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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> pauley: good morning. charles osgood is off today. i'm jane pauley, and this is "sunday morning." all eyes are on cleveland this week as the republican national convention prepares to get under way. our eyes are on cleveland, as well, the real living and breathing cleveland that exists outside the convention hall. mo rocca will be our guide.
>> reporter: in 1924 when it hosted its first republican national convention, cleveland was a boomtown. since then, not so much. ♪ oh, the cuyahoga river. goes smoking through my genes ♪ but now things are looking up. cleveland, it's on fire, and, no, i'm not talking about the river, ahead on "sunday morning." >> pauley: the summer screen is about to be graced by a superb actress in the role of a not-so-superb singer. the actress is meryl streep, and she's been talking to anthony mason. >> the story was helped by my singing really badly in this. >> reporter: in her new film, meryl streep plays the real-life florence foster jenkins and the ear-splitting amateur opera singer who somehow sold out
carnegie hall. so many of the great singers of her time are now remembered, but she is. >> well, that's a tragedy actually. >> reporter: later on sunday morning, meryl streep and the story of the soprano who couldn't sing. >> pauley: for the record, the band known as "chicago" can sing very, very well, and they've been at it for half a century now, as we'll be hearing from john blackstone. ♪ you're the feeling in my life you're the inspiration ♪ >> reporter: their many hits are familiar, and, while you may not recognize their faces and names, you almost certainly know their logo. your logo is arguably more famous than any of you are. >> we've been hiding behind that logo for 50 years. >> reporter: the musicians behind the name "chicago" ahead on "sunday morning."
>> pauley: birds of a feather is a story from tracey smith all about an unlikely sounding partnership that's paying big dividends. >> reporter: okay. they're loud and kind of obnoxious, but these parrots may actually help veterans deal with their deepest wounds. what is this relationship between the two of you? >> i think she immediately saw something in me that i needed, you know? >> hello. >> reporter: we'll see how parrots are helping veterans with ptsd ahead on sunday morning. >> hello. hello. hello. >> hello. >> pauley: scott simon takes us center stage at the cleveland play house. conor knighton is on the trail and will explain how a luxury resort wound up inside virgin islands national park. we'll ponder the case of one very large, very strange basket,
and more. first here are the headlines for this sunday morning, the 17th of july, 2016: nerves are still unsettled in turkey, where an attempted military coup appears to have been crushed. holly williams is in istanbul. >> reporter: in the heart of istanbul last night, thousands of people celebrated the defeat of the attempted coup. just a day earlier, there were tanks and troops on the same streets as members of the military tried to seize power. violence and confusion reigned as military jets flew low overhead. a bomb rocked the parliament building, and members of the armed forces took control of turkish state tv. but then the turkish president, recep tayyip erdogan, called in to another tv station and urged the people to rise up. crowds of people heeded his
call, confronting the armed forces even as they opened fire. more than 260 people lost their lives. by the early hours of saturday morning, the soldiers behind the coup began to surrender, turning themselves over to police. the extraordinary thing is how quickly life seems to have gone back to normal, but the fear now is that president erdogan, who is himself accused of eroding democratic freedoms here in turkey, will use this failed coup as an excuse to launch a new crackdown. for "sunday morning," i'm holly williams in istanbul. >> pauley: in new york yesterday, the donald trump-mike pence presidential ticket made its debut. >> indiana governor mike pence is my first choice. i've admired the work he's done. >> pauley: lesley stahl will be talking with donald trump and
his new running mate tonight on "60 minutes." in hawaii, a father and his six-year-old daughter died yesterday after they were swept away by a giant wave at one of the popular tide pools off eastern oahu. they were visiting from california. here's today's weather: severe thunderstorms are expected over the northern plains, the midwest and great lakes. storms could also dampen portions of the southeast and southwest. for the week ahead, blazing heat in the heartland from texas north to minnesota. >> as long as we're out and about, i want to show you some of our magnificent art in cleveland. >> pauley: ahead, we're cleveland bound. >> this is absolutely free.,,,,,
>> pauley: france today is observing the second of three days of mourning for victims of thursday's truck attack in nice. elizabeth palmer is there. she has this sunday journal. >> reporter: here's the truck, a 19-ton juggernaut on nice's beachfront drive. suddenly it excel rates away, plowing through the crowd. panicked people run in all
directions. [gunfire] by the time mohamed bouhlel was stopped by police bullets, he had killed 84 people. among the dead, 51-year-old sean copeland and his 11-year-old son brodie from austin, texas. among the missing, 20-year-old nicholas leslie, a student at the university of california at berkeley. and there are others. we found meacha nadjim, a volunteer trying to locate 42 -year-old aldja bouzaouit. people are anxious to help, but no one can find her. people wonder if in the panic of the attack she could have been pushed into the sea. mohamed bouhlel was born in tunisia. he was estranged from his wife and kids and had lost his job. his neighbor yasmine said he didn't act like an observant muslim. he drank alcohol, even during
ramadan, and was very unfriendly. in tunisia, his father said his son had a history of mental illness and depression, and when he got angry, he'd yell and break everything when reach. mohamed bouhlel was unstable, down on his luck and angry with the world, but the police say that over the years there were no signs he had been radicalized. however, today french media are reporting that his behavior had apparently changed in the days just before he launched the attack. one theory is that he had begun to watch extremist propaganda online and something snapped. on saturday, isis claimed credit for the attack, though there is no evidence yet that they helped organize it. unlike the terrorists in the paris attacks last year, bouhlel acted alone. his main weapon was a vehicle. his only real gun a pistol. this is the new threat. men who engage in extreme violence, as france's interior
