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tuned. have a great afternoon. good morning viewers in the west. it is monday july 22nd, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." kate, the duchess of combambridge, is in labor as is we peekspeak. the world waits to welcome the next royal heir. the pentagon face's a 20% blow to its budget. and river rafting with governor cuomo and talking about his political future. first, today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> as far as charles is concerned, the dutch eschess of cambridge is in the early stages
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of labor. >> the world waits for a new heir to the bridge throne. >> they arived round the back just kate and william in the car. >> the gender of the baby remains a mystery. >> very exciting occasion. the whole country is excited with them. so we're hoping for the best. >> this child will be third in line to the throne and will one day be monarch. >> heavy rain led to flash floods in arizona. >> rescuing several stranded motorists. >> they could have drowned. >> the pope took off from rome this morning for his first international trip. >> more action around trayvon martin. >> mixed reaction in the wake of the president's statements on race and on the trayvon martin case. >> on this issue you cannot lead from behind. what's lacking in this moment is moral leadership. >> in california thousands of evacuees are returning to their homes near palm springs. now that crews are getting the upper hand on that wildfire.
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>> could the next generation of iphones and i-pads have larger screens? according to "the wall street journal," the answer's yes. >> all that -- >> 3-2. it's gone. it's over. >> geraldo rivera posted this self-portrait on twitter with the caption, 70 is the new 50. >> and all that matters. >> one year after the movie theater massacre in colorado two of the survivors have changed the meaning of the date. >> now we can remember this day as a happy day. >> on "thbscbs this morning. ". >> phil mickelson with a sunday to remember at the open championship. >> probably the most fulfilling moment of my career and i'm very proud to be your champion. thank you. welcome to "cbs this morning." all eyes on st. mary's hospital in london. >> today could be the day. >> as you're waking u.n. in thee inging
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up in the west, the wait is over it's the big day for the duchess of cambridge. >> earlier this morning, kate checked into the hospital. she's now in labor. elizabeth palmer is in london. >> reporter: good morning. as it turned out, prince william and kate didn't have to fight rush hour traffic. they drove this relatively short distance from kensington palace here to the hospital at st. mary's without a police escort shortly before 6:00 london time. kate started her maternity leave with a bang. before disappearing from public view to prepare for the royal baby's arrival. the duchess is now inside the hospital. the international media corralled outside, waiting to see her re-emerge in the company of two future monarchs. the baby and her husband, prince william. who first appeared here 31 years ago as a newborn in the arms of his mother princess diana.
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royal reporter royal nikkhah says capturing that moment is big business. >> everyone's been waiting. the big money shot is william and kate coming out. any time now really after the birth. for the first shot with the heir to the throne. >> reporter: before the baby appears for his or her first photo call on these steps, there will be a birth announcement. it will leave the hospital with a royal page who will carry it under police escort 2 1/2 miles across london to buckingham palace. and there on the forecourt a footman will place the notice on an easel. the very same one used to announce prince william's birth back in 1982. that birth announcement is going to tell us the time of birth, the weight of the baby and also its gender which kate and william chose not to know in advance. i've just had a look at the
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booking here and the betting odds this morning say it's going to be a girl. norah and charlie. >> elizabeth, thank you. from st. mary's hospital we head to buckingham palace. excitement is building. the announcement will combine both tradition and technology. mark phillips is standing by there. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah, good morning, charlie. it's the business of the royal family of course to be both traditional and in some waysing an aquinas ty c. saying it will be announced on a piece of paper, on an easel, in a fray in front of the palace here. crowds have already gathered here for the daily changing of the guard ceremony. they seem a little bit bigger and more excited today. will probably stick around longer for any glimpse of information or any sign that paper announcement will be coming. there is no more information
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even from the child's grandfather grandfather, prince charles, and his wife camilla were touring in the north of england today. he was asked whether he knew anything about the pending arrival of the child. he said he knew absolutely nothing. which is the situation the rest of us are finding here. the big test will be of course now whether this royal plan fans up. it's a long time between the birth, the production of the piece of paper, the bringing it across london the bringing it to the palace the putting it in the forecourt here. a lot of time for tweets and e-mails and other things to possibly happen. this is a race between the traditional and the modern and we'll see who wins. norah, charlie. >> mark phillips good to see you, thank you. we'll keep a close eye on st. mary's hospital. if there's any sign of announcement, we will let you know right away right here on "thbs this" "cbs this morning." chuck hagel warning about the fallout from automatic spending cuts scuts. the military faces a 30% hit. a report shows top leaders are
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living in swanky neighborhood getting gardners, cooks ss and drivers. >> reporter: good morning. at a time when defense department workers are forced to take cuts pay cuts and furloughs, this pentagon report detailing how much it spends on housing for senior officers is bound to raise hackles. many top generals and admirals are living in pricey homes located on prime real estate. casa sur is a five-bedroom resident in coral gables florida, which the pentagon leases for $106,000 a year and where the head of the u.s. command will live rent free once renovations are completed. with all the security and communications that go with being a top commander, the pentagon estimates casa sur will cost $3.2 million over 25 years. general kelly is a respected combat commander who lost his own son in afghanistan. but that house will be hard to
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explain to matt thompson, a military mechanic forced to take a 20% pay cut for the rest of this year. >> that's huge. i still haven't figured out how i'm going to make that work. >> reporter: the pentagon studied what it pays for 32 hopes for senior officers around the world and found that 22 of them could either be reduced in cost or replaced. a navy rear admiral lives in a 6,600-square foot italian villa in naples. while the air force general commanding nato lives in a 15,000-square foot chateau in belgium. the alternative would be to give them a housing allowance and let them find their own place to live. officials say that is impractical because of security concerns and the need to entertain visiting dignities. still, congress has criticized the excessive cost of some of these homes. even though defense secretary hagel told furloughed workers he couldn't figure out any other way to cut the budget. >> i couldn't cut into furloughs any more. we've got planes not flying now.
