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a dubious distinction with al gore. in 2000 he also won the popular vote but lost in the electoral college. >> as for what i'll do next, i don't know the answer to that one yet. >> reporter: a defeated gore grew a beard, wrote books, and launched a failed cable network only to sell it for millions, but never ran for public office again. he spoke to charlie rose in 2007. >> i acknowledged earlier i don't think i'm very good at politics, charlie. and i think that -- i think that -- i mean, i'm willing to bear my responsibility for not being more effective as a communicator. >> reporter: michael dukakis has said being able to go back to his job as governor of massachusetts helped him return to a sense of normalcy.
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after his private meeting with president obama, president-elect donald trump was introduced to the white house press corps. how'd that go? have a look. >> ready? okay. well, i just had the opportunity to have an excellent conversation with president-elect trump. it was wide-ranging. we talked about some of the organizational issues in setting up the white house. we talked about foreign policy. we talked about domestic policy. and as i said last night, my number one priority in the coming two months is to try to facilitate a transition that ensures our president-elect is successful. and i have been very encouraged
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president-elect trump's wanting to work with my team around many of the issues that this great country faces. and i believe that it is important for all of us, regardless of political preferences to now come together, work together to deal with the many challenges that we face. and in the meantime michelle has had a chance to greet the incoming first lady, and we had an excellent conversation with her as well. and we want to make sure that they feel welcome as they prepare to make this transition. and most of all, i want to
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going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed then the country succeeds. please. >> well, thank you very much, president obama. this was a meeting that was going to last for maybe 10 or 15 minutes, and we were just going to get to know each other. we had never met each other. i have great respect. the meeting lasted for almost an hour and a half. concerned, could have gone on for a lot longer. we really -- we discussed a lot of different situations, some wonderful and some difficulties. i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel. he's explained some of the difficulties, some of the high-flying assets and some of the really great things that
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so mr. president, it was a great honor being with you. and i look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future. >> thank you. thank you, everybody. we're not -- we are not going to be taking any questions. thank you, guys. thank you. here's a good rule.
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his new album "stranger to stranger" debuted at number 1. lee cowan paid simon a visit at his studio. ? >> reporter: to watch paul simon rehearse is to watch a big band leader in action. >> don't just stay duane eddy the whole time. >> okay. >> reporter: he has some of the best musicians in the world at his fingertips. ? and when it's time to play they create a sound that is uniquely his. ? a long time ago yeah ? ? before you was born dude ? ? when i was still single and life was great ? >> my music is containing more and more elements from -- i'm just sort of dragging along this
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collecting. >> reporter: sounds and not just the silent ones have always spoken to paul simon. >> these are vietnamese. they go -- ? >> reporter: he has shelves full of exotic instruments in his studio at his home in the connecticut countryside. >> so i use it like this. as like a ch sound. >> reporter: each one of them an auditory music. >> i always called it a twanger but it turns out it's from i think india and it's called a gopicha. >> reporter: you'll hear it very clearly on the first song off simon's 13th solo studio album. ? he calls it "the werewolf." >> and when i heard it it sounded like "the werewolf." "the werewolf." you know. so that's where i took the title
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? led a fairly decent life ? ? made a fairly decent living, had a fairly decent wife ? she killed him ? ? sushi knife ? ? now they're shopping for a fairly decent afterlife ? >> reporter: at 75 his voice is as strong as ever. and with it comes lyrics only rhymin' simon could deliver. ? the winners, the grinners with money-colored eyes ? ? they eat all the nuggets then they order extra fries ? ? the werewolf is coming ? ? the werewolf is coming ? ? the werewolf's coming ? >> at a time when you could be playing your greatest hits, you could be not worried about sort of exploring new things, and yet you still are kind of trying to push the envelope. >> i'm not trying to push an envelope. i have no agenda other than to follow what my ear tells me is interesting. >> a lot of trial and error. >> it's very much trial and
