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7:00 am good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday june 13 2013. welcome to cbs this morning. flames tear through more homes in bone dry colorado and tens of millions of people are in the path of severe storms in the northeast. >> the latest on a 10-year-old girl who just received a life saving but controversial lung transplant. and top fashion designer john gal yano tells charlie why he said those racist things that very nearly ended his career. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> it's crying's way of gethicago's way of getting another night in this city.
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>> 75 million people in 19 states may be affected by damaging winds, heavy rain hail. >> 17 twisters have touched down since yesterday. >> it kind of was getting closer. >> wildfires continue to grow in colorado. >> suspend your whole life. you know. and then it's gone. >> edward snowden says he will remain in hong kong and fight any effort to extradite him to the u.s. >> snowden is accused in the u.s. of hacking the chinese. >> all governments hack awe other governments. that's what spy agencyies do they spy. >> newly revealed secrets were critical in foiling terror threats. >> it's dozens of terrorist events that these have helped prevent. >> sarah is recovering after a successful double lung
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transplant. her family fought a legal battle to get her on an adult waiting list. >> we would not have been able to get on the list -- >> their scaffolding snapped 45 stories above a manhattan street. >> a test of a flying bicycle they've been working on. we've been waiting for this. >> triple overtime -- >> my great friends from boston i am not going to talk trash about the hockey game. >> 1987. it's been 20 years. >> and all that matters. >> a 13-year-old boy suffering from a rare blood disease fired a pitch 1800 miles last night with the help of motion sensor technology. >> i thank everybody who was a part of it. >> the classic george orwell book 1984 skyrocketed.
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the fallout of the scandal is worse than we thought. it's making americans read. welcome. nora donald is off. good morning. >> good to be here. >> we begin with the weather. a line of severe stormses could mean trouble for millions of people in the northeast. forecasters say the storms could trigger tornadoes, heavy rains and large hail. the system is already blamed for tornados in iowa. strong winds ripped through homes and businesses yesterday. >> heavy rains from that same front caused flash flooding south of cleveland. take a look at this. pummeled illinois last night. meteorologist david bernard. the question to you, what can we expect as this storm heads up east?
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>> we have a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for the i-95 corridor. look at the lines of storms. that is beginning to move into philadelphia, d.c. later on this morning and perhaps areas of virginia after that. yesterday, we had those tornado reports in parts of wisconsin. watch how they moved with that strong line of storms. it's been bad but it hasn't been as bad as anticipated. we're expecting more severe weather today. so the highest risk area is going to be the mid-atlantic region. maybe as far north as philadelphia and southern new jersey. but that severe weather threat is going to extend all the way into the deep south this afternoon. we could have severe storms in mississippi, alabama and also georgia. gayle and charlie. >> thank you david.
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the danger from the wildfires. there are at least five major fires burning in that state. and thousands more people in the colorado springs area have been told to evacuate. kelly werthmann is at the scene. >> reporter: despite the massive destruction of homes here we have heard no word of any fatality fatalities. this fire has scorch 8,000 ache erbs and sacres and this morning is still zero percent contained. as the black forest fire burned through its second day northeast of colorado springs, more and more expenseive homes were destroyed. no match for the winds and high temperatures sweeping across the state. >> we are monitoring the situation very closely. it is still very dangerous. and as our guys are going in to check hope smes, they're actually having to abandon roads because
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of how rapid it is changing. i don't want peepople to underestimate it. >> we know it's a danger. if you see fire you bail. >> reporter: the attack is mostly from the air. dropping water on the flames with fixed wing aircraft laying down retardant to slow the fire's approach. officials say this fire seems to have a mind of its own. >> we've had areas that we thought were pretty well burned out and the fire has backed over those areas again and started burning through with the unburned fuel. so it's still quite volatile. we are throwing everything at this. >> this baby deer was handed off to a volunteer. high temperatures and strong winds have fueled this fire.
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those bad conditions are expected to continue through the week. >> we're hearing from edward snowden again this morning. he says he leaked details of secret surveillance american programs. now he is making new claim also that the national security agency is hacking computers in asia. snowden says he wants to remain in hong kong as long as he is welcome. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. snowden says he fears for his safety and for his family's safety. but he continues to make sweeping allegations about the inner workings of the u.s. intelligence apparatus. edward snowden claims that for years the nsa has tapped into computers in hong kong and mainland china. targeting everyone from public officials to students. his explosive and still unsubstantiated claim appeared in a new interview with the south china morning post. snowden told the paper, we hack
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network backbones like huge internet routers basically that give us access to the communications of hundreds of thousands of computers. so far authorities in beijing have not commented. but following u.s. allegations of chinese government hackers targeting america, the front page of "the china daily" called snowden's retch lations a test of ties between the u.s. and china. and features an editorial cartoon suggesting no one is safe from american surveillance. >> this is the sort of rhetoric he was hoping to avoid in hong kong. >> shame on u.s. government! >> a small group of protesters marched, shouting we support edward snowden. while snowden continues to hide out in hong kong he says i april not here to hide from justice. i'm here to reveal criminality. he's vowing to fight any attempt by the u.s. to extradite him and says he's put his faith in hong kong's legal system.
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lawyer simon young helped lead an earlier fight to standardize hong kong's asylum process. why would snowden pick hong kong of all places to come? >> we have a relationship with the mainland whereby our autonomy's protected by constitution. we have an independent judiciary. most interestingly, we have a fairly robust system asylum law. >> reporter: he adds i'm neither traitor nor hero. i'm an american. legal experts tell us snowden has to be very careful about what type of information he divulges while he's here in hong kong so as to be cashful not to break local laws. support appears to be growing with a protest planned for saturday. the nsa's director tells the senate intelligence committee that secret surveillance stopped dozens of plots.