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historic american city, on the shore of lake erie at the mouth of the cuyahoga river, hasn't received much respect in recent years, but with republicans holding their convention in cleveland this week, we asked our mo rocca to take a closer look. >> reporter: in 1924, john phillip sousa rocked the new public auditorium in cleveland, host to the republican national convention. >> calvin coolidge strongly advocated for cleveland because warren g. harding, who had recently died, was an ohioan. >> reporter: john grabowski is author of "the encyclopedia of cleveland history." >> cleveland is also a great place at this time. it is fifth largest city in the nation, and it has a relatively new public auditorium. >> reporter: so the delegates attending the 19 24 r.n.c. were visiting a city on the rise? >> on the rise. if they went out to the east,
they could have seen this new suburb shaker heights being built. they would have looked around and seen all the construction for the cleveland union terminal. >> near the inland waters, this driving terminal of trade and transportation... >> reporter: since that heydey it's been a long nine decades for cleveland, with some ups -- >> just after world war ii, it is the best location in the nation. >> reporter: -- and a lot of downs. ♪ the cuyahoga river goes smoking through my genes ♪ perhaps none more unfortunately symbolic than when the cuyahoga river caught on fire, and not for the first time. >> this city became a national joke. >> reporter: and so then we go from that lake. >> this features cleveland's biggest corned beef sandwich. >> reporter: comedian mike polk, jr., grew up in cleveland. >> you ruined our entrance, but it's no big deal. it's all right. we were told since we were kids
that we were in a lousy town, that this city wasn't great. ♪ come on down to cleveland town everyone ♪ come and look at both of our buildings ♪ >> reporter: polk's satirical cleveland videos have racked up almost 20 million videos on youtube. ♪ buy the house for the price of a car ♪ our main export is crippling depression ♪ it could be worse we're not detroit ♪ >> reporter: do you think this helped build your sense of humor? >> it helped build a callus and gave perspective other people might not have. >> reporter: yes, a campaign stop at slyman's will test your appetite for higher office. you have to really want to be president to put one of these away. >> exactly. you do. we'll see how bad hillary wants it. i think trump will eat this whole sandwich in front of us out of spite, just to show he can. i want to show you some of our magnificent art here in cleveland. >> reporter: mike says
downtown cleveland has gotten a lot better lately. >> this is absolutely free. we can do this as much as we want. >> reporter: though many of his architectural treasures are reminders of cleveland's long-ago golden age. >> cleveland really hit its industrial heydey in the years after the civil war, and huge fortunes were built. >> reporter: it's a beautiful day to take the winton out. cleveland, it turns out, took an early lead in the manufacturing of automobiles. >> you open up the windshield. >> reporter: clevelander alexander winton was already making and marketing his winton motor carriages in 1888. i love the logo with the o tilted like that. >> the o is tilted like that to show forward motion. >> reporter: and winton was just one one of a number of automobile companies that thrived in cleveland in those early days some why didn't cleveland become the automotive capital of the world? >> i would say cleveland was the original motor city. >> reporter: among other
milestones, the first electric streetcar line, the first blood transfusion, and one of the first traffic signals. >> euclid avenue was once called millionaires' row. >> reporter: innovations that made great fortunes for some and changed the way people lived everywhere. would you say that cleveland was the silicon valley of its time? >> in its own way it was because there was so much invention going on here. there was so much disruptive technology being created. the place we're standing, the next door neighbor, western union telegraph. that's disruptive technology. it's the victorian internet. >> reporter: and over on the other side, inventor charles brush, whose arc lamp gave us outdoor lighting. >> if you could see his house now, his backyard is the world's largest power-generating windmill. >> reporter: in the 1880s. >> he had first mansion that was totally electrically lit. >> reporter: and just across the street, the founder of standard oil and america's first
billionaire, john d. rockefeller. these aren't legacy rich kids living off their parents' wealth. >> that's a really good point, mo. most if not all these people did not start rich. they essentially invented a product and became wealthy. they were first generation of wealth. >> reporter: and that wealth built great civic institutions, the world renowned cleveland clinic, the cleveland museum of art, and the cleveland orchestra, considered by some to be america's finest. >> it's a well-kept secret. >> reporter: franz welser-most has conducted in cleveland for 14 years. >> every time there were economically downturn, the communities rallied behind the orchestra. the orchestra is really part of the identity of the community. >> reporter: and now, of course, lebron james and his cavaliers, who brought the city their first major sports
championship in 52 years. >> we are no longer the mistake on the lake. i've been hearing that since i was a child. >> reporter: for clevelander melissa perry, the city she loves has finally regained the world's respect. >> with the convention coming here, our cleveland indians and, of course, our cleveland cavaliers, so we're waiting on our cleveland browns to really pull it together and follow through. >> reporter: let's not get ahead of ourselves, but there is a newly redesigned public scare scare -- square downtown, and as for the cuyahoga, it's hot again. >> they revamped all of this and made it look pretty. mostly bars here are yuppie bars i don't belong new york but i'm glad they're there and i'm glad the yuppies have a place to go. >> reporter: this ohio neighborhood, what was it like? >> very sketchy, not a place you wanted to be at night. >> reporter: but now sam mcnulty has five restaurants along the bustling 25th street. >> we just actually this year opened up production brewery. >> i really do think there's a
lot more pride. we're all wearing t-shirts that say cleveland on them. you don't see that in new york because they don't need to advertise that they're there, but we have to remind ourselves we're okay with this. right? we're here. it's nice. it's not bad. we have shirts on. >> pauley: on deck, joltin' joe. it is number one. and we leave out corn, wheat and soy. for your pet, we go beyond.
