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the west. welcome to "cbs this morning." after nearly three decades, a family learns painful details about the kidnapping and murder haunting confession played out in a minnesota courtroom. hillary clinton picks up an endorsement this morning from a major texas newspaper that hasn't chosen a democratic since before world war ii. if you are not happy with either presidential nominee, the libertarian candidates are in studio 57. plus, searching for the secret for a long and healthy life. seth doane in the italian village where many people live
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world in 90 seconds. no one takes all the risks hillary clinton took unless they're trying to cover up massive, massive crime. clinton and trump sling mud. >> mock as a reporter with a disability. >> if she can't remember, she can't be president. she doesn't remember anything. >> he clearly has something to hide. >> years up to attackhe virus. >> it could be as bad as the problem. >> hurricane newton into a popular tourist spot in mexico. >> moving to the north and east. >> a minnesota man will not face murder charges, after admitting he abducted, sexually assaulted and killed 11-year-old
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epipen. >> this morning's eye-opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." a chilling confession brings a close to a child kidnapping case that made national headlines nearly three decades again. danny hinrich admitted to killing jacob wetterling in jacob's parents learned details as they watched the confession in a minnesota courtroom. >> so troubling. this 53-year-old admitted to sexually assaulting another boy months before jacob's abduction. jamie yuccas is at the courthouse with a dramatic end to a nearly 27 year investigation. >> reporter: good morning. the prosecution in this case said from day one, their main
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wetterling. on tuesday, danny hinrich admitted to killing him. during the confession, hinrich said jacob asked him what did i do wrong shortly after being kidnapped. >> i want to see jacob, i'm so sorry. incredibly painful so know his last days. last hours. last minutes. >> patty and jerry wetterling sat in the front row of a minnesota courtroom tuesday, as danny hinrich explained howe kidnapped and killed their son. >> the 53-year-old says he approached jacob wetterling and two other boys on a remote road on october 22nd, 1989. he told the other kids to run away. handcuffed wetterling and drove him, where he sexually assaulted him. hinrich said he panicked when a police car drove by and raised the revolver to jacob's head.
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the boy fell to the ground. hinrich, who is in jail on child porn charges, as part of a plea deal. >> a juvenile male, teeth that would eventually be matched to jacob's dental records, and aty shirt th-- a >> mom said she used to drive past the spot where he was abducted. >> you say a prayer every time you pass the spot. usually i yell something like where you are. >> now, nearly three decades later, jacob's family can finally grieve. >> for us, jacob was alive. until we found -- until we found him. we need to heal. there is a lot of lessons learned and a lot more work to
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children. >> reporter: hinrich's sentencing is september for november 21st. jacob's parents and prosecutors have been so desperate for answers, they took the murder charge off the table. however, he'll spend 20 years behind bars on the federal child pornography charge. that's the same amount of time he would have spent on a murder charge. >> so hard to hear that. hearbreaking. it physically made me ill. you think about the fa hoping to hear the final moments of your son's life. it is just hearbreaking, what the family had to go through you hold out hope until the bitter end. hillary clinton is getting a surprise boost from the dallas morning news, endorsing clinton. there is only one serious candidate on the presidential ballot in november. >> hillary clinton is the first democratic that they've endorsed in more than 75 years. nancy cordes is covering the clinton campaign.