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putting national security in jeopardy. >> there's no doubt in my mind we will lose capabilities as a result of this and that not only the united states but those allies we have helped will no longer be as safe. >> alexander also said that snowden's security clearance gave him access to important parts of the nsa network. >> a senate committee has taken a step toward cracking down on sexual assaults on the military. the pentagon admits it has failed to address the problem for decades. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. >> reporter: this plan is aed at making military commanders more accountable. if they ignore cases of sexual assault, their higher-ups will get involved. but there arep senators who argue that commanders are at the heart of this problem and need to be removed from the equation.
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the plan approved in committee wednesday was crafted by armed services chairman and democrat carl levin. his amendment would make it a crime to secret tripek retribution against any military member who reports being sexually assaulted. only about a tenth were ever reported. >> women who are brutally raped and assaulted in the military they just don't believe there's a potsssibility of justice. >> reporter: gillibrand proposed an even more aggressive plan taking the handling of sexual assault cases out of commander's hands altogether and turning those cases over to experienced senior military lawyers. do you think that chairman levin's plan will achieve what your proposal would have? >> i don't but i think there's some really good measures in there. >> reporter: senators debated the merits of both approaches. texas republican ted cruz found himself siding with gillibrand. >> the lack of reporting is
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driven by a fear of not having a partial third party outside the chain of command. >> reporter: florida democrat bill nelson argued bypassing the chain of command could have unintended consequences. >> my conclusion is if you can't get the command system to work, then the whole thing crumbles. >> reporter: military officials had argued strongly against cutting commanders out of the process. >> i don't personally believe that you can eliminate the command structure in the military from this process because it is the culture, it is the institution. >> reporter: this plan is part of a larger defense bill that will go to the senate floor. so there are still some hurdles ahead in the house of representatives. they are debating this issue today as well. thanks to female senators everyone is now aware of the
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urgency. >> nancy cordes thanks. secretary of state john kerry says he welcomes an investigation into the alleged cover-up of misconduct. the state department inspector general plans to review those charges that were revealed by cbs news earlier this week. >> i'm a former prosecutor. i can tell you as a former prosecutor, i take very seriously an investigative process. i'm confident the process where he has invited outsiders to and review whatever took place a year ago will be reviewed. >> meanmeanwhile, a second house committee is asking for answers. so the question comes, what's the impact on the president and the presidency? >> well i think at the small end, the impact is this is a distraction. we're talking about the latest
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scandal. and we're not talking about whatever the white house wants us to be talking about. at the worst, it becomes a scandal of a week related to the administration. if that idea sets in that there's a kind of rot, and we haven't seen that yet, but that affects the president's legacy. i think in a practical manner when you talk to staffers inside the white house and reporting i've done on the hill they're focused on implementing the affordable care act. they're trying to get something done on immigration. the president's aids are talking to senators about trying to work out some kind of deal on the budget. so they're trying to stay focused on the things that really matter to this presidency. and only trying to spend a small amount of time putting out these little fires. >> they can do more than one thing at a time. should they be more aggressive in defending, in responding? >> the white house chief of staff has this 90/10 rule i keep being told about. spend 90% of the time on the things that are important. 10% on the scandals. that's wise for any white house.
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the problem is if they miss the one scandal that's important, and i think the one they're most worried about is still these irs allegations. that's what people in the public really seem to care the most about. it can affect other things the white house is trying to do. to the extent it increases total distrust in the government.aggressive? i think on that one in particular. >> does the scandal affect hillary clinton since she was secretary of state at the time? >> that is the most interesting political part of this state department scandal. is this tarnishing clinton's image as secretary of state? they obviously see her as the next nominee in 2016. so there's a real political motivation. even if people don't seem to care about that s or the benghazi investigation in the public, they see a political target here in hillary clinton. >> speaking of hillary clinton, the former president bill clinton has said in a closed
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meeting, reported by politico that the president should be more aggressive in syria. in supporting the rebels. >> hillary clinton as secretary of state it was reported was pushing the president to be more aggressive too. former president clinton seemed to be making a more general point about presidents and when they should engage. saying, you know presidents can be driven by public opinion. i think this white house would push back and say well, you know, this president took action in libya. so he's not scared of public opinion. he's just being wise about the differences here. think they'd also point to rwanda which is an area where president clinton didn't intervene because of the logistical problems there. so it's a little more complicated i think they would argue. >> john, thank you so much. a boston jury's hearing testimony this morning in the case of mob boss whitey bulger. his murder trial began yesterday with opening statements from
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both sides. elaine quijano is outside the federal courthouse in boston. elaine, good morning. >> good morning, charlie and gayle. court is is getting under way this hour just one day after james whitey bulger's defense attorney acknowledged his client is a criminal but not a killer. prosecutors, though, painted a different picture. they said starting in the 1970s james whitey bulger was at the center of murder and may hem here in boston. james whitey bulger is accused of drug trafficking, extortion and murder. prosecutors said bulger was the fearsome head of boston's notorious winter hill gang. a hands on killer unafraid to do the dirty work himself. he rose to power, federal prosecutor brian kelly said in large part because he was an fbi informant under the protection of corruption fbi agents. it was a position prosecutors allege, that gave bulger carte
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blanche. >> history is going to show he's one of the most significant crime figures in the last century in pepelling story. it's a horrifying story. >> reporter: bulger made millions according to the story, by shaking down drug dealers, even legitimate businessmen, requiring them to pay him a cut for the right to operate on his turf. admitting he did commit crimes but denying bulger was an informant. saying the worst thing an irish person could consider doing was becoming an informant. instead, carney argued bulger paid off law enforcement officers in exchange for information on investigations that could have jeopardized bulger's criminal operations. carney also tried to cash out on murder accusations by attacking the credibility of scheduled government witnesses. three of his former partners in crime are set to testify against
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him and bulger himself is expected to take the stand in his own defense. >> time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says for the first time a woman will get the number two spot at the cia. averil haynes will replace him as the deputy director. >> "the wall street journal" looks at why dads don't take maternity leave. 16% of u.s. companies provide some paid leave. according to the society for human resource managementgement new dads are reluctant to take any time off. new research finds men who were active caregivers get teased and insulted at work. >> "the wall street journal" says crude oil production in the united states crew last year by more than 1 million barrels a day. it is the largest in american history. most of the
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all right. we are looking at a great day ahead. a lot of sunshine in most spots, patchy fog at the coast, looking good toward mount diablo right now. we have some calm conditions there. looks like for today, sunny skies will be the rule and even out toward the coastline this afternoon will become mostly sunny. looks like we're going to see blue skies over the city of san francisco. the temperatures running mainly in the 40s and 50s now. but by the afternoon, we could see some low 80s inland. 60s and 70s around the bay. >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by citi simplicity card. go to to apply.