>> pauley: and now a page from our "sunday morning" almanac. july 17, 1941, 75 years ago today the diamond anniversary of a baseball diamond milestone. >> di maggio up with the tying run at the plate. >> pauley: that was the day new york yankee joe dimaggio's legendary hitting streak ended at 56 consecutive games. the streak began on may 15th with a single against the white sox. as game followed game and hit followed hit, the baseball world began to take notice and to hold its breath at every at-bat. on july 2nd, dimaggio hit safely in his 45th game, smashing the old record of 44 games set by willie keeler 44 years before. but joe dimaggio wasn't through. he hit in 12 more consecutive
games until, on july 17th, in cleveland as it happened, indians' third baseman ken keltner snatched a hit from him not once but twice. as dimaggio would remember years later. >> i came up the second time, and it was a carbon copy. you couldn't see two balls hit alike. he did the same thing, backhanded, straightened up, made the throw and got me by an eyelash. >> pauley: or al-azawi -- or as keltner himself remembered it, "it wasn't joe's day." >> pauley: never my. joe was remembered in song. ♪ joltin' joe dimaggio he has been celebrated by fans ever since. in 75 years, no one has come close tody merril hoge yes's record, never mind broken it. after retiring at the end of the 1951 season, joe dimaggio remained in the public eye through his headline-making marriage to marilyn munroe as
well as his mr. coffee commercials. >> this is mr. coffee, precision coffee brewing system. >> pauley: in 1968 his name figured in a second song as a brief, cryptic lyric in simon and garfunkel's "mrs. robinson." ♪ where have you gone joe dimaggio. ♪ our nation turns its lonely eyes to you ♪ >> pauley: as dimaggio told "sunday morning"'s robert lipsyte in 1995... >> i still don't understand what the song means. i've never understood it fully and i still don't. >> pauley: joe dimaggio died at the age of 84, his 56-game streak hitting record survived. next... curtain going up on the cleveland play house. ,,,,,,,,,,,
>> thank you for attending our 100th season. >> reporter: a world premier in lights and hushed excitement as the curtain opens. bonjour. je suis henry saunders. report the play is a farce, four sinners, two wives and three girlfriends in a swank paris hotel suite, the double entree day. this world premier isn't in new york or london. it's in cleveland. ohio. talk about off broadway. what's your feeling for cleveland? >> i love cleveland. >> reporter: and it's true. >> think of what is happening. why are you angry this time? >> reporter: ken ludwig, whose plays have won top theaters awards on broadway in the west end, even worked the name of the city into a recent premier.
>> i've been lucky to have shows here. >> reporter: what can you tell us to about cleveland audiences? >> cleveland audiences are my kind of audiences. that's the primary reason i like to start plays here. they're sophisticated. they're smart, but it's also a great cross section of middle america. >> reporter: rod mcclure is one of the tenors. ♪ ♪ he was nominated for a tony in 2013 for the musical "chaplin." what's a hot young broadway star doing so far from the great white way? >> you live in new york city, but you spend very little time working in new york city as an actor. if you're lucky you work there on occasion, but very few actors are living in new york city and not going anywhere else. we all go to where the work is, and this is one of those places. >> reporter: after 100 years of giving life to great works,
cleveland play house received broadway's highest honor, the 2013 regional theater tony award. >> it recognizes what people in cleveland has known for a long time, that now the national spotlight is on it. >> reporter: laura kepley, the artistic director, can hold the highest honor in her lobby. >> they say it's very good luck to spin it. >> reporter: cleveland play house was the country's first professional regional theater, founded in 1915. >> that was our first sort of permanent theater home. >> reporter: an exhibit at the cleveland public library shows a century of acclaimed productions with unknown stars who would be household names. you recognize alan alda. >> he came to us as an apprentice actor in the late '50s. obviously he became hawkeye pierce. >> reporter: the theater's managing director. >> margaret hamilton was a school teacher in cleveland.