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they'll be reading that editorial in clinton headquarters this morning. she was already pretty critical of trump, but yesterday, she unloaded on his vague plans, his demean more, on his business practices. and she argued he is being held to reality star standards, even though he is running for president. >> he says he has a secret plan to defeat isis. but the secret is he has no plan. >> reporter: clinton likened him to a two bit scam artist trying tol people. >> the scams, the fraud, the questionable relationships. >> reporter: she made her feelings known again last night, when reporters practiced a time-honored tradition on her campaign plane. writing a question on an orange, who would you rather have dinner with, trump or russian president vladimir putin. they rolled it down the aisle and a campaign aide rolled it back, with the answer circled,
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when mr. trump called my foundation a criminal enterprise. >> reporter: in durham, north carolina, her husband went after trump's foundation, for illegally donating $25,000 to a group with ties to a keo fiy official. >> the attorney general of florida who had the office investigating trump university. and mysteriously, the investigation vanished. >> reporter: but hillary clinton could have her own investigation >> i want to get to the truth. >> reporter: a top house republican, jason chavitz sent a letter urging him to examine why a computer specialist deleted secretary clinton's e-mail archives in march of 2015, even after a congressional subpoena had been issued. >> what did she do or not do at those documents, because the proximity and the timeline is stunning. >> reporter: clinton accused him
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>> i believe i've created so many jobs in the machine factory, because honestly, they never quit. >> reporter: tclinton was asked monday and yesterday why the e-mails were deleted and she claimed she didn't know anything about how it happened. even though it happened a year and a half ago now. norah. >> nancy, thank you. both candidates will appear on the same stage tonight, answering questions from military veterans and active service members. trump said lasht be a much better commander in chief than clinton, and the republican nominee hit hopponen hard on the e-mail servers. major garrett is in pennsylvania. good morning, major. >> reporter: good morning. for weeks now, hillary clinton has tried to make donald trump's fitness for office a central issue of this campaign. now, trump is turning the tables. calling clinton's private e-mail server and handling of confidential documents criminal for the first time, comparing it
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>> people who have nothing to hide don't smash phones with hammers. they don't. she bleached her e-mails. who uses 13 different iphones. >> to a crowd in eastern north carolina, donald trump compared recent hillary clinton e-mail revelations to the worst political scandal in american history. >> this is like watergate, only it's worst, because here, our foreign enemies were in a sensitive national security secrets. >> reporter: the irony, clinton worked for the house committee that filed impeachment richard nixon for obstructing justice. >> now she is running for president. >> reporter: trump also repeated his appeal to part of clinton's base, african-americans and hispanics. >> we're going to make your
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street. >> reporter: in his initial days as president, trump also promised a new battle plan against isis. >> so we're going to convene my top generals. they'll have 30 days to submit to the oval office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating isis. >> reporter: this on a day when nearly 90 retired generals and a admirals >> trump is winning. >> reporter: trump made yet another promise, an end to what he called military add a are -- adventurism. >> we're trying to put it down their throat, spending trillions of dollars, and they don't want it. >> reporter: in less than an hour trump will give a speech. democrats want a similar
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to go toward a missile system to counter threats from iran and north korea. gary johnson and his running mate will be in studio 57. ahead, why they say why the country needs a strong party. >> the zika virus, on the first day back from summer recess, eight votes short for the democrats overwhelmingly voted against it, because of language to defund planned parenthood programs. the cdc said last week it is funding to fight the virus has nearly run out. they've promised to get a bill approved by the end of the month. miami beach will begin to use a chemical to fight zika. seven new cases were reported in miami-dade county.
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to 56. david begnaud is in miami beach with concerns over eliminating the virus. >> reporter: good morning. everybody is talking about the insectic insecticide. every expert we've spoken to says the one being used is harmless to humans because of the small amount, the mist that will fall from the sky. but i gotta tell you, convincing some people around here that it is actually safe is be difficult. just yesterday, miami beach began widespread ground spraying, using will be taken to the air, as it was in miami neighborhood of wynwood, called nallad, one square area.
