Jeffrey Kluger, editor-at-large at Time magazine, recounts the human landmark of landing men on the lunar surface. Kluger talks with Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins and astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and, in archive footage, hears from mission commander Neil Armstrong about the achievement of the first Moon landing, and of the "magnificent desolation" they found there.
Author Colson Whitehead won a Pulitzer Prize for his bestselling 2016 novel "The Underground Railroad." He talks with Lee Cowan about his latest novel, "The Nickel Boys," a fictional tale of cruelty and trauma based on the notorious Alfred G. Dozer School for Boys outside Tallahassee, where the neglect and abuse of children was rampant for decades.
When NASA needed a lunar spacesuit for the Apollo astronauts, they turned to the International Latex Corporation, and a cadre of women who normally sewed latex bras and girdles, to create a softer, more flexible spacesuit. Tracy Smith talked with some of the seamstresses who fashioned protective wear that would mean life or death for men in space, and with Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison "Jack" Schmitt who was the last man to walk, and jump, on the lunar surface.
When Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, nearly half of the country's 57 million TVs were tuned to CBS's anchored by Walter Cronkite. Martha Teichner reports on the epochal event through the lens of Cronkite's enthusiastic reportage.
A recent New York City art exhibition, now at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, explores the importance of black models as key to the development of 19th and 20th century art, through their representations by French and American artists (including Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Frederic Bazille and Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault). Nancy Giles talks with curator Denise Murrell about how the Harlem Renaissance influenced painters such as Henri Matisse, and with Brooklyn artist Mickalene Thomas about black figures in art at a time of social and political transformation.
The stoppage affected the No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 trains that serve swaths of Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn
Iran claims the tanker collided with an Iranian fishing boat in the Strait of Hormuz
Washington D.C. joined dozens of cities in declaring a weather-related emergency ahead of record-breaking temperatures expected throughout the weekend. Cities in the Midwest are also preparing for extreme heat, but the East Coast is expected to take the brunt of it. Temperatures will range from the mid-90s to triple digits, with the heat index making it feel upwards of 115 degrees. Natalie Brand reports.
From the fiery blast of a Saturn rocket to those first steps on the lunar surface, images from America's space program are etched in the nation’s collective memory. But along with those sights, there are the sounds: the words that also tell the remarkable story of human achievement. With insight from historian Douglas Brinkley and CBS News space analyst Bill Harwood, “CBS This Morning Saturday” reflects on some of the mission's most memorable moments.
Saturday marks 50 years since the greatest technological achievement in human history: At 4:17 in the afternoon Eastern time, a spacecraft carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the moon. Nearly seven hours later, with an estimated half a billion people watching on TV, Armstrong descended from the lunar module to take mankind's first steps on the moon's surface. Even now, NASA’s Apollo 11 mission continues to inspire America's next steps into space.
Bob Cusak, editor-in-chief of The Hill, joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" to discuss President Trump's feud with Rep. Ilhan Omar and how it will impact swing voters. Cusak also discussed what Democrats are hoping to get out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming testimony.
New images from inside the command module that landed the first men on the moon
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity
It's summertime - time for music at festivals and venues across the country
He calls himself the "World's Best Father," and he's got the pictures of himself and his daughter, Alice, to prove it
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Army Pfc. Leonard Nitzsche was killed in 1970. But members of his platoon felt they never got a chance to say goodbye
At the age of 22, he officially became a father. A decade later, he has three sons after initially fostering the boys
Jia Sarnicola and Zuri Copeland may have their differences, but they are closer than close
Rob Mendez was honored at the ESPYs with an award for perseverance
"There's a reason dogs like country music. Thank you Miranda Lambert for your generous donation," the shelter posted on Facebook
Asma Kaukab shared what it was like to be teased because of her Muslim faith