she was from shaker height, ohio. she was in our company performing in the 1920s, moved to hollywood, obviously became the wicked witch of the west, and by all accounts a successful lady. >> reporter: who is that little boy? >> joel katz, otherwise known to the world as joel grey. >> i was part of a children's theater group at the play house called "the curtain pullers." >> reporter: joel david katz's mother took him to see a play. he found the love of his life. >> these kids came on stage in make-up with costume, and my mother is right here, and i said, "i want to do that." all i knew is i wanted to do it. and the play house changed my life. >> reporter: a life that's led joel grey to a tony award, an oscar for playing the master of ceremonies in "cabaret," and "george m." and "wicked." a career he began as a pint-sized curtain puller. what was it like to be a little boy on stage there? >> i felt powerful when, as a
kid, i felt like i lad -- had nothing to say and any choices. this was a place i could really bite into. >> five years ago we renovated. >> reporter: a lot of theaters across the country just take a touring broadway show out of if box, plug it in and pull the curtains. cleveland play house produces new shows. they create shows. >> this production has a 15x15 elevator in the center of the stage. >> reporter: they make the costumes. you have to make something like this. >> you don't find it anywhere. that's for sure. >> reporter: the play house is a professional theater, but also a civic institution. >> so we're going to play "night at the museum." >> reporter: with an education prafl -- program that puts
professionals into 93 cleveland schools. >> we're not teaching children to act. we're teaching children to manage their emotions. >> reporter: we look in at a training session. >> what we'll do is move to an empty chair. there is always an empty space. so there's one chair left. >> reporter: what starts as a game of musical chairs gets suddenly serious. >> anyone who lost a parent when they were a child? >> everything we're doing in the room is going to help you feel better about yourself, look someone in the eye and say, i have this skill or i'm proud of this. that's so foreign for these kids. they walk in the room already in trauma. so our job is to not heighten their trauma, but to embrace it and figure out how to channel it. >> reporter: much of the last century has been hard times for cleveland. the city has lost jobs, people and glamour. but cleveland play house has stayed. >> attention must be paid. they've managed to keep telling
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[singing off key] >> reporter: florence foster jenkins didn't make my recordings, but they had to be heard to be believed. >> we heard them at the drama school when i was a student. >> reporter: you did? >> oh, yeah. it was pretty specifically great. >> action. >> music is my life. >> reporter: meryl streep plays lady florence, as she liked to be called, in the new film florence foster jenkins about the amateur soprano. critics called her promissory. >> so many of the great singers of her time are not remembered, but she is. >> that's a tragedy actually.
♪ ♪ >> reporter: by the late 1930s, when these photographs were taken for "life" magazine, florence's performances were notorious, mystifyingly the society pages indulged her with glowing notice. "madam jenkins annual recital," the "new york daily mirror" wrote, "bring unbounded joy to the faded souls of park avenue and the musical elite." composer cole porter was a fan, and astonishingly, at the peak of her notoriety in 1944, florence took the stage at carnegie hall. >> pretty daunting. >> reporter: pretty impressive. and performed to a sold-out house. this is the program that was handed out for her performance. gino francesconi says it is still one of the most requested programs in the carnegie hall archives. >> i think she booked up the
phone and said, i'm booking myself here >> yeah. >> reporter: the daughter of a prominent banker from wilkes barre, pennsylvania, florence inherited a $1 million fortune from her father. after moving to new york, she ascended society by joining dozens of women's social clubs. >> this is a time in the progressive era when women are coming into their own in terms of empowerment, in terms of civic engagement, and it begins in the club. >> reporter: valerie paley, chief historian of the new york historical society, says between the wars new york grew to a city of five million people, 4,000 of them millionaires like florence. >> she wasn't a harriman or an astor or a vanderbilt. i would say she was somewhere between that and the bohemians of greenwich village. she had a very quickie sensibility. she certainly had great confidence in herself, which was part of her charm. >> she did an immense amount of
charity work. >> reporter: documentarian donald collup said florence organized elaborate musical programs for her women's societies, including one she founded herself, the verdi club. >> there was one event yearly, it was called the bluebird supper dance, and it was just a charity to provide flowers for ill members. >> i wanted to be president when i was eight years old. >> reporter: florence had gone to music school in philadelphia. was she in the beginning a good singer? >> i determined she was probably less than mediocre. >> reporter: even in the beginning? >> even in the by good evening. [singing off key] >> reporter: from her first husband, florence is believed to
have contracted syphilis, mistakenly treated in those days with injections of mercury. >> it affected her hearing, and more than likely she had tinnites, which is a constant hum in the head. in those days it was called the serenading of angels, and it prevented her from singing in tune. >> i'm so excited. we're going to make a recording. >> wonderful. >> want the try another take? >> i don't see why. that seemed perfect to me. >> reporter: how hard work is it to sing that badly? >> in studying how she sang, it was not how bad she was but it was how close she came to, oh, fail. but you were with her all the way. you thought, oh, maybe this time it will work. maybe this time i'll be lucky.