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and no new army training for months. ships are not sailing. i mean you know because you're right in the middle of some of this. >> reporter: to be fair to the top brass, cutting back on their housing would not save nearly as much money as quickly as furloughs do. but appearances count and this does not look good. >> all right, david, thank you. more than a week after george zimmerman was acquitted in the murder of trayvon martin thousands rallied it dozens of cities over the weekend. most were in support of martin. there are continues calls for the justice department to open a federal civil rights investigation. >> this morning, people are still talking about president obama's speaking at length about the case for the first time since the verdict. bill plante is at the white house. bill good morning. >> reporter: morning, charlie, norah. race hasn't been much discussed around here for the last five years. there was a stunner when the president decided last week he had to address the trayvon martin case in the context of his own experience. he had expected to be asked
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about the verdict in some interviews last week. but when that didn't happen, he - surprised his staff, saying he wanted to speak out. most of the reaction was positive. but some like talk show host tavis smiley wondered what took the president six days to respond to the verdict. >> and the bottom line is this is not libya. this is america. on this issue, you cannot lead from behind. what's lacking in this moment is moral leadership. >> reporter: observers noted that the president was trying to bridge different constituencies. >> he was speaking to african-americans, saying, i get what you get. and speaking to white americans trying to explain. it was a new role for him. a role he decided to take. >> when trayvon martin was first shot, i said that this could have been my son. another way of saying that is trayvon martin could have been me. 35 years ago.
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>> reporter: in very personal terms, he explains why. >> there are very few african-american men in this country who haven't had the experience of being followed when they were shopping in a department store. that includes me. there are probably very few african-american men who haven't had the experience of walking across the street and hearing the locks click on the doors of cars. that happened to me. at least before i was a senator. >> reporter: on the policy front, the president called for a reexamination of "stand your ground" laws. and at least one republican found the president's comments very impressive. senator john mccain is 2008 opponent was in agreement. >> stand your ground law may be something that needs to be reviewed by -- >> in arizona? >> by the florida legislature or any other legislature that has passed such legislation. >> reporter: now, the president wanted to make that statement before the planned demonstration, over the weekend.
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he did caution that violence would dishonor what happened to trayvon martin. but he closed on a note of hope saying each new jeb rationgeneration handles racial issues better than the past. joining us john dickerson. tell us more about the timing of the president's -- what he said on friday afternoon. >> we, you know this president, we'll seen him throughout his presidency. he doesn't jump quickly into the middle of a moment. usually people call on him to say something and he's patient. as bill mentioned, he was expecting to be asked about this in an interview which gives you some sense of the way they wanted to play this. he wanted to speak. he'd been watching the reaction to this from the moment this incident occurred. he'd been talking about it with friends and family. then when the verdict happened, he'd been paying attention to it. he wanted to say something but in kind of a low key way. when it didn't come up in those interviews, he brought it up himself. he said, i want to talk about this. and they did it on friday.
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>> the substance of the president's remarks, it was interesting here the president used the word context four times. and also to talk about the pain that exists in the african-american or black community. >> it was a very tricky job here, to do this. he did it without notes. he wanted to speak from the heart, from his own personal experience as an african-american. that was one role. his other role was as a president. both walking a line between the african-american community and the white community. also as gwen mentioned, working as a bridge between the two. very tricky there. also acting as the law professor saying i'm not questioning the verdict or the system. it was a muldtifaceted effort he was trying to do. when i talked to aides inside the white house, they said basically he was making a version of the gamble he made when he started to run for president notice first place. as an african-american, there would be an audience who would hear what he had to say and not judge him based on just the
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color of his skin. >> want to switch now to the next presidential race in 2016. our national correspondent jan crawford got a really rare chance to speak with the governor of new york andrew cuomo over the weekend. he was at this event promoting tourism in the adirondacks. let's listen to what he told jan about whether he may run for president. >> your name is often mentionled as someone that could be on a national stage, maybe running for president. is that something you're thinking about? >> not at all. >> not thinking about running for president? are you going to think about it at some point? >> i spent eight years in washington with bill clinton. i was the hud secretary. had a lot of fun doing that. but i really love what i'm doing now. and i tend to be one of those personalities that stays focused on what they're doing. and i am focused on being the best governor that i can be. >> wayshat's your read on that john? >> the first thing you want to do when you're running for president is say that you're
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focused on your current job. >> exactly. >> whether he's thinking about it or not, he's hit the perfect target for leaving the door open. he's focused at the moment. that doesn't mean tomorrow he couldn't be focused on something else. so he's crossed that threshold. obviously, in the democratic race the big hurdle for anybody is hillary clinton. >> doing a good job for the people of new york as they say. >> john thank you. coming up we're going to have more of jan crawford's interview with cuomo. he talk,s about the campaign waters for spitzer and weiner. that's ahead. the phoenix area drying out after being slammed by flash flooding. the storm washed out several roads yesterday. drivers had to be rescued, some by helicopter after getting stuck in rushing floodwaters. emergency crews used ropes to help save them. in the skos skatecottsdale, homes are flooded, no serious injuries
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reported. learning what caused a deadly roller coaster accident. a 51-year-old mother fell to her death friday while riding the coaster with her family at six flags over texas. manuel bojorquez is at the park. >> reporter: the park was open over the weekend and will be open today, but officials here at six flags say the ride known as the texas giant, will remain closed, as they try to determine what led to the death of rosy esporza. at 14 stories high with a 79 degree watch, the texas giant is the tallest and steepest steel and wood hybrid coaster in the world. dallas mom rosy esporza was boarding it with her family an eyewitness said she asked the attendant to double-check her safety restraint. >> she was, like, she asked them to check her more than once. the guy was like as long as you
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heard it click, you're okay. >> reporter: stunned eyewitnesses say she flew out of her seat just as the ride began. this family saw her fall to her death and heard the reaction from her children. >> they were screaming when they came back and they were trying to get out of the restraint and they were screaming, my mom my mom, we got to get my mom, she's gone. >> reporter: "cbs this morning" followed the ride's engineer as he inspected a similar hybrid in march. >> we're checking to make sure all the bolts are in place. we're looking to see if anything hasn't been tightened. >> reporter: there is no evidence there is anything wrong with the coaster's design or tracks. but the german manufacturerer of the car's safety bars is sending a team to six flags to join the investigation. >> in a team they put the evidence together weigh the evidence, maybe go back and do some additional testing. >> reporter: six flags has released a statement saying we are committed to determining the cause of this tragic accident and will utilize every resource throughout this process.
