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>> he needs his own bobblehead. >> but he couldn't do it a second time. that's okay. we'll aforgive him -- forgive him. go, warriors! good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, november 24th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news, turkey shoots down a russian warplane. russian president vladimir putin calls it a stab in the back. >> cia michael morell on what he fears most. >> we'll talk with jeff bezos about the first fully reusable rocket to make it back from space. >> first, your "eye opener." >> turkey shoots down a russian
military jet. >> russians are extremely angry, putin saying this was a stab in the back by terrorist accomplices. >> this morning a worldwide travel alert is in effect for american citizens. >> french president françois hollande just arrived on his way to the white house. >> a discarded terrorist belt was found in paris in the trash. donald trump is doubling down on comments he made about the 9/11 terrorist attacks. >> the chicago police officer who shot a black teenager arrived in court to face first-degree murder charges. >> in the video the officer just continues to shoot. >> in minneapolis, a shooting at a protest.
all five victims are expected to survive. police are seeking three suspects. >> that suv in australia seems to take a direct hit from a lightning bolt. >> all that. >> headed to the end zone. the patriots touchdown. >> patriots have improved to 10-0. >> all of that matters. >> the force was not with a man accused of robbing a convenience store. >> wearing this darth vader costume. he was no match for a jar of ranch dip that the clerk threw at his face. >> this is chef tony. how may i help you? >> if you're being held against your will, just say, happy thanksgiving. >> okay. i understand. i understand loud and clear. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places.
welcome to cbs morning as you wake up in the west. russian president vladimir putin is threatening serious consequences after turkey shot down a russian warplane. nato member turkey says it fired on the fighter jet after a violation of its airspace. video shows the plane on fire before it crashed into a mountain on syria. >> russia says the plane never crossed into turkey. a u.s. drone is helping search for the wreckage. charlie d'agata follows the breaking story from london. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the turkish military says they gave ten warnings over the course of five minutes that the russian warplane was flying over its airspace. they say they got no reply. that's when turkish fighter jets opened fire. video shot from below shows the russian warplane plummeting toward the ground in flames before impact. at least one parachute was seen descending after the strike. unverified video posted by
syrian rebels from the area appears to show a motionless russian crewman. the rebels say he's dead, although it's unclear whether he died in the initial strike or by crossfire from the ground. russian helicopters were seen flying over the area of the crash in an apparent search and rescue operation for its lost crew. president putin was quick to condemn an attack he described as a stab in the back by accomplices of terrorism while his defense minister noticinsis the warplane never strayed from russian territory. the kurds say the jet briefly crossed into their airspace. the region is filled with syrian rebels who are ethic turks. turkey has criticized the russians for its bombardment.
video confirms that the jet was in russian airspace. russia and turkey are on opposite sides. russia backs the assad regime, turkey the rebels that russia has been cominbombing. nato is calling for an emergency meeting this afternoon, gayle. >> thank you, charlie d'agata reporting from london. police are on alert this morning here in the united states. they have been warned about the newest threat from isis. sources tell cbs news the fbi and the department of homeland security sent out a joint intelligence bulletin. it tells law enforcement agencies about the terror group's newest tactics. and a cbs news poll out this morning finds americans more fearful of a terrorist attack. 69% think a u.s. attack is
likely to happen in the next several months. jeff pegues is live at reagan national airport. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is an intelligence bulletin that went out late monday, another element of homeland security, as local authorities step up security across the country. the information in the intelligence bulletin that went out monday includes information gathered since the paris attacks. it gives local law enforcement officials the tools they need to counter this new threat from isis of these coordinated attacks. agencies nationwide are retraining officers in active shooter drills, just as the new york police department did on sunday. we saw where they shut down a subway station and were working and practicing to neutralize threats. separately on monday, the state department issued a worldwide travel alert for all americans ahead of the busy holiday travel season. officials say terror groups like isis and al qaeda continue to
plan attacks using conventional and nonconventional weapons. they also warn of lone wolf attacks. the state department says u.s. citizens should remain vigilant especially when they're traveling overseas in large public places. now, federal law enforcement officials are still saying that there is no credible or specific threat against the u.s. but this intel bulletin and the travel alert suggests they are concerned, charlie. >> thank you, jeff. michael morell is a former cia deputy director. michael, good morning. >> good morning. >> how seriously should we take these travel alerts? >> the one overseas, it's obviously we need to take that seriously given what happened in paris and isis's capability. here at home i think we need to think seriously about an attack over the holidays, for two reasons. isis has thousands of followers in the united states, the fbi knows that. they've now been incentivized by what happened in paris to try to
do something here. we know that those same people were focused on the 4th of july. you would think they would still be focused on the holiday period. >> if we had an attack like that that took place in paris, what would change? >> if we had a paris-style attack in new york or washington, what would our policy then be vis-à-vis isis? a second question is, okay, if that would be our policy the day after, why isn't that our policy the day before? that's the fundamental lesson learned from 9/11. >> that's the question we asked when we saw the bombing of the oil delivery outside of raqqah. >> right. that's all rules of engagement. >> how good are they, mike, when you think about it? from the outside looking in, they seem sophisticated, organized, they seem to have a high degree of intelligence. >> it's a great question. it's a counterintuitive.