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union, but the epa's website says it has been used since 1959, without posing unreasonable risks, when applied according to the label. at high doses, however, it can over stimulate the nervous system, causing unusunausea, dizziness. do you believe that? >> i believe that the epa is telling us the truth. i believe the cdc on their website and exactly spraying. >> the use of it is causing an uproar on social media. residents are petitioning leaders to reverse the decision, one of them is al alberto gross. >> it could be as bad as the
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this. why aren't they listening to the residents. >> he posted on facebook here in miami, outraged about nallad, considering a lawsuit to stop the county from doing the spraying, but as of now, he is saying it looks like he won't bibbe able to glet the votes. the spraying is being done early because they want to finish it before students go to school. >> david, thank you so much. says all of the $1.7 billion paid to iran last january was given in cash. $1.3 billion was taxpayer money in the form of interest. after a decades old dispute of an arms deal from 1979. the initial payment was delivered the same day iran released prisoners in january. the white house recently
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president obama spent his second day in laouse, visiting northern city known for the buddha temples, and american bombing from the vietnam war and promised more money to help them. margaret brennan is in the capital. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. president obama says the u.s. has a moral responsibility to help the secret war in louse. it was one of the largest cia operations in history and left them with the country. >> we are reminded that wars always carry tremendous costs. >> reporter: during the war,
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million cluster bombs to cut off enemy supply lines. 80 million of those bombs did not explode, and more than 20,000 casualties since the war ended. this boy was bliended at 16 yeas old. it was a bomb that suddenly exploded in his hand. >> i see a lot of pain on my body, and i feel fire. >> reporter: for a year after the accident, fong was afraid to leave home. but surprisingly, he is not angry at the country that dropped the bomb. >> i forgive you. forgive everyone, because angry doesn't get you any good thing. >> reporter: across louse, it is hard to miss the inference from the bombs. clearing the unexploded
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them. 300 people are still killed or maimed each year. >> you can see lots of heavy contamination in the area. >> reporter: simon ray said the president's pledge of $90 million will help sped ed u the removal. >> the additional funding will please a lot of people. they'll understand the americans are committed here and taking responsibilities seriously. >> reporter: not enough to complete the cleanup or help those left handicapped and psychologically damaged. charlie, president obama did acknowledge the many victims, but he did not apologize. >> thanks, margaret brennan. the u.s. military said it conducted attacks in central yemen. central command said three strikes killed 13 fighters, the most recent, killing six and wounding one.
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landfall in mexico, dangerous flooding and mud slides, being downgraded from a hurricane. nearly a foot of rain could fall. it is expected to hit the southwest united states tonight, and bring up to 3 inches of rain in arizona and new mexico. fox news, another shake up, primetime host very sudden
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in 2015, there were 481 homicide. "the new york times" reports on the closing of the for-profit college of itt tech. 130 campuses serving nearly 40,000 students nationwide will be shut down. federal officials stopped aid saying the school's teachers did not meet the national standards. students are asking their loans to be forgiven. bill cosby's lawyers attorney general gloria allred of campaigning a campaign
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she represents dozens of women who say they were assaulted by cosby. yesterday, cosby will stand trial around june 5th for a case in wrongdoing. his lawyers did not respond to "cbs this morning" inquiries. david poken dflick is here. what do you make of the velocity and the size and the apology coming out of this settlement? >> this is big and it's basically unprecedented. i think the reason that you make confidential settlement is to
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wrongdoing. sexual harassment didn't appear in that statement. >> does fox saying we need to put behind us the century company and showing they have changed the culture. the guy at the top is they have made an payment and a apology and feel they are sending a message. >> only one man is gone. we were having a great discussion in the makeup room this morning. can one man just be responsible for this type of culture? >> well, certainly, you know, waves of women have come to talk to the legal review about this and they say roger ailes sexually harassed them and seemed classic quid pro quo.
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on even been elevated. the new co-president elevated that role to help run it under rupert murdoch. bill shine was accused of some of the women coming forward of helping ailes do this. the head of the human resources department, the general counsel who did a secret settlement in 2011 to pay a woman $3 million who alleged for years she had been sexually distorted by ailes. >> lori lunn? >> they made that accusation on magazine. the general counsel is still in place. let's be clear. she claims she didn't know there was any credibility to the accusations being made. ailes just told her to settle it. a lot of people are still in place who helped sort of surround him so there are people who say the culture hasn't changed yet. i would watch what happens after the november elections and after the murdoch family tries to figure out how the leadership should look. >> we also learned that greta van susteren who was at fox 14
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key man clause in her contract. there are other stars at fox who have that key man contract. what that means i think it's within like 60 or 90 days they can leave if roger ailes leave and the other who have that are bill o'reilly and shanahanity and brett baird. >> there a lot of talk about roger ailes and steve be bannond create some sort of trump to join them. it sexually harassed by roger ailes
