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Facebook Live with David Pogue and composer Eric Whitacre this Sunday!

David Pogue will be chatting with Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre on Facebook Live tomorrow after the show at 11AM EST - 8AM PST. Post your questions below!

Posted by CBS Sunday Morning on Sunday, July 19, 2020

FACEBOOK LIVE CHAT: David Pogue with composer Eric Whitacre
The "Sunday Morning" contributor welcomes the Grammy-winning creator of "virtual choir" videos.

Host: Jane Pauley


IN MEMORIAM:  Remembering John Lewis, a tenacious fighter who got into "good trouble" | Watch Video
Lee Cowan looks back at the life of the tireless social justice activist and Congressman who was an optimist about America.

Rep. John Lewis and the bridge | Watch Video
Back in 1998, "Sunday Morning" correspondent Rita Braver, joined by Congressman John Lewis, returned to the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Alabama, the scene of one of the landmark confrontations of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, which became known as "Bloody Sunday."

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COVER STORY: Rethinking the post-pandemic workplace | Watch Video
When (or if) we go back to the office, the working environment may be entirely different from how we left it prior to COVID. John Blackstone reports. 

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Tenino, Washington, is putting extra currency into circulation, but it's not the greenbacks you are used to. CBS News

MONEY: Hard currency: One Washington city prints its own money on wood | Watch Video
During the Great Depression when cash was hard to come by, Tenino printed its own scrip; now, the antique printing press is working again to produce currency for those hard-hit by the COVID shutdown. Luke Burbank reports. 

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In memoriam (VIDEO)
"Sunday Morning" remembers four noteworthy figures who passed this week: civil rights leader C.T. Vivian; journalist Christopher Dickey; "Magic School Bus" author Joanna Cole; and HIV research pioneer Flossie Wong-Staal. 

Artist who painted 1,000 portraits of first responders (VIDEO)
When Steve Derrick of Clifton Park, New York paints a portrait, there's no such thing as a touch-up. He includes every bruise, bag and blood vessel. Steve Hartman speaks to the man whose unpaid tributes to hospital workers - have left him wealthy beyond words.

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Louis Gossett Jr.: "We need each other quite desperately for our mutual salvation" | Watch Video
Louis Gossett Jr. has been a working actor since 1953, but his first day in Hollywood wasn't about a part — it was about the police. Michelle Miller chats with the Academy Award-winning actor.

At a truck stop in Laramie, Wyoming, the food that Mintu Pandher's staff are cooking up in a small café attracts truckers and locals from miles around. CBS News

DINE OUT:  A taste of India at a Wyoming truck stop | Watch Video
At the Akal truck stop in Laramie, Wyoming, the Indian food that Mintu Pandher and his staff are cooking up in a small kitchen attracts truckers and locals from miles around, with food they can't find anywhere else along Interstate 80. Turns out there's money in all those smells of turmeric, coriander, and other spices rarely used in truck stop cuisine: his cafe is a hit, especially with the changing face of trucking, since nearly 19% of long-haul truck drivers in America are now immigrants. Jim Axelrod reports. (This story was originally broadcast on November 24, 2019.)  

RECIPE: Dal (Lentil Curry)

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"Sing Gently," with Grammy-winning composer Eric Whitacre conducting 17,572 choristers from 129 countries, features the largest virtual choir ever assembled. CBS News

MUSIC: Creating a virtual choir with 17,572 singers | Watch Video
"Sing Gently," with Grammy-winning composer Eric Whitacre conducting choristers from 129 countries, features the largest virtual choir ever assembled. David Pogue, who was one of those 17,572 singers, reports. 

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James Stewart and Kim Novak in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo." Paramount Pictures

MOVIES: The art of Kim Novak | Watch Video
Now 87, Kim Novak is still finding herself. The star of such classics as Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo," "Picnic," and "Bell, Book and Candle," the actress turned her back on Hollywood in the 1960s and has since pursued artwork and a love of animals. Mo Rocca reports.

EXTRA!: Listen to our podcast of Mo Rocca's extended interview with the actress-turned-painter

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 Jim Gaffigan on his first drive-in standup show | Watch Video
For the first time during the pandemic, the comedian took his show on the road, literally, by performing standup for an audience socially distancing in parked cars. 

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area (Extended Video)
The fog is rolling in this weekend along California's San Francisco Bay. 

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