when they have a successful attack, they seem that way. but the vast majority of terrorists are not particularly intelligent, they're not particularly sophisticated. they make a lot of mistakes. the mohammad at t mohammad atttd are very rare. >> the point is they're willing to die. >> yes. >> this breaking news this morning, the russian jet downed by turkey, how significant is that? >> i think it's significant in the sense that the fundamental problem that we have to solve to go after isis in syria is assad. there has to be some sort of an agreement among all the players in what happens to him, so we can focus the syrian army on isis. this complicates that, because russia is on one side of that, right, which is assad gets to stay, and turkey is on the other side, assad's got to go right now. it complicates that discussion. >> how will they settle that? >> through negotiation, sitting around the table talking. that's going to be the main
issue discussed today between the president and hollande. >> michael, thank you. a french judge is questioning a suspect who lent his apartment to the organizer of the paris terrorist attacks. important new evidence may be tied to the suspect who was last seen across the border in belgium. reports say he may have failed to carry out a planned attack on the same night. debora patta is live in brussels with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the focus of belgian police here is on the hunt for salah abdeslam, europe's most wanted man and a key suspect in the paris attacks. and the discovery of the suicide vest yesterday in paris could now provide them with a vital clue. the suicide vest was found in a pile of trash by a street cleaner in the paris suburb of montrouge without a detonator. police officials say it contains similar explosives to those used
in the paris attacks. french police have not formally linked the vest to salah abdeslam but it was found in the area where his cellphone was used. belgian police are on a nationwide manhunt for abdeslam. he evaded police after the paris attack and was last seen in brussels. the belgian capital is on its fourth day of lockdown as the threat of a paris-style attack on the city remains high. the city's schools and metro are closed until tomorrow, and public gatherings like concerts and soccer games have been banned. belgian residents like cathy frederick are starting to wonder how long these stringent measures will be kept up. >> translator: we are scared for our children, for ourselves, for our own lives. we are scared to take public transport, that's for sure. >> reporter: adding to anxiety here is that isis has released a new propaganda video featuring a belgian jihadi tracing attacks
on his homeland. >> debora patta in brussels. french president hollande is meeting this hour with president obama. they're discussing a new strategy against isis. chip reid is at the white house with how the meeting could lead to a larger military role for the united states. chip, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the meeting will begin momentarily and a european official tells cbs news that president hollande has a very clear message for president obama, that the threat from isis requires urgent action, and that the stability of europe is at stake. the white house is the first stop for french president françois hollande as he visits world leaders, pushing for more action against isis. he struck a hawkish tone, telling reporters france will intensify air strikes. hollande could push for a stepped-up air campaign since president obama opposes putting large numbers of u.s. boots on the ground. >> i think president hollande will be saying, okay, i accept
that that's your position, can you step up the various aspects of that policy. >> reporter: also in play, america's rocky relationship with russia. president hollande will visit moscow later this week. the u.s. has been skeptical of russia's involvement in syria and whether it is fighting to keep syrian president bashar al assad in power or focusing on isis, after the group claimed responsibility for bombing a russian plane leaving egypt last month. president hollande is expected to continue his call for the u.s. and russia to set aside their differences and fight as one broad coalition. the u.s. says they will continue to speak with russia but they are making no promises at this point. >> chip reid, thank you so much. republican presidential frontrunner donald trump says he would bring backwater boarding. a poll shows him leading in iowa at 25%. the poll finds iowan republicans
in favor of trump. >> reporter: deniers by fact checkers and local police only make trump more convinced that he did in fact see thousands of muslim americans celebrating on 9/11. he repeated the claim in iowa last night and blamed the media for the controversy. >> thousands of people believed me because they saw it. >> reporter: in columbus, ohio, trump told a supportive crowd he's right, even if the video he claims he saw doesn't exist. >> so i have some good people. and they checked and they checked. and believe me, it's being cleared off plenty of stuff. >> reporter: for a few hours on sunday, trump got some backup from close gop rival ben carson who said he saw news footage of muslims celebrating too. >> reporter: did you see it happening on 9/11? >> i saw the film of it in new
jersey, yes. >> reporter: that was at 2:00 p.m. by 5:00 p.m., carson's camp was telling cbs news, the ample news footage of celebrations he saw was from the middle east. carson and trump have both called for more surveillance of muslim americans. he said the u.s. shouldn't accept syrian refugees either. >> when they come in from syria, guests of president obama, we shouldn't be taking any. we don't know where they come from or who they are. >> reporter: he argued his views aren't discriminatory. >> i'm probably the least racist person on earth. >> reporter: he also tweeted out a statistic he saw that most white people who are murdered were killed by blacks, which was not true. trump said he shouldn't have to
be responsible for the accuracy of everything he tweets. police say a police officer shot la kwan mcdonald 17 times last year. police say he was acting erratically under the influence of pcp. a judge has ordered the city to release dash cam video of the shooting by tomorrow. city leaders are asking for calm. a demand for answers this morning in the nfl. the league and its players union hold a mandatory conference call today with athletic trainers, after rams quarterback keenum suffered a consuggests. >> the injury happened at a critical moment. many focused inintentlily on a late score. less so, it appears, on safety. >> you can see him go down and
hit the back of the head. >> reporter: the hit left quarterback case keenum seizing his helmet in pain. >> the helmet to the ground, still one of the troubling spots when we talk about concussion at the nfl level. >> reporter: dr. dennis cardone is co-director of the concussion center at the new york langone medical center. >> that's a very concerning fall to the ground. you see him have difficulty getting up, he's staggering. >> reporter: for you these are obvious signs of a concussion? >> these are clear signs of a concussion and something we would be concerned about. >> reporter: but keenum stayed in the game. >> we did not see it on the jumbotron. we would have taken a different course of action but we were not aware of it. >> reporter: the brain is protected by cerebrospinal fluid. a concussion occurs when a blow to the head causes the brain to hit the skull. the nfl issued a new protocol in
2013. do you think the game is safer than it's ever been before? roger goodell said concussions are down 20% since 2012. >> i do think it's safer. but injuries are a part of contact sports. >> reporter: more than two dozen medical staffers are supposed to be keeping an eye on players throughout the games, including an independent spotter in the press box who has the power to stop the action because of an injury. the spotter didn't intervene on sunday because reggie scott was on the field. >> when they're out attending to a player, the assumption is the train certificate going to take care of it. >> the system fell apart a little bit here. we need to fix it. >> reporter: more people are in a position to say he needs to come out. >> probably more independent people, not in the moment of the game, to be able to make an independent decision and potentially the right decision. >> so the rams say the spotter didn't stop the game because the
trainer was on the field. fisher said the trainer was pulled off the field by an nfl official. no one seems to know anything for certain, except doctors, who after the game officially diagnosed keenum with a concussion. >> jeff, thank you so much. he launched amazon and changed the way we shop. now jeff bezos is making history in space travel. ahead, we'll talk to him about the successful landing of a reusable rocket good morning. we have been noticing the cloud thicken. the rain is pushing into the north bay. we have machines in san francisco -- mostly sunny skies in san francisco. the rain should move in around 10:00. there's the radar. right now we have do temperatures in the 40s and 50s. grab the umbrella out the door with temperatures up to 60 degrees. hang onto it tightly. a south wind up to 20 miles an hour. rain this morning and early this morning. another round of rain tonight.
