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This week on "Sunday Morning" (October 24)

Host: Jane Pauley


COVER STORY: Passing: On crossing the color line | Watch Video
"Passing" can be a gray area that some biracial or multiracial Americans face when navigating questions of identity and social acceptance, while defining the story we tell about ourselves. "CBS Saturday Morning" co-host Michelle Miller talks with Rebecca Hall, Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga, the director and stars of the new film "Passing," and with writers Lise Funderburg and Allyson Hobbs, about the social history of passing, and its impact upon perception and power.

To watch a trailer for the film "Passing" click on the video player below.

Passing | Official Trailer | Netflix by Netflix on YouTube

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Passing and the disassociation from one's past (YouTube Video)
Joy Bivins, director of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, talks with Michelle Miller about the social impact of someone of mixed race passing for White (or Black).

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The most deadly creature.  CBS News

SCIENCE: Visit a factory that makes mosquitoes | Watch Video
The mosquito is the deadliest animal on Earth, and the tiny Aedes aegypti may be the worst species of all, spreading diseases like West Nile, malaria and dengue fever. Correspondent David Pogue reports on a test conducted in Fresno, Calif., to reduce the rising mosquito population there by releasing sterile males, bred in a factory, to mate with females in the wild. Did the experiment work?

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Work proceeds on artist Gabe Gault's mural along the Toledo, Ohio waterfront, painted onto grain solos. CBS News

ART: A mural presents a new image for one Ohio city | Watch Video
Toledo's industrial waterfront is looking more colorful, thanks to the massive mural being painted on 28 grain silos along the Maumee River. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with project manager Christina Kasper and Los Angeles artist Gabriel Gault about turning a 170,000-sq.-ft. concrete canvas into a tribute to Native Americans and sunflowers.

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Naturalist Jane Goodall with correspondent Seth Doane.  CBS News

SCIENCE: Jane Goodall on her hope for the future | Watch Video
Famed naturalist Jane Goodall has dedicated her life to protecting wildlife and the environment, and at age 87, she continues to reach out to as many people as possible to advocate for a more sustainable future. She talks with correspondent Seth Doane about her new book, "The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times," and about how everyone can contribute to reversing mankind's destruction of our only home.

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PASSAGE: In memoriam (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including former Joint Chiefs Chairman and Secretary of State Colin Powell.

An apple tart from Martha Stewart. CBS News

FOOD: Martha Stewart's pink applesauce tart | Watch Video
It's apple-picking season, and multimedia lifestyle entrepreneur Martha Stewart demonstrates how to put this season's harvest to good use, with a tempting pink applesauce tart.

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HEADLINES: Memorial vigil for movie set shooting victim (Video)
The investigation continues into Thursday's horrific shooting in New Mexico involving actor Alec Baldwin firing a "prop" gun that took the life of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the western movie, "Rust." In Albuquerque last night, friends and colleagues held a memorial vigil. Correspondent Omar Villafranca was there.        

Former President Barack Obama, right, with correspondent Anthony mason and singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen.  CBS News

BOOKS: Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen: Renegades | Watch Video
The former president and the singer-songwriter, longtime friends, have shared their stories in a podcast, and now a book: "Renegades: Born in the USA." Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen sit down with correspondent Anthony Mason to discuss the influence of their fathers on their life's work, and the shared narratives that drive the surprisingly similar fields of popular music and politics.

READ AN EXCERPT: "Renegades: Born in the USA"

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To watch a trailer for the restored 1979 "No Nukes" concert footage, click on the video player below:

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band - The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concert Trailer by BruceSpringsteenVEVO on YouTube

NATURE: In Utah, it's raining fish (Video)
Fish stocks in hundreds of isolated lakes high in the Utah mountains are replenished via a novel approach – from the air. Correspondent Conor Knighton profiles the team responsible for delivering fresh fish by airplane.

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SPORTS: The secret of Wayne Gretzky's success | Watch Video
Wayne Gretzky became one of hockey's all-time greats by his indefatigable passion for the sport. In a rare interview he talks with correspondent Lee Cowan about what accounts for his incomparable career; the lessons he learned from his father; and about his latest slapshot, as an on-air analyst for TNT.

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NATURE: Tongass National Forest (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to the Tongass National Forest, near Juneau, Alaska. Videographer: Phillip Gladkov.       


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PODCAST: "Unsung Science"
"Sunday Morning" correspondent David Pogue explores the origin stories behind some of the most mind-blowing advances in science and technology. Presented by CBS News and Simon & Schuster. 

Listen to the first episode, "Fresno Mosquitoes":

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