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another network who is not defined by fox. fox is trying make a play to keep her. you're seeing a lot of shifting on that key prime time lineup. >> is anything other than greta leaving other than this key man clause? >> at fox news i'm told she asked for more money. she had a long-term contract and asking for more. she displayed strong loyalty and perhaps had overstepped in defending roger ailes when these accusations were first met and said gretchen carlson sounded like somebody who had been disgruntled because her contract was not renewed. >> david folkenflik, thank you. apple will unveil the latest versions of its iphone in a few hours. it will most likely be a change in the headphones but is it enough to turn around the falling sales of the smartphone,
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john wirelessly and passed a big development as this device reaches its tenth year. at the annual unveiling of new iphones, it's getting harder for apple to compete with its past. the question has become what can apple do now to surprise us? like steve jobs did in 2007. >> and we are calling it iphone. >> reporter: in the years that followed there there would be more, like siri in 2011. can you help me with italian restaurants? >> i found 13 italian restaurants. >> reporter: but now it's all
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>> we haven't seen the dramatic change in device features that we did perhaps just three or four years ago. >> reporter: tech research analyst jordan mckie says the phone itself is going to become less important than the software that runs on it. >> really, it is about the software that is going to drive sales of new devices. >> reporter: but this year, for the first time, sales of new iphones dropped, profits fell 27%. a reflection of how many apple's extraordinary success has been built on the iphone. >> it's nicet device is the most successful device in the history of the world. >> reporter: analyst danny hargraves will be watching how many people upgrade their iphones next year. >> i think the big threat to apple is that people hold their phones longer we think is happening to a certain extent and they look at the cheaper iphones and say that is good enough. >> reporter: as iphone sales
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday september 7th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including an option for voters who do not like h trump. libertarian candidates are here to talk about the campaign and why they want to get rid of the irs. but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. >> on tuesday danny heinrich confessed to killing the young boy. >> sentencing is scheduled for november 21st. yesterday, she really unloaded. she argued he's being held to reality star standards even as he's running for president. >> now trump is turning the table calling clinton's private e-mail server and handling of
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because the insecticide is harmless, but i got to tell you, convincing some people around here is proving to be difficult. >> what do you make of the velocity and size of the apology? >> this is big. and it's basically unprecedented. >> big change is likely to be what goes away, no more little hole in the bottom to plug in your familiar headphone jack. there's no doubting the natural beauty of this region, but this place is raising questions. why does this have one of the world's highest concentrations of people over 100 saw mr. trump here asked him how did it goad, he said great, said he learned a lot of things. what do you think he took away from today? >> oh -- >> i love this so much. this is going to be my new party move. so i just started this new juice plan and i'm going to be like, my luggage. it works every time. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell.
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finds veterans and active military members like donald trump. the online poll gives him a 19-point lead over hillary clinton in this group. >> hillary clinton just released the list of 95 retired generals and admirals endorsing her. donald trump has a similar list with 88 retired generals admirals. the candidates gave dueling speeches in battleground states on how to defeat isis. >> i will ask congress to eliminate the sequester and immediately reinvest in our everything they need when they're serving overseas. i will support them with care in the benefits that they need and deserve when they come back home. >> so going to convene my top generals and give them a simple instruction. they will have 30 days to submit to the oval office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating isis. >> i will work closely with our
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first, we're going to take out their stronghold in iraq and syria. second, we're going to dismantle their global terror infrastructure on the ground and online. third, we're going to bolster our defenses, including with an intelligence surge. >> we're going to build beautiful safe zones in syria, and other people are going to pay for it. it's called the opm theory of money. i love that theory. it's called other people's money. >> hillary clinton and donal tonight. with a majority of voters having an unfavorable view of hillary clinton and donald trump, some are looking for a different choice. the libertarian party hopes to provide that alternative. its platform calls for an end to government debt and no restrictions on personal relationships. the party also wants to repeal income tax, abolish the irs, and introduce a free market health care system. former governors gary johnson and bill weld are running as the
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and vice presidential candidates. they join us now at the table. welcome. >> hey, thanks. >> thank you. >> great to have you guys here. governor johnson, let me start with you. you have said it would be game over if you don't get into the presidential debates. you haven't yet reached the 15% polling threshold in order to do that. what are you doing to change that with the debate less than 20 days away? >> well, it isn't game over if we're not in the first debate, but if we're not in the debates, it is game over. i mean, there's no way that you can win the presidential race withouin but right now everyone -- or 99% of the press is just reporting the top line on these polls. and if you dig down, about half these polls are including our name in this. and right now, yesterday washington post," in 15 states we're at 16%, in some states 19% and in 40 states we're over 10%. so we continue to ratchet up.
