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This week on "Sunday Morning" (November 15)

"Sunday Morning" will be only one hour this week, as CBS Sports presents the final day of play of The Masters golf tournament, beginning at 10 a.m. ET. 

Host: Jane Pauley


Former President Barack Obama sits down with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King for his first interview since the 2020 Election, to be broadcast on "Sunday Morning" November 15.  Lazarus Baptiste/CBS News

COVER STORY: Barack Obama speaks out on politics, the presidency, and Donald Trump | Watch Video
In his first television interview since the election of Joe Biden as the 46th President, former President Barack Obama sits down with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King to discuss the first volume of his memoirs, "A Promised Land." He talks about the enormous opposition he experienced as he entered the White House; the impact of his political career on his family; and why he campaigned for his former vice president – and spoke out so vociferously against his successor, President Donald Trump.

[And don't miss Scott Pelley's interview with former President Barack Obama on "60 Minutes" Sunday, November 15.]

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Happy As A Gram, a pie design from Lauren Ko's "Pieometry." Ed Anderson Photography

ART: Pie art: One baker's delicious designs | Watch Video
When Lauren Ko began posting photos of her pie designs on Instagram, social media ate them up. She talks with correspondent Conor Knighton about her new book, "Pieometry," and about her sweet creations and pun-filled posts that leave fans pie-ning for more.

RECIPE: Happy As A Gram, from Lauren Ko's "Pieometry"

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 A pig in a pickle (Video)
A seemingly drama-free webcam stream, of a pig in a barn in Upstate New York, suddenly turned into hot programming when the barn caught fire. Laura Palladino, who was the sole viewer of the stream, became a hero when she least expected it. Steve Hartman reports.

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Leonard Lauder on Estée Lauder and the sweet smell of success | Watch Video
The chairman emeritus and former CEO of the global beauty behemoth talks with correspondent Alina Cho about his new memoir, "The Company I Keep," a book that is equal parts biography, business tome, philanthropy and tribute to his mother, Estée Lauder (a woman who founded a cosmetics empire in her kitchen), and all the wisdom he's picked up along the way.

READ AN EXCERPT: The origin story of Estée Lauder, from "The Company I Keep"

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PULSE: Holiday travel

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell on sharing love – and the screen – together | Watch Video
Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn are spreading holiday cheer as Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Netflix film "The Christmas Chronicles 2." And as correspondent Tracy Smith discovers, the actors and longtime partners' relationship has a certain magic all its own. 

To watch a trailer for "The Christmas Chronicles 2" click on the video player below:

The Christmas Chronicles 2 starring Kurt Russell & Goldie Hawn | Official Trailer | Netflix by Netflix on YouTube

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COMMENTARY: Jim Gaffigan on saving face while wearing a mask | Watch Video
The comedian opines on how having a big head (both physically and metaphorically) can affect one's use of personal protective equipment.

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 California's Tahoe National Forest (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to Tahoe National Forest, northwest of Lake Tahoe, in California. 

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Paul Taylor Dance Company

"SUNDAY MORNING" MATINEE: Paul Taylor Dance Company (Video)
Recorded at the Paul Taylor Dance Company's Lower East Side Studio six months after the COVID-19 shutdown, Maria Ambrose and Lisa Borres perform an excerpt from Taylor's 1977 masterwork "Images," with music by Claude Debussy. Visit the Taylor Company's website ( for information on their November 19 virtual benefit, "Modern Is Now: Stories of Our Future."

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