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a 10-year-old girl and her family win a fight for survival. we'll see how she's doing after a life-saving transplant of adult lungs. but does this ruling to allow the surgery set a bad precedent? plus fighting over a legendary beach. >> reporter: this is one of the best surf spots on the california coast but it's also an important training area for the military. the tussle over what's known as the trestles coming up on "cbs this morning." >> the news is back here in the morning on "cbs this morning." stay tuned for your local news. >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by safelite autoglass.
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shootings bay area overnight. two men were killed in san francisco. the good morning, everyone. it's 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. four deadly shootings in the bay area overnight. two men were killed in san francisco. there were also murders in north oakland and fairfield. a man was stabbed to death outside a home on checkers drive in san jose overnight. san francisco police arrested 7 people this morning as officers moved protestors off a vacant lot in the hayes valley. construction is set to begin on that land next week for condos. and work will resume this morning following a safety meeting at the 49ers stadium construction site down in santa clara. cal-osha is investigating tuesday's death of a worker who was found in an elevator shaft. >> got your traffic and weather coming up right after the break.
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good morning. we continue to monitor one of our hotspots this morning. westbound 24 as you work your way over the roads. traffic is busy. a vehicle carrier was fully engulfed on route 24 and caused major problems on the road so now you're backed up to 680. 680 not good. a live look at the bay bridge, metering lights are on but traffic not too bad, lawrence. >> all right. that means we have some great weather coming our way, too and looking good foot afternoon. looks like we are going to see a lot of sunshine even at the coastline. overlooking san jose right now we have mostly clear skies still a couple of patches of fog at the immediate coast but that's about it. then by the afternoon, that will give way to sunshine but cool temperatures coastside and the 50s and low 60s. 70s and low 80s inland. 60s and 70s around the bay. warmer testimony. cooling down over the weekend. warmer tomorrow.
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a very scary sight just down the street from us. a scaffolding accident yesterday, but two maintenance workers stranded more than 500 feet in the air. they were trapped for 90 minutes outside the 44th floor of theheart building in midtown manhattan. that's where i work during the day. that's my other job. firefighters cut a hole in the window by the broken scaffold rescuing the men. nobody was hurt. charlie, i have to say, there's something very frightening, thrilling and scary at the same time seeing them. the oprah magazine offices aren o the 35th floor and i went up to the 36th. my iphone that you gave me i took the pictures. they said yeah nice job, gayle, but you posted the
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pictures sideways. i have some work to do. >> you get an a for initiative. oprah winfrey, you know her. she said she used to call you eyewitness gayle because if she wanted to know anything going on in the world, she would call gayle i wanted to stay in until they kicked me out. i left. we're glad they're okay. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour they call it apple picking. today there's a smartphone summit here in new york city. we'll ask john miller why law enforcement officials need help from phone manufacturers. also who owns the trestles of california's beach popular by surfers but owned by the marines. find out why the military is fighting to protect the beach for generations to come. we have an update on 10-year-old sarah murning haan.
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this morning sarah is recovering after getting two new lungs. terrell brown is outside children's hospital in philadelphia where the surgery was done. terrell, how is she doing? >> reporter: gayle, good morning to you. you know actually family members say over the last few days her condition had gotten worse and they thought she was near the end, but it looks like right on time their fight against transplant rules may have paid off. sarah murnaghan's set of adult lungs arrived yesterday at children's hospital. >> you find out you have the final go and literally 15 minutes later they take her out in the hall and wheel her down. >> reporter: the 10-year-old's life-saving transplant took about six hours. >> wow. what a night. thank you so much for coming. >> reporter: afterward her aunt said it was a success. >> we can't believe it.