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police and fire department officials say there is no evidence of foul play. this is only the second death at this park since it opened in 1961. and there have been reports of 14 injuries that have occurred on the texas giant. all of those were minor. charlie and norah. at least 75 people are dead this morning after an earthquake rocked western china. the quake struck a rural area more than 700 miles west of beijing. the u.s. geological survey puts the magnitude at 5.9. nearly 300 people are hurt. 1,200 homes have been destroyed. phones and electricity are out. it is time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "washington post" says it's costing a lot more to gas up the car. prices at the bump rose 12 entcents last week and are expected to go higher. aaa blams the jump on summer demand and production interruptions. the"the wall street journal" says the u.s. marshal service
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lost track of 2,000 specially equipped two-way radios worth millions of dollars. some in the agency believes that creates a security ricksk for federal judges and trial witnesses. the site hakd private information for about 275 have been stolen. the site has been offline since thursday. apple says it is overhauling the developer system. london's independent says britain's prime minister will detail a plan to block internet porn. saying it is coroding childhood. he is set to announce a plan today. web users will need to opt out of family friendly fillerters. and his first trip abroad as pope. he'll land in rio deja clouds both high and low around the bay area.
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low clouds thick fog out towards the beaches early on. as we head throughout the day today a mixture of sunshine and clouds inside the bay and the valleys even a slight chance of thunderstorms. clouds continue to rotate on through throughout the afternoon. mid to upper 80s inland. 60s and 70s around the bay. little unsettled through tomorrow. and more sunshine and warmer weather on wednesday. >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by big lots!. here's the deal.
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. san francisco police are looking for a man and a woman who got away after a home invasion in the bay view this morning. one suspect was injured and arrested. and a victim from the home is in the hospital after he was stabbed. a redwood city man was struck and killed when he tried to help victims of a car crash. the man was killed trying to cross interstate 280 early yesterday. there's a tentative contract agreement between oakland and two largest unions. the first raises in six years for 3500 city workers. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. big problems along the peninsula. there's an overturned accident and fuel spill. they just issued a traffic alert at southbound 101 at willard road. overturned pick up and overturned dump truck. blocking a couple lanes southbound and one lane in the northbound direction. use 280 as alternate. that's your latest traffic. for your latest forecast, here's lawrence. >> a mixture of sunshine and clouds out there. right now we can see the monsoonal clouds overhead. low clouds even dense fog approaching the coastline. temperatures in the 50s and 60s now by the afternoon. up in the 60s and 70s. 80s in the valleys and next couple days unsettled. then return to mild weather and warmer temperatures next weekend.
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what it means for the royal family. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour electronic cigarettes are becoming more popular, but are they a safe alternative? we'll look at why the federal government is not getting o8÷ involved. plus governor owe mow is telling jan crawford why he's taking some of the most powerful people in the world into a
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tree into a pole. the car had sped up to more than 100 miles per hour. her family claims toyota is liable for the unintended acceleration. toyota denies the claim. cbs legal analyst jack ford joins us now. aren't these things northernly settled? >> the vast majority gets settled for a whole lot of reasons, but on a couple of occasions both sides have so much to gain or lose the decision is we'll have to go into a courtroom and let a jury decide. >> what does toyota havej÷ to >> toyota is looking at the possibility of a lot here. what happened is you mentioned the accident itself and the plaintiffs are saying, her family is saying that this acceleration was the consequence of one or two things and the death was a consequence of one or two things.
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either the defect or the nailure of toyota to put in an override breaking override system that would kick in when something happens. toyota says indeed it has such a system in other vehicles in europe. terrible tragedy, but not our fault. they have said there's no evidence of a defect that. said that the override system would not have helped here so they say it ooh's terrible tragedy but not their fault. in terms of what they have to lose. there are a lot of cases in the pipeline. though not a lot involved in this accident. but toyota if they lose and lose big here they stand to find themselves in a situation where more people will file lawsuits, where there also may well bebig numbers in term of punitive damage. you have to remember whatever the jury does in this case is not binding on any other jury but still emotionally and intellectually it gets out there. >> in this case the woman was 66
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years old, barely drove her camry. just to the family restaurant. they say accelerated to over 100 miles an hour and the car slammed into a tree and she died as a result. what does toyota say caused the car to accelerate that fast. >> what they said here is it's not us. oftentimes what causes it is driver error or something as simple as a floor mat getting wedged up underneath the accelerator. a lot of people have experienced it. they've come out and said just because this was a tragic accident weit's not our fault. 46 million americans buy tobacco products each year. one thing getting attention, electronic cigarettes. >> this year they'll become a billion-dollar industry. it raises a popular question how safe are they.
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jeff glor has more. >> with new ones rolling out almost weekly the market has been prepared to the wild west. plenty of open space, huge amounts of money to be made almost zero oversight. >> it feels like the first time. it's not quite the first time but it has been 42 years since smoking ads have been seen on television. that changed when electronic cigarette maker got this thought recognized by cable last year. >> if you do this the way you want adds all over prime time television? >> our mission is to obsolete cigarettes. >> craig weiss is the ceo of electronic cigarettes or ecigs.