this is my favorite place in the whole world. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: in 1944, at the age of 76, florence decided she was ready for carnegie hall. >> you'll be murdered out there. >> you think i'm not aware of that? >> reporter: her long-time companion, actor sinclair bayfield, played by hugh grant in the film, often acted as her producer. >> singing at carnegie hall is her dream, and i'm going to giving it to her. >> reporter: stephen frears is our director. i begged him to shoot the audience first because i knew they would never hear it again the same way. >> reporter: interesting idea. >> so to shoot them hearing it so the reactions would be real. [singing off key] >> reporter: during filming a london theater stood in for garn
guy hall, but streep gave an entire performance as lady florence. >> it's all there on the d.v.d. if you can bear it. >> bravo, madam florence, bravo! [applause] >> >> when the reviews came out, bayfield said she was crushed, and he said she had not known, you see. >> reporter: "new york post" columnist earl wilson called it "one of the weirdest mass jokes new york has ever seen." you can have the earl wilson response, who is she fooling and this is ridiculous, but you can also have the... >> oh, god love her, this is fabulous. what's next? what's next. oh, my god. and i think there was that. >> reporter: a month and day after her carnegie hall performance, florence foster
jenkins died, and she might have been long forgotten if not for those recordings. >> it was originally meant for a christmas gifted for members of her club. >> reporter: but they became such a cult hit... >> rca bought the recordings in 1954. they've been available to the public ever since. >> reporter: she's never gone out of print? >> never. when rca issued it as an lp, it was called "the glory???? of the human voice." >> reporter: as lady florence herself is said to have remarked, "some may say that i couldn't sing, but no one can say that i didn't sing." [singing off key] >> pauley: coming up, building in a basket. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
>> pauley: st. louis has the arc, seattle the space needle, and newark, ohio, has this, a basket, a very big basket. >> it may be a symbol rising out of the landscape that you didn't expect, but it stands for something, and it stands for really a person who was a big dreamer. >> pauley: that dreamer's name was dave longaberger, a visionary and entrepreneur. dave learned basket weeferg from his father, and in time he created an empire making and selling hand-crafted baskets in all shapes, sizes and colors. at its height, the longaberger company was a billion dollar a year business with 12,000 employees worldwide.
with business booming, dave needed a new headquarters. we'll let his brother gary longaberger take it from here. >> being dave, we all thought he was nuts anyway, but he told me one day he was going to build a basket, a building, a corporate building that looked like a basket. and i thought, oh, my gosh, no. >> pauley: gosh, yes, but even the designers and builders didn't quite get it. >> the, a -- the architects and the contractors couldn't picture what he wanted. he actually left the meeting, went downstairs, got one, brought it up and said, this is what i want. >> pauley: built in 1997, the longaberger basket building was a sight to behold. >> this is a seven-story building. those handles weigh 75 ton each. >> pauley: newark mayor jeff hall says it was no easy feat. >> they also are heated. if ice fort pierced on them, it
would slip off there and damage the glass roof on the place for the atrium. >> pauley: dave had even grander plan, but then in 1999, he died from cancer at the age of 64. next the economy took a hit. and while longaberger'saskets didn'tverhetewksveingeut a ceat. >>heingved usell many,ananyrs.no be 500hatkedere,f thet tomain. .
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>> pauley: what could lily and courtney here possibly have in common with veterans returning from combat? turns out they can be birds of a feather, as tracy smith now shows us. >> reporter: you can hear the place before you ever see it. in a lonely corner of los angeles is a home for dozens of parrots, many of them neglected, abandoned, abused. >> hello. >> reporter: the people who care for these birds know something about trauma themselves. most are veterans who still carry the emotional baggage of war. but in this tiny haven of wounded birds and troubled humans, there's a connection that's hard to miss. mike flennikan served a combat
tour in vietnam. >> that's your favorite in the morning. >> reporter: he also served 22 years in prison for armed robbery. zoe is an african gray, but to mike, she's more than just a breakfast date. >> if you'd have told me five years ago i'd be sitting in a cage like this pelting a bird, i would have told you you're out of your mind. she adopted me three days after i got here. >> reporter: she adopted you? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: what is this relationship between the two of you? >> i think she immediately saw something in me that i needed, you know? she makes me feel like i'm important to her. i can't explain it because i don't know enough about parrots or birds or anything, but it's just a great feeling. >> reporter: it's called venti park. zoe and three dozen other birds are part of an animal therapy program that pairs them with vets at serenity park suffering with ptsd. the veterans say that somehow the parrots can connect with them in a way that no human therapist ever could. >> that's my girl.