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we fought for this for so long it's hard to believe it finally happened. >> reporter: end stage cystic fibrosis had left sarah in a coma saturday. she's now in intensive care. the family learned sarah would need new lungs last month. seraph was at the top of a list for child donors bus because she's under 12 it would be nearly impossible to get adult lungs. with time running out her fam parents filed a lawsuit challenging the policy. last week the judge ruled in her favor. dr. scott halparin is a bioequity i cyst at the onverts of pennsylvania. he says the ruling sets a troubling precedent. >> i don't think people want judges making medical decisions any more than they want doctors deciding court cases are but he doesn't fault the parents
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fighting for the child. in a statement the parents said we expect it will be a long road burke we're not going for easy. we're going for possible and an organ donor made it possible. >> reporter: about 50% of the people who have surgery are alive five years later. there's a possibility of her body rejecting those new lungs. charlie and gayle. >> you can't fault a parent for fighting for their daughter's life. >> no, you really can't. and because they fought so hard sarah got the transplant that she needed. we're mindful there are many on the list. one third of robberies in america involves the theft of a mobile device. they'll ask for help today from the companies that make those devices. >> reporter: manyore than half of all americans carry smartphones
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and that makes them potential targets for thieves. >> it could be gunpoint, a knife, a punch. >> reporter: according to reports 1.6 million americans had their smartphone stolen last year. in san francisco the district attorney says nearly half the robberies in 2012 targeted cell phones and many of the thefts were violent. >> a lot of people are getting hurt. we had one tourist that actually got stabbed. >> reporter: when gascon and attorneys meade today, they'll be looking for details on how the companies plan to fight the crime wave. in a presentation this week apple said the so-called kill switch technology will be part of iphone software available in the fall. >> and now with activation lock if a thief tries to turn off "find my iphone" or if they even wipe the device entirely, they will not be able to reactivate it. >> we don't know very much about
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it. >> reporter: cnet reporter finds it short on details. >> it will send a signal to wherever it is to deactivate the phone and only the owner could get in with a pass code or biometric. we're not sure what mechanism. >> reporter: an iphone can quickly end up for sale on the black parkt halfway around the world. the question is can a kill switch kill what's become a huge criminal enterprise. for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, san francisco. >> senior correspondent john miller former deputy commissioner at the nypd good morning. >> good morning, charlie, gayle. >> how significant is this for law enforcement officials? >> it could be a game-changer. you've got to remember since 1994 crime has been steadily increasing across the country because of new police strategy
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and techniques. the only thing we saw go up -- you saw the spike go up in new york washington, and milwaukee, and san francisco. it's larceny. we looked at what it is. it's iphones and other products ipad minis, iphones, and every time there was a new iteration there was another spike because, of course, everybody wanted to get the new phone. >> so if it's so effective, why are phone companies so resistant to it. >> gayle, the phone companies, developers apple, samsung, they're all good when they figure out something that's making them lose money or fix it so it stops. they can move very quickly. but in this case it's another thing. not only were they losing money from the phone thefts but everybody who had their phone
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stolen had to go out and do what? >> buy a new one. >> it was not a matter of urgency. you had ray kelly, cathy lanier the police chief of washington, d.c. you had ed flynn in milwaukee and george gascon in san francisco haranging them saying the minute you make the smartphone, a dumb phone, a paper weight the thefts will stop. why do they not break into cars every night and steal radios out of them because the people who make cars and radios made it so when you rip radios out, it won't work again. >> so if it doesn't work that they have no need to steal it and sell it. >> some of the police cheefrs can complain well this is just a robotic fence for stolen goods now.
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now you don't have to -- >> but the ecoatm people. i met them. they say it takes three different pictures of you. you have to give it your driver's license and passport and scan that. out of 10,000 phones we reported five that were being stolen. the big deal is getting a central database for stolen phones and this is a good step for apple. >> thank you, john miller. you may have heard the beach boys sing about the trestles. this california tourist spot also happens to be a proving grounds for the marines. now they're fighting to stop it from becoming a landmark. when it comes to getting my family to eat breakfast i need all the help i can get. that's why i like nutella. mom, what's the capital of west virginia? charleston. nutella is a delicious hazelnut spread my whole family loves. mom, have you seen my -- backpack? nutella goes great on whole-wheat toast or whole-grain waffles. and its great taste comes from a unique combination of simple ingredients
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ben tracy shows us the surfers and marines are fighting over the beach's future. >> reporter: for more than 40 years this stretch of coastline between los angeles and san diego has been a key training ground for u.s. marines. it's where they practice amphibious landings transporting ships and naval device. >> from a surfing standstandpoint it's the greatest place in southern california and really in north america. >> reporter: it is called trestles because of the train trestles that run parallel to the ocean. the military owns this coastline as part of the 125,000-acre camp pendleton base. they lease it to the california. >> the marine corps has been respectful. >> the surf writer foundation
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wants to list the trestles on the national treasure of historic places. the marines say they would force them to get their training exercises approved through a civilian board it's unnecessary regulation and oversight. >> reporter: is it too much to say this is a matter of national security? >> if that were to be shut down for amphibious on racings you do negatively impact marine corps training. >> reporter: yet suchers say they're not just protecting waves. they're protecting a way of life. >> trestles really was the birthplace of surfing culture in america. this is where it all started. >> reporter: surfing was unknown to americans until men came across it. campouts and cookouts exploded. surf music filled the charts. the beach boys name dropped the trestles in their hit song
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"surfing usa." surfboards got shorter and surfers turned pro, turning trestles into a training ground for some of america's top surfing talent. >> i grew up here in san clemente actually in the state park. i had first got on a surfboard down at the trails. i was 6 years old. every single friday after school my dad would set off. we'd come home and go riding down there. >> reporter: greg long won a championship at the trestles in 201 2001. he's one of the top surfers raiding waves 20 feet high. trestles feels like home. >> this needs to be protected and preserved for all future generations to love and enjoy and experience. >> reporter: the marines say designating it as a historic place is not necessary. there's no plan for the marine corps to block access or not
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allow surfing there. >> no no. >> reporter: simple as that. >> simple as that. >> reporter: despite the military's objection, california state historical resource voted unanimously. the final decision is now in the hands of the national register of historic places. for "cbs this morning" ben tracy, san clemente california. >> they say to be continued, huh? >> surfing's a great thing. >> it is. it is. is there no other way they can work it out? you get national security surfing. wow. surely they can come up with a all right. we are looking at a great day a lot of sunshine around the bay area. couple of patches of fog coastside but looking good so far. and i'm thinking even some sunshine out toward the beaches in the afternoon. looks like we are going to see this pattern hold for at least the next couple of days. in fact, maybe a little bit warmer for tomorrow. then we are going to cool down
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san francisco. two people were killed near brookdale and hi,everyone. good morning. it's 7:56. i'm frank mallicoat. police are investigating a double shooting in san francisco. two people were killed near brookdale and blithedale avenues early this morning. so far, no word on suspects. construction workers are back on the job today at santa clara 49ers stadium. the site was shut down tuesday after an accident that killed a worker in an elevator shaft. the contractor is now meeting with all 1200 workers at the site this morning to review safety procedures. traffic and weather coming up after the break.
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good morning. finally some good introduce to report as you work your way westbound 24 at central lafayette. they have opened up another lane so still slow and go but it is improving. it's in westbound at central lafayette due to an earlier car fire. one lane shut down where they mop up the mess. 680 slow. westbound 4 at 242 word of an accident involving three vehicles. look at the bay bridge. no delays through fourth. the metering lights are on. same for the golden gate bridge. live look traffic free-flowing into san francisco. that's your morning drive. plenty of sunshine in those shots. we are going to see more of that throughout the day today as it looks like another great day weather-wise. we are going to see temperatures soaring into the afternoon. the 70s and 80s. looking good in toward san jose right now. looks like the next couple of days going to be some of the nicest days of the week as we are going to see some changes toward the weekend. today enjoying 70s and low 80s inland. 60s and 70s around the bay and 50s and 60s out toward the coast. tomorrow, that ridge of high pressure going to slide in overhead going to be warm before cooling down this weekend.