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when exhaled, there is no odor. >> your goal is to be as close to a cigarette without tobacco. >> reporter: ecigs have been on the market for almost a decade. in 2011 sale were around $33 million. they have now doubled. they are expected to triple. that's nothing compared to the $80 billion a year that americans will spend on traditional smoking products but it's everything weiss wants. >> we feel it's a david versus goliath. >> who wins that battle? >> the good guys of course. >> reporter: not everyone is convinced. kneel shack ter is one of new york's leading lung doctors. the majority of his patients have serious respiratory
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conditions. >> i have patients come in and say i'm spoking a great nontoxic form of cigarette. i say to them i don't know. i don't know if this is nontoxic. >> reporter: though they do have the authority to do so the fda does not currently regulate these cigs meaning the regulators don't have to disclose what's inside. month contain nicotine water, artificial andflavoring, glis roll and propylene glycol. they state further research is needed for the benefit of health and the risk of electronic cigarettes and other novlg products. that could take years and some health organizations are becoming impatient.
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>> we're very concerned that there is literally no federal oversight of these products. do not know what's in them. we do not know how they are being used. >> if regulated, can this be done safely? >> i don't know. i don't know. >> do you hope? >> i would hope that ecigarettes would not have the god-awful impact that regular cigarettes have, but the jury is still out. >> reporter: weiss told us he welcomes regulation. he tells us it would onto enhance his company's position where the future of smoking looks a lot like the past but without consequences. >> i have a 3-year-old and a f-year-old who can grow up in a world and they'd say, wait dad. i don't understand. you used to light this thing on fire and put in your mouth, how would you do it? >> you don't mind that they may.
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big tobacco is not watching them play out from the sidelines. they're cashing in. over the past three months each of the top tobacco companies has introduced its own ecig. >> that's what they call it? >> 300 million a couple years ago. 600 million. now expected to triple. >> thank you, jeff glor. only on "cbs this morning," new york governor andrew cuomo looks for common political ground by hitting the river. >> reporter: i'm jan crawford. we're here in the adirondacks where they're going head to head. whitewater rafting on these waters. we went for a trial run yesterday with the governor. that's coming up next on "cbs this morning."
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during a ceremony before a baseball game in hannibal, missouri. he knocked over a shortstop talking with teammates. he suffered a minor cut. he went on to play nine innings. the skydiver wasn't hurt at all. >> does he have no control and did the shortstop see? >> usually when i'm on a baseball field, i'm not looking up. >> but if a sky driver is over -- lawmakers are joining governor andrew cuomo on a whitewater rafting challenge. it's designed to show
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mountains of the add rop dax are about four hours from the skyscrapers or manhattan but feel like a world away. few people realize the 6.1-million-acre public park bigger than yellowstone grand canyon and yosemite behind is just upstate new york. that's something governor cuomo wanted to change. >> we wanted to expose the adirondacks to the rest of the
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state and the rest of the country. >> reporter: cuomo came up with the idea for the first ever adirondacks challenge, a two-day whitewater rafting race. he's recruited some of the top new york movers and shakers to compete. >> we have 50 million tourists per year that come into new york city. new york city is a global tourist destination. we want to say to those 50 million that yes, new york's great, we love it we're glad you came to new york city but we want you to see the rest of the state. >> reporter: we traveled down the indian river with the governor and his staff passing through some intense white water. we all managed to stay in the boat even as the governor and his team race aid head. but the big event will be held
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later today when governor cuomo squared off against new york city mayor michael bloomberg. >> reporter: the mayor's coming tomorrow. >> we actually perfected our technique coming down the river. the mayor is going to have his hands full. now, is mayor bloomberg an experienced whitewater rafter? >> my guess would be no. >> reporter: for a moment politics are put aside for feel-good moments like this something you might say it could use. now we have on the national level people who don't even know about the adirondacks know about anthony weiner and eliot spitzer. does that frustrate you? is that a good thing for the state of new york that they're getting back into politics? >> everyone knows new york has great theater also right? >> this could be a great theater. >> it is great theater. it's great political that it ir. >> is that good for new york? >> i think it's part of the charm of new york you know.
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we tend to have the eccentric, we tend to have the entertaining, and this is a little political theater. that's all people think of it. >> do you wish they hadn't gotten in one or the other or both? >> i think, again running for office is a very personal decision. you have to find out where your passion lies and follow that passion. so i don't think you can say to someone you should run, you shouldn't run. that's not how the system works and i don't think it's effective anyway. >> now, earlier in the interview the governor tried to dispel rumors that he's thinking about running for president in 2016. he said his only political ambition at this point, norah and charlie, is getting clouds both high and low around the bay area. low clouds. thick fog out toward the beaches a little early on. throughout the day today a mixture of sunshine and clouds
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning everyone. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. the search is on for a man and a woman who escaped after a violent home invasion in san francisco's bay view neighborhood. just after midnight three suspects stabbed the victim after breaking into his home. one of the suspects broke his leg. that suspect and the victim are in the hospital. new details are emerging about the final moments before an limo caught fire on the san mateo bridge killing five women last year. the driver's estranged wife says the driver was fighting on the phone when the fire broke out. she says he turned up the music so the women wouldn't hear the argument. he admitted he misunderstood the passengers when they tried to
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tell him about the fire. traffic and weather in just a moment. policewoman
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good morning it is gridlock all along the peninsula. here's the reason why. we got this photo taken by a kpix 5 viewer. it's affecting lanes southbound and northbound 101 approaching willow road. a couple cars overturned. a pick up and a dump truck. so we're seeing slowing in both directions. the latest drive time 46 minutes in the northbound lanes. that's your traffic. here's lawrence. >> little mild around the bay area. patchy dense fog toward the coastline and monsoonal clouds up above. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. by the afternoon, sun and clouds and slight chance of thunderstorms maybe in the valley.
