures in the controversial bailout of the banking institutions, and a target for much of the public's frustration and anger, is former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

He has been largely silent on his personal feelings about the bailout, until now. Anthony Mason sits down with Geithner to talk about the financial meltdown and the effort to save banks that were deemed "too big to fail."

WEB EXTRA: Read an excerpt from "Stress Test"

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STEVE HARTMAN: From Amazon to Garden State (Video)
David Good's mother grew up in a remote village in the Amazon jungle. After meeting an American anthropologist, she moved to New Jersey and started a family.

After she decided to return to her village, her son made an extraordinary trip to reconnect with her.

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FOOD: Meals like mom used to make (Video)
Asked what meals they love the most, three renowned chefs -- each known for their sophisticated cuisine -- all pick the food their mothers and grandmothers used to make for them.

Charles Osgood explores the cuisine remembered from childhood with chef Daniel Boulud, of Daniel in New York; The Food Network's judge on "Chopped!," Alex Guarnaschelli; and chef Marcus Samuelsson of Harlem's Red Rooster.


A meal to remember: Chef Marcus Samuelsson
Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, the James Beard Award-winning chef says his recipes pay tribute to his African and Scandinavian families.

A meal to remember: Daniel Boulud
The renowned French chef says the food he cannot live without is what takes him back to his childhood.

A meal to remember: Alex Guarnaschelli
The Food Network star chef showcases a very special cake with a very special topping.

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SUNDAY PROFILE: Seth Rogen on "Neighbors," Alzheimer's and laughs
Whether in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Knocked Up ," "Superbad," or a number of his other films, actor Seth Rogen has carved out a unique and very funny place in the comedy pantheon.

He's one of a new breed of comedians who manage to be smart, crude AND sensitive -- often at the same time. But there's one aspect of his off-screen life about which he's very serious: his advocacy for research into Alzheimer's disease.

Our Tracy Smith catches up with the multi-talented, multi-faceted Rogen.

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MISCELLANY: "This and That" with Charles Osgood (Video)
"Sunday Morning" host Charles Osgood takes a moment to catch up on some important matters, including a new addition to correspondent Faith Salie's family, and a special request from a viewer in Ohio.

SUNDAY JOURNAL: Richard Parsons: NBA's highest-profile draft pick | Watch Video
The former CEO of Time Warner and Citigroup comes out of retirement to take the reins of the scandal-tossed L.A. Clippers.

CBS News Special Correspondent James Brown reports.

CALENDAR: Week of May 12
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

NATURE: Mothers and pups (Extended Video)
We leave you this Mother's Day at California's Point Lobos State Natural Reserve . . . a safe place for mother harbor seals and mother otters to raise their young.

With the impending release of a new "Godzilla" movie, we look at the stars of one of the most enjoyably cheesy genres of cinema (yes, "Godzilla" and "cinema" in the same sentence!).

RECAP: May 4

COVER STORY: Breaking through autism with Disney movies | Watch Video
The numbers are staggering: new research shows that 1 out of 68 children in the United States is afflicted with some form of autism - that's up 30% from just two years ago.

While doctors strive to determine a cause, families across the country are struggling to cope with children diagnosed with the disorder.

Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" brings us the remarkable story of one family that discovered an unlikely key to breaking through to their autistic child -- Disney cartoons -- a key that might someday help thousands of other families with their children.

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ALMANAC: Al Capone | Watch Video
On May 4, 1932, the notorious mobster - long untouchable by law enforcement - was moved into federal prison.

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EXHIBITIONS: Degenerate Art: How the Nazis attacked modernism | Watch Video
As Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s and began his brutal quest to remake the world in his image, one of the many groups he targeted was modern artists. Works by Matisse, Van Gogh, Chagall, Picasso and others were determined to be "degenerate" -- destructive to the "true" German spirit.

The Nazis confiscated and later exhibited such degenerate art at a historic show in 1937. Now that important event is being recreated at the Neue Galerie in New York City.

Erin Moriarty of "48 Hours" takes us on a tour.

GALLERY: Art the Nazis labeled degenerate

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DATA: Meet the minds behind Freakonomics
Even if you haven't read the best-selling books, chances are you've heard of Freakonomics, a melding of pop culture with economics that has changed the way a generation views the world. The idea behind it is the application of traditional economic theory to a diverse group of subjects - everything from sumo wrestlers and bagel shops to abortion and drug dealing.

Martha Teichner catches up with Steve Levitt and Stephen Dubner, the innovative and controversial creators of the "Freakonomics" revolution.

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PASSAGE: Posthumous songs from the King of Pop
This week saw the debut of previously-unreleased music from Michael Jackson.

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CINEMA: Summer 2014 preview: More at the multiplex | Watch Video
Spring has barely begun, but the high-stakes summer movie season is already upon us, kicking off this weekend with the arrival of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."

Ben Tracy sits down with Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan for a sneak preview of what moviegoers have to look forward to, from "Godzilla" and other fun-filled, action-packed blockbusters, to a film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical "Jersey Boys," to the romantic "Begin Again."

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CBS NEWS POLL: At the movies
How many Americans plan to take in a flick this summer?

HARTMAN: Pennsylvania waitress gets the tip of her life (Video)
Most of us want to thank good service with an equally good tip. Steve Hartman shares the story of a customer who went above and beyond, giving one waitress the surprise of her life.

SUNDAY PROFILE: Kevin Spacey is now having "the time of my life" | Watch Video
From star turns in "L.A Confidential" and "The Usual Suspects" to his Academy Award-winning role in "American Beauty," Kevin Spacey has long been one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actors.

He broke new ground and gained a new generation of fans with his hit Netflix series, "House of Cards." In his latest film, "Now: In the Wings on a World Stage," he highlights his other love -- live theater -- telling the story of his worldwide tour in Shakespeare's "Richard III."

Anthony Mason catches up with Spacey for a wide-ranging chat.

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THE FAST DRAW: Resurrecting the past (Video)
Two decades ago, the movie "Jurassic Park" envisioned a way of beating death by reversing extinction. The movie proposed reconstructing ancient DNA and hatching new dinosaurs 65 million years after the last one died.

It turns out the concept of reversing extinction is possible, if surviving genetic material is relatively recent. There's a growing field of research dedicated to just this goal, called Resurrection Biology.

Josh Landis and Mitch Butler ask not whether we could, but whether we should.

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COMMENTARY: Washington not quite "Hollywood for ugly people" | Watch Video
Politico reporter Patrick Gavin on the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, and the end of an adage.

CALENDAR: Week of May 5
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

NATURE: Oklahoma's Lake Thunderbird (Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us to Lake Thunderbird in Oklahoma, home to the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher and the American Coot.

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