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good morning to you. it is 8:00 in the west. welcome back to cbs "this morning." danger is growing from wildfires. thousands more people in colorado are told to leave their homes. if you are heading east, be prepared for a powerful storm. millions are facing rough weather bringing heavy rain high winds and the threat of tornadoes. plus, this may be the last time the very last time we see the royal baby bump. we'll go to the final official appearance of prince william's wife, kate before she gives birth. first, a look at today's eye opener. we have a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for the i-95 corridor. look at the line of storms. >> the system is already blamed for several tornadoes in iowa.
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>> heavy rains from the same front caused flash flooding south of cleveland. >> this fire has scorched 8,000 acres. this morning, it is still zero percent contained. >> we know it is a danger. so if you see fire you bail. >> edward snowden says he fears for his safety. he continues to make sweeping allegations about the inner workings of the u.s. intelligence apparatus. >> this is tarnishing hillary clinton's image as secretary of state. it gives republicans something to talk about. they obviously see her as the next nominee in 2016. >> they thought she was near the end but it looks like right on time. their fight against transplant rules may have paid off. the question is can a kill switch kill what's become a huge criminal enterprise? >> it cob a game-changer the accident yesterday left two maintenance workers stranded more than 500 feet in the air. inside, the time they took this video. ed snowden seeking political
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asylum. he thinks he may go to russia. he should go to the olive garden. you are always family here. a powerful line of thunderstorms is moving into the mid-atlantic state after causing damage like this in the midwest. i'm charlie rose with gayle king. norah o'donnell is off this morning. the storms threatened millions of people. the system spawned several tornadoes, yesterday, one touched down in iowa. >> strong winds damaged homes and businesses and in ohio heavy rains caused flash flooding west of cleveland. david bernard is watching the storms. good morning to you. who do you think is going to have the most trouble today? >> i want to show you where the worst of the storms are now, gayle. these are some dangerous storms that have developed and strength strengthened in the last 30 minutes or so west of philadelphia and approaching baltimore and washington. these are very severe thunderstorms with damaging winds.
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they are going to be in that area within the next hour or so. the entire mid-atlantic area is under a severe thunderstorm watch. that's our highest risk of severe weather today. the severe weather threat is going to extend well to the south and west across georgia, alabama and mississippi. like yesterday and this morning, we could be talking about tornadoes, large hail i think we are going to see a lot of damaging winds as well. everybody needs to stay tuned for the latest weather information. charlie and gayle? >> david bernard, thanks. in the past hour, petrochemical plant exploded in central louisiana. the williams company factory caught on fire after the explosion just outside of patton rouge. a baton rouge affiliate says injuries are reported. the plant makes oil-based chemicals. emergency crews are at the scene. >> there is no break from the intense heat in colorado. high temperatures and gusty winds are fanning several major wildfires. more than 100 homes have been destroyed. thousands more people have been forced to evacuate.
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kelly werthmann of our denver station, kcnc is in colorado springs. >> reporter: good morning. it is not the only fire burning in this state but it is the most devastating. the black forest fire burning near colorado springs has forced the evacuation of over 7,000 residents. though the neighboring counties have been issued a pre-evacuation notice and may have to leave today. 8,000 acres of colorado forests have already burned. authorities have been fighting the flames from the air, though the fire has proved to be unpredictable and firefighters have been unable to contain it. the high temperatures and strong winds and certainly the dry conditions are fueling this fire. those conditions are expected to continue through the week. for cbs "this morning," kelly werthmann, colorado springs, colorado. edward snowden says he leaked details of the government secret surveillance program. this morning he is saying the national security agency has
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been hacking into computers in china. nsa director general keith alexander told the senate committee that the program stopped dozens of terror plots and "time" magazine has released a new poll and shows that 54% of americans think that snowden made a good decision to expose the secret surveillance program. >> a new gallup poll shows confidence in congress is at an all-time low. lawmakers get only 10% approval. that is down three points from last year, putting congress at the bottom of the list for the fourth year in a row. americans say they are most confident in the military, followed by small business. there is a new weapon in the battle for beach access in malibu. california's beaches are supposed to be public but many of malibu's rich famous homeowners insist their beach fronts are private. we give away the secrets of how
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to sneak on to that. the rich and famous love hanging out with anybody. they should have a big party. come on over. bring your own corn. prince william's wife, kate christened a new cruise ship. royal pris sen can carry 3600 passengers and has a glass bottom walkway that hangs over the side. sounds pretty. the ship definitely was not the star of this show as charlie d'agata reports. >> reporter: the last engagement for kate before the royal bump becomes a royal baby. the countdown has gun in earnest now with the due date sometime around mid-july. the only champagne the dutchess of cambridge touched this morning was smashed on the hull of the royal princess in keeping with tradition. kate is the godmother of the cruise liner following a long line of royals before her.