former president woodrow wilson is the target of growing protests. >> ahead, why many students at princeton university are demanding the name of its former leader be removed from a residential psychology and a prestigious school. they even want a mural of him taken down. >> the news is back in the morning right here on "cbs this morning." .
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♪ >> this is professional slack line walker theo franceen from france. he walked this entire length, some 400 feet above the ground if you that you. yikes. the slack line is 1,600 feet long, set a few world record. >> boy. >> it will be a long time before i went on there. >> don't look down. >> go theo. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, amazon founder jeff by dos is standing by. there he is, mr. bezos, with big news to share. >> that rocket behind him made history. we will see what that launch had made it impressive for the future of space tourism.
jeff bezos is just ahead. protesters are demanding change, right? they want the ivy league school to remove references to its former leader, president woodrow wilson. >> it's time to show you this morning's headlines from around the globe. the austin american statesman reports on a deadly helicopter crash at ft. hood, texas. the ua-60 blackhawk went down yesterday in the northeast part of the military post. all four crew members on board were killed. the helicopter was on a routine training mission. >> the times picking on reports on the arrest of a suspect in the shooting of a tulane medical student, under surveillance video captured peter gold being shot friday in new orleans. it tried to stop the gunman who was apparently trying to kidnap a woman. the suspect was arrested yesterday. gold remains in the hospital. we are happy to report his condition continues time prove. the los angeles times reports on a new warning about the nation's main defense against by ological terrorism.
the government accountability says viawatch can't be counted on to prevent the attack. they check air samples in 30 urban areas t. department of homelands defends biowatch. britain's unlessco pilot claims he suffered eye damage after a laser strike in the cockpit. he was landing at heathrow airport earlier this year when a military laser damaged his fully reusable rock. he calls eight game changer. he joins us from the launch site in texas.
jeff, good morning. >> good morning, guys, how are you? >> we begin with this. why is this a game changer? >> well, you know, charlie, you've seen a lot of rockets take off in your time, but you've never seen one land and automatic rockets that we've ever flown as a civilization have been expendable. we use them one time and we throw them away. the rocket you are seeing behind me is completely reusable. that's a game changer, because it changes the cost structure of space travel completely. throwing rockets away is like getting in your 747 and flying across the country and throwing the 747 away. you only use it one sometime. >> does that add velocity to when we will all be traveling in space? >> yes. you know, our long-term vision at blue origin is millions of people living and working in space, helping to continued to explore the solar system. that's what we are working on, charlie, reusability is a total game changer for that.
>> so where does blue origin stand right now, jeff? >> well, we just, successfully flew this vehicle and returned it to the launch site for the first time and for the next couple of years, we will continue with a very methodical test program. one of the good things about this vehicle is it can fly autonomously. it's kind of a flying robot. it can fly up into space, bring itself down and land. so we don't have to put pilots at risk during the test program. once we're completely confident in the vehicle, we'll start taking people up into space. >> how much do you estimate it will cost for a ride? >> we don't know yet. it's going -- we have to wait another year or so before we're ready to set the price. for people who are interested in that, they can go to the blue origin website and sign up, as soon as we have ticket information, we'll e-mail them. >> are you going to sign up? >> i'm going to i can't wait too go, charlie.
if you want to come with me, you are invited. >> i got you, you heard that. i'm there, i'm with you. i'll go. >> charlie wants to go with. jeff, where does your passion come from? you changed the game in the online business, you are in the drone business, where discuss your tackling space come from? >> you know when i was five-years-old, i watched neil armstrong step on the surface of the moon. it just instilled a huge passion in me for engineering, science, exploration. i have been the kind of crazy about rockets since i was a little boy. you don't change your passions. your passions choose you. this is just in me. >> got it. >> on another big question, amazon looking for a big christmas? >> it will be a record holiday, charlie. our fulfillment centers are filled to the brim with all kind of things for the holiday. we have never been faster at
delivering or more reliable. we have been getting better every year. we are ready, we're excited. >> i want to ask you about the "new york times" piece earlier this year about amazon that point i painted the culture. it was a bruising work force. how did that change things inside the company and have people e-mailed you directly as you ask them to do in a memo? >> yeah, i did. i got some e-mails. most of them were from people saying that's not my experience. you know, the thing is you can't have a corporate culture that's like the one described there and then do the things that amazon does. the kind of innovation and invention the things we do. it requires people not just to show up at work, to be deeply engaged in the mission. they have to love what they're doing. you know, we're number of inventors and people who like serving customers. and, you know, i tap dance into work every bezos, congratulations.
