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This week on "Sunday Morning" (June 12)

Host: Jane Pauley. 


COVER STORY: Watergate at 50: The political scandal that changed Washington | Watch Video
Fifty years after the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at Washington's Watergate complex, we are still piecing together the story of a crime, and a coverup, that brought down a presidency. CBS News' Robert Costa talks with journalist Garrett Graff, author of "Watergate: A New History," about what we are still learning of a political tragedy, and in what ways the unfolding scandal has shaped Washington today. 

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The flagmakers at Annin estimate they churn out approximately 50,000 flags a day, two-thirds of which are the Stars and Stripes.  CBS News

FLAG DAY: A grand old flag maker | Watch Video
Since 1847, Annin and Company has been the oldest and biggest flag manufacturer in the U.S., churning out tens of thousands of Star-Spangled Banners a day. "Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley reports.

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CBS News' John Dickerson with Sen. Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) CBS News

POLITICS: Sen. Reverend Raphael Warnock: The preacher and the politician | Watch Video
The Georgia Democrat, who is both pastor at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and a U.S. Senator in Washington, talks with CBS News' John Dickerson about the lessons learned from his father; using politics as a tool for progressive change; and how – facing reelection this fall – he seeks to convince Georgians to continue to have faith.

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TV: Creating "Evil," with laughs | Watch Video
Having created two hit series, "The Good Wife" and its spinoff, "The Good Fight," married producers Robert and Michelle King have come up with something more sinister: the critically-acclaimed "Evil," featuring scary stories laced with absurdity and humor about the presence of evil in mundane settings. The Kings talk with correspondent Serena Altschul about their religious backgrounds, and about creating a show described as a cross between "The X Files" and "Ghostbusters."

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  • "Evil" on Paramount+; New season debuts June 12

PASSAGE: In memoriam (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including Jim Seals, half of the '70s soft-rock duo Seals & Crofts.

MSNBC journalist Katy Tur and "Sunday Morning" correspondent Tracy Smith, aloft.  CBS News

BOOKS: Katy Tur writes "Rough Draft" of her family story | Watch Video
As a child, broadcaster Katy Tur would often fly in her parents' helicopter while her mom and pilot dad helped report news from above Los Angeles. But she says life with her demanding father was often given to fits of rage. As she writes in her new memoir, "Rough Draft," Tur tells the story of her parents, and about a dramatic change that came as a shock to her. Correspondent Tracy Smith reports.

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HARTMAN: A young baseball fan's perfect pitch (Video)
Eleven-year-old Ellee Dowdy, from Amherst, Virginia, eats, sleeps and talks baseball. But she didn't know girls could pursue a broadcasting career doing play-by-play until she listened to a Baltimore Orioles game called by announcer Melanie Newman – part of the first all-female broadcast crew in history last year. Correspondent Steve Hartman reports on what happened when a young girl reached out to a pioneer. 

Actor, writer and cowboy (though not in that order) Taylor Sheridan, creator of the western series "Yellowstone," with correspondent Lee Cowan.  CBS News

TV: Taylor Sheridan, the creative cowboy behind "Yellowstone" | Watch Video
Called one of the most important western writers in decades, Taylor Sheridan created the hit TV series "Yellowstone" and its prequel, "1883" (along with the prequel's upcoming sequel, "1932"). Correspondent Lee Cowan talks with Sheridan (who is as cowboy as they come), and with "Yellowstone" star Kevin Costner, about a return of the drama of the west.

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An installation view of the exhibition "Joan Mitchell" at the Baltimore Museum of Art.  CBS News

ART: The intense life of abstract expressionist Joan Mitchell | Watch Video
During her lifetime artist Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) wasn't as celebrated as her male peers. But as evidenced in a new exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art, the abstract expressionist created startlingly colorful and lyrical works that reflect the intensity of a life lived on her own terms. Correspondent Rita Braver reports.

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Author Ibram X. Kendi, whose latest book is "How to Raise an Antiracist." CBS News

BOOKS: Ibram X. Kendi on the importance of being antiracist | Watch Video
The professor and author of the bestselling "How to Be an Antiracist," Ibram X. Kendi, talks with correspondent Nancy Giles about confronting the dangers of racism; protecting young people from harmful ideas; and the parenting values behind his new books, "How to Raise an Antiracist" and the children's picture book, "Goodnight Racism."

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MILESTONE: Farewell to "Sunday Morning" director Nora Gerard (Video)
The entire "Sunday Morning" family says goodbye this week to our longtime director, Nora Gerard, who has made our program shine – sunny skies or stormy weather – for eleven years. And as her virtuoso performance draws to a close, we send along applause, gratitude, and our heartfelt best wishes. 

NATURE: Horses on the Outer Banks (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" leaves us with wild horses along the Outer Banks near Corolla, North Carolina. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.       


LeVar Burton appears in "Butterfly in the Sky," a documentary about the landmark children's TV program about books, "Reading Rainbow." Tony Hardmon

MOVIES: 2022 Tribeca Festival: Highlights to watch in theaters or at home
More than 100 fiction and non-fiction features will unspool at the New York City festival, with many available for home viewing through June 26 via the Tribeca At Home platform. Check out some choice picks.

2022 Tribeca Festival: Highlights (Part 2)

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Here Comes The Sun: Comedian Michael Che and Lincoln’s coat 23:13

"HERE COMES THE SUN": Comedian Michael Che and Lincoln's coat (Video)
Tony Dokoupil sits down with comedian Michael Che to talk about "Saturday Night Live" and his love for stand-up comedy. Also, Faith Salie heads to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to view the coat President Lincoln wore when he was assassinated. 

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