>> reporter: how do you feel when you come to this place? >> this is like coming back to home for me. >> reporter: lily love is a former coast guard rescue swimmer who has lost nearly all of her buddies in a chopper crash. >> that's my boy. >> reporter: since then she's battled depression and drug abuse, came out as transgender and spent a lot of time in therapy. >> let's see your big wings, up, up. >> reporter: nothing worked until she started coming here. >> up, up. i like these birds better than people to tell you the truth. >> reporter: you joke about that, but you get along pretty well with people, and that's because of the birds you think in part? >> definitely. they taught me patience. they taught me trust. they taught me all about how you can be happy and playful, even in the midst of pain. >> reporter: you still have the pain? >> it will probably never leave,
but it's okay. >> reporter: so tell me about these guys. this place was all her idea. psychologist lorin lindner used to take parrots to another place she ran north of l.a. and was surprised how well parrots and vets got along. >> all of a sudden i see this transformation come over them. they would be holding the birds in their arms and calling them sweet terms and i hadn't seen that in the group therapy i'd been doing with them. >> reporter: so ten years ago lindeer in got the va medical center to give her enough land to set up a few bird cages. and with a budget based solely on donation, serenity park was born. >> hello. >> reporter: there's no hard scientific evidence to explain why parrots seem to help people suffering from ptsd. the thinking is that the traumatized birds and the traumatized vets share a common bond that somehow seems to
soothe their souls. hey, cutie. hello. hello. >> hello. >> reporter: let me just ask you, what would you say the people that say, come on, this sounds so hippie dippy, parrots and veterans,? >> do you have a dog? parrots are a flock creature. they imprint. they have social nuances that make they say, you are who i want to follow for life, and they're ma -- mow gnawing muss, pretty rare these days. >> reporter: but that loyalty can be a double-edged sword. parrots need near constant attention, and some, when left alone, will scream for hours on end or tear out their own fet centers desperation. harvard university researcher irene pepperberg says few people are prepared for a parrot in their lives.
>> imagine taking a five-year-old child, putting it in a play pen with a few toys and a few snacks for ten hours a day. it doesn't work that way. >> good girl. >> reporter: what's more, a parrot can be a lifetime commitment. >> because they live forever. i won't say forever, but 40, 50 years is very common. >> reporter: as a result, parrots can outlive their original owners, and those that do are often abused or discarded. most of the serenity park birds went through hell at some point in their lives, just like the people who now care for them. >> reporter: there is an unspoken communication between one sentient being that has sensed trauma and another. >> reporter: and you feel that? >> you feel that. >> reporter: serenity park operations manager matt simmons is a former navy man whose job it was to keep track of bomb damage and body count. parrots like phoebe here are helping him live with the memories. >> if you go to a shelter and you say, oh, i love that dog,
that dog is going to go home with me, that dog is more than likely going to accept that relationship. but with a parrot that can fly, lives in a huge aviary, has no other reason to be with you other than self-selection, when they select you, it's unique, it's special. and that's something a lot of our veterans and myself coming home didn't feel. >> reporter: who would have thought the most beautiful thing about a parrot -- >> do you want a kiss, phoebe? >> reporter: -- is its heart. >> good girl. good girl. ♪ saturday president park ♪ >> pauley: our destination is chicago. next.
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♪ what i want to feel forever >> pauley: "beginnings" is a song whose popularity seems to have no end. and it's just one of the many hits that have made chicago one of the bestselling groups of all time. john blackstone has their story "for the record." ♪ ♪ >> reporter: on a summer evening at the hollywood bowl, time stood still. the band chicago, now in their 50th year of performing, made music from decades ago seem
like more than just blasts from the past. >> thank you. thank you very much. are you guys having a good time? [cheering and applause] >> reporter: lee loughnane, robert lamm and jimmy pankow are three of the seven original members of the band, college kids who chartered a course back in 1967. >> we're going to be a rhythm and blues band. we're going to be a rock band with horns. >> we were initially going to be a show band in vegas for the first probably... what, a month? >> that was the ultimate goal. >> yeah. >> and to some day make a record. >> reporter: on their quest to make a record, they left chicago for los angeles where they got a regular booking at whiskey-a-go-go. >> i remember going out in the corner, taking a picture of the marquee with my little brownie camera because our name was on the whiskey-a-go-go.
we were the house band on the off nights. >> reporter: they didn't have top billing, but they did get noticed, in large part because of the talent of lead guitar player terry katz. >> we were coming off stage. there's a guy standing in the door way. it's jimi hendrix. he looks at us and says, "you guys got a horn section that sounds like one set of lungs and a guitar player that's better than me. you want to go on the road?" yeah, yeah, so we became jimi hendrix's opening act. >> reporter: chicago has been on the road every year since. ♪ saturday in the park i think it was the fourth of july ♪ they've sold more than 100 million records, made 36 albums and have more than 20 top-ten singles.