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♪ ♪ it is 8:00 a.m. in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the world awaits news of a royal birth. we're outside the london hospital where kate is in labor. house speaker john boehner says congress should be getting rid of laws not passing new ones. bob schieffer talks to us about his "face the nation" interview. lee harvey oswald spent some of his final days in a dallas boarding house. we'll show you how little it has changed since the kennedy assassination. first here is a look at this morning's eye-opener at 8:00. >> relatively short distance from kensington palace here to the hospital at st. mary's. >> the big day for the duchess of cambridge.
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>> early this morning prince william's wife kate checked into st. mary's hospital. she's now in labor. >> this will be announced on a piece of paper put on anisel in a frame in front of the palace here. >> the pentagon detailed a report how much it spends on housing for senior officers is bound to raise hackles. the ride known as the texas giant will remain closed as they try to determine a what led to the death of rosy esparza. toyota in a big year stands to find itself in a situation where more people will file lawsuits. >> it's one of the fastest growing businesses in the country and one of the most controversial. >> taking on big tobacco. they are a good public enemy to have? >> who wins that battle? >> the good guys of course. >> for a lot of people their idea of rafting was a lot like mine. you float around on a lake in an inner tube and a can of beer. this obviously very different. >> is mayor bloomberg an experienced whitewater rafter? >> my guess would be no.
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>> today's eye-opener at 8:00 presented by choice hotels. i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell. gayle king is off. in britain this morning the wait for a future king or queen is almost over. officials say prince william's wife kate is about to deliver their first child. >> the royal couple arrived at st. mary's hospital in london this morning. elizabeth palmer is outside along with a few other onlookers. elizabeth, how are you? >> reporter: good morning. well, it's quite a scene down here outside the hospital today. there was a small crowd of reporters camped out, some of them for as much as two weeks. all of a sudden it's grown into a mob. the duke and duchess of cambridge arrived at the hospital very early this morning just before 6:00. they sneaked in through one of the many doors, nowhere near any of the cameras. the duchess has been in labor for many hours now. there's absolutely no news coming out.
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however, we have heard that the queen has just come back to buckingham palace. she spent the weekend outside london at another palace at windsor. she's just driven in through the gates of buckingham palace so she'll be in place to receive the news. she will be the first to be told as soon as the baby is born an encrypted phone call goes to the queen as she gets the news and then the birth announcement shortly afterwards will be posted in front of the palace. finally, because it is after all, 2013 the news will go out on twitter and facebook. charlie, norah. >> all right. elizabeth, thank you. with us now from buckingham palace is victoria maiter contributing editor of "vanity fair" magazine and royal family expert. victoria good morning. >> good morning. >> so you remember the birth of william 31 years ago. so much has changed. >> so much has changed but so much has remained the same.
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we were told when princess diana went into the hospital we were told she was in labor. this had never happened before. it was hardly ever referred to. the pregnancy was hardly referred to with previous queens. queen elizabeth had all four of her children at home in buckingham palace, her parents house. this prince william was the first baby to be born in a hospital first heir to the throne to be born in a hospital. >> victoria, any difference in the way they will make the announcement? >> well again, very traditional but also of course we have 31 years on we have social media. what will happen is when the baby is born there will be an encrypted telephone to the queen first and foremost then to the middleton family, and then to other members of the royal family, to the prime minister to the archbishop of canterbury.
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31 years ago it was during the falkland war, so that a signal was also sent to prince andrew who was in the south atlantic. then the announcement which is typed on buckingham palace paper, and i imagine they have got two versions one for a prince and one for a princess which will be signed by the royal gynecologist. that will make its way by car here to buckingham palace escorted by a police escort and put on the easel. it's a pretty ordinary working easel. not terribly posh. but last time when prince andrew was born 2000 considered enormous to read the announcement that the queen had her second son. there's practically 2000 here now. >> is it different for the father from the royal family to
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be there at the birth. >> prince william and harry, prince philip i don't think he's the sort of hands on at the birth type of chap do you? >> i don't know. you know him. i don't. >> in fact charlie, prince philip was actually playing a game of squash. >> very sensible. >> during the time. >> very manly. what will happen as the announcement goes up on the easel, i think that judging by what went on during the royal wedding that clarence house will immediately put it out on twitter and facebook. >> victoria thank you so much. >> of course charlie, this baby will be third in line to the throne. >> first time if it's a girl that it will be in line. >> boys and girls have equal right to the throne now. >> good for the royal family. >> all right. >> so harry is now no longer third either way. >> that's right. >> forecasters say arizona will
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start drying out after damaging spells of wet weather. the storm rolled through the phoenix area triggering flash flooding. it shows us several people had to be rescued after trying to drive through the storm. >> reporter: as raging floodwaters quickly rose near phoenix sunday emergency crews rushed to save trapped drivers before it was too late. >> thankfully they stayed in their vehicle. from what i heard from my other neighbor, the water was running so rapidly and gotten so high had they tried to get out they would have washed downstream and would have drowned. >> reporter: more than two inches of rain swamped some spots turning already saturated roadways into gushing waters. after attempting to cross a flooded street. some of the worst flooding 30 miles outside of phoenix in apache junction where the torrential downpour flooded homes and swept away vehicles. these two men had to be plucked to safety after their car became
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submerged without warning. in one neighborhood three children had to be rescued when the ground on which they were standing turned into a river. >> they were just out playing. all of a sudden they realized they are surrounded by water. >> reporter: by sunday evening some of the water began to recede. crews worked to drain parts of a major highway that had been shut down. but in other spots the storm left behind a muddy mess. for "cbs this morning," i'm bill whitaker in los angeles. house speaker john boehner says people who criticize congress for not doing anything have it all wrong, he made that plain as chief correspondent bob schieffer asked him about the gridlock in washington. >> any way you cut it and whoever's fault it is you have presided over the least productive and certainly one of the least popular congresses in history. how do you feel about that? >> well bob, we should not be judged on how many new laws we