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and i have -- i've learned to have a lot of patience with the errors. a lot of errors. ? hello darkness my old friend ? ? i've come to talk with you again ? >> reporter: he's been at this time. since he was 13. teaming up with his childhood friend, art garfunkel. ? and the vision ? ? that was planted in my brain ? ? still remains ? ? within the sound of silence ? as a team they wrote anthems for a generation with lyrics that seemed wise beyond their years. >> for a while there i had my finger out and the pulse of popular music ran under my finger and everything i touched
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? though my story's seldom told ? ? i have squandered my resistance ? ? for a pocketful of mumbles such are promises ? sometimes you get into that flow where you feel like you're plugged in and stuff is just coming through you. >> does one ever arrive in a flash for you? >> occasionally. >> like with what? >> the fastest song that i can remember ever writing that had any length to it was "slip sliding away." ? slip sliding away ? ? slip sliding away ? ? you know the nearer your destination the more you're slip sliding away ? which i wrote in about 20
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and the same is true with "bridge over troubled water." i wrote it in a night. ? like a bridge over troubled water ? and when i finished it, i thought that's -- where'd that come from? that's better than -- that's better than i usually write. >> reporter: "bridge over troubled water" was simon and garfunkel's last album together. their often rocky collaboration ended in 1970. >> i don't spend a lot of time thinking about simon & garfunkel. but given the span of years of my career, it's only -- it's a relatively small proportion. so -- >> does it feel like ancient history sort of? >> you know, nothing feels like ancient history. it's one of the cliches of getting older, is like you remember everything as if it just happened. >> at the end of this field way back there is another path and beyond that is another field that was also completely filled.
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park back in 1981? >> ladies and gentlemen, simon & garfunkel! [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: half a million people crammed onto the lawn that night to see the duo together again. ? and here's to you mrs. robinson ? ? jesus loves you more than you will know ? ? whoa, whoa, whoa ? >> it was a totally peaceful scene and it sort of spread through the city like that. there was something -- something quite extraordinary about it. >> reporter: art garfunkel, however, wasn't so sure. >> we came off stage, and i said to artie, how do you think we did? and he said, "disaster." >> really? >> it was like a giant hit. >> reporter: they were a hit.
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he had plenty after the break-up, enough to bring an even bigger crowd back to central park in 1991. ? mama don't take my kodachrome away ? but nothing was quite as popular or quite as different as his south african-influenced "graceland." ? i can call you betty and betty when you call me you can call me al ? ? people say she's crazy ? ? she got diamonds on the soles of her shoes ? >> it was the biggest learning experience of my musical life, no question about it. >> reporter: being a father has been his other learning experience. he has four children. and he married a musician. edie brickell. who has a successful career of her own. ?
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exploration, pushing himself and his band to play each song old or new as if for the very first time. >> if you're bored, you're probably not playing it well. you could be playing it perfectly but that doesn't mean you're playing it well. >> reporter: his latest album, "stranger to stranger," debuted at number 1 on the billboard charts this summer. that's historic even for him. >> what i'm thinking of is how to end things well, not just a whole life, you know. and if i could do it gracefully or beautifully, well, i would be very grateful. >> that doesn't sound like you're dwelling on it. >> it's not my favorite go-to subject. you know, when i want to cheer myself up. but on the other hand, it's probably worth it to be at least somewhat prepared.
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come january 20th, donald and melania trump along with their 10-year-old son barron will be moving into their new home, 1600 pennsylvania avenue. margaret brennan has more on that. >> reporter: during wednesday morning's acceptance speech donald trump was surrounded by his most trusted political allies and advisers, his family members. >> they're definitely breaking the mold. washington will see a family they've never seen the likes of before. >> so i want to thank my family very much. really fantastic. thank you all. >> just as he is brash and very vocal, his wife melania is the exact opposite. melania will present herself as an elegant, more thoughtful woman. >> reporter: as first lady melania promises to fight cyber bullying.
