Il Palagio, a 400-year-old villa in Tuscany, is a summer house that the singer-musician Sting, and his wife, Trudie Styler, bought for a song or two. They've fixed it up, and brought the olive groves, vineyards and vegetable gardens back to life. Sting and Trudie talk with correspondent Alina Cho about music, raising a family, and revitalizing a cherished homestead. (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
At the organic cheesemaker Tenuta Vannulo, in southern Italy, the specialty is fresh buffalo mozzarella. Seth Doane checks out the process of creating a simply delicious cheese, and visits with students at the Consortium for the Protection of Buffalo Mozzarella. (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
The tiny Tuscan town of Collodi was the birthplace of Pinocchio. Created in 1881 by journalist-author Carlo Lorenzini (who took the town's name as his pen name), the wooden puppet who became a real boy was the star of a coming-of-age story much darker than the familiar Disney film. Lee Cowan visits the National Carlo Collodi Foundation, and meets woodcarver Francesco Bartolucci – a real-life Geppetto. (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
In 1990, American professor and poet Frances Mayes felt an irresistible urge to buy a derelict 300-year-old property. She transformed it into one of the most famous villas in Tuscany, attracting a constant stream of tourists, thanks to her bestselling memoir about restoring the house, called "Under the Tuscan Sun." The book spent more than two-and-a-half years on the bestseller list, and later became a popular film. Mayes talks with correspondent Rita Braver about her unexpected success, her adopted village of Cortona, and her latest book, "See You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover in Italy." (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
Americans whose Italian ancestors emigrated to the New World, have themselves emigrated back to the Old World. And thanks to Italian citizenship laws, the blood that has flowed in their family's veins through generations has opened up doors to their claiming Italian citizenship. Mark Phillips reports. (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
Ice lost in Greenland means higher sea levels around the world. "Oceans Melting Greenland," a NASA program in its fourth year, is studying the melt.
Stacey Abrams, who ran for governor of Georgia in 2018, said the election (which she lost) was marred by widespread reports of irregularities. Her new organization, Fair Fight 2020, is working to ensure that all voters have access to the polls, and to advocate for election reform at all levels. She visited "CBS This Morning" to talk about raising awareness of voter suppression and election interference.
Democratic presidential candidates are in Iowa talking about issues on the minds of the state's voters. Political correspondent Ed O’Keefe reports from Sioux City.
As the CDC and state health departments investigate acute lung injuries possibly tied to e-cigarettes, one teen launches a social media campaign, #lunglove, against vaping
Ice lost in Greenland means higher sea levels around the world. "Oceans Melting Greenland," a NASA program in its fourth year, is studying the melt. Seth Doane reports.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just announced an investigation into 94 cases in which vaping could be to blame for severe lung injuries. Anna Werner talked with one young man who blames e-cigarette use for his collapsed lung, and who has started a social media campaign against vaping.
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