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create. we ought to be judged on how many laws we repeal. we've got more laws than the administration could ever enforce. so we don't do commemorative bills on the floor. we don't do all that nonsense. we deal with what the american people want us deal w unpopular, yes. why? we're in a divided government. we're fighting for what we believe in. sometimes, you know, the american people don't like this mess. >> bob schieffer is with us from washington. bob, good morning. what do you make of this. it's not what you do it's what you undo. >> it's the old case of you've got to say something. i think what we saw here was speaker boehner simply reflecting reality. we don't just have gridlock now between the white house and congress between republicans and democrats, within the house republican caucus you also have gridlock. you have one group that wants to kind of take the traditional way, and that is to legislate
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and compromise to get something that you want and pass something and then go on to something else. but you have another group, charlie, in the house. these are the younger, the tea party people who have come in. they simply do not want to compromise on anything. that's why the speaker can't come forward with any kind of comprehensive legislation. if he did that the people that are against that sort of thing are so vehement about it he would be toppled. so he has to just sort of be like a family lawyer. he's not really a leader of the house republicans, he's the person you say the family has hired a lawyer. the brother-in-law wants to do someone thing, the cousins want to do something else. neither side can get together so you wind up doing nothing. >> bob this is a crucial week in the house for immigration, house leaders will catch whether they think they can put forward a path to citizenship. what does speaker boehner say
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about that? >> that was one of the more interesting things. the speaker will not say whether he himself, personally favor any kind of an immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for the illegal immigrants who are in this country. this is very, very unusual for a speaker. speaker boehner says look if i tell you what i think, it would just make it harder for me to get something together. what it says to me is there is not going to be immigration legislation, anything significant, coming out of the house this year. i think it's dead. >> bob just quickly, we saw helen thomas pass away this weekend, first woman to ever cover the white house. you served with her when you covered the white house. what did you think? >> well, that was very sad. helen was the first reporter that i met when i came to washington, and we used to have the task -- people forget this but the nixon administration used to have church services on sunday morning in the east room
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of the white house. helen and i were the reporters who were assigned. i was just a rookie in the bureau. so if any news happened i was sent over there to make sure no news happened but if any news happened i had to go back and tell dan rather about it and he did a story on it. helen and i put many deposits into our spiritual bank on those sunday mornings many years ago. i loved her. she was a great, great person. >> what a nice tribute. >> bob we are looking at low clouds and fog toward the coastline. we have higher clouds up above. monsoonal clouds toward mount diablo there. could trigger a thunderstorm or two around the bay area. monsoonal clouds from the south around the ridge of high pressure low off the coastline. temperatures today with a mix of sunshine and clouds. 80s in the valleys. 60s and 70s around the bay. and low clouds continuing out toward the coast.
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it is a home frozen in is the home frozen in time? we'll go inside the house where lee harvey oswald returned to after the kennedy assassination. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 sponsored by choice hotels. the official hotel of summer. book direct at ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer
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saturday marks one year since the shootings in the aurora theater in colorado. barry petersen shows us how one couple turned the sorrow of that
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day into something much better. >> reporter: a wedding day is a special day but for them theirs will always be especially poignant. last summer the childhood friends who began dating three years ago were seat in the second road. he spotted james holmes enter the theater shotly after midnight, clad in black and wielding weapons. >> i saw him himself with the gun and all i knew was to get down. he dropped to the ground pulling kristen down to the ground to shield her body. han was shot in his hip and knee bullet shrapnel was lodged in kristin's back. when they heard the gun they tried to escape but were unable to walk. their uninjured friend pulled them to the lobby. they would exchange their vows on july 20th the first
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anniversary of the shooting. >> today was a day of remembrance and that's how we're going to remember it. >> the three friends who companies them to the theater served as groomsmen and the bridesmaid. >> i think today was absolutely amazing. god allowed everything to happen and everything was easy. >> though han still has bullet fragments in his body, the bullet fragrant manhattan has changed the meaning of their date which changed their lives. >> today now we can remember the day as a happy day. >> for "cbs this morning," barry petersen, denver. >> congratulations to both of them. >> congratulations to them. >> lovely couple. she's here in studio. that's ahead on "cbs this morning."
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> it's 8:25. time for news headlines. police are searching looking for two suspects in a home invasion. police say a woman persuaded a homeowner after midnight. then two men rushed in behind her. the resident was stabbed but is expected to survive. one man was arrested. police are also trying to determine whether a deadly shooting was gang related. two groups of men were involved saturday night. a 24-year-old man was killed. an officer who saw the shooting fired once but did not hit anyone. one suspect was caught. a justice for trayvon rally drew a crowd to city hall. one of dozens of protests across the
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country in the wake of george zimmerman trial. there were three protests. all peaceful. stay with us. traffic and weather coming up.
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good morning. let's take you out live to the park. we're still seeing huge delays in both directions of 101. northbound and southbound approaching willow because of this. overturned dump truck. looks like it's on all four wheels. overturned car as well. so there was also a fuel spill reported in the area.
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northbound traffic is jammed. let's take a look at the sensors and show you the latest road conditions. southbound very heavy. northbound like i said jammed 237. use 280 as your alternate. latest drive time looks like this. 53 minutes in the northbound lanes between 238 and wood side road. that's your latest traffic. for the forecast, here's lawrence. >> plenty of clouds around the bay area. thicker towards the coastline out towards the beaches. we have gray skies there. probably going to stay gray out toward the coast. monsoonal clouds wrapping around our skies as well. the temperatures in the 50s and 60s. there is a slight chance of thunderstorms for today. by the afternoon, mixture of sunshine and clouds. 80s in the valley. 70s inside the bay . 60s in san francisco. next couple days, a little unsettled and more normal weather wednesday and thursday. temperatures are going to be warmer too.