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fragile. >> reporter: she limited her campaign appearances to be a stay-at-home mom for 10-year-old barron. it's unclear how much that will change once that home becomes the white house. >> people really didn't understand that her priority is her son. so it's going to be interesting now that she is going to have to be a first lady, and her priority is going to have to become the country as well as her son. >> my father is a fighter. >> reporter: perhaps donald trump's most trusted confidant during the campaign was his oldest daughter and businesswoman in her own gh ivan ivanka. >> i've seen your siblings quoted saying you're donald trump's favorite child. >> well, daddy's little girl. >> when ivanka talked, donald listened, convincing him to advocate for guaranteed federally financed maternity leave. >> daddy, daddy, we have to do this. and it's true. she's very smart and she's right. >> reporter: ivanka's husband jared also stepped in as a key adviser, overseeing the campaign's digital strategy. >> i predict that ivanka trump and jared kushner will be a very important couple in the new
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>> my father's a winner. and he believes in winning. >> reporter: eric trump often worked as his father's surrogate for interviews, and his brother donald jr. was also a constant presence on the trump campaign trail. but now the brothers are expected to take over their father's business interests once he becomes president while daughter tiffany is said to be pursuing a law degree. >> the trump family that we saw on the campaign trail is a really close one, and they helped put him in office. i think we'll continue to see a um him as he runs the country. >> reporter: and barron trump will be the youngest boy living here in the white house since jfk jr. so we will get to see another side of donald trump as the father to a preteen, raising his child in the spotlight. >> and that's the "overnight
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the transition begins. >> we now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed then the country succeeds. >> mr. president, it was a great honor being with you, and i look forward b many more times in the future. >> the 44th president welcomes the 45th to his new office. the incoming first lady gets a tour of their new home. >> this is what democracy looks like. >> also tonight, protests against the election results. >> definitely enough to bring me to tears. great expectations. can the new president keep the promises he made? and the play's the thing at
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>> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." there they sat, side by side, "the worst president ever" and a "man uniquely unqualified to replace" him. of course that's what they called each other during the campaign. but if the first meeting was awkward, it didn't show. it seemed cordial and r as one man welcomed the other into the most exclusive address in the world. here's major garrett. >> reporter: water cannons saluted president-elect donald trump today as his jet prepared to take off for washington. a short time later mr. trump sat beside president obama in the oval office. in their first ever meeting the two spent 90 minutes alone discussing foreign and domestic policy and the logistics of handing over power. >> i believe that it is important for all of us,
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preferences, to now come together, work together, to deal with the many challenges that we face. >> mr. trump echoed those sentiments. >> i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel. and it was a great honor being with you, and i look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future. thank you. >> reporter: as reporters were ushered out, trump complimented his long-time foe. >> very goo >> thank you. >> reporter: the oval office civility bore no relationship to the campaign trail. >> our president is incompetent. >> on the economy donald trump is uniquely unqualified to be our chief executive. >> reporter: white house press secretary josh earnest. >> the president's views haven't changed. he stands by what he said on the campaign trail. but the american people decided. the election is over. >> reporter: animosity between the two has simmered since mr. trump stoked rumors that the president was not born in the
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smooth transition, and those efforts were on display today. white house chief of staff denis mcdonough was seen walking with mr. trump's son-in-law and trusted adviser, jared kushner. kushner cannot serve in the white house due to nepotism rules. scott, we have learned that steve bannon, hard conservative and trump's campaign ceo, is under consideration for chief of staff. that appointment, should he get it, would send a distinctly anti-establishment signal to all of washington, something that could not be said of the other person vying for the chi o staff position, rnc chairman reince priebus. >> major garrett in the white house briefing room tonight. major, thank you. the president-elect's next stop was at the other end of pennsylvania avenue, to meet the republican leadership. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell and house speaker paul ryan. here's nancy cordes. >> let me just say how excited we are about these opportunities for the country. >> reporter: a pragmatic house speaker tabled months of animosity today, giving mr.
