This week on "Sunday Morning" (March 10)

Last Updated Mar 10, 2019 11:17 AM EDT



No survivors in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

HEADLINES: No survivors in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash (VIDEO)
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-8 Max jetliner crashed after take-off from the country's capital Sunday morning, with 157 people on board, including eight Americans. Deborah Patta reports that no one survived.  

Rural medical care in crisis

COVER STORY: The crisis of rural medical care | Watch Video
Since 2010, 99 rural hospitals in the United States have closed, leaving residents in isolated communities without access to proper medical or emergency room care. The effects can be deadly, as Lee Cowan discovered meeting with residents in Nevada and Oklahoma who have witnessed their towns' only hospital close. He also visited a hospital in Kansas that took an unusual approach to profitability, and a charity whose international outreach to provide medical care in remote locations has taken a domestic turn.

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ALMANAC: The dot-com bubble | Watch Video
On March 10, 2000, newly-formed online companies reached stratospheric heights on the stock market, setting the stage for an Icarus-like fall. Mo Rocca reports.

Bending trees into chairs

DESIGN: Harvesting chairs: How an English craftsman shapes furniture from the ground up | Watch Video
Furniture maker Gavin Munro gently and lovingly bends Mother Nature into shape – growing, grafting and pruning trees into chairs and other decorative pieces. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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The Paul Manafort sentence

"MOBITUARIES": The Auburn University tree killer speaks | Watch Video
In Mo Rocca's latest podcast, Harvey Updyke, Jr., a die-hard Crimson Tide fan, opens up about why he poisoned the beloved 80-year-old Toomer's oak trees on the campus of his school's rival

You can download the episode on Apple PodcastsGoogle PlayMegaphoneStitcher, or Spotify

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"The Pioneer Woman": Ree Drummond

FOOD: The Pioneer Woman: Ree Drummond on food, fame and family | Watch Video
One of the most popular figures on the Food Network is Ree Drummond, who loves butter, basset hounds and Ethel Merman. The bestselling cookbook author and the figure behind the top-rated cooking show, not to mention "Pioneer Woman" magazine, tells Alina Cho, "I'm not a trained  chef … I am not a famous actress. I'm not the famous type. I really am a mom who cooks for her family." We also meet Ree's cattle-herding husband, Ladd Drummond, with whom she transformed the small town of Pawhuska, Okla., into a tourist destination.

RECIPE: Ree Drummond's Perfect Pot Roast

RECIPE: Knock-You-Naked Brownies

RECIPE: Ree Drummond's Baked Ziti

RECIPE: Cajun Chicken Pasta

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PASSAGE: Luke Perry and Carmine Persico (Video)
"Sunday Morning" notes the deaths of two figures this past week: actor Luke Perry, star of the fondly remembered teen TV series, "Beverly Hills, 90210"; and mob boss Carmine "The Snake" Persico, of the infamous Colombo crime family.   

POSTCARD FROM ITALY: A pathogen is destroying Italy's olive trees | Watch Video
For thousands of years olive trees have sustained the Puglia region of Italy, producing 40 percent of the nation's olive oil. But now a pathogen from the New World is threatening to destroy this plant and the livelihoods of olive farmers. Seth Doane reports on efforts to halt the spread of xylella fastidiosa, which is killing olive trees by the millions.

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Accidental encounter

HARTMAN: Accidental encounter (Video)
In Buffalo, New York, college senior Andrew Sipowicz discovered his Ford Mustang has been damaged by a hit-and-run. But then he found a note from an 11-year-old witness who decided to make a difference. Steve Hartman reports on how a child standing up to injustice was no accident.

"Ain't Too Proud": Bringing The Temptations' sounds to Broadway

MUSIC: "Ain't Too Proud": Bringing The Temptations' sounds to Broadway | Watch Video
Tracy Smith visits the cast and creators behind the new musical "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations," which recreates the music of the legendary Motown group, and talks with Otis Williams, one of the founding members of The Temptations. 

GALLERY: Fabulous portraits of the cast of "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations"
A new jukebox musical debuts on Broadway, recreating the era of the legendary Motown group. Featuring photographs by Jenny Anderson.

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"My Girl," a capella, from "Ain't Too Proud"

WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: "My Girl," a capalla, from "Ain't Too Proud"
"Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations" is a new musical bringing the story of the Motown group to Broadway. In this exclusive video ahead of the wide release of the show's cast album on April 19, Jeremy Pope, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Derrick Baskin and Ephraim Sykes perform a smooth a capella version of the Temptations classic, "My Girl." 

Jim Gaffigan: I am addicted to news

COMMENTARY: Confessions of a news junkie | Watch Video
Comedian Jim Gaffigan admits he is addicted to the news. But how could anyone deny the all-consuming nature of the drama, the mystery, the indictments?

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Books produced by hand

BOOKS: Handcrafting books: Labors of love | Watch Video
In an age of mass-produced titles, the care with which artisans create beautiful books by hand speaks volumes. Barry Petersen reports.

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Calendar: Week of March 11

CALENDAR: Week of March 11 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Mo Rocca reports.

WEB EXTRA: Pie recipes for π Day!
No one is diametrically opposed to a delicious slice of pie, especially on March 14, the day celebrating pi.

Nature: Frozen Niagara Falls

NATURE: Frozen Niagara Falls (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to an icy Niagara Falls. 


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