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we'll have to see. >> you use the word win, you can win the presidency. do you realistically expect you can win the presidency or the role as you play as spoiler for one candidate or the other? >> charlie, if we're in the presidential debates, 100% of people will know who we are. and we think we have the chance to run the table on them. >> run the table? >> run the table. >> yeah. the reason we think that is we think we have winning arguments. we're fiscally responsible, we're socially inclusive. that doesn't describe either of the other parties. no one would accuse the democrats of being fiscally responsible when it comes to the budget if they get in. and the republicans, you know, they made their platform even meaner than it was before their convention to be exclusionary toward certain groups. so we think we got a six-lane highway right up the middle and that represents the thinking of about 60% of the voters. >> by definition, governor weld, have you left the republican party? >> yes, i have. and i told the libertarians i would never return. it doesn't mean i'm not friendly, but it means i get to
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trump? he's anti free trade, pro entitlements, unreliable. >> one thing to help drill down on the issues, let's first start with immigration. governor, you have said not only would you not build a wall, you're on the opposite side. you would allow more immigration in this country. you would make it easier to come to this country. >> right. to get a work visa. a work visa should entail a background check and a social security card so taxes get paid. there's a reason why there are 11 million undocumented workers in this co it's impossible to get across the border legally. >> allow more people into the united states. >> yeah, it's a labor force issue. no one knows better than gary johnson as a southwest border governor, but mr. trump has planted this canard in the public consciousness that all 11 million undocumented workers are, you know, champing at the bit to become citizens. that's just not true. >> but when you say you invite people to come in, you're talking about legal entry into the united states. >> yes. >> but the big debate seems to
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undocumented, here un -- illegally. >> yes. so set up an easy way for those to come in to the door and get a work visa, as long as they've been law-abiding. >> your point, governor, is don't grant them citizenship. put them in the system. >> no, if they're working, get them a work visa, subject them to a background check, get them a social security card so they can pay taxes. get them in the system and out of the shadows. that's what's so unhealthy about >> let's talk about the taxes because you said you want to abolish the irs, which got a lot of people's attention. rightfully so. and you want to replace it with a federal consumption tax. how does that work? >> well, first of all, count on the two of us with regard to consistency. so consistency, you can count on us to support any initiative out of congress that's going to lower taxes, that's going to simplify taxes. but, if i could wave a magic wand, i would eliminate income
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tax and replace it with one federal consumption tax. >> you know what their argument is against a consumption tax, it is not fair. >> well, it's regressive. and the way that the fair tax deals with it being regressive is that issues country a prebate check of $200 a month allows to pay up to the point of poverty level. >> one question about libertarian, when i first heard the word libertarian, it was not in the least government possible high respect for individual libertiliberties. ronald reagan said the problem government is not the solution, government is the problem. is government the problem? >> well, i think that government is best which governs least. i think that is our credo. the man who said that originally was thomas jefferson. we're just a pair of jeffersonian liberals.
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>> i think that's reflective of most people. >> you still enjoying this process? >> this is my briar patch. i'm so grateful for gary for getting me into this. >> there's an honest man right there. love the game. >> that's the pitch we're trying to make here also is, you know, we're not hypocrites. we don't say one thing and do another. >> gary johnson, bill weld, great to have you here. >> thank you very much. >> they helped america win the space race, but didn't share the glory. >> it's not a first or an only story, it's of women who were given a chance and who performed. and who opened doors for the women who came behind them. >> ahead, the hidden story of the women who played a crucial
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we don't agree on everything. but we do agree that an honest day's work deserves an honest day's pay. representative kyrsten sinema knows that. when congress refused to work and pass a budget, she said they shouldn't get a paycheck.