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inaugurated and even employing mr. trump's campaign motto. >> we are now talking about how we're going to hit the ground running to make sure that we can get this country turned around and make america great again. >> reporter: mr. trump said he would be doing "spectacular things" with ryan and senate leader mitch mcconnell. >> whether it's health care or immigration. so many different things. >> reporter: during the race both ryan and mcconnell routinely condemned their own nominee. >> i regret those comments that he made. >> he uttered a series of outrageous and unac >> reporter: their new detente is a fragile one. mr. trump wants to build a border wall. ryan doesn't. and deflected a question about it today. >> we're not going to do a press conference here. >> reporter: but they do agree on dismantling obamacare, right away. >> they can start as soon as january. they can start as soon as the spring. >> reporter: former gop senate aide christopher condeluci says republicans will move to repeal the law first, then debate how to replace it. >> congressional republicans as well as the trump administration
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transition period. is it one year? is it two years? that remains to be seen. but immediately people are not going to lose their insurance. >> reporter: democrats picked up a few seats in the house and senate, but not enough to block repeal. senator elizabeth warren told a union group today she is gearing up for a new reality. >> we will stand up to bigotry. no compromises ever on this one. [ applause ] >> whether donald trump sits in a glass tower or sits in the white house, we will not given inch on this, not now, not ever. >> reporter: her colleague bernie sanders argued democrats need to do some self-reflection now as well, tweeting this evening, scott, that "the party needs to be more focused on grassroots america than wealthy people attending cocktail parties." >> nancy cordes on capitol hill for us tonight. nancy, thank you. almost exactly half of the voters did not like the
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demarco morgan found that two days later some of them are still angry. >> no racist usa! >> reporter: like a rolling wave, protesters voiced their anger all across the country. fires raged in oakland, where 7,000 gathered. while an effigy of the president-elect burned in l.a. in chicago protesters shut down lake shore drive and activists lit up a "better than bigotry" message o it seems like everywhere there's a trump building there's an anti-trump protest. >> not my president! >> we are the popular vote! >> reporter: here in new york that mood was echoed in union square. >> huge disappointment in our nation and the results of the election. >> reporter: daryl stone made clear this isn't just about politics. >> it's personal for me as a woman. i don't want anybody telling me what i should do with my own
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>> reporter: post-election emotions have triggered groups like this one in new york, where subway riders write up post-its proclaiming their love or hate for trump. while others across the country are going online with hashtag ptsd tweets. >> i think there's something very fundamental about what he said that makes people feel like when he gets into power what's this guy going to do? >> reporter: robert cohen say professor of political science at new york university. >> you never hear about students protesting a president because they feel threatened by the president or president-elec if you went to one of these demonstrations, you'd find a diversity of concerns because it's a diverse coalition of people who he's offended and alienated. >> reporter: scott, when i asked protesters how long they expect to continue, they said they'll do so until mr. trump walks back on his language he's used in the past to describe certain groups. >> demarco morgan in manhattan for us. demarco, thank you. the cbs overnight news will be
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some of what president-elect trump promised to do he can do with his own pen. deporting illegal immigrants, for example. but other priorities such as repealing obamacare will require congress. like president obama eight years ago, the people who put him in office have great expectations. and here's mar >> i had the best night's sleep i had after it was over with but -- >> reporter: we sat down with three trump voters at the minute grill, where diners have chewed over politics since 1963. >> if donald duck had been running against hillary, i would have voted for donald duck. >> reporter: harold martin is retired navy. joe may is a soybean farmer. they're both lifelong democrats. not this year. how can donald trump make dublin great again?
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putting more money in here. i mean, money -- the money is everything. >> reporter: was that your big issue, jobs? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: trump's message of america in decline resonated in dublin, georgia, population 16,000. this mid-point between atlanta and savannah was once a manufacturing hub. on election night america's rural areas voted overwhelmingly for trump. urban areas were clinton country. she won 81% of vote. the trump vote in dublin's laurens county mirrored much of rural america. he won almost 2-1. >> if i could be anybody, i'd want to be donald trump. >> reporter: lance hooks is a 39-year-old registered republican. hooks remembers when trump campaigned in rural georgia back in february. >> he was smart enough to come rally his base. and you know what his base was? it was the working-class america. and that's the reason he got the electoral vote he got.