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this morning a f in the early 20th century. former u.s. president woodrow wilson is the name we are talking about. michelle miller is on the campus building. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: before woodrow wilson was the nation's 28th president, he was princeton university's 13th. hits name is literally etched in stone on some building on campus. >> that doesn't sit well with
some students. >> people come here. they know about his national/international policy during his time as the president of the united states. part of the problem is his more complex history, his dirtier history is shoved under the rug. >> she is a part of the justice league. the student group takes issue with wilson's racist past. as president, he worked to segregate federal agencies and during his term as princeton, not a single black student was admitted. >> we have been here. >> reporter: last week some 200 students walked out of class in protest. about 15 staged a sit-in at the president's office. among the group's demands, that princeton rename its public policy school and residential college, both bear wilson's name and acknowledge wilson's racist legacy. they would also like to see this wall mural of millison removed from a campus dining hall. princeton's current president,
declined our request for an interview. >> woodrow wilson had these racist attitudes. we should definitely condemn him for that. also we should remember historic am features are creatures of the time they live. >> reporter: evan dream is with a open colleague. >> with respect to the good and bad with woodrow wilson. he is a part of this history. erasing it will fought do us any favors. >> reporter: the controversy comes at a time of heightened racial tensions on campuses across the country. earlier this month, the university of missouri's president stepped down after african-american students, including members of their football program, complained of his inaction addressing racial issues on campus. and at yale, protests swelled after a fraternity allegedly turned down black women from entering the party. but for princeton students, still trying to find their place
in the debate. one thing is clear. >> you know, it's difficult because you can't tell somebody that they should or shouldn't feel something. but i really think that, you know, his name should be sort of a catalyst for conversation and engaging the community. >> reporter: well, in a statement released to the princeton community on sunday, president eisengruber wrote on the race, as a university jts, we have to be open to thoughtful re-examination of our own history and i believe it is appropriate to engage our community in a exploration of this legacy. norah. >> all right, michelle, thank you so much. coming up, why did tom brady call out the opposing coach's name in the nfl game? we will show you the unusual play call and to the super star is saying is rex ryan audibl we have been noticing the clouds thicken. the rain is pushing into the
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as you work your way across the nimitz freeway, you see a lot of brake lights there. 28-minute drive. also san mateo bridge is pretty sluggish. it's improving. we do have a broken-down vehicle. you can see it on the right side. you have chp on scene. 28 minutes between 880 and 101. once you get past that traffic looks good in foster city. we have reports of an accident past the toll plaza in the number 10 lane. we're seeing later delays as you work your way out of oakland into san francisco. it's our high-def radar picking up the leading edge of the area. according to one of other observers in santa rosa, we have light rain showers there back into the winter area. we definitely have increasing cloud here in the bay area. temperaturewise in the 40s and 50s. later today, once the front passes, mostly cloudy. a spotty shower, windy
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, november 24th, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead including a russian warplane shot down by turkish jets. russian president putin says there will be serious consequences. but first, here's today's "eye opener at 8." >> the turkish military said they gave ten warnings. the kremlin has called it a very serious incident. >> reporter: there will be enhanced security at airports across the country. the state department issued a worldwide travel alert for all americans. >> i do think we need to think about a serious attack over the holidays. isis has thousands of followers here in the united states. europe's most-wanted man and
the cover of that suicide vest yesterday could not provide them with a vital clue. president hollande has a very clear message for president obama, that the threat from isis requires urgent action. trump repeated the claim in ohio last night and blamed the moo media for the controversy. >> i saw people celebrating as the world trade center was coming down. >> no one seems to know anything for certain except doctors who after the game officially diagnosed keenum with a concussion. >> the player's not going to take himself out. >> i think this is a league deal. >> can't wait to see you and charlie on space. i'll be down here on the ground cheering you guys on. >> when is it going to happen? >> it's going to be fantastic. he's going to be very weightless. it's going to be amazing. >> yeah. he's an excellent co-pilot. we can attest to that. we notice it every day. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell.
vladimir putin calls the shootdown of a russian jet by turkey a stab in the back. nato will hold an emergency meeting this morning. video shows flames shooting from the plane moments before it crashes in syria. at least one parachute can be seen floating down after the strike. >> turkey says that the warplane crossed the border into its airspace. charlie d'agata is in london with new details on the dangerous engagement. good morning. >> good morning. the russian president also said, as you said, that the incident will have serious consequences for relations with turkey. the plane was seen going down in flames in a woodland area across the turkish border in syria. one rebel group said they fired at the two-man crew as they descended. you should see some unverified video posted by syrian rebels that appear to show a motionless russian crewmen. u.s. officials say radar confirms that the warplane was, in fact, in turkish airspace. it was close but it was clearly in turkish airspace.