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african-american pioneers and their contributions to politics, art, pop culture and science. one story that had been lost to history is about the so-called human computers. they are a group of women, many of them black, who helped put a man on the moon. their intellect was an essential part of america's ability to launch rockets into space. jan crawford shows us how they were relegated to just a footnote in history, until now. >> five, four, three, two, >> reporter: it was a race to secure america's future at the forefront of space. >> we have liftoff. >> reporter: fueled by men brave enough to travel where no one had gone before. >> that's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. >> boy -- >> reporter: the astronauts were superstars, engineers, the stuff of movie legend. but america's triumph in the space race was made possible by
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see. they were called human computers, and they were women, many of them african-american hired by nasa to hand calculate propulsion, lift, thrust and trajectory. >> they had to make sure that the planes were safe, that the planes were fast, that they were efficient, that the astronaut not only went out into space but that he came back safely. i mean, this was life or death. this is life or death. this is the importance. you do the work right, you do it right the first time. >> reporter: the daughter of a in hampton, virginia, the same town where these women once worked, a hidden history that had been staring her in the face. >> it's not a first or an only story. it's a story of a group of women who were given a chance and who performed. and who opened doors for the women who came behind them. >> reporter: her new book, "hidden figures" and upcoming movie -- >> what do you do for nasa?
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a small band of black women joined the space program in the '50s and the '60s defined female stereotypes and challenging a segregated system. >> i had no idea they hired -- >> there were quite a few women working in the space program. >> reporter: one of those women was catherine johnson. on her 98th birthday she still lives by the same motto her father told her when she was young. >> you're as good as anybody here. >> reporter: and you took that to heart? >> reporter: at nasa she calculated the trajectory of alan shepherd's 1961 space flight, verified the numbers guiding john glen's orbit. and in 1969, her numbers helped the apollo mission land on the moon. >> there is no question that every single day, every number, every research report, everything that they did was also directed at expanding the concept of what was possible for
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>> two, four, six, eight -- >> reporter: working in the jim crow south, these women were relegated to the back of the bus to get to work. they couldn't use the same bathrooms or sit at the same lunch tables. langley's newly diverse workforce made it not just a flight laboratory but a social experiment. do you think that there's something about math that it doesn't matter -- it's the equalizer. >> in math, when you're working with it, you know what you're doing is either right or it's wrong. >> reporter: leland melvin started at nasa just a few years after johnson retired. >> her name was actually spoken kind of like in reverence, you know? like catherine johnson. >> reporter: melvin was an engineer, an astronaut who flew on two space missions. >> they were the barrier breakers that helped other people see that there were other opportunities at nasa. it takes a few people to
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>> this really is a story about the american dream. and i think -- >> reporter: the struggle for the american dream. >> it's a struggle for the american dream. what i really hope this story does is fuse these different histories to the american dream. just because the protagonists of this book are black women does not mean that this is any way less an american story. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," jan crawford, hampton, >> i'm glad that story's coming out -- >> i couldn't think of a more american story. >> i know. i lof leland melvin saying catherine johnson, i'd never heard of the story until recently. >> i know. our kids have these great books, they have who is steve jobs, who is harriet tubman. you know, they should do who is catherine johnson. >> there you go. >> great nasa scientist. >> an american story and now we're telling it. tune in on monday, september
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this morning" will broadcast live from the national museum of african-american history and culture. can't wait. and a singing start to the school year grabs attention in one classroom and online. ahead, how students responded after their high school teacher sings the class syllabus to song. that's the way to remember it. you're watching "cbs this morning." fact. people spend less time lying awake with aches and pains with advil pm than with tylenol pm. advil pm combines the number one pain reliever with the number one sleep aid. gentle, non-habit forming advil pm. for a healing night's sleep. americans... ... 83% try to eat healthy. yet up 90% fall short in getting key nutrients from food alone.
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? this is not supposed to happen to one of the world's great basketball players. steph curry was on a promotional tour in taiwan during an exhibition. a 17-year-old blocked his three-point attempt. it turns out that this teenager plays for the under team. for his efforts, he was invited to curry's basketball camp here in the u.s. by the way the host tried for another try. curry got it and, as usual, he sank the basket. >> that is all in good fun. >> can you believe how good they might be with durant coming on board? >> oh, i know. that is exciting! i like all things steph curry. we are trying to get him to the table, mr. curry! somewhere. welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> maybe in the philippines?