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you looked at that electoral map? >> trump had better coverage than verizon. >> reporter: hundreds of people here work in three foreign-owned factories. scott, trump won counties like this one because many working-class americans believe, despite trump's anti-free trade stance, that this country needs a ceo. >> about 60 million of them. mark strassmann, thank you very much. the trump election, however, sent shivers through mexico's economy. the peso dropped % days. mexico's foreign minister said today that she is willing to modernize the north american free trade agreement, nafta, but not renegotiate it. manuel bojorquez is in mexico city. >> reporter: in this working-class neighborhood some fear the fevgz a trump administration. >> that your life will change. why? "abecause mexico's economy is so tied to the u.s.," says sonia
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>> he is racist. he just talks about hating people. >> reporter: aside from insulting national pride, trump has threatened to tear up the trade agreement between the u.s. and mexico, putting millions of jobs at risk. he has also vowed to build a giant border wall and make mexico pay for it. clawsia ruiz-massieu is mexico's foreign minister. >> we would not consider paying for any wall that puts barriers between our integration and our competitiveness. >> but if a trump administration seems to be putting up a fight, >> well, mexico is ready to protect our people, but we are also ready to work with the next american administration. >> reporter: mexican senator armando rios piter isn't taking any chances. he's drafted a law that would stop mexico from using public funds to pay for a border wall. he also said mexico could retaliate by revising security agreements with the u.s. >> the way our visas are
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have been taken in terms of protecting the united states. >> it sounds almost like a threat, some would say. >> no. the threat is what trump is doing. >> reporter: the nation's central bank believes mexico's economy is strong enough to weather through the peso's drastic drop. but scott, today it remains at its lowest level in more than two decades. >> manuel bojorquez in the mexican capital. manuel, thanks. some who've made it here from mexico and central america are now agonizing over their future. carter evans has that. >> reporter: immigrants are determined to keep president-elect trump from following through on his campaign threat to deport millions, like yamilex rustriam. >> if i get deported the day after tomorrow, i have nowhere to go. i have nowhere -- i obviously have family, but i would feel lost. >> reporter: she's afraid her family will be ripped apart, as so many were the last two times
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immigrants en masse. >> it's a tough feeling, not to know the person that was your father. this is my father. >> reporter: former u.s. congressman esteban torres's father was one of an estimated 2 million immigrants who were shipped out of the country as part of a government campaign to save american jobs during the great depression. it was called "mexican repatriation." >> they just rounded them all up. >> rounded them all up and shipped them back to their h country. >> reporter: just 3 years old, torres was allowed to stay in the u.s. with his mother because he was born here. but roughly 60% of those sent across the border were american-born children. >> it was rough. i remember living in shacks, you know. my mother couldn't afford anything better. >> reporter: and it all happened again in the '50s during "operation wetback" when another quarter million immigrants were sent back across the border.
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hinojosa-ojea. >> it's a really dark part of u.s. history. these round-ups did capture -- break up families that have consequences even today. >> reporter: torres never saw his father again. >> it left me with a taste of how cruel authorities can be. >> reporter: he just hopes president trump doesn't repeat history. carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. well, today we caught a glimpse of the candidate who won the popular vote but lost the election, and from the looks of it not running for president is good for the soul. a hiker, margot gershener, and her daughter phoebe ran into secretary clinton in the woods near her home in chappaqua, new york. god only knows how many times clinton smiled for the cameras on the campaign. but this one seems to be just for her. still ahead, meet the incoming lady of the house. and later, the most fun you'll
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january 20th america gets a new president and a new first lady. 46-year-old melania trump. michelle obama showed her around the white house residence today. mrs. trump was born in slovenia and became a u.s. citizen ten years ago.
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>> reporter: melania trump will make history when she becomes first lady. the only one to grow up in a communist nation, the former yugoslavia, and only the second born abroad in nearly 200 years. the former fashion model, who speaks five languages, will soon have to decide how to use her new platform, according to anita mcbride, who served laura bush. >> i think that she's given us a little bit of a hint of what she thinks she would like to work sxorngs that is the issue of social media with young children. >> children and teenagers can be fragile. >> reporter: mrs. trump gave only two major speeches during the campaign and one, her convention address, plagiarized from mrs. obama's 2008 speech. she'll follow the high-profile first lady, who championed healthy eating and did star turns on late-night television. >> it's a position description that gets rewritten with each person. and we will adapt to it. the white house will adapt to its new occupant and the occupants will adapt to the white house and so will americans.