♪ ♪ in april they performed for their induction in the rock & roll hall of fame, 37 million fans voted to put them there. they recorded their first album in 1969. it was only the beginning of a string of hits. back then they called themselves "chicago transit authority," the city's real transit authority objected, or so the story goes. >> some fella came into the control room, and he was saying, why don't you just call yourself chicago? and then he left. i don't even know who this guy was. and we all sort of looked at each other, that's a great idea. >> reporter: so the name was changed not because the chicago transit authority was going to sue you? >> i think that was somebody's
idea of a good p.r. hook. >> reporter: along with the name change came the logo on their second album. from then on chicago, written this way, would never mean the city. it would only mean the band. the logo is arguably more famous than any of you are. >> we've been hiding behind that logo for 50 years. ♪ i'm so happy >> reporter: with that second album, they started to get radio play. >> the d.j. comes on and goes, "here's a new song by a new group called chicago that's destined for number one." that's us on the radio. we got a single! ♪ make me smile >> reporter: their albums didn't have names, just numbers, the way classical composers numbered symphonies. >> looking back, of course, it
was a grand vision, because if it had been one or two album, it would have been pointless. ♪ but tomorrow comes >> reporter: chicago 10, released in 1976, included the number-one hit, if the -- "if you leave me now." ♪ if you leave me now you'll take away the biggest part of me ♪ >> we had the midas touch and we could do no wrong. ♪ oh, now, please don't go >> we got spoiled. we got full of ourselves, like everybody does, you know, with stardom, quote/unquote. >> reporter: along with the fame came drugs, alcohol and tragedy. in 1978, terry kass died after accidentally shooting himself. the hits stopped coming. but chicago was not finished. ♪ everybody needs a little time
away ♪ >> reporter: they got a new producer, david foster. he wanted less brass and more ballads sung by peter cetera. ♪ hold me now it's hard for me to say i'm sorry ♪ >> peter cetera was never crazy acted hornes from the get go, and the result was considerably less horn involvement, and that was a bit difficult to swallow for the horn section. >> reporter: the album chicago 16 put them back on the charts, and they were discovered by younger listeners who didn't know the old songs. ♪ you're the feeling in my life you're the inspiration ♪ you've said some people are puzzled while your first album is "chicago 16"? >> yeah, right. >> a whole new generation. >> the purpose, the songs that
came out of that collaboration were great. we still play them every night. >> reporter: the songs are the same, but members of the band have come and gone. in 1985, peter cetera left to pursue a solo career. >> it's like a family. there are divorces, there are deaths, there are, you know, people who just leave town. it's just... it's evolution. >> reporter: with that evolution, the band has now grown to nine members. lead guitarist keith howland is one of the newer members. ♪ yeah, yeah, yeah >> i'm one of the new guys, yeah. >> reporter: only been with the band... >> 21-plus years, 22 in january, and i had no clue that this gig could go this long, because, you know, i was 30. they were 50. i thought, these guys are getting up there. and, of course, now i'm 51 going
on 52, and no end in sight. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: have you figured out what it is that keeps these guys, now late 60s, early 70s, going? >> the same thing that keeps every musician going. they love what they do. we can't do this forever, so when we can't do it 1,000%, we'll probably decide, well, maybe we should walk away. but that's not anywhere in the near future. >> reporter: for now chicago is making no concessions to age. >> and this band cooks. i mean, we'll go up against anybody. you want to rock 'n' roll?
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beaches, tropical cocktails, and sunset cruises. at night there's fine dining under chandeliers or out under the stars, and if you're wondering how did a national park end up with a resort that feels like the kind of place a rockefeller would stay, well, it's because caneel bay is actually the kind of place a rockefeller would build. in 1952, laurance rockafeller landed on this stretch of st. john, the smallest of the three u.s. virgin islands. he thought this was one of the most beautiful places he'd ever seen, so he bought it, a lot of it at least. it's good to be a rockefeller. lawrence was the grandson of john d. rockefeller, founder of standard oil. his father, john d. rockefeller, jr., used some of the family fortune to purchase land to expand grantee on the national park and create acadia national park where i began this
year-long journey. and so laurance, while developing a luxury resort in the middle of paradise, began to get a similar idea. >> he thought there should be a partnership between commerce and conservation. and he built the resort with the idea that visitors can have the luxury of sleeping in a bed, but can still kind of experience the benefits of being in a natural setting. >> reporter: so everything we're looking at now is national park. >> yes. >> reporter: corinne fenner is a ranger at virginia islands national park. the first 5,000 acres were a gift from rockefeller. with assistance from local developer frank stick, rockefeller bought up nearly half the island. at a picnic on december 1, 18956, he handed over the land to the federal government, with one condition, that he would still be allowed to run caneel bay. >> well, caneel bay is definitely important to be sitting within the national
park. it's like a resort with a beach. >> reporter: nikolay hotze is the general manager of caneel bay, where the setting is the selling point. rockefeller designed the hotel as one of the country's first eco resorts. the lighting is low, the buildings are unobtrusive. >> the water is protected, so when you go snorkeling here, you will see it, it's protected. >> reporter: the water is full of sea turtles, and while the land is owned by the dependent of the interior, caneel operates under a lease, but not much has changed since rockefeller was in charge, except the prices. >> at off season you is say from $390 to $400. the high end is $1,800. >> reporter: the rooms of cottage 7 were rockefeller's preferred accommodation.