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princess diana launched the original royal princess back in 1984. queen elizabeth kristened the britania more than half a century ago. >> i name this ship queen elizabeth ii. >> her namesake and again in 2010. kate's stepmother, camilla, was less successful due to i astubborn champagne bottle that looked more likely to smash the hull than the glass. for the most part it has been clear sailing for kate throughout her pregnancy. she has kept busy playing field hockey at her old school back in november. nobody would have guessed she was pregnant. the palace had no choice to announce her pregnancy, when she spent time in the hospital for acute morning sickness. the dutchess was soon back on her feet and back on royal duty. just last week she was at
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westminster abbey marking the anniversary of the queen's coronation. the palace says she will spend a few more engagements with the rest of the royal family in the coming weeks but with each passing day, that bump has been growing, so has the tension. is it a boy or a girl? if it is a girl she'll make history. for the first time the law giving the crown to the firstborn boy has been thrown out. the royal princess may be the new addition to the fleet. the question remains, whether a royal princess may be the new addition to the family. for "cbs this morning," charlie d'agata in london. we'll all know very soon. i'm so smitten with the story. she slipped and started to say my dau -- ter. so it will be interesting to see. i am guessing it is a girl. >> she knows. >> they say they know. it will be interesting. if it is a boy, i recommend the
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john galliano john galliano lost one of the biggest jobs in fashion base of his racist semitic outburst caught on tape. he told me what happened and we will show you parts of that conversation. >> all that mattered back in 1971. secret government documents are revealed. do you know what they are? the answer is coming up next on "cbs this morning." are? the answer is coming up next on
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began publishing the pentagon papers, that secret government history revealed how the government misled the public about the vietnam war. the knicks on administration went to court to stop publication. the supreme court gave the go-ahead. the papers came from daniel else burg, an analyst who worked on the study. criminal charges against him were later dropped. all these years later, we are dealing with edward snowden, another bit of a scandal. a 64-year-old novel is back in the headlines. we'll find out what's behind the sudden interest in "nineteen eighty-four." are we living in the world that george orwell predicted? that's ahead on "cbs this morning."
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there you see putin trying to speak english. years ago, john galliano was behind his own brand. he was recorded as making racist and anti-semitic remarks. he gave his first television interview since the incident. he told me about his fall from grace and the tirade that toppled his career.
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>> it is like you would be dead today. >> oh, my gosh. you have a problem. >> how could you say that? what's your own explanation? >> that was more shocked myself, charlie. i just saw that foot annalage. at that point in my career i had become what is known as a blackout drinker. it's where one can't transfer short-term memory into long-term memory. so i have no memory of that event. >> you remember none of these words? >> no. >> do you remember being there? >> no. i don't even remember -- i wasn't aware that i had been filmed. >> here is what's troubling to some. this wasn't just one incident. it was more than one. >> that's correct. >> somebody had come and said those things in your presence
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when you were sober, what would you have done? >> i love hitler. they should burn. >> what would you have said if you were sober? >> i think there is something terribly wrong with that person, charlie. >> were you trying to recapture what you had at the top of your fashion career? >> what i'm trying to do right now is understand what happened make amends living amends every day. i try to be the best person i can be. >> do you worry that somehow that cre ativity, you can't find that again? >> i did worry about that specially when i was in rehabilitation center of arizona. that caused me to stop writing and i couldn't talk.
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so i would write and write and write. that was creative. pretty much anything i apply myself to is done in a creative way. i could be walking down the street and still my eyes as working. i'm looking at people. i'm not walking down the road in the market as an exhibition. all those things hadn't stopped. that part of the process hadn't stopped. then, when i was invited by oscar de la renta as a residency, to work on with him on his collection the collection was quite well underway, first of all, i just couldn't, because i hadn't been in the studio for a few years. then i decided that yes, i would. >> what do you hope people understand about you today? >> that i'm not an anti-semite
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and i'm not a racist. i know i'm not. >> for those people that say, john, i listened to your story. i hear it. i believe you believe it. i'm so troubled i can't be there for it. i can't accept it. what do you say to them? >> i accept that. i can't control what people think of me or say, what people say about me. i can't control that. i accept that. i will continue to make amends. >> your impressions, you know, when you see that video, it is so disturbing. everybody who knows him says that that's not the guy who he is? >> they do. lots of people you know and i know here in new york who i talked to yesterday before this said, he was a decent guy. this is an awful thing to say. he has apologized and is trying
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seven protesters were arrested from a vacant lot in san francisco... during a raid early this morning. good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. seven protestors were arrested from a vacant lot in san francisco during a raid early this morning. three people refused to come down from the trees. one of them suffered minor injuries in a fall. police are clearing the land for a condo development. and construction workers are back on the job at the new 49ers stadium this morning. the site was shut down tuesday following an accident that killed a worker in an elevator shaft. the contractor met with all 1200 workers to review safety procedures before work began today. the bart board is expected to vote tonight on money for new train cars. it's been a year since bart placed the order for more than 400 new cars.
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part of the construction will be done in the u.s. the first of the new cars is due to be online in 2017. stay with us, traffic and weather coming right up.
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good morning. let's take off this time with a live look at conditions at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights are on. but it's been a very light traffic condition there, no
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delays. looking good heading into san francisco. san mateo bridge looking pretty good, as well. some extra volume overall about a 15 to 17-minute ride between foster city and hayward. now, over to our maps, if you work your way north 880 through oakland, starting to see a few brake lights there, also we're seeing some slow conditions 101 through san jose and westbound 24 one lane remains shut down at central lafayette for an earlier problem. that's a look at traffic. lawrence? >> a lot of sunshine around the bay area today. so far, so good. get you out live right now and along the coastline some sunshine there at ocean beach. still a couple of patches of fog south of half moon bay. most areas clear out today. a lot of sunshine throughout the afternoon. temperatures are going to be nice, too. let's plan on 70s and low 80s inland. inside the bay should be beautiful, plenty of sunshine as high as 76 in san jose. 74 in oakland and 66 in san francisco. next couple of days, project the warmest day of the week tomorrow, then cooling over the weekend.
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likes being called senor sherese. right now the dallas "morning news" says american airlines' passengers may feel like they're getting more crowded. they're going to add seats to the plane to accommodate demand. >> that's what we need, more seats. >> and less room. >> and less room. "usa today" looks at the price a couple pays for spending a night out in new york city.
