May 31: Featuring reports on the nation's outpouring of grief and anger following the death of a man in police custody; Mo Rocca on "The New Normal"; how COVID-19 is coloring today’s music and TV commercials; the history of facemasks; and the virtual cocktail hour
The death of a Minneapolis man in police custody last Monday has spurred a nationwide explosion of grief and anger. Jeff Pegues looks at the events of the past week and talks to the family and girlfriend of George Floyd, whose arrest and detention was recorded on video for the world to watch in horror; with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump; and with the mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, whose city was the first to erupt in street protests and unrest
Recommendations of four new fiction and non-fiction titles
On Thursday the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced "CBS Sunday Morning" is nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Morning Program and Outstanding Single Camera Editing. The 47th Annual Daytime Emmys will be presented on June 26, broadcast live on CBS
An experiment in theatre – to present plays written, rehearsed and performed in the span of just 24 hours – has resulted in works shown on stages around the world. But with theatres shut, writer Christopher Oscar Peña and actors Evan Jonigkeit and Zosia Mamet have taken the blackly comic “The Story of Us” on the road, to an isolated lake – the perfect place to dispose of a murder weapon! This short play was recorded especially for “CBS Sunday Morning”
During the Great Depression, the newly-elected president responded to 25% unemployment, sweeping poverty, and the banking system's collapse in ways that would reshape how the country thought about itself, the presidency, and democracy
The actress and talk show host, celebrating their 40th anniversary this spring, have marked the occasion by writing a book in which 40 famous couples share their secrets on how their marriages have stood the test of time
The paint is barely dry on his latest work, "After the Storm," a celebration of the strength of the human spirit
It's the season for babies to put in an appearance, so "Sunday Morning" contributing videographer Judy Lehmberg offers us a little cuteness
Artisans practice their skills at "shibori" in the town of Arimatsu, where merchant houses specializing in producing exquisitely-dyed fabrics have stood for centuries
The singer best known for his 1978 country hit “The Gambler” talked with Russ Mitchell about his transition from avant-garde jazz, folk and rock to country, and his passion for photography
The artist Christo, who – teamed with his wife Jeanne-Claude – became renowned for monumental, transformative works of public art, died May 31 at age 84. In this report which originally aired on June 25, 1995, Martha Teichner reported from Berlin on one of their most famous works: Wrapping the Reichstag in fabric, which revealed as much as it concealed
In his 11th week of quarantine, the comedian would like to know how to prepare for a second wave of the pandemic, and how to dress for it
For some 95 years, cartoons in The New Yorker magazine have captured the spirit of their times, and the current pandemic is no exception. "Sunday Morning" presents a recent sampling from cartoonists Jon Adams, Johnny DiNapoli, Carolita Johnson and Avi Steinberg
Since parades and gatherings are cancelled this Memorial Day weekend, retired Air Force bugler Jari Villanueva and correspondent Steve Hartman are asking buglers and trumpet players across the country to stand on their porches this Memorial Day, and play the haunting music of “Taps” – and for the rest of us to soak in this 24-note reminder of what Memorial Day is all about
As Americans shelter at home, everyday shopping habits are changing, perhaps permanently, with online grocery sales way up, while department stores struggle to survive
While Remdesivir is seen as a step forward in treating COVID-19, we are still far from a cure or vaccine
The Shakespearean actor most recognized for his performances in the sci-fi franchises "X-Men" and "Star Trek" talks about playing Captain Jean Luc Picard, and how he sought an escape from the pandemic through poetry
The singer-musician, whose Radio City Music Hall residency is on hold, talks about canceled concerts, his music videos recorded in the shower, and his new song, "Your Face"
The multiple-Grammy-winner has paused for a little self-reflection in a new book ("More Myself: A Journey") and a new album ("Alicia")
The Oscar-winning singer-songwriter's new coronavirus-themed composition is a love song of sorts, perfect for a time of isolation
At 71 the legendary singer-songwriter has recorded a new audio memoir, and an album of songs he loved while growing up in North Carolina, "American Standard"
The Oscar-winning actor talks about success, failure, and his goal to become a better person
The actors are working together for the first time since they married 23 years ago in the (now-delayed) return to Broadway of Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite"