This week on "Sunday Morning" (November 10)

Last Updated Nov 10, 2019 10:59 AM EST


COVER STORY: With deepest sympathy: The complications of coping with grief | Watch Video
Dealing with death is simply part of living life, as every person who dies leaves behind loved ones who must face a grieving process. And while most of us eventually adapt to a "new normal," one in 10 endures what researchers calls "complicated grief." For them the acute phase of grief never lets up. Susan Spencer investigates the study of grief, and how a website, Modern Loss, is sharing personal stories of grief, loss and coping from around the world, sometimes with unexpected twists.

BOOK EXCERPT: "Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome."
Rebecca Soffer writes that, when communing about grief in a social media era, no "like" can replace a conversation, or a hug, or shared double martinis.

BOOK EXCERPT: "Black Widow" by Leslie Gray Streeter
The Palm Beach Post columnist recounts the terrible night when her life was turned upside-down, and her unplanned, forced accommodation to the newly-dominant emotion of grief.

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"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" | Watch Video
On November 10, 1871 the Scottish explorer who'd disappeared in Africa while searching for the source of the Nile was found by a reporter for the New York Herald. Jane Pauley reports. 

MOVIES:  How two "Forrest Gump" actors served their country | Watch Video
Two actors who appeared in the 1994 film "Forrest Gump," which featured harrowing scenes of combat in Vietnam and the anguish of veterans upon their return home, would themselves serve the military after the movie wrapped. Gary Sinise, who played Lt. Dan, formed the Gary Sinise Foundation to aid returning servicemembers, while Michael Humphreys, who played Tom Hanks' character as a child, signed up for the Army and was deployed for 18 months in Anbar Province, Iraq. Twenty-five years after the film's release, Mark Strassmann talked with Sinise and Humphreys about the film's impact on their lives.

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London Marlene Dietrich
Hollywood film star Marlene Dietrich in London on Sept. 25, 1944, in the uniform of USO Camp shows - a WAAC outfit with forage cap. AP

"MOBITUARIES": Marlene Dietrich goes to war | Watch Video
During World War II the German-born Hollywood film star fought for her adopted country. 

To hear the full "Mobituaries" audiobook excerpt "Marlene Dietrich Goes to War," click here  

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Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II and Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip in "The Crown." Des Willie/Netflix

TELEVISION: "The Crown" | Watch Video
Time marches on, even for royalty. As the hit Netflix series "The Crown" returns for its third season, the young and glamorous Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, played to critical acclaim by Claire Foy and Matt Smith, are out; the more mature Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies are in. Mark Phillips spent time on the set with Colman and Helena Bonham Carter (who co-stars as Princess Margaret), and with series creator and writer Peter Morgan, to discuss the show about a family in extraordinary circumstances.

To watch a trailer for Season 3 of "The Crown" click on the video player below: 

The Crown Season 3 | Official Trailer | Netflix by Netflix on YouTube

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  • "The Crown" (Netflix) – Season 3 debuts November 17       
Mushroom Confit, from the latest edition of "Joy of Cooking." "Joy of Cooking"/Scribner

FOOD: "The Joy of Cooking" and its recipe for success | Watch Video
Irma Rombauer wrote and published the first "Joy of Cooking" in 1931. Updating "Joy" has been a family tradition, passed down through the generations. Serena Altschul talks with Irma's great-grandson, John Becker, who is co-author, along with wife Megan Scott, of the latest edition of one of the most successful cookbooks ever published.

Recipe from "Joy of Cooking": Mushroom Confit
The latest edition of the bestselling cookbook offers the perfect spread or addition to pasta.

Recipe from "Joy of Cooking": Roasted Mushroom Lasagne
From the latest edition of the bestselling cookbook.

Recipes from "Joy of Cooking": Brownies
Classic Brownies Cockaigne, and more modern Fudgy Brownies, from the latest edition of the bestselling cookbook.

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In memoriam (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers Beatles photographer Robert Freeman, Maria Perego, creator of the puppet character Topo Gigio, and Robert Norris, who became famous in advertising as "The Marlboro Man," even though he never smoked.


HARTMAN: Heaven sent (Video)
During her 35 years as a nurse, Lori Wood has been a hero many times over. At the time Jonathan Pinkard, a 27-year-old autistic man, met Wood, doctors in Newnan, Ga., told him he had heart failure and needed a heart transplant. Being homeless, there was no way he could get on a transplant list – until Wood took matters in hand. Steve Hartman reports.

"Ford v. Ferrari": Matt Damon and Christian Bale on a story of competition and friendship | Watch Video
In the 1960s, Ford Motor Company embarked on building a supercar that could beat the Italian automaker Ferrari at one of the world's most prestigious car races, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. That effort, and the stories of the car designer and driver behind it, is now told in the new movie "Ford v. Ferrari." Tracy Smith talks with stars Matt Damon (who plays Carroll Shelby, the automotive artist hired to defeat Ferrari) and Christian Bale (who plays legendary driver Ken Miles) about the quest to create a finely-tuned weapon of speed.

To watch a trailer for "Ford v. Ferrari" click on the video player below: 

FORD v FERRARI | Official Trailer 2 [HD] | 20th Century FOX by 20th Century Fox on YouTube

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Two portraits of veterans from the Mary Whyte project "We the People."  Mary Whyte

ART:  "We, the People": Mary Whyte's portraits of 50 veterans from 50 states | Watch Video
For her project titled "We the People," artist Mary Whyte set out to paint 50 veterans from 50 states. The men and women included in the exhibition, now at the City Gallery in Charleston, S.C., are as diverse as the nation they served. Martha Teichner reports.

GALLERY: Mary Whyte's portraits of veterans

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Nikki Haley served for nearly two years as President Trump's Ambassador to the United Nations. CBS News

POLITICS: Nikki Haley: I was asked by Cabinet members to take sides against the president | Watch Video
Norah O'Donnell talks with the former South Carolina governor and Trump administration Ambassador to the United Nations. 

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Nikki Haley: Trump isn't the only one guilty of inflammatory rhetoric
The former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, addresses President Donald Trump's use of the term "invasion" when speaking of immigrants.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Nikki Haley: We should have the backs of the Kurds
The former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, addresses President Donald Trump's abandonment of the Kurds in Syria who have been key in America's fight against ISIS, and the purpose of deploying U.S. troops overseas.

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Salmon (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to the North Fork of the Clearwater River in north-central Idaho, where Kokanee Salmon are running. Videographer: Hank Heusinkveld.


 Week of November 11 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.  

The fall of the Berlin Wall
Looking back at the wall that once divided Germany during the Cold War, and its collapse in November 1989.


"Path in the Wheat Fields at Pourville" by Claude Monet (1882). Oil on canvas. Frederic C. Hamilton Collection, bequeathed to the Denver Art Museum

TAKE FIVE: Arts & events around the U.S. (November 8)
Check out the "Sunday Morning" listings of art openings and events this week.

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