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This week on "Sunday Morning" (June 14)

Host: Jane Pauley


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First Lady Melania Trump arrives to board Air Force One at Rome's Fiumicino international airport, May 24, 2017. Riccardo De Luca/AP

COVER STORY: The Melania you don't know | Watch Video
In her new book, "The Art of Her Deal," Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post correspondent Mary Jordan explores the life of first lady Melania Trump, and her surprising role as one of the most influential voices in the campaign and administration of President Donald Trump. The book presents a portrait of a woman who grew up dreaming of a life far away from her native Slovenia, and wound up in the White House. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with Jordan about the "real" Melania Trump, a woman whose immigrant story of humble origins is a classic American tale, though her life and her marriage are far more complicated.

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A visit to "Jello Lake," made from vegan jello, asparagus, and train figures in a pie dish.  Erin Sullivan

PHOTOGRAPHY: Recreating the "great outdoors" in miniature | Watch Video
When COVID-19 hit, all of travel photographer Erin Sullivan's far-flung gigs dried up. So, the woman known as "Erin Outdoors" began recreating the great outdoors indoors, turning her Los Angeles apartment into imaginative landscapes made out of spaghetti, vegetables, sugar or tinfoil. Her Instagram photo series, #OurGreatIndoors, has inspired other homebound travel buffs to imagine vistas of their own in miniature. Conor Knighton reports.

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 "Lift Every Voice and Sing" (Video)
Introduced in 1900 as a poem by African-American educator and activist James Weldon Johnson to mark Abraham Lincoln's birthday, and later set to music by John Rosamond Johnson, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" was adopted by the NAACP as a song of faith and freedom. Jane Pauley reports on the music that has been called the "black national anthem."

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Residents at Lake Parke Senior Living gather for a Long Distance Movie Club screening.  CBS News

MOVIES: Seniors and millennials share their movie love virtually | Watch Video
Filmmakers Ellie Sachs and Matt Starr, who recently shot a remake of Woody Allen's "Annie Hall" starring seniors in New York City, have found a new way for the younger and older generations to connect since the COVID-19 quarantine began: They have been getting together virtually with residents of senior nursing homes every two weeks for a new ritual: Long Distance Movie Nights, watching films of a bygone era together, opening windows of personal memories. Correspondent Serena Altschul reports.

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Veepstakes: Handicapping Biden's pick for running mate | Watch Video
The presumptive Democratic nominee for president, former Vice President Joe Biden, has already made one promise: to pick a female running mate. Wired magazine's Nicholas Thompson talks with Alyssa Mastromonaco and Dan Pfeiffer (known for the podcast "Pod Save America"), Democratic pollster and progressive political strategist Cornell Belcher, and Republican strategist Stuart Stevens – a member of the "Never Trump" Lincoln Project – to discuss who is in the running for a spot on the party's ticket.

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A treasure has been found. CBS News

UPDATE: A million-dollar treasure hunt ends | Watch Video
Cryptic clues to the location of a treasure chest hidden in the Rockies have led many to search for it, and several died in the attempt. But after ten years, the man who buried $1 million in gold and jewels said this week that the treasure chest has been found. Jane Pauley reports.   

FROM 2015: The hunt for Forrest Fenn's treasure       

  Bringing a discussion about racial bias in the military to social media | Watch Video
The nation's military marked a huge step forward this past week ... a step that, national security correspondent David Martin tells us, underscores just how difficult advancement for black officers has been, as Air Force General Charles Q. Brown and Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston open up about discrimination in a way military leaders never have before.

 A fan's letter to Babe Ruth (Video)
Baseball fans bereft over months lost of COVID-19 will do just about anything to have baseball back. So 10-year-old Little Leaguer Jake Curzon, of South Elgin, Illinois, did what any fan would do: Pour out his heart in a letter to Yankee great Babe Ruth. Steve Hartman reports.

Actress-director Bryce Dallas Howard and her dad, actor-director Ron Howard.  CBS News

MOVIES: Ron Howard & Bryce Dallas Howard | Watch Video
"Every day as a parent is a comedy, you know? It just is!" said actress-director Bryce Dallas Howard, whose own famous parent, actor-director Ron Howard, is just one of the famous dads telling stories about fatherhood in her new documentary, "Dads." Lee Cowan sits down with father and daughter.

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  • "Dads" premieres on Apple TV June 19

Charles M. Blow on race and the power held by police | Watch Video
The New York Times columnist discusses how trust and faith in the criminal justice system can die when blacks and whites have different experiences with police officers.

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Medical examiners under fire | Watch Video
When a person dies under questionable circumstances, it's the medical examiner's job to determine how and why. A survey of pathologists found that 82 percent of them have felt pressure to change death certificates. As "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports, the independence of forensic pathologists to prepare unbiased and complete autopsy reports can be jeopardized by outside forces – and when death occurs at the hands of a police officer, the stakes are especially high.

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John Dickerson on the example Ike set in "The Hardest Job in the World" | Watch Video
The war hero-president's insistence that urgent matters should not crowd out important ones is a lesson that voters should keep in mind, according to "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson, author of "The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency."

READ AN EXCERPT: "The Hardest Job In the World"

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 The woods of Maine (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to Baxter State Park in Maine. Videographer: Mauricio Handler.


"Sunday Morning" Matinee: Bach, by Lang Lang ... 01:58

"SUNDAY MORNING" MATINEE: Bach, by Lang Lang and Lil Buck (Video)
Piano virtuoso Lang Lang's performance of Bach's Minuet in G Minor (as featured on his most recent album, "Piano Book - Encore Edition") is complemented by the remarkable interpretive choreography of dancer Lil Buck.

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