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Host: Jane Pauley


The migratory path of a whimbrel may extend from nesting areas in the Arctic to wintering grounds as far south as Bolivia. CBS News

COVER STORY: A migration odyssey – Tagging whimbrel shorebirds | Watch Video
Whimbrel are dramatically declining in numbers due to the pressures of climate change encroaching upon the birds' habitats and migratory routes. So, it was a shock when ornithologists discovered that 20,000 eastern whimbrel – half of the estimated population – stopped to roost on South Carolina's tiny Deveaux Bank during their annual migration. Correspondent Martha Teichner joins experts as they attempt to capture and tag some of these birds, to learn more about them in order to best help them survive.

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A view of the exhibition "Cézanne Drawing," a collection of the artist's works on paper, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.  CBS News

ART: The artist as searcher – Cézanne works on paper | Watch Video
The French painter Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) is considered a pioneer who paved the way for cubist and abstract art, but his revolutionary style may be most evident in his drawings. Correspondent Rita Braver visits New York's Museum of Modern Art, where 250 of Cezanne's watercolors and drawings on paper are featured in a landmark exhibition, "Cézanne Drawing."

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MOVIES: Revisiting the Sopranos' world in "The Many Saints of Newark" | Watch Video
Producer David Chase became a TV legend with his groundbreaking HBO series, "The Sopranos." Now, 14 years after the show's cryptic finale, Chase is returning to the roots of his central character in a prequel film, "The Many Saints of Newark." Correspondent Jim Axelrod talks with Chase about the pressures to revisit the Sopranos' crime world and the origins of Dickie Moltisanti and Uncle Junior; with actor John Magaro, who plays Silvio Dante; and with Michael Gandolfini, son of the late James Gandolfini, who plays a youthful version of the mob boss made famous by his father.

WEB EXTRA: Michael Gandolfini on playing a young Tony Soprano (YouTube video)

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THE MANY SAINTS OF NEWARK – Official Trailer by Warner Bros. Pictures on YouTube

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The company of the musical "Wicked." "Wicked"

STAGE: The road to the hit Broadway musical "Wicked" | Watch Video
Gregory Maguire's 1995 novel "Wicked" sought to give a backstory to one of the most haunting figures from L. Frank Baum's "Wizard of Oz": The Wicked Witch of the West. The book would inspire a long-running musical, which has proved a hit both on Broadway and on tour. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with Maguire and composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and with the original Glinda and Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, about a show that has become a beacon for anyone who doesn't fit a conventional mold.

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Cedric the Entertainer is, among many other things, an acquirer of vintage cars, as he shows Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz.  CBS News

TELEVISION: How show business keeps Cedric the Entertainer busy (Video)
The multi-hyphenate Cedric Antonio Kyles – comedian, actor, director and producer – boiled his stage name down to Cedric the Entertainer, but he still wears many hats. The star of the sitcom "The Neighborhood" will be hosting next week's Emmy Awards on CBS. He sat down with Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz to talk about his career and the joy he brings to audiences.

WEB EXTRA: Cedric the Entertainer on segregation in his hometown (YouTube video)

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PASSAGE: Ceremonies commemorating those lost on 9/11


MEDIA: "Countdown bin Laden" - Obama's pursuit of the 9/11 mastermind | Watch Video
CBS News' John Dickerson sits down with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, author of "Countdown bin Laden," to discuss the raid on the al Qaeda leader's compound, and President Obama's decision to go forward with the Navy SEAL operation that had a high possibility of failure.

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HARTMAN: Love everlasting (Video)
Monica Iken was married just 11 months when her husband, Michael, died at the World Trade Center on 9/11. Steve Hartman talks with Iken about the course of her life 20 years after that fateful day, becoming a vocal proponent for a memorial on the site of Ground Zero.        

Training dogs to search for people trapped in rubble.  CBS News

9/11: From rescues to rescuers – Training search dogs (Video)
It takes a special kind of dog to become an expert in the art of finding people trapped in rubble. That's why Wilma Melville founded the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, which trains both firefighters and canines – typically, dogs that are rescues themselves – to work at the sites of natural disasters, building collapses and terror attacks, such as Ground Zero in New York City following 9/11. Correspondent Luke Burbank talks with Melville about her mission. 

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  • National Disaster Search Dog Foundation

9/11:  20 years after – The transformation of Ground Zero | Watch Video
On Sept. 11, 2001, sixteen acres in Lower Manhattan were turned into hallowed ground. How that area has been transformed since 9/11, in a delicate balance of both looking back and looking forward, is a testament to how the city has risen anew. Correspondent Lee Cowan reports.

GALLERY: Oculus, the new World Trade Center Transportation Hub

GALLERY: One World Trade Center

GALLERY: Graffiti rises at the World Trade Center site

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COMMENTARY: NYT reporter Dan Barry on 9/11, and messages written in dust | Watch Video
The Pulitzer Prize-winner recalls the scene at Ground Zero, and words of grief, anger and faint hope scrawled in the dust that had settled on the surrounding buildings. 

NATURE: A memorial of water (Extended Video)
On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, "Sunday Morning" visits Lower Manhattan, and the memorial to those who were lost. Videographer: Derek Davis. 

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A memorial service in Ridgewood, N.J., for those lost in the 9/11 attacks.  CBS News

FROM THE ARCHIVES: A town in mourning (YouTube Video)
In this story which aired on "CBS Sunday Morning" September 16, 2001, correspondent Bill Geist reports from his hometown of Ridgewood, N.J., a dozen of whose residents were missing from the 9/11 attack on New York City's financial center, and on the shock and grief that touched families and church congregations in this bedroom community just 17 miles from Ground Zero.

Ridgewood residents who died on 9/11: Richard Blood, Michael Carroll, Daniel McGinley, James Munhall, Charlie Murphy, Steven Paterson, Michael San Phillip, Bruce Simmons, Steven Strobert, Gina Sztejnberg, Jon Vandevander and Christopher Wodenshek.

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