​This week on "Sunday Morning" (Aug. 21)

A fan of the Canadian Olympics team shows her support in this 2010 file photo.


COVER STORY: Is moving to Canada a real option?
Anxiety about the election results may lead some Americans to consider migrating North - and might lead Canadians to build themselves a wall. John Blackstone reports.

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 “Please, Mr. Postman”
On August 21, 1961, the pop classic by The Marvelettes became the Motown label’s first No. 1 hit. Charles Osgood reports.

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The story of paper
Martha Teichner does the write-up.

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The long run
Lee Cowan profiles runner Meb Keflezighi, an emigre from Eritrea who, at age 41, will become the oldest American marathoner in Olympic history as he competes in the Rio Games. 

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Paul Mecurio and the decline of American lies
The comedian says there is such a complete lack of respect for the truth -- and a belief that it doesn’t matter if caught -- that lying has become a reflexive, degraded art.

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Jon Batiste: Making a joyful noise
Michelle Miller interviews the band leader from “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

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Thank heaven for Leslie Caron
She began her career as a ballet dancer, but Leslie Caron’s life changed forever when Gene Kelly saw her perform, and cast her in “An American in Paris.” Caron went on to dance opposite Fred Astaire in “Daddy Long Legs,” and became a sensation opposite Maurice Chevalier and Louis Jourdan in “Gigi.” “An American in Paris” is now a hit on the Broadway stage, where our Jane Pauley went recently for an intimate chat with the film legend. (This story was originally broadcast on January 17, 2016.)

GALLERY: Leslie Caron

WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: How Leslie Caron rebelled against movie studio hairdressers 
An ingénue plucked for stardom in the 1951 classic, “An American in Paris,” French actress Leslie Caron was adamant that she not look like the typically-coiffed Hollywood starlets of the day. In this web extra, she tells correspondent Jane Pauley about how she took matters (and a pair of scissors) into her own hands.

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 Joshua Tree National Park
Conor Knighton continues his year-long exploration of America’s National Parks.

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David Edelstein on “Hell or High Water”

Week of August 22
“Sunday Morning” takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


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