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house. 10-year-old barron trump will be the youngest boy in the executive mansion since jfk jr. white house spokesman josh earnest. >> mrs. obama has talked before publicly about the stresses and anxieties of moving to a new place, living inside a fish bowl, living inside a museum, and raising her family there. and i'm sure that mrs. trump is feeling many of those same anxieties. >> reporter: and mr. trump's children from his first wife are among his closest advisers, especially daughter ivanka, who has championed a proposal for paid family leave. scott, she is expected to have a key role. >> margaret brennan at the white house for us tonight. margaret, thank you.
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the stock markets have replaced their pre-election trump trepidation with optimism. the dow jumped 250 points yesterday and 218 more today to close at an all-time high. ahmad rahami limped into court today to face terrorism charges for allegedly planting bombs in new york city and new jersey. in september a bomb went off in midtown manhattan, wounding more than 30 people. rahami was injured two days later in a shootout with the new jersey police. today cook county, illinois which includes chicago, joined the growing list of governments to pass a soda tax, a penny an ounce on all sugary and artificially sweetened drinks. soda taxes have already popped up in philadelphia, san francisco, oakland and denver. coming up next, what's
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finally tonight, correspondent jericka duncan always comes to play. so we had just the right assignment for her -- the latest inductions into the toy hall of fame. >> oh, there's the picture. let's take our pictures. >> reporter: whether it's popping bubbles on an interactive screen or using a 42-inch modern-day etch-a-sketch that will take a picture, there is plenty to do and see at the national museum of play.
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>> whatever your age you are sent back in time. your own childhood, your grandparents'. and it's great to discover the ways that toys, dolls, games connect all of us. >> reporter: there are more than 15,000 toys on display, childhood favorites like barbie, monopoly, and silly putty. >> silly putty was not a toy at all at the start. it was going to be a rubber replacement in world war ii when there was a shortage of raw materials. >> reporter: toys are treated like national artifacts because of their unie at today's 19th annual toy hall of fame the swing -- yes, like the one your kid sees every day at the playground -- the role-playing "dungeons & dragons" and fisher-price's the little people made the cut. little people finally made their way in after being a finalist seven times. and the spokeswoman for fisher-price called them the
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>> if you're not a soap opera watcher, you might not know how many times susan lucci was dissed by the emmys in not getting an emmy award. i also think in a year that the chicago cubs finally won a world series it's great that fisher-price little people get into the national toy hall of fame. >> get in the hole! >> reporter: enduring play things that stand the test of time. >> i'm touching that bubble. >> reporter: jericka duncan, cbs news, rochester, new york. and that's the overnight news for this friday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us a little bit later for the morning news and be sure not to miss "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new
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? it's friday, november 11th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." thousands of protesters take to the streets nationwide for another night of demonstration against president-elect donald trump. but in portland, a peaceful march turned violent. gearing up for the transition, president-elect donald trump goes from a meeting at the white house with president obama to capitol hill to meet with congressional leaders to map out a republican agenda. a post-election hike helped cheer up a hillary clinton supporter. it wasn't the fresh air that brought a smile to her face. but who she ran into during her
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good morning, from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york, i'm anne-marie greene. well, as donald trump campaign prepares to become the trump administration, there was another round of demonstrations protesting his stunning election. police in portland, oregon, say the protests there escalated into a riot that eventually anti-trump protest. now cole miller, a reporter for our portland station koin, is covering the demonstrations, and earlier, cole, you were actually hit by a rubber bullet fired by police. cole, what's the situation like there now? >> well, anne-marie, good morning. we saw a lot of rubber projectiles being used after demand by demand from police officers, asking these demonstrators, these protesters to move. i did get hit by one. as you see here now, what we saw in the last couple
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officers, oregon state police officers, the local sheriff's office boxed in the group of protesters that is right here in the heart of downtown portland. that's where we are now. this is the demonstrations began about 5:00 pacific time. and they went all around the city. we saw them marching across some of the major bridges here in town. and we also saw a lot of vandalism, as well. so this was dubbed a peaceful protest. really it was for most of the portland police bureau is calling an anarchist group. that's what we kind of see out here now, this fringe element out here now dragging newsstands into the streets, lighting fires on top of these newsstands. throwing glass bottles at officers from on the ground, and then from parking structures, as well here in downtown portland. again, what was supposed to be a peaceful protest, 4,000 people at one point, has really turned into a riot. again, storefronts vandalized. windows shattered.