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they say honolulu is more expensive. it costs $505 for two people to stay in a four-star hotel, go out for cocktails and have dinner with a bottle of wain and take a short cab ride. in the cheapest city, las vegas that kofts about 2 $3. charlie, i want you to take me to honolulu. i hear it's lovely this time. you will. >> you want go to the most expensive place, don't you? >> yes, i would, yes, i would. >> roger goodell is defending the redskins. last month they called on the owners to find a new name. he says the name stands for strength, courage, pride, and respect. the nsa scandal has catapulted george orwell's book "1984" on the bestseller's list. sales have jumped 10,000% in the past week. the book may be 64 years old but
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people say it's more relevant than ever. in the novel "1984" george orwell presents a frightening future, war never ends, privacy doesn't exist and crimes committed by the states are quickly erased. it was published in 1949 after the second world war. it is an expression of political fear and warning to all citizens. seen here in a movie adaptation of the book, orwell's most famous idea is that of big brother. the name of overtime it's become ubiquitous. >> we shall prevail. >> used to sell computers. >> on january 24th apple computer will introduce macintosh, and you'll see why
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"1984" won't be like 1984. >> market reality tv. and in a movie that might just prove truth is stranger than fiction, headlines about the nsa surveillance was so orwellian last week the president himself brought it up. >> you can complain about big brother and how this is a potential program run amok but when you actually look at the details, then i think we've struck the right balance. >> arthur james bamford's "the puzzle palace" first contributed. he's here along with senior correspondent john miller former director of national intelligence. put this in context. could yu ever imagine that it could be as extensive as it is? >> no, i couldn't. before the age of digitalization and internet and all that i
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wrote my first book on a typewrighter, for example. >> what is a typewrighter these days? kids look at this and have no idea what it is. >> they say say it's a keyboard attached directly to a printer and they would understand. >> right. >> yeah, but back this those days when i finished "the puzzle palace," the highest thing that they had was a fax machine. >> but that in a different way, have we seen all the fears that came oust 1984 realized to a degree? >> to some degree. the whole idea was the move toward totalitarianism, to a totalitarian state. and that was helped along by having all this surveillance so nobody could really go against the government, and that's what a lot of the worry is today. we're moving to more and more surveillance which will push us more toward totalitarianism.
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>> but john miller has seen it from the inside and suggests what about the surveillance of today? >> i think the mantra of 1984 is big brother is watching you. i think what people want is big brother, watching out for you. there's a big distinction there. you've got to say in the post-9/11 era when americans had to reclassify redefine am i safe at home 3,000 people were killed on a single day at multiple occasions by a non-state actor, not even of our country. everybody said, you know i need somebody watching out for me. as jim says it's the capabilities and how they're applied that's the scary part. now, my experience inside the nsa as somebody who was there a couple of times a month, you know, and spent days at a time working through different projects with them was hard-working people, some of the finest americans i've ever met, very attentive to the idea of not avoiding spying on u.s.
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persons, that means not just citizens, but also anybody who was here on u.s. soil legally. this was a big theme of everything they did every day. still you have to wonder when you see -- when you see a country under pressure as we did after 9/11. that's the time you have to -- you have to worry the most that those rules will be pushed or bent. and that's where oversight is key. and it's an opaque agency. you know it's hard to see inside the nsa. >> it does raise questions, jim bamford. i like what you said john. you want them to be watching out for us not watching us. is the nsa listening to everything we say? that's a big concern for a lot of people. >> they can't listen to everything you say but they put filters on the information that comes in. so in order to pick out what they want they basically have to have machines that do listen to virtually everything and then
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pick out the phone calls or the e-mail, whatever. >> key word searches and things like that. >> key words, key names. >> triggers. >> key address, ketel phone numbers. >> let me ask you this jim. what should we be worried about based on what we've learned that snowden has told us? >> i think what's the biggest worry is all that's going on in secret. there's no democracy involved here. let let's do this let's eaves drop on this let's get records. i was in england for the last ten days. before all this broke they were having a debate about the same thing, should the government get the meta data on everything coming in. should they store it force these isps to store it. what they did there was have a bill go through parliament. it was publicly debated in the press and was voted down so it was a democratic way of doing it. people can say, well, there is a threat there, but then again do
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i want this surveillance and they said no. that's the way a democratic society does it. >> thank you, jim. good to see you. >> thank you both. >> there's two ways to catch ethan hawke at the box office this weekend. you can see ready? happy birthday! it's a painting easel! the tide's coming in!
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so if you could, you would kill someone tonight. >> look, know this is difficult for you to understand at this age, but tonight allows people a release for all the hatred and violence and aggression that they keep up inside them. >> oh "the purge" starring ethan hawke was number one when it started at the box office last weekend. june is a big month for ethan. he also stars in a new movie "before midnight," part of a series that took 18 years to make. ethan hawke, good morning to
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you. here we are on thursday going into another weekend. when you found out you were number one last weekend, are you sitting by the phone waiting for the numbers? are you that guy? everybody wants to be number one, ethan. >> i know but box office is such a kind of not very interesting barometer for quality. >> true. >> so i've never put too much stock into it. >> i bet charlie would agree with you on that. i bet he would agree with you on that. >> we love to turn everything into a competition, number one at the box office. to be honest i love that movie, the purge is a throwback to kind of an old school independent action movie that john carpenter would have made. it has a totally subversive political punk rock message that i love. >> explain the premise. >> the premise is it takes place in the future after the aggression in 2018 after it's been decimated. it's been rebuilt to eliminate
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violence and unemployment they create a purge night where every night once a year they shut down the government and you're allowed to do whatever you want. if you don't like your boss you don't like the show's being run, you don't have to fight about it, call a lawyer you wait for purge night. >> all crime is legal. >> all crime is legal. that way crime during the rest of the year goes down and let's face it, the poor people kill each other. >> explain "before midnight." >> i have made two movies. one is the most gentlist and the other is about crime. my mother called and said who are you. >> the rage. >> they don't think how cool are you. >> who could do that. >> exactly. >> tell us about "before midnight." it's getting good numbers, i