military officials also tell cbs news a u.s. drone has been sent to assist the russian search and rescue mission. it is the first time a russian or soviet plane has been shot down by a nato member since the 1950s. nato has called for an emergency meeting this afternoon. norah? >> and that is significant. charlie d'agata in london, thank you so much. this morning the fbi and homeland security department are warning police across the u.s. about the newest isis threat. sources tell cbs news that a joint intelligence bulletin focuses on the terror group's new tactics. at the same time the state department is warning holiday travelers to be on alert between now and the last week of february. federal officials emphasize they've seen no specific or credible threat to the u.s. former cia deputy director mike morrell told us this morning that the paris terror attacks give isis an incentive to strike inside the u.s. david petraeus discussed the isis threat last night on my pbs program. the retired general led the
military surge in iraq. he says the fight against isis needs urgency to show the terror group is a loser. but petraeus also says it is too soon to use american combat forces on the ground. >> should we do more? >> i would not at this point. >> and why -- why do you -- go ahead. >> well, again, i think if we are required there to clear and hold an area, it's not sustainable. again, you need to have a hold force that has legitimacy in the eyes of the people, that has to be sunni arab forces in iraq. >> it cannot american forces. >> it should not be, not at this stage. >> tell me what you think russia has accomplished in syria. >> well, first off, of course, is it's given president putin a chance to stride the world stage, something that he's quite fond of doing. he has demonstrated that, you know, he's forceful, that he is
decisive, he has shown the ability to deploy forces, expeditionary capabilities and so forth. he's shown that he stands by his guys and, again, of course bashar has been his guy. that's why russia has its only naval base in the mediterranean, do and it's the only air base in the mediterranean area roughly as well. so -- and he's always been one who has opposed the overthrow of governmental leaders. >> sure. >> however strong men they may be for fear that someone might get the same idea about him. >> and he thinks he's destabilizing the same way you said it might become a vacuum for a whole range of things. >> yes, he can certainly make that case. it diverts attention from ukraine to some degree, although sadly fighting has flared up again there. you know, he would love to get out from under the sanctions. his economy is in tatters. they're in substantial recession, oil prices down 55%,
gas prices, by the way, will go down. so he's got a bleak prospect of the future. it's not as strong a hand as it appears, i don't think. and yet he's playing it with, you know, fairly good tactical skill. >> it's interesting that will be the next, i think, the chess board that's involved here in that putin will want, from the u.s. and europe, the lifting of these economic sanctions that were imposed after the annexation of crimea and in return moscow will help move assad out of power. >> exactly. that's one of the bargains they'll talk about. >> now we just all want to know what does serious consequences mean. >> indeed. >> from putin. >> very frightening thought. president obama and french president francois hollande are discussing the isis threat right now at the white house. hollande's collecting promises from france's allies to take stronger action against a group that ordered the paris terror attacks. he calls the isis threat an emergency that puts america's
european allies in jeopardy. hollande will hold a similar meeting with russian president putin on thursday. president obama and president hollande will hold a joint news conference shortly after their white house meeting. cbs news will bring that to you in a special report. now, it's set to begin around 8:30 a.m. pacific time. and some of the nation's best-known grocery names are refusing to sell genetically modified salmon. dr. david agus is in our toyota ,,
being a cia director could be one of the most unpredictable roles in government. >> you're sitting there in the middle of nowhere in nevada. and push a button, and a pickup truck explodes half a world away. >> ahead, past and present leaders of the intelligence agency compare their job to the tv series "homeland," and that has never been done before.
♪ in our "morning rounds," we're going to look at the controversy that's keeping genetically modified salmon out of some stores despite fda approval last week. major chains including target, trader joe's and costco are refusing to carry what some critics are calling frankenfish. our dr. david agus is with us to join us at the table to sort it all out. good to see you, david. >> good morning, gayle. >> what concerns you most other than the name frankenfish? that alone is kind scary. >> it is. first what is genetically modified fish? they take a gene from a different salmon and then take a gene that turns on other genes from the eel and they put it in the salmon. they normally grow in one season. and that makes it grow all the time. so it can go to market and be ready to eat in 16 or 18 months rather than 30 months. and so the problem is, we don't know that much about them. >> why -- >> i'm sorry? >> why the backlash? >> well, i think everybody says
is that the fda is standing out there, listen this is safe to eat, but you do not have a right to know if it's genetically modified or not. and so everybody, myself included, says listen. i want to know what i eat. i have a right to know what's going on here. >> why are they taking the position you don't have a right to know what you're eating? >> great question. >> yeah. >> i mean, i think it is our right to know. and there is data that it may be safe. and you think more data is needed. certainly they have not done long-term data in humans at all. at the same time, we they'd to know what's in our food, what our food is made of, and we have a right to make the decision for ourselves. the company should have the obligation of proving to us why it's safe. not the fda saying no label. >> are you generally scared of genetically modified food? >> i think it's inevitable, unfortunately. i think with climate change, you can't move the wheat fields in nebraska to new york. fishing in the ocean is unsustainable. we need to use science to our benefit. at the same time, we have a right to eat what we want and to try to know the outcome of when
we eat these things. >> what's the worst-case scenario? >> the worst-case scenario is that these fish get out and start to affect other fish and really change the whole ecosystem. and so these fish are larger, grow quicker. they may outcompete other fish and really change the dynamics in our lakes and our oceans. >> we've been eating genetically modified corn and soybeans and other things for decades for you, right? your issue is just we don't know yet about the safety, but your issue is transparency. just label it. >> no question. we have a right to know. and at the same time, 80% of the corn products out there are soy are genetically modified. and we need to really do studies to understand. they were made so that farmers can do better, to tolerate drought, to not have pesticides. and at the same time, how does it affect health? how does it affect our long-term well-being is it we need to know that. and the only way you know that is through real transparency. >> before you go, you look very sophisticated. but can we just take a look at your socks? it just shows hey, i'm a fun,
crazy guy. david agus has a whole another side. >> i'm trying to be wild, gayle. i'm trying. one step at a time. >> before you know it there's going to be a red sweater in your future. >> oh, i know. i'm getting there. >> that's exactly what i thought this morning. he is one wild and crazy guy. >> there's another side. >> thank you. >> thank you. all right. all 12 living cia directors share the passion and pressure of their job in a revealing new documentary. are there similarities to the spy drama "homeland"? that's next here on "cbs this morning." "cbs morning rounds" sponsored by tums. fights heartburn fast.
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from around $339 per month, or purchase with 0% apr financing. >> with a world wide alert in effect for american travelers this morning, a remarkable new documentary, partially lifts the curtain at the cia. the spy masters, cia in the crosshairs, features interviews with every living director of the agency. think about that. and includes the voice of one fictional leader. he's mandy patinkin who plays sole barrenson on the "homeland" drama, how the real and make-believe worlds collide. >> you are sitting there in the middle of nowhere in nevada and push a button and a pick-up truck explodes half the world
away. >> i think the spy masters, it's news, it's the real thing. i'd like to think that what we do on "homeland" that's different from what people in the real cia or "spy masters" does we are trying to give the poetic version of how we see the mirror held up to nature. >> i'm touched by the patriotism of brennan, who i met, who i went into his office. >> i am forced to make decisions every day. >> why did he bring me in his office? what did he want me to see? why would he allow cameras in his office? i believe he wants you to see his humanity. >> i wish the world were simpler. i wish we didn't have these complex challenges that we face, where there is not a right and wrong answer. where it's not black and white. >> i will not order a strike on
our own men. >> people often ask me is "homeland" real? my answer is always the same, no, but with one exception that. one exception is the passion that the officers show. >> you bet on his ego i hope it's enough to take me down. >> that passion for the job. >> that passion for the mission is is real. >> stop it! >> the way the characters particularly get their teeth into a problem and just won't let it go. >> i did that. >> and are prepared to defy convention and to push the limits, all of that rings true. >> i probably too irreverently say kerry worked for me, minus the sex and drugs an bipolar thing, frankry, that's true. >> we knew in 2001 we were staying in afghanistan this long, you'd make some very different choice, right? >> people often ask me if i was
saul or like saul. and i think i would say, maybe half like saul. you can tell, saul is the thinking all the time, he's continually working through a problem. >> the terrorists are still out there. >> that problem is not going away. >> the way i work, if you write me these scenes of terrible, difficult moments to portray, that mirror things that are going on in the world. >> you will lose the war. so what do you do? >> we have a country. >> we'll be slaughtered. >> what i do, i go into my own imagination or history bank that i've lived or i know about, or events in the world that i have seen and that are viscerally connected to me. so, in the case of "homeland," i put myself into hell for hours every day while i'm learning the words. >> you are concerned for our country. >> until i have all the images organized in my head. all the choice the poebls to make, just as they would do, all the possibilities, then i'm
there on the set for 12, 13, 14, 16 hours a day t. way i work is i can't play checkers and then say action. i got to stay in that space the whole time to stay focussed. >> and we're rolling. >> and it bleeds my soul. it does not feed me at all. if are you the director, you say "great take," i'm like, i'm pleased that you're content, but i'm wasted. and if i'm wasted in the pretend world, god help them. >> and the "spymasters" cia in the crosshairs airs on showtime, a division of cbs. having seen this, i thought this is non-fiction, this documentary. i think it's like "homeland" on steroids with real people it is so well done. >> it's stunning, riveting. it shows the humanity of the people at cia. they make great decisions.
it stays with them. must-see tv. new controversy in the nfl over head injury, just a good morning. it's 8:25. this morning, santa clara county sheriff's deputies arrested three suspects in campbell after a stolen car crashed into a fire hydrant. investigators say it happened after a brief pursuit. no one was seriously hurt. a big basketball game in oakland tonight as the warriors try to set a record for the most consecutive wins to start an nba season. courtside seats are on sale for thousands of dollars on resale websites. in the next half-hour r of cbs this morning, the story of a doctor who took on the nfl regarding its concussion policies. but first, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,, ,,,,,,
good morning. let's head straight to the eastshore freeway, westbound 80. a reports of a jackknifed big rig. look out for lanes blocked and big delays as you approach the scene. past there, things look better. then you slow from the carquinez bridge to the maze. right paf past the toll plaza they are still clearing an accident. still about a 35-minute ride.
northbound alemany, slow. san mateo bridge, not bad. nimitz freeway, you are starked under northbound, 238 at the maze. that will take you 26 minutes. golden gate bridge looks good but you might see slick surface os thoughter. i'm so excited. everything is working out spot on. morning everybody. as you are heading out the door, make sure you have that umbrella. winds will increase today out of the south, 10, 20 miles an hour. this is our live high-def doppler radar. we're picking up light rain showers from santa rosa to the drizzle in the san rafael area. that's virga we're looking over the golden gate bridge. you have moderate rainfall in yountville and petaluma. we have rain that will be pushing into the golden gate bridge, temperatures in the 40s and 50s. up to about 62 degrees. we have the rain in the santa clara valley in the next couple of hours and then a little bit
>> a shark feeding frenzy caught on camera. a beach-goer captured this scene over the weekend t. sharks were feasting on a school of fish for about an hour. an early thanksgiving treat. yeah. >> rather than feasting on the fish or not. >> they were not modified salmon. >> eighth sight to see. welcome back do cbs this morning. coming up in in half hour, the new movie "concussion," the companion book comes out this morning, author gene marie laskis is here in side 5tudio 5.
that's her in blue. how one basketball team may be getting fouled by big city politics. see why winning isn't enough to give these players their own course. >> that story ahead. it's time to show the headlines. the walk post reports the american college of physicians says generic destructs are just as effective as brand name drugs. they can also drive down health care costs. generic drugs account for about 88% of prescriptions in the united states, but they amount to less than one-third of the more than $325 billion spent each year on prescription drug. the los angeles times reports on why some rich people those with hosehold incomes above $1 drive,000 were less generous with charitable states. researchers say a sharp divide between the rich and the poor
can make the wealthy feel a little entitled to their money status. the dallas morning news reports on a lawsuit by a family of a muslim teenager whose home-made clock was mistaken for a bomb. attorneys are demanding $15 million in apologies for ahmed mohammed. they accuse officials in irving texas of damaging his reputation. he was arrested in september after bringing the clock to school.% nbc agreeing to grant equal air time to presidential candidates. this comes after donald trump hosted saturday night live this month. john kasich, mike huck abbie, lindsey graham will get 12 minutes each and they will be on affiliates in china, iowa and south carolina. equal time discussions are still continuing with george pataki and his campaign. all right, the new york post reports on the $1.5 million sale
of dorothy's dress from "the wizard of oz." it's thought to be one of ten made for actress judy garland. it has stains around the neck, other than that, it's in good condition. >> i wonder what they will do with that? >> say i got judy's dress i guess. the hollywood reporter shows us a teaseer on "the game of thrones." if you are not caught up, this is a spoiler alert, turn away, put your tv on mute. fans have been debating whether jon snow is dead or alive. now hbo released an image promoting season 6 with a bloody picture of mr. sno. the show returns in april. >> please john no come back. >> they're listening. >> i know, someone a fan of that show. this morning, the ram's quarterback kase keenum remained
on the field. the nfl was in denial early on. 2001 gq article focused on a relatively unknown pathologist, dr. bennett amalu found evidence of an alzheimer's-like disease among players. his struggle is featured in her new book "concussion" a movie with the premier next month, will smith plays the doctor. >> the nfl has known about the consuggestion issue for years. >> reporter: "conkwucussion"con on the insider. >> they are broken over the loss of hall of famer mike webster who had in recent years suffered in mental illness. >> why has the favorite son of this city died at disgrace at 50? >> reporter: as dr. bennett
amalu aggressively searched for an answer to that question, he found a brain disease which he believed was responsible for webster's deranged behavior the final years of his life. >> simply fulfilling. >> he said the hits webster took during his 17-year career were to blame. he discovered a protein sludge, which was killing the cells associated with mood and emotion. >> the repetitive ted head trauma turns you into someone else. >> he calls it chronic traumatic encephalopathy. he thought the nfl would embrace his research. instead, he said, a they side lined him. >> they wanted to exterminate me professionally, to retract my paper, accusing me of fraud. >> he continues his research today. >> before cte, football players
were ridiculed and dismissed. they are getting the passion today. >> today in nfl acknowledges hits and long-term brain damage and has taken steps to protect players from head injuries. roger goodell recently told "60 minutes" steve kroft, the game is safer than ever. >> i am convinced of it. i think the changes we made are seeing real results. >> but do you believe it's safe? >> i do believe it's safe. but injuries are a part of active sport. they're certainly a part of football. >> jean marie laskis is with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> what was the result? >> they wrote a letter to the department of neurosurgery asking him to retract his paper and findings, saying it was bad science. >> and then how did they change? >> how did they change since then? >> yes. >> they haven't changed dramatically since then. there has been a system attic fr
researchers who are finding cte in football players. >> discred at this time research? >> actually, the nfl put up its own brain committee in 1974 and published in the same journal, bennett found himself in and had 16 papers in two years finding research by its paid scientists that was in open six of what the non-paid scientists were finding. >> let's talk about bennett for a second. this was not a guy trying to take down the nfl. he didn't understand the game. he wasn't necessarily a big fan of the game. didn't know mike webster. in his line, he says, in death, everybody is equal. everyr every corps tells a story. what was he trying to do? what did he discover, exactly? >> bennett didn't even know football. bennett came from nigeria in 1994 to be the best version of himself. this is an immigrant story. he came here to be a good
american. he's working in a morgue at an autopsy. he gets the body of mike webster on the table. he didn't know. >> they said, this is a big deal. he's a center. they said, it's the best football player in the game. which game is that now? he knew nothing. he's the first to do an autopsy of a brain and finding this disease in the tissue and he thought that he would be helpful to tell people what he found. >> and why do you think the nfl reacted the way they did? >> well, the nfl, it's sort of like the tobacco industry, did the tobacco industry really want to say, you know what, this is bad for you? you know, the nfl has a stake in. i'm not against the nfl. i'm not trying to take down the nfl. i love football. i love the game. honestly, all of us are police it in this. as fans and the nfl steering us. we're not getting this information. >> they have studies that show concussions are down.
do you quarrel with those studies? >> i quarrel with those studies. i think the nfl needs to get out of the science business. the independent scientists need to give us the sciencech there were foundations set up. we have one that we started that, you know, there are many of them. let's hear from the independent scientists, not from the nfl. just as we want to hear from the tobacco industry what cigarettes are doing to us? >> the amazing thing to me -- >> i want to read a statement from the nfl to "cbs this morning," we welcome conversation about player health and safety, the nfl has made nummious changes to the game to enhance player health at all levels. these include nearly 40 rule changes in the last decade, strict convugs protocols and better training and side line care. what about those changes? >> i think it's great i they're making efforts, think of the basics of the brain. we have known this since the 16th century t. brain sits in fluid, it hits the skull on
impact. there is no buffer between the two. wood peckers have a buffer. rams have a buffer. the human brain does not have one. so you can put a pell met on a foot thick, with impact, the brain is going to hit the ul! that's the injury. >> so the only way to solve the problem is no more football in. >> it's to take the head of the of the game. >> it changed the strategy. >> this is a book they made which i think is fascinating. it's not the big hits. it's the series of hits over time over time. >> that's a key point i'm glad you brought that up. honestly, concussion is a word that's blurry. it's the subconcussive hits. repetitive. repetitive. it's the hits to the linemen get. you look at the cases of suicide we have. a lot are the linemen hitting hitting hitting on every play, every practice. that's the main injury. >> well, the book is going to give people a lot to talk about t. book in the movie, an article and a book and now a movie. with will smith starring as the
doctor. >> thank you very much. >> "concussion" is the name of the book. it's on sale now. why a philly team may have as to forfeit a home we now have the rain moving into the north bay. otherwise, mostly sunny skies looking out towards san jose. those clouds are darkening. the rain should be pushing in bite lunch hour. you have the leading edge of the frontal boundary moving across the santa rosa area. right now, are south wind at 20. rain again later tonight with light snow.