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if we can come back out here live. i'm not sure if we're live right now you can see the police presence now. this is the heart of downtown portland. they made arrests here just minutes ago. they've got the van here. i'm assuming they'll be putting people into that van. all night, again, really just pure unrest. and the protests quite a bit, this is by far one of the wildest and worst protests i've ever seen. but again portland police saying it was this fringe element, thesan this trouble tonight. ann marie? >> all right cole miller in portland. stay safe. thank you very much. well, the president-elect is back in new york today after meeting with president obama and congressional leaders in washington. after his meeting with speaker paul ryan and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell, trump laid out the priorities for his presidency. with the help of a republican controlled congress, trump wants to repeal the affordable care act, undo some of the immigration reform president obama has enacted, and create
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hena daniels is at trump tower here in new york with more on that. hena, good morning. >> good morning. barricades now border the exterior of trump tower. they're expected to be here until president-elect trump moves to the white house on inauguration day. another new addition to the neighborhood, an nypd security booth and members of the department's disorder control unit looking on. demonstrators in oakland, l.a., and portland brought traffic to a standstill overnight. still angry over donald trump's stunning election. >> i just think he's hateful, and misogynist and racist. >> i am undocumented. and i am very afraid. >> reporter: as tensions escalated this man, brandishing a weapon, confronted demonstrators. >> we're calling 911 right now. >> reporter: this woman was captured on cell phone video throwing detergent on those blocking roadways. >> we don't care! >> reporter: president-elect
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branding his opponent as professional protesters, incited by the media. >> we reject the president-elect! >> reporter: many have made their voices heard outside several cities including new york. >> no matter how you spin it, hillary was a better option than trump. >> reporter: amid the unrest, concrete barriers have been placed around president-elect trump's primary residence, here at the trump tower in new york. the extra security came after trump's one-on-one meeting with president obama at the whi house yesterday. >> we now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed. because if you succeed, then the country succeeds. >> reporter: trump also met with senate majority leader mitch mcconnell and house speaker paul ryan. >> i think we're going to do some absolutely spectacular things for the american people. >> reporter: president-elect trump's wife melania also had a private meeting with first lady michelle obama.
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before melania trump was given a private tour of her new residence. anne-marie. >> hena daniels at trump towers here in new york city. thank you so much, hena. vice president-elect mike pence met with vice president joe biden in his west wing office. now pence, who served in congress, has known biden for years. they discussed critical foreign policy issues. last night, pence, the current governor of indiana, returned home for the first time since tuesday's election. he asked supporters to pray that the divided country can be reunited. it's reported that russia had contact with the trump campaign before the election. a russian deputy foreign minister says the contact with the trump campaign continue. the senior russian official told the russian news agency interfax that the russian government is working to set up more formal channels to communicate with the trump administration. trump has dismissed suggestions that he had anything to do with the russian government during the campaign. a woman who says she was
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results had a surprise encounter with hillary and bill clinton. margot gerster was on a miking trail about 40 miles north of new york city yesterday where the clintons have a home. she said all of a sudden there were the clintons, walking their dogs. she said as soon as she got over the shock, she said hello. >> i told her something along the lines of, you know, all i wanted to do all day yesterday was hug you and tell you how proud i was to bring my daughter and when i told her that she, you know, she seemed very happy and we hugged and just sort of had a nice very pleasant, very casual exchange. >> gerster said it was a special moment and that president clinton took the picture. coming up on the "morning news" bridgegate showdown. new calls to impeach the governor of new jersey. and we remember influential singer leonard cohen. this is the "cbs morning news."

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