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ceo of starbucks, howard schultz, has a big announcement. how his new campaign will celebrate great american citizens. >> why playing tetris video game may rewire the brain's ability to record information. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. business insider reports on president obama nominating what is thought to be the first muslim ame judge p abid qureshi was nominate for the federal court for district of columbia. not confirmed if he will be confirmed before president obama is set to leave office.
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last year no significant change in the percentage of minority characters. vanity fair reports on bruce springsteen opening up about depression. n his upcoming book "born to run," springsteen writes about his farmer struggled with depression and he said he had throat surgery three years ago and was unable to sing for three months. our anthony mason talks with springsteen for an upcoming interview for sunday morning. n simon and schuster, a division of cbs. >> i read it' i re on vacat can't wait to see what anthony does. an auto biography from record setting gymnast simone biles will talk about how she became the most decorated
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she won four gold medals and won bronze during the rio olympics. a new controversies with giant pandas. a group says they are no longer on the brink of extinction. they were endangered species. howard schultz raised an important question this year at his company's annual stockholders meeting. he said he wanted to know what es citizen. >> we must do everything we can to on reclaim and reimagine the american dream and fill the reservoir back up. not with cynicism, but with optimi optimism. not with despair, but with possibility. not with division, but with unity. >> now howard schultz is spearheading a national campaign to identify and inspire great citizens across the country. first on "cbs this morning," we are going to take a look at
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it's called "up standers." the time i stopped in that parking lot he was addicted to heroin and out of second detox and going to bed with a pistol next to his body and felt he couldn't be the marine he left this country to serve. he was broken. completely broken. a place that i was familiar with. told i used to play football. hi a gym downtown and i would love it if he joined me. the following morning, he showed up. and we trained. we started things, the way he could do things. for the next three months, he came every day. we just hit it off. i watched the life come back to his eyes. >> howard schultz is joining us once again at the table. welcome. howard, that was very powerful clip that we just showed. you were not late to taking social responsibility and social compassion in this country. you feel we are very much lacking that. >> i think you just saw it from the first set of guests you have
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but we do have millions of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in america. unfortunately, those stories are not being told. so we, as a company, said at a time in america where there is such a cloud hanging over the country, especially during this political season, let's go out and let's find ten stories. we found hundreds. but these stories need to be told and i thank you for the opportunity, because we need to shine a light on people who are dotr and i think the country is not going to be fixed by people in washington. not in the near term. but it can be fixed by people doing extraordinary things every day. i hope this series is a opportunity for people to see in nair their neighborhood, their community, they can do things to help their neighbor and their communities. >> you just focused on an x-nfl player helping veterans by setting up this gym. you've been to that gym, right? >> i have met every one of these ten people and i've been to dallas recently.
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wrenching and heart warming to see an nfl player who has lost his profession, commit himself to helping those people who came back from iraq and from afghanistan. as you saw from the video, they are in a very tough position. >> what is it you think separates people who make sure that they do something that is inspiring and that makes a difference? just a common gene? >> i think the common gene is that we, as a reason, have lost our sense of humanity, but when we see it, we are drawn to it. and i think the people that we have met have given us such a gift, because everyone has given us the opportunity to see what it means to serve, to be a servant and leader. i think i think when you're around these people, you want to do more. i think so much negativity in this country. after traveling with these
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on what is going on in washington and but the hate and bigotry. what is going on across the country of people helping each other is positive and those are the stories that need to be told. >> you seem, howard, to be frustrated by the political system. you say it's damaged by a lack of civility and courage in washington and leaders of both parties have abdicated their responsibilities. you're putting the blame on both sides? >> i stopped blaming washington a long time ago. i said what can we do as a country and washington is broken. we don't have truth or authentici authenticity. this election cycle is something has embarrassed the country and the world. i probably travel as much as any ceo around the world. i've been to china once before in the last ten years. people are constantly asking me,