more recently they played host to stars like brad pitt and angelina jolie inch a way it was this hotel that kept the island from becoming a bunch of hotels. sitting on the edge of st. jon, you can look across and see st. thomas, and the difference is striking. on nearby st. thomas, development runs wild. but thanks to this chance visit by a new york billionaire, today nearly two-thirds of st. john is a national park. it's the virgin island that remained virgin, a paradise protected. >> pauley: ahead, a truly good sport.
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contributor paul mecurio thinks he's just seen one of the classiest examples yet of just how it should be done. >> reporter: something truly remarkable happened this past week. five-time nba champion and two-time league m.v.p. tim duncan of the san antonio spurs retired after 19 seasons with one team. best power forward to ever play the game, and so you know i'm objective, this pains me to say since i'm a "die hard" boston celtics fan, and there was a certain other forwhard who wasn't chopped liver. what was remarkable was not the fact tim duncan retired but the way in which he retired and how emblematic that is of the type of player and man he is. >> i started not enjoying myself as much. it wasn't fun at times. >> reporter: he announced his retirement on a cell phone in what looks like his mom's dining room in a t-shirt. tim, come on, would a suit and tie kill you? >> it's crazy to me. it's crazy to me. >> reporter: no over-the-top press conference, no parade of
unneeded retirement gift, no kobe's self-coordinated 6.1 retirement tour awrn the nba. and did you catch why he retired? it wasn't fun anymore. fun? tim, have you been transported here from another time? not an era of big time sports is not about fun. >> this kid out there flipped me the bird. >> it's about sneaker deals, unrestrained bad behaver and twitter followers. and this is what's truly remarkable about tim duncan. he's a throwback to a bygone era when players didn't care about any of that stuff because he was interested in quietly being great at their vocation to incredible work ethic. there was none of the fanfare or narcissistic behavior we see in so many athletes today. look, my son loves sports. sports has a big effect in shaping him. i can say tim duncan is the man i love my son to emulate, off the court that is. my kid is 5'6" with no signs of
growing, so i don't think he's going to be winning dunk contests any time soon. yes, tim duncan might be the last of his breed, incredibly hard-working, dedicated, egoless, principled, in a word, remarkable. hey, you're clarence! yes, sir. you know, at the model year end clarence event, you can get a great deal on this 2016 passat. steve. yeah? clarence is on a roll. yeah. i wish they'd name an event after me. same here. but the model year end becky event?
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of former astronaut and u.s. senator john glenn. tuesday brings down the hammer to open the international auctioneers conference and show in grand rapids, michigan, which runs through saturday. wednesday sees the opening of an artificial beach along the banks of the seine river in paris. a summertime tradition since 2002. on thursday, presumptive presidential nominee donald trump is scheduled to deliver his acceptance speech of the republican convention in cleveland. he celebrates his 76th birthday friday. the correct response, "who is alex trebek?" and on saturday, the quidditch world cup competition, inspired by the j.k. rowling harry potter books, opens in frankfurt, germany. and now to john dickerson who is in cleveland this morning for a
look at what's ahead on "face the nation." good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, jane. on the eve of the republican convention, we'll have a little of that "60 minutes" interview with the republican ticket. we'll talk to the campaign manager, paul manafort, of the trump campaign, and newt gingrich, a runner-up in the vice presidential race. >> pauley: john dickerson, thank you. we'll be watching. and next week on "sunday morning"... >> it's become such an iconic thing. >> it is my favorite place ever. >> pauley: sylvester stallone and the philadelphia story. you brush your teeth diligently...two times a day, right? but 80% of your mouth's bacteria arentt even on teeth. eughty purschunt?! colgate total's different. it fights bacteria on teeth, tongue, cheeks and gums. protecting 100% of your mouth's surfaces.
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and i'm phil matier. turkey's government is cracking down on political dissidents after a failed military coup that left hundre 7:30 am on this sunday, july 17, and good morning. the turkish government is cracking down after the failed coup that is left hundreds dead. no sign of the 20-year-old cal student as is classmates hit an unexpected roadblock in the search. a new subject coming to the california classrooms, the lgbt history to be added to the curriculum, but first let's take a look at the weather. and what is supposed to be the golden gate bridge, but you can see there is a lot of fog as we start