This week on "Sunday Morning" (May 27)

Passing "beyond the infinite" in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968).

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Last Updated May 27, 2018 1:32 PM EDT

GUEST HOST: LEE COWAN

       
HEADLINES:
Gulf Coast readies for Alberto (Video)
Preparations are under way along the Gulf Coast ahead of the first named storm of the season,  Alberto. Chief meteorologist at CBS Miami station WFOR Craig Setzer has the latest. 

        
COVER STORY:
Seeing green: Celebrities selling marijuana | Watch Video
From fashion to fragrance, celebrity sells. And with marijuana sales expected to reach $8-10 billion by the end of this year – and projected to double to $20 billion by 2022 – more celebs are investing money and lending their names to get a foothold in this growing market. Ben Tracy talks with Tommy Chong, who helped invent the stoner comedy genre, who's put his name to Chong's Choice marijuana, on sale in six states; and with Melissa Etheridge, whose experience with marijuana to relieve the effects of cancer chemotherapy has inspired her to build a farm for medical marijuana products.

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1968: When "Hair" took root in pop culture | Watch Video
Broadway had never seen anything like it: An anti-war rock musical featuring nudity, profanity and drugs. "Hair," premiering on stage in 1968, was a reflection of the turbulent times. Diane Paulus, who fell in love with the show's music at age eight, and would grow up to direct a Tony-winning Broadway revival of "Hair" in 2009, talks with correspondent Susan Spencer about the importance of the show in musical theater history.

To watch the original Broadway cast of "Hair" perform on the 1969 Tony Awards broadcast click on the video player below.

HAIR 1969 Tony Awards by MrPoochsmooch on YouTube

      
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At the Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, it's not just about the music ... it's about the food!

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FESTIVAL: Music and food share top billing at Outside Lands Festival | Watch Video
John Blackstone takes us to the Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco. With equal parts music and food, it is a treat for your ears and your palate.

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PASSAGE: Philip Roth and Robert Indiana | Watch Video
This week we saw the passing of two American originals: the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and the pop artist renowned for "Love." Lee Cowan reports.

      
TELEVISION:
Back to "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" | Watch Video
It's been 50 years since "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" first went on the air – a television program for young children that treated them with respect, and helped them understand a complicated, often challenging world. A new documentary, "Won't You Be My Neighbor," examines the life of the exceptional Fred Rogers, the man who created the neighborhood, wrote the song, the scripts, and did the voices for all the puppets in the Land of Make Believe.  Faith Salie reports on a cherished part of broadcasting history.

To watch a trailer for "Won't You Be My Neighbor" click on the video player below.

WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? - Official Trailer 2 [HD] - In Select Theaters June 8 by Focus Features on YouTube

       
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The joke wall of "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In."

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1968: "Laugh-In," comedy that defined the times | Watch Video
Fifty years ago saw the debut of a raucous TV comedy show with a frenetic pace, wild cast, and punchlines that pulled no punches. "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" was a cultural phenomenon, and a silly one at that. Correspondent Susan Spencer talks with comedian Lily Tomlin, who was launched to stardom for her memorable characters like Ernestine the telephone operator; and with producer George Schlatter, who says the show was a perfect fit for its time – and for today.

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COMMENTARY:
Arne Duncan: It's time to change the game on gun violence | Watch Video
The former Education Secretary backs a school boycott to protest Congressional inaction in the face of mass shootings.

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HARTMAN:
 Prom friends (Video)
At Mountain Heritage High School in Burnsville, N.C., Rachel Newberry caught Ben Robinson completely off-guard when she invited Ben, who has Down Syndrome, to the senior prom. But Rachel was caught off-guard, too, by the reaction to her invitation, which was the most natural expression of friendship. Steve Hartman reports.

    
COMEDY:
Steve Martin and Martin Short: Two amigos on tour | Watch Video
Tony Dokoupil catches up with Steve Martin and Martin Short – two amigos on tour together.

To watch a trailer for "An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life" click on the video player below.

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life | Netflix by Netflix on YouTube

      
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On board the Discovery en route to Jupiter in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey."

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1968: The future as depicted in "2001: A Space Odyssey" | Watch Video
Fifty years ago Stanley's Kubrick's masterwork, "2001: A Space Odyssey," debuted, expanding the horizons of science fiction in cinema, and inspiring generations of moviemakers and moviegoers. Susan Spencer talks with Michael Benson, author of a new book about the making of the film, "Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece."

READ AN EXCERPT: "Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece"

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Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.

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INTELLIGENCE: James Clapper on North Korea, Trump, and Russia's attack on U.S. | Watch Video
The former Director of National Intelligence – a man not given to publicity – sits down with national security correspondent David Martin to discuss his new book, "Facts and Fears," in which he defends the men and women of America's intelligence community from assaults on their mission, including from President Donald Trump.

READ AN EXCERPT: "Facts and Fears" by James Clapper

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NATURE:
 Fiddler crabs (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning in Osterville, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, where an army of fiddler crabs is on maneuvers. Videographer: Scot Miller.
       

WEB EXCLUSIVES: 

        
CALENDAR:
 Week of May 28 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Lee Cowan reports.  

        
COMMENTARY:
 Philip Roth: An appreciation by Bill Flanagan | Watch Video
The "Sunday Morning" contributor says the fury that animated much of the novelist's best writing was not apparent in the writer.

       
NATURE UP CLOSE:
Yellowstone black bears
Yosemite National Park rangers helps protect bears from inquisitive visitors, and vice versa.


      

        


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