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can you have two candidates that have almost 70% unapproval rating running for president? >> you can't change the system without participating in the system. and the political process. >> very true. i think as a result of that, we must have people getting very active but it's not the decision we make every four years. it's a decision we make every day. >> but are you involved in any way in the political process? are you supporting a candidate or are you engaged in this presidential election, or the statewide elections in washington? >> i'm engaged as a private citizen, recognizing that hillary clinton needs to be the next president of the united states. >> so you have endorsed her? >> he just did. >> let me ask you about company and political -- is there a concern about, you know, howard schultz can be involved in political activism but having a company involved in political activism, do you worry about turning off, you know -- >> your customers. >> your customers who may be
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>> here is what i believe. we can't be in business just to make money. we must balance profit with conscience and humanity and benevolence and do what is right for our people and communities 37 we are living truth as a public company we can do all of those things and create long-term -- >> are the chinese starbucks kicoffee. >> china is one of our strongest markets. i would say yes. >> howard schultz. clocket wi chocolate with the low fat milk. >> thank you for
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we don't agree on everything. but we do agree that an honest day's work
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when congress refused to work and pass a budget, she said they shouldn't get a paycheck. that's just common sense. and that's something we can all agree on. call representative kyrsten sinema and thank her for holding congress accountable. everyone probably knows building game. tetris has been on our screens for generations and while other games come and go, it is still popular today. so what accounts for this longevity? the history of tetris offers some clues. >> meet tetris.
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best thing out of russia since calf yavi caviar. >> reporter: in the late '80s, tetris emerged and became a hit and spreading throughout the iron curtain. before making its way into the west. >> that is pretty something which is not an original but very, very good indeed. >> reporter: from there, the game continued its a from tablets. tetris remains a part of popular culture. it's been shown at art museums and played on the sides of buildings and references in dozens tv shows and movies. it even find its way into late night comedy. >> if you're not am fam wifamil tetris, imagine different shaped blocks. and that is it! >> that is kind of how i thought too! dan ackerman explores the
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in his new book called "the tetris effect the game that hypnotized the world. >> so excited to be here. >> part of team norah said either you're a tetris person or not and if you are, you're insane about it. >> and why we are still playing is 30 years later in almost the same version as was originally created. important technology to come o of russia since spudnik, really? >> this was originated from a comput and white. then later they created versions
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added color and sounds. a lot of the stuff that we think of, like the cathedrals and russian movie was added later to make it feel secretive like behind the iron curtain and feel dangerous. >> 400 million downloads? >> at least. ten and ten of millions before that on inten system. >> it was a high school kid in moscow and was laid up for a while and got into math and puzzles and became a math genius and got into early computer programming in the '70s and '80s in the soviet union. he used his spare time to re-create the puzzle games he loved as a kid. >> many of us parents are
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games, especially now. are there any health or brain benefits to playing tetris? >> they have found it's a great game to use. they use it to train people to see whatships to energy efficiency in the brain and they also use it to treat the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder because the it takes up the same avenues in the brain you use short-term memory to the same things. >> any studies about going delaying alzheimer's? >> that is part of the brain game genre which scientists are moving away from and saying the brain games popular a couple of years ago really don't work but research at least because it doesn't use the language centers of the brain. it's purely a visual spatial task. it activates the brain without making you think too much. >> you clearly have a passion for it.
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never played. >> i find that hard to believe! >> i never have. i like all of the colors. your book is it a history book? you got intrigue and back stab be. >> an interesting story. when i looked at it, i realized it's a start-up story and great parallel to the start-up stories of today but it takes place in russia during the cold war and it's amazing that a product from that became such a huge hit and when western companies saw money, well, they raced right to it, even though soviet union was not hire on anybody's priority list back then and you have back stabbing deals and back room deals and secret negotiations and races to moscow. >> 30 years later, still talking about it. anything you see today that has legs like this 30 years later? pokemon? >> pokemon go is similar to it because you can play it whatever country you're from and understand it without having to read the instructions. >> dan ackerman, your first book? >> yes.
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ah. the famous cup in this photo in yosemite national park appears to be successful. this captured newlyweds on top of a cliff. the woman stepped forward on instagram. she does not know the photographer all but appreciates his efforts to find them and share this special moment. >> if you're the bride, don't you want that picture if you're that couple standing there? >> you need to frame that!
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