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early this morning prince william brought his wife kate to this london hospital and we're waiting for an announcement that their first child has arrived and it could happen at any time. it all depends on nature. >> we're waiting. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> boy or girl what's its name. >> she's right here in studio 57. she's a ground braker so why is she feeling so frustrated with washington and congress? we're going to talk about that and her work to stop sex aisle assaults in the military. plus the work inside the last home of lee harvey oswald. sunday women who lived with one of
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history's most notorious figures. that's ahead. >> reporter: wall street jornl says apple is testing larger screens for iphones and ipads. >> "the new york times" says a manhattan warehouse is being sued. it carries rare and expensive wine. customers who have collections inside say they're being denied access. they claim the bottles may have been damaged by flooding from superstorm sandy but the warehouse says most of the bottles are in good shape. the "washington post" looks at the giant corpse flower. the odor is like that of rotting flesh. it's next to the capitol. it's expected to remain open for up to 48 hours. the "los angeles times" says for the first time superman and batman will unite on the big screen. the film is still being written. it's scheduled to be released in 2015. >> i know you love comic-con.
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and britain's daily mail say teenagers separated by world war ii have finally got p married. listen to story. she's 82. he's 89. the young sweethearts, they lost touch because she joined the royal air force and he enlisted. they recently reunite after one of their kids red an article about his life. the two have ten children and five great grandchildren from previous marriages. >> good for them. >> good for them. it shows you true love. hawaii democratic representative tulsi gabbert is a woman of first. burst born in american samoa first hindu and one of the first two vietnam veterans. good morning. >> aloha. good morning. you carry it with you wherever you go. >> you're new to congress and
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you have recently expressed frustration that sometimes you're sitting there saying it's frus g-8ing beyond idiotic. >> i think the frustration that i've fest for six months is reflective of the frustration we hear every time we duo back home to our districts from people who say, look, we want you to get something done for us. we don't care about the blame game. >> you heard bobspeaker john boehner tell bob schieffer there are too many laws. >> that's irrelevant at home. people are saying how are you increasing education, increasing more jobs in our local economies. i think that's where -- as frustrating as it is we need to stay focused on where's the opportunity. that's where i think not only on the democratic caucus but republican caucus there are a growing number of people saying with e're not here to obstruct
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but get something done. >> so you think you'll be able to change gridlock. >> i do. i think that's the only place it can happen where you come in and have true sincere respectful conversations and say, look we are here to serve the people. we're americans first. >> one thing you care about is sexual assault in the military. you have a chance for an impact there. >> absolutely. this is an issue that's a travesty and is really undermining our national security when you look at it. it's an issue that has really resulted in bipartisan out rage and where there's a chance to come up with a common solution and have a transparent process to provide justice to this victims and get these criminals out. >> i think many people know you volunteered, joined the military served two combat tourses, and so you know this issue. did you personally witness sexual assault? >> i did not personally. there were incidences that were
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occurring. our kmaernlds gave us briefings about this happening, but up until really recently i don't think any of us understood the depth and breadth of how bad this was. >> how did combat change you? >> it changed my life in so many different ways. my own personal perspective, who i am, of realizing what's important, what's not, as well as from a political sense and how we're dealing with national policies, the true costs of war, not just being the dollars and cents, the lives that are sacrificed but also the long-term impacts. >> and on that note you had been married to your childhood sweetheart. your marriage fell apart as a result of serving overseas. there's a new report that found that children are some of the hardest hit after war, what they're suffering with parents gone, now you have more parents
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than ever serving overseas. >> absolutely. and the naekt we have less than 1% of our entire country who volunteer to wear the uniform, the impacts are not often talked about and the impacts are not really talked about. >> why do you think that is? why do you think this disconnect continues? not just on military but also in congress, why there's such a disconnect in lawmakers and the people they represent? >> i think unfortunately it has largely come about because of the focus on the bickering that happens back and forth and less listening of actually what's happening. less listening to troops that are coming home, the veterans who are waiting for years to have their claiming fs resolved and understanding that when you bring troops home that doesn't end there. our commitment and our responsibility to them as a country must continue and that takes listening and then taking action. >> when you look at what's happening with respect to the budget, duh it concern you what might be done within the
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military realm that the secretary of defense has been citing? >> it does. i have been very outspoken against the sequestration cuts largely because they've been arbitrary. rather than saying yes, they need to cut back i think they understand it needs to be cut back but i need them to say these are the areas you can trim the fat and these are the areas that are operating well and this is a lean mean fight machine. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. aloha. >> aloha. no news organization has been allowed inside for nerl 50 years until now. sunday morning correspondent tracy smith shows us the role it played in history. >> reporter: oswalt reportedly showed up at this house at 1026 north beckley, wordlessly grabbed a few things from his room, ran out the front door and into history. >> oswalt left the boarding
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house and started shooting. >> only hours after the shooting a photographer shot this home of johnson, standing next to oswalt's bed. this place seemed to be frozen in time. >> this the the room? >> this is the room. >> it's tiny. >> it is tiny. >> her granddaughter was 11 years old in 1963 but her memories of lee harvey os wallet are clear. >> what did you think of him? >> he was just another guy. my grandmother appreciated the fact that he kept his room neat and clean. he didn't monopolize the bathroom because when you've got five roomers sharing one bath you don't need somebody to monopolize. he was just a regular guy. >> reporter: there was nothing it seeminged about oswalt that drew anyone's attention until that
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november. >> no, i have not been charged with that. in fact, nobody has said anything to me yet. the first thing was when the newspaper reporters in the hall asked me that question. >> what was your reaction when she found out who what he had allegedly done? >> she was scared humiliated and, in fact she even destroyed the sign-in sheets showing that he had paid his rent. she just wanted to erase him. she started getting hate mail, death threats. >> because she rented a room to him. >> correct. >> once she got the hate mail she got defensive and stopped answers the door to film reporters. the only time was in 1963 when a man named oliver stone asked to shoot a scene there for his 1991 movie john f.k.
