This week on "Sunday Morning" (September 9)

A sculpture by Alberto Giacometti, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. 

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COVER STORY: Why parents opt for unusual baby names | 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 son is named Billion Ayer. (Originally broadcast on September 24, 2017.)

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Almanac: The day Japan bombed Oregon

ALMANAC: When Japan attacked Oregon | Watch Video
On September 9, 1942, the U.S. mainland was firebombed by an enemy pilot. Jane Pauley reports. 

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ART: The restless perfectionism of Alberto Giacometti | Watch Video
Tony Dokoupil reports on an exhibition of sculptor Alberto Giacometti's peerless work at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. 

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ON BROADWAY: The musicals of Rodgers & Hammerstein: Some of our favorite things | Watch Video
The songwriting team created such classic Broadway shows as "Oklahoma!," "South Pacific" and "The Sound of Music." Mo Rocca looks at the great songwriting team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, and talks with actress Kelli O'Hara and author Todd Purum about their legacy. (Originally broadcast on June 10, 2018.)

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Milepost: National Museum of Brazil destroyed by fire

MILEPOST: National Museum of Brazil destroyed by fire | Watch Video
A Rio de Janiero treasure trove of history was reduced to ashes this past week, when fire tore through the National Museum of Brazil, destroying approximately 90 percent of its 20 million artifacts. Jane Pauley reports. 

Tearing down a wall

HARTMAN: Tearing down a wall (Video)
A predominately black neighborhood in Summerville, South Carolina, was torn apart when a white resident, Annie Caddell, put up a Confederate flag. It stirred a public fight, including the erection of a wall around her property to block views of the flag. But after Caddell suffered a heart attack, she also had a change of heart, and took the flag down, as Steve Hartman reported a few months ago. Hartman has now returned to Summerville to follow up on new developments in the story about restoring a community.

Bob Woodward on "Fear" in the Trump White House

WASHINGTON: Bob Woodward's "Fear: Trump in the White House" | Watch Video
Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward has covered nine White Houses going back to President Richard Nixon and Watergate. His latest book, "Fear: Trump in the White House," is revelatory in its look at chaos and discord within the current administration as witnessed by those inside the West Wing.

In an interview with CBS News national security correspondent David Martin, Woodward talks about the behavior of President Donald Trump and the actions of those on his staff who, they claim, are trying to protect the country and its institutions from the president's own inclinations.

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PASSAGE: Burt Reynolds | Watch Video
The easy-going star of "Smokey and the Bandit" and "Deliverance," who died this week at 82, was one of Hollywood's most popular and enduring actors. Jane Pauley reports. 

Remembering 9/11: Wind chimes for the silenced

9/11:  9/11 heroes honored with wind chime memorial | Watch Video
Chip Reid reports on an affecting memorial opening in Shanksville, Pa., at the site of the crash of Flight 93. Wind chimes remember the 40 passengers and crew who brought down the plane hijacked by terrorists and directed towards Washington, D.C.

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Calendar: Week of September 10

CALENDAR: Week of September 10 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

Nature: Black bears

NATURE: Black bears (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning among the black bears at the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in East Lake, North Carolina. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.


A Malachite kingfisher.

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