Calendar: Week of June 17

Calendar: Week of June 17

Here's a look at the week ahead on our "Sunday Morning" Calendar:

       
Monday marks the 47th anniversary of the Watergate break-in that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.

        
Tuesday's the day for the 9th annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring the best commercial and not-for-profit productions to open in an off-Broadway theatre this past season.

        
On Wednesday, "The Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie turns 72. 

Salman Rushdie on new novel, freedom of speech and Europe's migrant crisis

         
Thursday sees the NBA Draft in New York, with the New Orleans Pelicans getting first pick.

        
Friday is the first day of summer, the longest day of the year.

Two very different odes to summer:

"Summer in the City" by The Lovin' Spoonful …

The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City (1966) by DiscoBar80 on YouTube

… and "Summer Wind" by Frank Sinatra:

Summer Wind by Frank Sinatra - Topic on YouTube

And Saturday kicks off the weekend-long Great American Campout, encouraging all of us to camp out as a way to connect with nature.

       
Story produced by Derrell Bouknight.