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This week on "Sunday Morning" (March 26)

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Guest host: Lee Cowan


COVER STORY: Art repatriation: Fighting traffickers in an illicit global trade | Watch Video
New York City assistant district attorney Matthew Bogdanos has been employing his detective skills and prosecutorial powers to target those who traffic and trade in stolen art and antiquities. Correspondent Seth Doane talks with Bogdanos about how his and other offices have restored hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of treasures to their rightful owners; the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Andrea Bayer about how the museum is cooperating with officials to bring transparency to its collections; and with Paolo Salvatori, who commands the archaeology section of art police at Italy's Carabinieri.

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SCHOOLS: COVID's education crisis - A lost generation? | Watch Video
Students who were forced into remote learning because of the pandemic lost valuable time in class; one nationwide study shows reading skills have dropped to their lowest point in 30 years. With the added personal toll from COVID, this generation is facing a crisis of stunted learning and emotional turmoil. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with educators about what can be done.

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A view of an exhibition of photographs by the German couple Bernd and Hilla Becher.   CBS News

ART: Industrial art - The photographs of Bernd and Hilla Becher | Watch Video
To photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher, the rapidly vanishing industrial architecture of Western Europe and North America were works of art. The German couple's documentary images of transmission towers, gas tanks, blast furnaces and smokestacks – structures that signified the end of an industrial era – are being celebrated in a comprehensive retrospective now at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Lee Cowan offers us a tour.

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  • Exhibition: Bernd & Hilla Becher, at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (through April 2)
  • Exhibition Catalogue: Bernd & Hilla Becher (Metropolitan Museum of Art), in Hardcover
  • Artnet: Bernd & Hilla Becher
  • "Water Towers, USA, 1974-1983," and "Gas Tanks, 1963-1992" © Estate Bernd & Hilla Becher, represented by Max Becher; courtesy Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur – Bernd and Hilla Becher Archive, Cologne.
Phil and Don Everly recording at the Warner Brothers studio in Hollywood, 1963. Keystone/Getty Images  

MUSIC: "Hey Doll Baby": Revisiting the Everly Brothers' enduring harmonies | Watch Video
The Everly Brothers helped create rock 'n' roll, and inspired countless artists, from The Beatles to Tom Petty. Now, a new album, "Hey Doll Baby," features rare and remastered tracks, compiled by two of Don and Phil Everly's children and produced by Petty's daughter. They talk with correspondent John Blackstone about how the duo's music has been cherished by generations.

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Girls compete in the Minnesota State Wrestling Championships.  CBS News

SPORTS: Girl power - The rise in girls' wrestling | Watch Video
Girls wrestling has been called the fastest-growing high school sport in the country. Correspondent Rita Braver talks with young athletes who are finding their power and earning respect on the mat; and with Sally Roberts, a former wrestling champion and founder of the advocacy organization Wrestle Like a Girl.

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PASSAGE: In memoriam (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including NBA Hall of Famer Willis Reed, of the New York Knicks. 

The Young and the Restless
The cast for the 50th season of the CBS daytime series "The Young and the Restless."  Sonja Flemming/CBS via Getty Images

TV: "The Young and the Restless" at 50: The drama continues | Watch Video
For the past half-century Genoa City, Wisconsin, has been the setting for high drama in "The Young and the Restless," making it TV's most-watched soap opera. Correspondent Mo Rocca talks with the stars and executive producer of "Y&R," about some of the most cherished aspects of the show, from its characters' marital gyrations and genre traditions, to its theme music.

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  • "The Young and the Restless" on CBS, and streaming via Paramount+

COMMENTARY: Beware, restaurants: David Sedaris espouses "heganism" | Watch Video
Is that a thing? The humorist considers how dietary restrictions may go a little too far.

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Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz with actor Owen Wilson, at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.  CBS News

MOVIES: "Paint" star Owen Wilson on his "incredible" luck | Watch Video
Owen Wilson continues to carve out a varied movie career, as a charming romantic lead, action star, and comic scene-stealer. In his latest comedy, "Paint," he plays a Bob Ross-like artist whose PBS painting show comes up against some unlikely competition. Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz talks with the self-effacing Wilson about his career; capturing the essence of Bob Ross; and the support he feels from his actor-siblings, Luke and Andrew Wilson. 

To watch a trailer for "Paint," click on the video player below:

Paint - Official Trailer - Feat. Owen Wilson | HD | IFC Films by IFC Films on YouTube

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-Mich.).  CBS News

POLITICS: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, "That woman from Michigan" | Watch Video
In her first term, Michigan's Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer weathered the ire of MAGA Republicans and the former president, as well as a foiled kidnapping plot. Now in her second term, and armed with a Democratic-led legislature, Whitmer is pushing gun control measures and protections for LGBTQ rights and labor unions, while enshrining reproductive rights in the state's constitution. She talks with correspondent Martha Teichner about her agenda, and how she turned Donald Trump's label for her ("That woman from Michigan") into a badge of honor. 

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NATURE: Cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. (Extended Video)
We leave you this first Sunday of spring in our nation's capital, where the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Videographer: Victor Ulloa.


Here Comes the Sun: Actor Harrison Ford and the National Comedy Center 21:54

"HERE COMES THE SUN": Harrison Ford, and the National Comedy Center (Video)
Actor Harrison Ford sits down with Ben Mankiewicz to discuss his current and upcoming projects, including "1923" on Paramount+. Then, Jim Axelrod heads to the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, to view the archive named in comedian Carl Reiner's honor. 

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