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mean good word of mouth. >> look. there aren't that many movies made for people that are interested in a sincere discussion about romance. >> and relationships. >> and relationships. our dream is to make movies about relationships that are good, nod filled with lice. we made the first one in '94. >> how old were you, ethan? >> julie and i were both 23. that's julie dell fi and myself. we also co-wright these. what's interesting about this is we make one movie every nine years. julie and i write it with the director and it's turned into a crazy -- >> how much personal stuff have you drawn? you have personal stuff. >> you have personal stuff? >> hopefully. >> the truth is rick and julie and i, these movies are made from the fabric of our life. i mean that's what we do. jessie and saline are created
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out of our collective imagination. it's our life, it's our generation's life. you know, a lot of what's happening to them is developmental. you think that you're fighting because your husband won't take out the trash, but really you're fighting because you're 40 and it sucks. >> but i'm so exciting about this because after the first one i wasn't sure they had boinked. >> let's see. >> i wasn't sure but in the second one they clearly had. >> now she feels better. >> i do feel better. okay, go ahead. continue. >> no, no. what's happened to the relationship by the time of "before midnight?" >> the first two are about romantic projections. and dream about it. we thought the third time would be mace stake. the third one is about getting what you want. i appreciate you having me -- you know my grandfather was in the texas state legislature, and he was manager of the abilene
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blue sox and was part of the farm team that helped find jackie robinson. he really didn't believe i made it until i had been on your show. he was so proud of me because you asked me something about -- for some reason fdr came up. and i mentioned he wasn't with eleanor when he died. he was with lucy mercer. my grandfather called me and said, you know you're not an idiot off all. you discussed history and held your own with charlie rose. nothing else mattered. you know son, you're all right. if you could quit smoking you'd be already. >> it's a good time. >> it really is. >> congratulations. back in the 1980s kids loved pro wrestling. tito santana is still loved by
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it is almost the end of the skoal year, so teachers are making summer plans. most of them don't plan to get up and perform. a professional wrestling show. jeff glor sat down with a teacher who is anything but typical. >> tito santana. >> reporter: in the 1980s and early '90s he was one of the most famous entertainers in the ring. tito santana, a hero to millions of kids who watched wrestling. today he's still watched by kids, but in a whole different venue because tito santana is really merced/solis middle school teacher in new jersey. >> do you remember what happens to see in the first person? >> i was able to separate tito
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santana to merced solis. >> reporter: two totally different decades. >> exactly. i didn't go to school full time until i was a freshman in high school. i wasn't considered one f your smartest kids in the classroom, but i was always a hard worker. >> reporter: that hard work was noticed by his high school football coach who acted as a mentor. solis considered teaching too but that plan was put on hold when a friend suggested the athletic solis try wrestling. he was given a stage name. >> tito santana. >> reporter: for a quiet worker from south texas the international superstardom that followed was thrilling and threatening. >> we were just like rock stars. everywhere we went you know there were the drug dealers and
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the airports who would meet the guys because they knew we had money and there were the groupies and the parties after the matches. so it would have been very easy to live the life. but working as hard as i did, i knew the value of a dollar. >> reporter: because he saved his money, he secured his future putting his three kids to school and buying a hair salon that his wife of 32 years now runs. he's also pursuing a calling that passed him by 40 years ago. he teached spanish in his classroom in roxbury, new jersey. they call him senor solis. >> he's cool. he has a doll. how cool is that. >> reporter: now at age 60 he gets back in the ring occasionally wrestling at smaller weekend events and he's still more than happy to pass along tips.
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>> you lean and bounce off the rope and you're ready to run. >> reporter: so you still feel pretty confident about your abilities in the ring. >> well pretty confident about the ability to do i can hurt i can get into the ring and hit the ropes. once in a while i'll do the flying form but it really affects my back when i land. >> reporter: solis says his new life may not be as glamorous as his old one, but it is more rewarding. >> i'm hoping that i'm making a difference. i know that i'm making a difference. you know, it feels good. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," jeff glor, roxbury, new jersey. >> it's nice to see somebody who had some money from entertainment save the money and provide for a life after the sort of applause has gone. >> i'd say bravo senor solis. i bet the kids don't act up in his class. and a shout-out to steven.
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that's his first produced piece. br
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k-p-i-x five headlines... there were four deadly shootings in t good morning. it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your kpix 5 headlines. there were four deadly shootings in the bay area overnight. two men were killed in san francisco. there were also murders in oakland and fairfield. a man was stabbed to death outside a home on checkers drive in san jose around midnight. the victim appeared to be in his 40s. his name is being withheld until police notify his family. so far, no arrests have been made. this is san jose's 24th homicide. 7 protestors were arrested from a vacant lot in san francisco during a raid early this morning. three people refused to come down from the trees. one of them suffered minor injuries in a fall. police are clearing the land for a condo development.
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construction is set to begin next week. here's lawrence with the forecast. starting out mostly sunny- side up, a little fog at the coastline but looking good into the afternoon. we'll see a little breeze out there as well looking toward mount diablo. it is quiet and sunny in most spots. it looks like it will be sunny today and probably the nicest two days of the week. after that, things change as we sail in toward the weekend. temperatures by this afternoon running into the 70s. low 80s in the valleys. 60s and 70s inside the bay and 76 in san jose. 66 in san francisco. and 60 in pacifica. next couple of days, those temperatures warm up a few more degrees with an offshore wind for tomorrow. then cooling back down with a sea breeze over the weekend. we are going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. get great prices on things you need. we know you look around for the best deals. that's why we give you real bi club card deals each week. load up the cooler. 12 packs of your favorite coke products are just $2.47 each.
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good morning. a backup along highway 24 from this earlier problem at central lafayette. you can see slow-and-go conditions 680 also still slow- and-go. they have one lane still shut down from an earlier fire but again they are mopping up the mess. you can see north 880 stop and go as well as you work your way through oakland. metering lights are on at the bay bridge but delays not bad as you go through there. south bay northbound 101 through san jose, a little slow. we are seeing delays northbound 280 through downtown san jose and along guadalupe parkway. and the altamont pass 25 minutes to work your way between the altamont pass and 680. have a great day.
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