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she said her grandmother was a bit rankeled by the way police searched oswalt's room. >> when authorities came they dumped everything on the bed? >> they sheetso? grabbed them, andw walked on out. octaviokay tavctavia spencer is here in studio. hi octavia. she won an award for "help now." she's in another film that's getting oscar bus, "fruitvale we are looking at low clouds and fog toward the coastline. we have some higher clouds up above. monsoonal clouds toward mount diablo there. those could
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and right pitch to right. >> major league baseball came to milwaukee 60 years ago. by now you think everyone would know how to spell milwaukee buchl on saturday the brewers were wearing throwback uniforms as they played the marlins. look at the manager's jersey it spelled the city m-i-l-w-a-k-u-e-e. the "k" was not supposed to be before the "u." >> how could they do that? >> i can remember uniforms with the team names spelled wrong and my parents would say, that is the poshs of proof reading. an unarmed african-american shot to death by a white police officer in oakland, california
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four years ago. this film won the dramatic prize. it stars oscar winterner octavia spencer. >> next time you call home or tell you. what -- >> it would skpoez -- >> you already exposed it to me. >> you going to leave me again? what kind of mom is you? i'm in here by myself. >> i love you. >> no. >> i do. and i'm praying for you. >> octavia spencer jones is now here. welcome. >> thank you. glad to be here. >> tell us about this role and whether you were anxious to take it or not? >> well when it was offered to me, i had like a day and a half to make a decision before
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starting a new job, and i passed on it because i just looked at the video, the actual footage and i thought, you know anger -- all i felt was anger and i had nothing to offer it so i passed on it. then my agent made me read it and i did, and i was very surprised. >> surprised by -- >> i was surprised because i thought ryan kugler had an interesting take on how the story should be told. >> he's the film's director. yes, yes. i thought he was a young jewish kid and then i read -- when i read it and i went back and looked at his bioi realized he was african-american but either way, i was really impressed with his story telling. >> this story oscar grant unarmed shot and killed in oakland, california. this movie was released right around the jorm zimmerman trial
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verdict. what do you think about the two? >> not to conflate the two, but they definitely have similarities, and sadly, if we had had an oscar grant movie prior to the trayvon martin incident, we would haven't a trayvon martin incident i don't think. i think what's happening now is we're having this great discourse about our interaction with each other as people. >> i thought it was wonderful in that the movie caught on. not only does it have a great architects but the story of oscar grant who is a good father, his mother the woman you play, is incredibly a great mother. there's such a humanity in this meesh that makes it i think, really touching and trannic, wouldn't you say? >> absolutely. that's what struck me because i thought -- especially finding out that ryan was african-american. i felt like he could have come from a place of indictment an indictment of our judicial
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system or police or law enforcement, but instead he tended focus on oscar as a person, and i think that is a key to having less of these incidents occur. when we look across the aisle and see that people are exactly that, people. >> so that's what you hope people will learn from the film as well as the tragedy of trayvon martin. >> well i hope so because i think that that's what we lose sight of. that trayvon martin was a young 17-year-old man in his father's neighborhood. that oscar grant was a young man, no matter what you know his checkered past was. he was still a person. and some people are uncomfortable seeing him interact with his family seeing him interact with his daughter. >> you know, the president's remarks on friday when he said -- he said trayvon could have been my son and he said i could have been tray vor martin and talked about the pain in the african-american mean when you
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mentioned earlier i think we're having a different discourse, how importance is that? >> it's very different. people are starting to realize this is a huge issue with young men of color. being -- not being seen -- in an empathetic manner you know. and as we talk about it. as we shed a light on the situation, i think that more and more incidences will occur where families start talking to their kids about how do you feel about this, what does this mean to you, or how do i feel about this? i didn't realize i had that sort of a bias and thank's what's important. >> you won an oscar, by the way. >> i want to talk about the oscar. >> pretty good thing. >> pretty nice. >> did it change life dramatically for you? >> no, thank god. it changed my career draw mat lick because i had access to this role, but my life is still pretty simple. i like that. >> you choose it to be that way.
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>> absolutely. i don't think i could have it any other way. >> but you talk about there are challenges, very few roles for blackwomen. >> oh definitely, very few roles for black women, which of color, asian women. so we have to be the architect for creating those roles. >> how do you d that? >> you look for small movies. that's generally where they are frms they're not comes from the studio views. thank got for forest whitaker and nina yang. >> so the people of superman haven't called you yet. >> well i'm ready to put on my cape. >> you're watching "cbs this morning."
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning everyone. it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your kpix 5 headlines. a redwood city man is dead after trying to help people who were in a car crash. he was crossing interstate 280 yesterday morning. the chp says a car had been rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver. the man was struck and killed by 18-year-old motorist. three people were taken to the hospital after a car collided with an muni bus. happened before 9:00 last night. you can see passengers being carried on stretchers. muni took the bus out of service. there's a growing reward in a poison meat balls case. hundreds of them were placed around san francisco for dogs to
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eat. and one dog died. the legal defense fund is offering $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction. here's lawrence with the forecast. >> clouds around the bay area. monsoonal clouds actually bringing with it a slight chance of thunderstorms in the bay area. looking good. clouds in the distance both high and low. high pressure. wrap around moisture sliding on through. bringing with it the slight chance of thunderstorms. going to keep things unsettled and sunshine and clouds in the afternoon. 80s in the valleys. 60s and 70s out in the bay. next couple days going to keep things a little unsettled. then return to normal weather on wednesday and thursday. check out your time saver traffic next. (sir can-a-lot) good day, ma' lady. [muffled] i am sir can-a-lot. i am sir can-a-lot here to save you from another breakfast bore. wake up those eggs with glorious
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good morning. update for you now in the traffic alert. northbound 101 all lanes are just been cleared. southbound 101 two lanes are blocked. latest drive time. northbound still really backed up. southbound very heavy traffic from san carlos. still consider using 280 as alternate. quick look at the bay bridge backed up.
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