This week on "Sunday Morning" (Sept. 24)


Lesley Stahl with author and bookstore owner Ann Patchett, at Parnassus Books in Nashville. 

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Last Updated Sep 24, 2017 9:45 AM EDT

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What's in a name? Plenty | Watch Video
A correspondent by the name of Susan Spencer explores why more and more parents today are gifting their babies with less-traditional names, from North West to Moxie Crimefighter Jilette. She talks with Michael Ayer, whose 16-year-old son is named Billion Ayer. 

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Debut of "60 Minutes" (Video)
On September 24th, 1968, Harry Reasoner and Mike Wallace introduced the revolutionary TV series "60 Minutes," created by long-time executive producer Don Hewitt. Jane Pauley looks back at the debut of the newsmagazine that has featured countless memorable moments over the last half-century.

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Left: "Unfinished cartoon for a Madonna and Child" (1525-30) by Michelangelo. Right: "Woman Holding a Balance" (c. 1664) by Johannes Vermeer. Casa Buonarroti, Florence; National Gallery of Art, Washington, Widener Collection

THE NEW SEASON: Art | Watch Video
Anna Werner presents a preview of current and upcoming exhibitions at museums across the country.

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 A museum-worthy collection of trash (Video)
Over more than three decades, former NYC sanitation worker Nelson Molina collected items from the trash that he saw as treasures. It's become a collection worthy of a museum. Serena Altschul took a tour of his remarkable gallery of salvaged collectibles.   

 Movies | Watch Video
Critic David Edelstein previews the best of the upcoming films this fall. 

Music | Watch Video
Bill Flanagan highlights some of the Fall's most anticipated new music releases, from pop to classical and jazz.

Shania Twain with correspondent Lee Cowan, at the singer's studio, at her home in the Bahamas. CBS News

MUSIC: Shania Twain on finding her voice again | Watch Video
After a rocky end to her marriage with her longtime collaborator, the bestselling female country music singer ever is back with her first studio album in 15 years.

PREVIEW: Shania Twain on her songwriting: "I just sort of wrote myself out of my misery"
In preview of interview airing on "Sunday Morning" the country music superstar opens up about music following her divorce, her childhood, and more.

To watch Shania Twain perform "Life's About to Get Good," from her new album "Now," click on the video player below.

Shania Twain - Life's About To Get Good by ShaniaTwainVEVO on YouTube

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"Young Sheldon" | Watch Video
Tracy Smith talks with Iain Armitage, the young star of the new "Big Bang Theory" spin-off.

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And the band member played on (VIDEO)
Reading teacher Dawn West, 52, says the very happiest days of her life were the ones spent as a member of the West Virginia University marching band. What's amazing is, she never left, attending classes just to remain a member of the band. Steve Hartman meets the woman who may be America's only lifetime college student.

THE NEW SEASON: Theater | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" previews some of fall's most anticipated shows on and off-Broadway

A scene from the London production of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." Manuel Harlan

THEATER: Harry Potter brings his magic to the stage | Watch Video
Mark Phillips talks with Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling about the sensation of the London stage (and coming soon to Broadway): "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child."

WEB EXTRA: Extended transcript: J.K. Rowling and the creative team behind "Cursed Child"
The creator of Harry Potter, playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany talk about developing the award-winning continuation of the wizard's family story

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Books | Watch Video
New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul previews some of the Fall's most anticipated titles.

Ann Patchett: Writer, and purveyor, of books | Watch Video
Ann Patchett doesn't just write books, like her latest bestseller, "Commonwealth"; she sells them, at Parnassus Books in Nashville, her very own bookstore. As you might expect from a novelist, there's a good story behind Parnassus Books, and it's one that's bigger than just one bookstore. Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" reports.

EXCERPT: Ann Patchett's "Commonwealth"
In the author's most recent novel, the story of two interconnected families becomes grist for a bestselling book

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NATURE: Whooping cranes (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning with an encore of our very first Nature endpiece: Whooping cranes in South Texas, which aired on February 25th, 1979.



CALENDAR: Week of September 25 Watch Video
From a Broadway musical landmark to National Coffee Day, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.Jane Pauley reports.

NATURE UP CLOSE: Arches National Park
The writer and passionate naturalist Edward Abbey was inspired by his years as a ranger in the starkly beautiful Utah landscape

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