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>> basketball season begins this month for high school teams nation wide, but this morning some inner city philadelphia players already face a tough season. it's not for a lack of talent. jim axelrod shows us how away teams may be the only way this team can go. good morning. >> good morning, here we are two weeks before the science and mathematics charter school has the first basketball team of the season. there is still not an available gym for the team to play its home games in the front hall of thissed if charter school, is all the hardware required to prove that kids here achieve excellence in more than just mathematic itse mathematics, sifx and science. the founder and still the top administrator. >> good afternoon, boys and girls. >> good afternoon. >> this is an inner city school where something is going right.
100% graduation rate. and the state championship basketball team in 2011. automatic more impressive when you realize the mighty elephants did not have a gym of their own. how do you get to a point where you have a successful team, state champions, and you don't have your own gym? >> we have been using facilities for years, the y the salvation army. this just moving anywhere we can move and pay for it to practice. >> reporter: their last home belonged to a vocational school sold last august. so now the coach dan jackson and his players are plain out of luck. staring at a schedule they may have to forfeit every home game. >> the guys have tan it on themselves to find neighborhood places where they will be able to play neighborhood gyms, rec centereds. >> anything is better than a gym f. we had a gym, cool. no heat.
the lights. let's do it right then and there. >> we just need a gym. two hoops. >> yes. >> star ren manning and saheed peoples are two upper classmen, they have been scouting out every court space they can find anywhere in the city for what they call get-togethers. so wait a minute, opening game is december 8th, a couple weeks from now? >> yeah. >> you've had two not even practices but get-togethers? >> yes. >> how does that work? >> it wasn't any good t. floor conditions at the gym, it was kind of messed up. like the floor was coming up, it was dusty. >> reporter: they have asked the philadelphia school district for help, only to be told there is no school gym space anywhere in the city. the mighty elephants can share. the city of philadelphia recently stepped up and provided the team a temporary court, a few days a week at a local rec center that joyner says is in a very unsafe part of the city. >> i'm going to have to send a
team over in the van, because i don't feel comfortable letting them walk in that area by themselves. >> reporter: do you think there is some politics going on here because are you a charter school? >> i think. so i've thought that, because there is no other reason why the help should not be extended. >> reporter: but what would the school district care and you being a charter school? >> competition. we had 97% of our students going to college and zero dropout rate and coming back to teach, we have eight teachers teaching here that graduated from this school. >> reporter: all of these trophies have been won by a team without a gym? >> yes. remember, failure is not an option for our students. >> reporter: we did hear from the philadelphia school district through a statement, quote, our gymnasiums are fully occupied, but more than 200 teams during basketball season, multiple schools are sharing space, our resources are exhausting.
>> it's shameful. >> unacceptable. and politics should not play a role in terms of getting kids the gymnasium they need. >> this is a school doing everything right. how about the helping hand? >> what about nearby colleges? >> they say, you can't practice there, because it's an unfair recruiting advantage. >> as you say, it's all about competition. >> we hope they get a change. >> all right. an electrifying commute ahead, the unexpected traffic road block for one driver in australia. you are watching ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
good morning. it's 8:55. a 17-year-old boy was hit and killed while crossing skyline boulevard in pacifica yesterday. the teen was pinned underneath a car and died at the scene. the 20-year-old driver is cooperating with police. tonight, millbrae's city council will take up a three- year extension of a red light camera program. the council is trying to evaluate whether the cameras are making streets any safer. the warriors try to set a record for the best start to a season in nba history. seats start at more than $250. courtside, $25,000. let's go, roberta. >> that just counted me out of
the game, entirely. come to my house, bring something to eat. good morning. there's rain in the north bay. we're clouding up. and there you have the leading edge of a frontal boundary. it's a cold front, bringing the rain into the north bay. we'll slide across the golden gate bridge into the central bay and santa clara valley. now, right now, it's a chilly start to your day with a bit of a breeze. look at those winds increasing. occasionally a stronger gust. we're in the 40s, 50s. 60 at best. we'll have a bit of the break in the activity this afternoon. and even light snow comes before midnight tonight. a look at traffic with gianna -- up next.
and i've had some work done. in '62 they put in a conversation pit. brilliant. in '74 they got shag carpet. that poor dog. rico?! then they expanded my backside. ugh. so when the nest learning thermostat showed up, i thought "hmmm." but nest is different. keeps 'em comfy. and saves energy automatically. president obama and french president francois hollande are about to hold a joint news
conference at the white house. their meeting comes 11 days after the terror attacks in paris that killed 130 people. the state department has now put out a worldwide travel alert for americans heading into the holiday weekend, saying terror groups including isis and al qaeda are continuing to plan attacks. also adding to the international tension, turkey shot down a russian fighter plane. now the turks say the jet crossed into their space despite repeated earnings. the u.s. was listening in and confirmed the plane received ten warnings and was in the airspace. president putin is calling this a stab in the back by the terrorist accomplices. turkey is a member of nato and the alliance called and emergency meeting today to deal with this crisis. so there's plenty to ask of president obama and out reporter is at the white house. >> reporter: the president came
into the meeting with a very strong message saying not only is isis an extraordinarily dangerous threat but it threatens the stability of europe. you mentioned russia, one of the big items on the agenda was to talk about russia because he's been walling for russia and the united states to put aside their differences and work together as one big coalition in fighting. president obama has resisted that and it's now going to be very interesting to see how this shootdown of the russian jet affects that negotiation. russia wants to work with nato countriesnd at -- and the united states. >> this incident now with the turkish plane taking thaun do russian plean complicates the effort ef -- plane complicates
efforts. we see both presidents walking into the address the reporters there. let's listen to president obama. house. let's now listen to president obama. president obama: president hollande, it has been an honor to welcome to you the white house before and happier times than this. but as americans we stand by our friends in good times and in bad, no matter what. so on behalf of the american people, i want to once again express our deepest condolences to you and all of the people of france for the heinous attacks that took place in paris. we're here today to declare that the united states and france